Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform
for Startups

Cloud credits, access to architecture reviews and technical mentors, 24/7 support, and more. Our program is designed to help startups build and scale on Google Cloud Platform.

To apply, contact your VC, Accelerator, or Incubator and ask about GCP for Startups application details.

Free Cloud Credits

Our Google Cloud Platform for Startups Program comes with cloud credits. Use them to build your product on Google’s highly-scalable and reliable infrastructure with no strings attached. You will have a one year head start with full access to Cloud Platform resources.

Mentorship and Support

You get access to technical mentorship from our Solutions Engineers and Solutions Architects. If you get stuck, 24/7 Support is there to back you up. Gain invaluable experience and learn how to make GCP work for you.

All the Building Blocks

With full access to Cloud Platform services, you can start coding your app on Google App Engine and scale without the headache of managing ops. Tailor your deployment as much as you need on Google Compute Engine or leverage Google Container Engine. From Big Data to Google Cloud Storage, Cloud Platform has you covered.

GCP for Startups Packages

FEATURES SPARK PACKAGE SURGE PACKAGE
GCP Credits Get $20,000 in Cloud Platform credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform products. Get $100,000 in Cloud Platform credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform products.
Office Hours Schedule 1:1 technical office hours with Cloud Platform Solutions Engineers. Schedule 1:1 technical sessions and architecture reviews with Cloud Platform Solutions Engineers and Architects.
24/7 Support We offer 24/7 coverage, with phone support and rapid response times. We offer 24/7 coverage, with phone support and rapid response times.
Firebase Credit Receive 6 months of credits on the Firebase Bonfire Plan for production ready environments, valued at $149/month. Receive 12 months of credits on the Firebase Bonfire Plan for production ready environments, valued at $149/month.
Google Apps for Work Receive 12 free months of Google Apps for Work for your business needs around professional email, online storage, shared calendars, video meetings and more, valued at $60/user (up to 10 users - only valid for new domains). Receive 12 free months of Google Apps for Work for your business needs around professional email, online storage, shared calendars, video meetings and more, valued at $60/user (up to 10 users - only valid for new domains).
Online Training Enroll in Code Labs, classroom-style and online training courses to learn everything you need to build what’s next. Enroll in Code Labs, classroom-style and online training courses to learn everything you need to build what’s next.
Advertising for Startups   Receive expert support and resources to help you capitalize on Google's full suite of digital marketing tools allowing you to reach your target customer and generate tremendous business growth.

Who's using Cloud Platform?

Over 4 million applications are built on Cloud Platform

Decartes 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

Camio

"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
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Celect

"With Google Cloud Platform, we can create new data stores so that every client's data is sioled 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

Snapchat

"Cloud Platform gives you upfront 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

Eligibility

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

In an approved VC fund, Accelerator, or Incubator

Haven't received previous Cloud Platform credits

Up to Series A level funding (max)

To Apply, contact your VC, Accelerator, or Incubator and ask about GCP for Startups application details.

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