The AWS startup team in Australia and New Zealand is here to help local startups succeed from inception to IPO. Our dedicated team and partner network will support your startup beyond our infrastructure services as you launch, grow, and scale. Our startup programs include:

Free tools, resources, and credits

To help you gain free, hands-on experience with the AWS platform, products, and services, we have more than 100 products for you to start building on using the Free Tier. If you need additional assistance and support, AWS Activate provides startups with a host of benefits, including AWS credits*, AWS support plan credits, and architecture guidance to help grow your business. AWS Activate benefits are designed to give you the right mix of tools, resources, and expert support so you can succeed with AWS while optimising performance, managing risk, and keeping costs under control.

*AWS Activate Credits are subject to the AWS Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions.

Startup events in Australia and New Zealand

The AWS Startup Loft is here to support your journey. Start and grow with a wealth of resources, exclusive webinars and events that cover both technical and business topics.

Training and certification

Startups need individuals with cloud skills to help transform their business. We offer both digital and classroom training to help you and your team build up their skills and to retain and attract staff. Our free digital training allows you to learn online at your own pace while our digital subscriptions unlock exclusive access to training, learning games, labs, practice exams, and more. Whether you are just starting out, building on existing IT skills, or sharpening your cloud knowledge, we can help you be more effective and do more in the cloud.

Access to a global partner network

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is a global community of partners that leverages programs, expertise, and resources to build, market, and sell customer offerings. This diverse network features 100,000 partners from more than 150 countries. AWS partners are uniquely positioned to help you take full advantage of all that AWS has to offer and accelerate their journey to the cloud. Together, partners and AWS can provide innovative solutions, solve technical challenges, win deals, and deliver value to our mutual startup customers.

And more!

We have even more programs that cover specific startup use cases from starting your startup to migrating to AWS. To learn more about these programs and how we can help you today, please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly.