An Innovation Place Partnership Program

Google Cloud for Startups

Helping startups build and scale with a strong foundation by providing access to product credits, training and community.

The Google Cloud for Startups Program wants to help startups focus on their ideas, innovate and grow into the next great company. We work with a network of VC firms and accelerators that help startups thrive.

The Details
  • Startups in the program can receive up to $100,000 (USD) in Google Cloud Platform and Firebase Credits*, good for 12 months.
  • In addition to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Credits, startups in our program are eligible for:
  • $500 in Qwiklabs credits plus 1 free month to kickstart your hands-on lab training initiatives.
  • Monthly Google Maps Platform credits for 12 months
  • One year of free G Suite Basic (up to 10 users, new domains only) or a year of discounted upgrades to G Suite Business or G Suite Enterprise.
  • $150 in Google Ads credit when you spend $150 (US only, new customers only).
  • $150 off Stripe Atlas incorporation and fully waived processing fees for your first $10,000 in Stripe transactions.
  • $50,000 in Segment credit for startups less than 2 years old with less than $5M in total funding.

Credits are available for high-growth, venture-backed startups based in Google Cloud territory.

Get Started
  • Start off by using this Cloud Setup Checklist to help you quickly set up Google Cloud for scalable, production-ready workloads.
  • Next, redeem your credits for a Cloud Support Plan. You can raise tickets for technical support directly from your Cloud console, as well as get free Firebase Support and access to Cloud experts.
  • We also suggest you apply for $500 in Qwiklabs credits to get up to speed with GCP. Qwiklabs is a great tool that provides lab learning environments that gives your developers hands-on experience.
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