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 associated with AWS Activate Providers, such as 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 Activate Credits.*

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Support

Receive help from AWS Business Support, including 24/7 access to AWS support engineers.

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Exclusive discounts

Take advantage of special offers for the best tools to manage your business, including HubSpot, Zendesk, Sendgrid, and Intuit.

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Personalized feed

Receive advice and news tailored to your industry, product stage, business needs, and technical requirements.

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Customer acquisition

Accelerate user adoption through the Amazon network, including Amazon Advertising, AWS Marketplace, Amazon Launchpad, Amazon Alexa, and more.

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Co-marketing opportunities

Get tapped for exclusive content opportunities, including being featured on the AWS Startups Blog and speaking at AWS Summits and AWS re:Invent.

Get Started with AWS Activate

AWS Activate works with more than 3,000 AWS Activate Providers worldwide to help startups build, launch, and scale.
Here are just a few that we work with. Ask your AWS Activate Provider how to apply.

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

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*Startups previously issued AWS Activate Credits may not be eligible to receive additional AWS Activate Credits.