Start and scale with Google Cloud
Build your startup with the infrastructure and tools used by Google. The Google Cloud for Startups program is designed to grow with you. Your early-stage startup can take advantage of community events, training, and Cloud credits as you build and scale your business.
Build, test, and run on our trusted platform
Enhance your product with Google Cloud AI
Whether you need natural language recognition, image or video analysis, or translation services, we have powerful, pre-trained, or custom ML models to help you enhance your app.
Create immersive location experiences with Google Maps Platform
Incorporate Street View imagery, static maps, intuitive routes, or places information to your app with Google Maps Platform.
Transform how your team works
Get technical training
Join other startup developers at local events or attend workshops. Get hands-on lab learning for Google Cloud Platform, G Suite, and other products through Qwiklabs.
“Google’s ecosystem was hands-down the best, making it easy to integrate many services together without overburdening our process or weighing down our stack.”
— Jeremy Lorino, Chief Architect, Now IMS
“The scale we’ve achieved with such a small team is pretty amazing, but none of it would be possible without an awesome cloud provider.”
— Indraneel Mukherjee, Founder, LiftIgniter
“With Google Cloud Platform, we benefited by having a virtual supercomputer on demand, without having to deal with all the usual space, power, cooling, and networking issues.”
— Mark Johnson, CEO, Descartes Labs
Our program is designed to grow with you. Early stage companies can apply directly for our Start Package, taking advantage of Cloud credits and scaled support. From there, you can qualify for our Spark and Surge programs, depending on your needs and growth.
To qualify, startups can’t have received promotional Cloud credits in the past. Additional offers may be available through our venture partners. Please contact your investor to learn more.
|Features||Start package||Spark package||Surge package|
|GCP and Firebase Credits||$3,000 in credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform and Firebase products.||Up to $20,000 in credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform and Firebase products.||Up to $100,000 in credit for 1 year. Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform and Firebase products.|
|G Suite||New Subscriptions: Up to 5 free users on the Basic edition for 12 months.||New Subscriptions: Up to 10 free users on the Basic edition for 12 months.||New Subscriptions: Up to 10 free users on the Basic edition for 12 months.|
|Existing Subscriptions: Upgrade to Business edition at a 25% discount, or to Enterprise edition at a 30% discount. Valid for 12 months.||Existing Subscriptions: Upgrade to Business edition at a 25% discount, or to Enterprise edition at a 30% discount. Valid for 12 months.||Existing Subscriptions: Upgrade to Business edition at a 25% discount, or to Enterprise edition at a 30% discount. Valid for 12 months.|
|Google Maps Platform||$200/month for 12 months||$600/month for 12 months|
|Six months free of Hire by Google to recruit faster||X||X||X|
|$500 in Qwiklabs credits per company||X||X||X|
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