ArmInfo.Global Head of Partnership Development and Innovation, RBWM Digital, HSBC. It’s often assumed that the successful enterprises of the future will be the dynamic small-scale innovators of today. The video rental chain Blockbuster disappeared, usurped by the startup Netflix it once turned down the opportunity to buy, because it clung too tightly to old business models. Other industries – including banking – are equally ripe for disruption.
ArmInfo.Beeline Armenia and Startup Armenia Foundation announce the launch of the project ‘Startup Club’. Startup Club is an educational initiative that strives to help teenagers from regions discover their entrepreneurial skills and contribute to the development of their social responsibility. Clubs will work in several Armenian communities, namely in Aparan, Ashtarak, Yeghvard, Gavar and border communities of Koti and Aygehovit.
ArmInfo. The National Security Service of Armenia responded to the accusations of the well-known human rights activist, the head of the Vanadzor office of the Helsinki Citizens Assembly, Arthur Sakunts, against senior NSS officials.
ArmInfo. Serzh Sargsyan's nephew - Narek Sargsyan, will be extradited to Armenia from the Czech Republic.
ArmInfo.On 10 December President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory address in connection with the NKR State Independence Referendum and Constitution Day.
ArmInfo. The danger of a real, large-scale war in the short and medium term is excluded, since there is no resource base for this. The Director of the Caucasus Institute, political scientist Alexander Iskandaryan said this at a press conference.
ArmInfo.With the support of Amundi-ACBA Asset Management, Newmag translated into Armenian and published the book of the great chansonnier Charles Aznavour "With a Soft Whisper." In the book, which was published in France in 2009, Aznavour openly talks about his family and past difficulties in his career, presents the path of his success and fame. According to the official statement of ACBA Credit Agricole Bank, in general, the book tells about the lessons of life and irony of fate.
ArmInfo. Arevik Anapiosyan, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia, received the delegation of Indonesia on November 25, which arrived in Armenia at the invitation of the Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) to study Armenia's experience in the field of "Co- incubation and incubator." According to the press service of the ministry, the delegation of Indonesia, which has been in Armenia since November 23, consists of representatives of the government, incubators of enterprises and start-ups.
ArmInfo. The chairman of the commission, dealing with prisoners, hostages and missing persons, Armenian Minister of Defense David Tonoyan met with a delegation led by the head of the Yerevan office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Claire Meitro.
ArmInfo.A conference on the prevention of genocides and education, organized by the Armenian delegation at the UN office in New York, began with Komitas music, the Voice of America Armenian Service reports.
ArmInfo. The cabinet of the Chinese language and culture was opened at the State Pedagogical University. Khachatur Abovyan in Yerevan.
ArmInfo. Armenian President Armen Sarkissian congratulated Mikhail Piotrovsky, Director General of the State Hermitage Museum, on his 75th birthday, appreciating the academician's contribution in such areas as oriental studies, museum work, pedagogy and the social science. ArmInfo was informed about this in the press service of the President of Armenia.
ArmInfo. Tailing dumps in Akhtala and Mets Ayrum can be dangerous for ecosystems and local residents. Executive director of the Czech "Arnika" Chemical Safety Organization Jindrich Petrlik announced this on December 6 in Yerevan.
ArmInfo. Czech "Arnika" Chemical Safety Organization revealed high concentrations of arsenic in the environment and chicken eggs in the Lori region of Armenia.