The AWS Activate program provides startups with access to the resources they need to quickly get started on AWS – including credits, training, and support. Teams selected as semi-finalists (before series B and after passing a review process) will receive the following:
－ Up to 15,000-USD value AWS Promotional Credit, valid
for 2 years.
－ One year of AWS enterprise client support (value
－ Around 80-USD in credits for self-paced labs.
To learn more about AWS Activate, please see the AWS website, or read the AWS Activate Terms & Conditions here. Please note that AWS will verify the eligibility of each team, and in the event that a team is ineligible, AWS will not be able to guarantee credits.
Teams that win top-three placement at the final pitch stage will receive the following
－ In addition to the awards received in the semi-finals round, top 3 teams can get up to 100,000-USD in AWS Promotional Credit, valid for 1 year. If the applicant applies for AWS activate program after the final pitch day, the start date of the credits would be the day of the final pitch contest.
－ Top 3 teams will be eligible to enter the AWS Joint Innovation Center (JIC). In order to promote the startup ecosystem, accelerate startups’ sustainable low cost growth, the government, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and AWS operator have combined talents and resources to develop the Joint Innovation Center. The Joint Innovation Center creates an AWS-centric TMT industry startup and enterprise ecosystem, through providing incubation and acceleration service to grow value for startups.