Get more out of your startup spend
Extend your startup’s runway, eliminate unnecessary spending, and conserve resources in a changing environment. Get started on your cost-optimization journey.
Cost optimization for every startup
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is dedicated to helping startups at every stage of their lifecycle optimize their cloud costs, from inception to migration to IPO. With our cost-optimization tools and programs, startups can achieve savings of up to 40 percent. Access computing resources as you need them on a pay-as-you-go basis, experiment at a faster pace, pivot quickly if an idea isn’t working, and recover easily with minimal financial impact.
AWS Cost-optimization series
Watch our videos to learn how to maximize your AWS spend by implementing cost-optimization best practices. These videos are designed to help you understand how the cost-optimization tools work and how to build them in your accounts in less than five minutes. Happy building!
How startups can thrive in a challenging market
Building a startup can be challenging, but with the right support, technology tools, and mentorship, you can learn how to prove what’s possible.
Build and scale while managing your spend with AWS Activate
AWS Activate members get free tools, resources, content, and expert support to accelerate their startups at every stage. Benefits include up to $100,000 in AWS Activate credits* usable for AWS services and support and up to $800,000 in exclusive offers for business tools and services offered by our partners to help accelerate your startup’s growth.
*All AWS credits are in USD and subject to the AWS Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions.
Third-party offers are subject to change and may vary from those listed. Eligibility requirements may apply.
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Build a startup primed for scale and success.
Unleash your startup’s potential with AWS credits*, member offers, and more.
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Take the guesswork out of managing your budget
With these AWS tools, you can better understand your costs before you start building, optimize your architecture for cost-efficiency, get helpful alerts, set budgets to manage costs, and ensure long-term scalability.
Discover how AWS can help your startup optimize and minimize spend.
Leverage an easy-to-use interface to visualize, understand, and manage your AWS costs and usage over time.
Manage and stick to your spending plans, track your costs and usage, and respond quickly if you exceed your threshold.
Discover how AWS can support your startup from ideation to growth.
AWS is committed to supporting startups
Optimize costs to build at a pace that suits your startup. Future-proof your journey with a well-architected solution. Think creatively about fundraising and scale to extend your runway. AWS is your one-stop shop and center of trust for all things cloud and cost optimization.