Google Cloud Platform

Startup benefits

$100,000 free$100,000 free

Get $100,000 in Cloud Platform credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Cloud Platform products.

Office hoursOffice hours

Schedule 1:1 technical architecture reviews with Cloud Platform Solutions Engineers and Architects.

24/7 support24/7 support

We offer 24/7 coverage, with phone support and rapid response times.

FirebaseFirebase credit

Receive 12 months of credits on the Firebase Bonfire Plan for production ready environments, valued at $149/month.


Startups that meet the following criteria can apply for the program:

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In an approved Accelerator, Incubator or VC fund

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Haven't received previous Cloud Platform credits

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Less than $5 million in funding

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Less than $500,000 in annual revenue

To apply, contact your Accelerator, Incubator, or VC about Google Cloud Platform for Startups.
If you don't qualify, you can still get started with a free trial.

Below are some of the partners we work with:

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500 Startups logo
91springboard logo
Alpha Loft logo
American Underground logo
Amplify logo
AngelPad logo
App Works logo
Astia logo
Atomico logo
Balderton logo
Bessemer Venture Partners logo
Blackbox logo
bwtech logo
Capital factory logo
Code For America logo
Collider logo
ColoDesk logo
Communitech logo
Connect logo
Cowboy Ventures logo
DFJEsprit logo
DNCapital logo
e@ubc logo
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El Group logo
episode1 logo
Family logo
First Floor Labs logo
First Mark logo
First Round logo
Fishburners logo
forwardpartners logo
founderinstitue logo
Founders Network logo
Foundry logo
Free Ventures logo
Galvanize logo
Gaza sky geeks logo
Genesis logo
Google Ventures logo
Grand Circus logo
Greylock Partners logo
Highway1 logo
HKSTP logo
hoxton logo
ilab logo
Imaginek12 logo
incutex logo
indexventures logo
InnovationEndeavors logo
Jumpstart Foundry logo
Junction logo
K9 logo
Kloud Data Ventures logo
L39 logo
Launch Academy logo
Lightspeed logo
Magma logo
Manos logo
MaRS logo
MassChallenge logo
Mosaic Ventures logo
naranyalabs logo
Nashville Entrepreneur Center logo
Nasscom 10000 Startups logo
Nestholma logo
NewME logo
NJIT logo
NotionCapital logo
Numa logo
Octopus logo
PointNineCapital logo
R/GA Accelerator logo
Reaktor logo
Redpoint logo
rhodium logo
rocketspace logo
RockHealth logo
Rockstart logo
Rothenberg Ventures logo
Seed logo
Seedcamp logo
Startupbootcamp logo
StartupGrind logo
StartupHouse logo
startuplab logo
startuprio logo
startupsauna logo
startupwiseguys logo
StartX logo
StructureCapital logo
SV Angel logo
Tec logo
Tech Wildcatters logo
technexus logo
TechStars logo
TechWauk logo
TLABS logo
UpGlobal logo
ViaTec logo
whitestar logo
WOWBrazil logo
Y Combinator logo

Who's using Cloud Platform?

Over 4 million applications are built on Cloud Platform.

Descartes Labs

Descartes Lab

“With Google Cloud Platform, we benefitted by having a virtual supercomputer on demand, without having to deal with all the usual space, power, cooling and networking issues.”

Mark Johnson, CEO

Read Descartes Lab's story


“As a result of being in the startup program, we were able to access valuable technical resources, including consultations with many of Google’s top engineers.”

Carter Maslan, CEO

Read Camio's story


“With Google Cloud Platform, we can create new data stores so that every client’s data is siloed from the others. It’s the perfect on-demand infrastructure for a company like ours that needs to run lean for the first couple of years.”

Devavrat Shah, Chief Scientist and Co-founder

Read Celect's story


“Cloud Platform gives you up front ease of use with the added comfort of knowing whatever you are building, if it needs to, will scale ad infinitum.”

Bobby Murphy, CTO and co-Founder

Read Snapchat's story

Why Google

Google infrastructureRun on Google's infrastructure

Build on the same infrastructure that allows Google to return billions of search results in milliseconds, serve 6 billion hours of YouTube videos per month and provide storage for 425 million Gmail users.

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Scale to millions of usersScale to millions of users

Applications hosted on Cloud Platform can automatically scale up to handle the most demanding Internet-scale workloads and scale down when traffic subsides. You pay only for what you use.

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Easy developmentEasy development

Cloud Platform is designed to make development easy. Use our debugger, trace and monitoring tools to understand your system in production.

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Mix and match servicesMix and match services

Virtual machines. Managed platform. Blob storage. Block storage. NoSQL datastore. MySQL database. Big Data Analytics. Google Cloud Platform has all the services your application architecture needs.

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Learn more about Cloud Platform

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Your App at Scale

Learn how to use Google App Engine at each level of your application needs, from initial development to beta to your 5 millionth user.

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Virtual Machines on Cloud Platform

Learn the fundamentals of Google Compute Engine in less than five minutes.

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Let's talk about Big Data

See how you can analyze terabytes of data in seconds.

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