The International Startup Program of AWS Joint Innovation Center (hereinafter referred to as "JIC") is a unique and cost-effective platform that strives to provide International startups with comprehensive resources and rich experiences, to empower them for future growth globally. International startups under the program of are able to leverage the AWS promotional credit, the technical specialty of AWS’s client support team, connection with local mentors, local government’s beneficial policies, opportunity to receive VC’s funding support, and local operator’s logistical service. The collective work from AWS and our program stakeholders ensured the maximum convenience of international startups and global companies to land China and join the AWS JIC.

The key values of the International Startup Program of JIC are listed as following:

  • The opportunity to gain access to China market and to fully test drive your company’s products and services in China market
  • Foster relationships with key local stakeholders and the opportunity to gain crucial financial, business, and talent resources in China by connecting and working with AWS and our program stakeholders
  • Expand client base internationally and foster strong client relationship by exchanging ideas and practices with local stakeholders
  • Have the opportunity to receive essential business funding by working with JIC’s venture capital stakeholders
  • Reduce operation expenses and gain business resources by leveraging the program stakeholder offerings


In addition to getting the great values in the Chinese market, the International Startup Program also offers below benefits which will effectively advantage our supported startups*:

  • Complimentary workspace for 6 to 12 months duration**.
  • AWS Promotional Credit, at a minimum of RMB100K or US$15K credit for selected startups
  • Government-sponsored purchase Government subsidies for of cloud consumptions and training
  • Technical support (Business Level), AWS training, and AWS Solutions Architect office hours
  • Identify and connect with local program stakeholders (VC, business and technology stakeholders)
  • Local mentorships (VC and Industry Experts)
  • Government beneficial policies (e.g. Business Registration, Tax Relief, Entrepreneur Talent Sponsorship) for startups which align with local government strategic industries
  • Complimentary apartments for selected international startups
  • Assistance provided by JIC; Operator to recruit local talents
  • Company and product promotion through AWS and JIC marketing events, demonstration and release conferences of innovative products
* These are general benefits. The offerings of each JIC varies differently and terms & conditions will apply. Joint Innovation Center is the independent provider for the aforementioned services.
** Utility bill may apply depending on the incubation agreement signed between International startups and JIC operator.

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