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Amazon Web Services is supporting startups at Startup Istanbul

Carlos Conde, the Chief Technology Evangelist of Amazon Web Services, will be at Startup Istanbul Conference. You can still register from here.


Amazon Web Services is giving support to the selected companies at Startup Istanbul. They provide startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business.

Each of the startups will be eligible for:
– $5,000 in AWS credits valid for 2 years
– Free access to the AWS Essentials 1 day web-based or instructor-led training (normally ~$600/course), AWS Technical Professional Accreditation course, plus 8 tokens for self-paced labs (normally ~$30/lab)
– One year of premium AWS Business Support
– Free access to 1:1 virtual office hours with AWS solutions architects
– Special offers from other companies that help startups, including Chef, Bitnami, Amazon Payments, SOASTA, Podio, CopperEgg and more.
AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with the resources they need to build applications on AWS. It includes access to web-based AWS Training courses, to help startups become familiar and proficient with AWS services; an AWS Support period, to provide expert guidance when a startup might need it; and in some cases AWS Promotional Credit. AWS Activate also allows startups to leverage the unique and robust ecosystem that has grown around AWS, both in terms of the developer community and third-party software vendors.

─ September 16, 2014