AWS Activate for Startups

Get the resources you need to build your startup on AWS.

Amazon Web Services provides startups with the low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow. With the AWS Activate program, startups get access to the resources they need to quickly get started on AWS – including credits, training, and support.

We currently have a Portfolio package designed for startups in participating accelerators, incubators, seed/VC funds, and other startup enabling organizations. The world’s hottest and most successful startups use AWS – including Airbnb, Lyft, and Slack. Join them – and build your business on AWS today.

Benefits

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Credits

Build or scale with up to $100,000 in AWS promotional credits.*

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Support

Get help credits toward AWS Business Support with 24x7 access to cloud support engineers.

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Training

Learn how to get started or accelerate your team’s AWS knowledge with free or discounted training.

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Exclusive Discounts

Take advantage of special offers for the best tools to manage your business, including Slack, Twilio, Intercom, Atlassian, and more.

Acquire Customers

Gain access to marketing support, discounted advertising services, help selling on Amazon.com, and more.

Startup Spotlight

Gain exposure by being featured on the AWS Startup Blog, Startups on Air, or speak at an AWS event.

Get Started with AWS Activate

AWS partners with more than 3,000 accelerators, incubators, VCs, and other organizations worldwide to help startups build, launch, and scale.
Here are just a few that we work with. Ask your program director how to apply.

Ycombinator
Sequoia
First Round
Techstarts
Lightspeed
Benchmark
StartX
Greylock
Andreesen Horrowitz
Madrona
Index Ventures
Accel

Featured AWS Activate Startups

AWS Activate works with thousands of startups worldwide. Get inspired.

Gain insights from hot startups

Read the AWS Startups Blog

Watch, learn, get inspired by startup leaders

View Startups on Air videos
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*Startups previously issued AWS Promotional Credit may not be eligible to receive additional credit.