USING
FOR

ECONOMIC

DEVELOPMENT
United Nations Headquarters!
New York City
FEBRUARY 26, 2014

Armenia
Example
Advantage #1

One language and IDE
for all platforms and
devices.
Advantage #2

OpenSource
LiveCode is FREE with
an optional commercial
version for business
The Kickstarter campaign raised...
Advantage #3

Easy to Learn
Used in High Schools
and Universities around
the world
Brigham Young

University

Gracemount H...
Advantage #4

Online

Learning
LiveCode has multiple
learning options

Ebook Academy

App Academy

Mobile Game
Academy

To...
Advantage #5

Strong

Community
The community is
large and engaged

Forum

Conferences

User Groups

Newsletters

Resource...
Advantage #6

Popular

LiveCode is used
by companies and
governments all
around the World
What is the

Current
Situation in
Armenia?
Current situation in Armenia?
First, Armenia is a land locked country of 3 Million and low exports

‣ Fragile cease fire wi...
Current situation in Armenia?
Second, the econmoy is improving, but huge gaps in income

‣

Per capita GDP	
$2,991
* Wikip...
Current situation in Armenia?
Third, the heart of the country is in the villages

‣They are educated, with
98% literacy bu...
Current situation in Armenia?
Fourth, major gaps in Women Equality exist *
* all statistics according to the 2012 World Ec...
Current situation in Armenia?
Fifth, the IT industry has become the economic growth engine

‣ 3776 Programmer Jobs
‣ The I...
How can
LiveCode

benefit

Armenia?
#1 Benefit

JOBS

Will allow the creation of

highly skilled and well paid jobs
Avg Entry Level Monthly Salary

Current: $2...
#2 Benefit

One Language

Can become productive after
16 weeks of training

Traditional training is 40 weeks
per language
#3 Benefit

Apps on All Devices

Desktop Apps
Phone Apps
Tablet Apps
Web
#4 Benefit

Business Apps

Full database connectivity
and the ability to
customize solutions in
50% of the time.
#5 Benefit

Games & Animation
Animation
Video
Graphics
Visual Effects
Paralax
Sounds
#6 Benefit

Interactive eBooks

Strong Demand for
this growing sector
in both education,
business and
consumer reading
How to
succeed in

Armenia?
1. Practical Training & Education
2. Link education directly to work
3. Create and Promote a Marketplace
4. Continuing Pro...
Introduces
A new concept in
Economic Development
The World’s First
Outsourcing
Development
Center
Located in Armenia’s New Tech City

Gyumri, Armenia
Goal: 175 Jobs

$2,500,000
Economic Impact
Single Largest Source of Income
for the City of Gyumri
Improve Incomes

4 x Avg Wage
Will add much need cash and disposable
income to the city economy
Create Startups

Entrepreneurship
Will help change ex-Soviet mentality with
regards to private business
Income = Equality

Female
Empowerment
Provide 100% equal pay and allow for part-time &
work @ home to keep women earning a...
Improve Exports

98% Exported
Improve Exports, a LARGE Economic Issues
for the economy of Armenia
Stop Brain Drian
#1 Crisis in Armenia:


Emigration

Help solve critical issue of economic
emigration and depopulation
Thank You
Todd Fabacher
CEO Digital Pomegranate
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Gyumri Armenia is faced with many challenging economic and social issues. In March 2014, Digital Pomegranate is launching LiveCodeGuru.com as a LiveCode development and outsourcing center aimed at the world market.

LiveCode is an open source development system that is easy to learn and extremely powerful. It is also one of the few development system that allows development on all platforms: Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX, LINUX, iOS and Android.

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Using liveCode for Economic Development - Armenia Example

  1. 1. USING FOR
 ECONOMIC
 DEVELOPMENT United Nations Headquarters! New York City FEBRUARY 26, 2014 Armenia Example
  2. 2. Advantage #1 One language and IDE for all platforms and devices.
  3. 3. Advantage #2 OpenSource LiveCode is FREE with an optional commercial version for business The Kickstarter campaign raised money to allow Open Source
  4. 4. Advantage #3 Easy to Learn Used in High Schools and Universities around the world Brigham Young
 University Gracemount High School University of Georgia University of Vienna
  5. 5. Advantage #4 Online
 Learning LiveCode has multiple learning options Ebook Academy App Academy Mobile Game Academy Touch Screen Game Academy
  6. 6. Advantage #5 Strong
 Community The community is large and engaged Forum Conferences User Groups Newsletters Resources
  7. 7. Advantage #6 Popular LiveCode is used by companies and governments all around the World
  8. 8. What is the
 Current Situation in Armenia?
  9. 9. Current situation in Armenia? First, Armenia is a land locked country of 3 Million and low exports ‣ Fragile cease fire with Azerbaijan ‣ Border with Turkey closed ‣ Iran is to the south ‣ Expensive to Export
  10. 10. Current situation in Armenia? Second, the econmoy is improving, but huge gaps in income ‣ Per capita GDP $2,991 * Wikipedia ‣ $250 Avg. Monthly Salary ‣ Business is dominated by oligarchs ‣ 35.8% of the population lives below the poverty line
  11. 11. Current situation in Armenia? Third, the heart of the country is in the villages ‣They are educated, with 98% literacy but... ‣ 40% of men leave villages for work ‣ Agriculture is 80% of the village economy
  12. 12. Current situation in Armenia? Fourth, major gaps in Women Equality exist * * all statistics according to the 2012 World Economic Forum “Global Gender Gap Report” ‣ Armenia ranked 92nd out of 135 ‣ 25th in educational attainment ‣ 76th in economic participation ‣ 114th in political empowerment Demonstrators taking part in a protest on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  13. 13. Current situation in Armenia? Fifth, the IT industry has become the economic growth engine ‣ 3776 Programmer Jobs ‣ The IT sector has become 20% of the economy ‣ Customized Software is $58.6 Million, 30% of IT sector value ‣ Over 50% of the Industry is own by Foreign Companies
  14. 14. How can LiveCode
 benefit
 Armenia?
  15. 15. #1 Benefit JOBS Will allow the creation of
 highly skilled and well paid jobs Avg Entry Level Monthly Salary Current: $250 LiveCode: $1000
  16. 16. #2 Benefit One Language Can become productive after 16 weeks of training Traditional training is 40 weeks per language
  17. 17. #3 Benefit Apps on All Devices Desktop Apps Phone Apps Tablet Apps Web
  18. 18. #4 Benefit Business Apps Full database connectivity and the ability to customize solutions in 50% of the time.
  19. 19. #5 Benefit Games & Animation Animation Video Graphics Visual Effects Paralax Sounds
  20. 20. #6 Benefit Interactive eBooks Strong Demand for this growing sector in both education, business and consumer reading
  21. 21. How to succeed in
 Armenia?
  22. 22. 1. Practical Training & Education 2. Link education directly to work 3. Create and Promote a Marketplace 4. Continuing Professional Education 5. Encourage Entrepreneurism
  23. 23. Introduces A new concept in Economic Development
  24. 24. The World’s First Outsourcing Development Center
  25. 25. Located in Armenia’s New Tech City Gyumri, Armenia
  26. 26. Goal: 175 Jobs $2,500,000 Economic Impact Single Largest Source of Income for the City of Gyumri
  27. 27. Improve Incomes 4 x Avg Wage Will add much need cash and disposable income to the city economy
  28. 28. Create Startups Entrepreneurship Will help change ex-Soviet mentality with regards to private business
  29. 29. Income = Equality Female Empowerment Provide 100% equal pay and allow for part-time & work @ home to keep women earning an income
  30. 30. Improve Exports 98% Exported Improve Exports, a LARGE Economic Issues for the economy of Armenia
  31. 31. Stop Brain Drian #1 Crisis in Armenia:
 Emigration Help solve critical issue of economic emigration and depopulation
  32. 32. Thank You Todd Fabacher CEO Digital Pomegranate

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