Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Ashot Arzumanyan Hambardzum Kaghketsyan Vazgen Hakobjanyan


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Total investments 21
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 4.20
Lead investments 7
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Key employees 3
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Health Care
  • Software

SmartGateVC is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Armenia. The main department of described VC is located in the Yerevan.

The high activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

The current fund was established by Ashot Arzumanyan, Hambardzum Kaghketsyan, Vazgen Hakobjanyan.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the SmartGateVC, startups are often financed by Granatus Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Shanda Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Granatus Ventures, HIVE Ventures, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, Sierra Ventures, Shanda Group.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Wearables, Machine Learning. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Krisp.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Expper Technologies

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Health Care
Natural Language Processing
$2M20 Jan 2022 Yerevan, Armenia

Modicus Prime

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
07 Oct 2021 -


Artificial Intelligence
Business Intelligence
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Predictive Analytics
16 Jun 2021 Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Project Management
08 May 2021 Delaware, United States

Amaros Medical

Clinical Trials
Computer Vision
Health Diagnostics
21 Jan 2021 -


Artificial Intelligence
Information Services
Machine Learning
04 Nov 2020 Yerevan, Armenia


Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Identity Management
$5M10 Sep 2020 Glendale, California, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Photo Editing
21 Jun 2020 Delaware, United States


Artificial Intelligence
26 May 2020 Berkeley, California, United States


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