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Investment readiness program for women owned firms

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in partnership with the Japanese government, invites interested women entrepreneurs to participate in the “Investment readiness program for women owned firms” program.

 

The Program aims to boost the investment readiness and attractiveness for women owned companies and to support companies (teams) founded and managed by women to increase investment attractiveness, level of investment readiness, as well as to take clear actions to attract investment.

Deputy Chief of Party

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Enterprise Incubator Foundation is looking for a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the "Armenia Workforce Development Activity", funded by USAID. The DCOP will work closely with the senior management team. S/he will supervise the  team of technical and project management specialists in project delivery and is responsible for overall leadership, administration, operations oversight, and management of the activity.

What is EIF

 

Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) is one of the largest technology business incubators and IT/High-Tech development agencies in the region, operating in Armenia. Established in 2002 within the framework of the World Bank’s “Enterprise Incubator” project, we are called to support the development of information and communication technology sector in Armenia through creating a productive environment for innovation, technological advancement and company growth.

 

Our activities cover every aspect of sector development: ICT-related legal, business and educational reforms, investment channeling and creation of funding schemes for startups, individualized services and consulting for IT and Engineering companies, talent identification and workforce development. We act as a cross-point for all entities in the sector - public and private institutions, international organizations and government agencies, major multinationals and small startups and bring them together to act jointly towards the ultimate goal of ICT/High-Tech excellence. 


Our objectives are:

  • Developing effective information and communication technology infrastructure to enhance technological advance and transition to knowledge economy.
  • Enhancing nationwide access to computers and development of e-society.
  • Promoting Armenian enterprises and increasing their competitiveness in the global markets. 
  • Creating new channels for attracting foreign direct investment to Armenia. 
  • Building linkages with business and research communities in key technology markets.
  • Fostering formation of start-ups and their further development. 
  • Developing managerial and professional workforce and fostering productivity improvement in Armenian companies.
  • Improving access of local firms to best international practices and experience.

 

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