MaRS partners with Google to offer $100,000 cloud credit for startups

MaRS partners with Google to offer $100,000 cloud credit for startups

MaRS is hosting members of the Google Cloud team on November 3 to talk about platform innovations and how founders can leverage Google Cloud to scale. Learn more.

We are excited to announce MaRS’ new partnership with Google’s Cloud Platform for Startups. MaRS joins an exclusive group of Google partners globally to provide startups access to $100,000 of credit for Google tools.

Canadian startups will now have the same competitive advantage as fellow Cloud users such as Snapchat, Khan Academy and Udacity, benefitting from $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credits that will help them build their products and scale their businesses. Google Cloud Platform credits are a valuable technology infrastructure resource for information and communications technology, health and cleantech startups alike.

What can $100,000 in Google Cloud Platform credits do?

Qualified startups working with MaRS will have the resources to scale their businesses to millions of users and easily develop their products using Google tools for computing, storage, development, big data management and beyond. Additionally, entrepreneurs can access Cloud Platform technical training, architecture overviews with Google tech resources and 24-7 product support.

How to access these resources

MaRS will be extending this offer to accelerating startups in its network. To be eligible you must meet the following criteria.

  • You must be an active MaRS Venture Services startup. Apply here!
  • Your startup must:
    • be less than five years old;
    • have less than US$5 million in funding;
    • have less than US$500,000 in annual revenue; and
    • have never received Google Cloud promotional credits before.

If you’re interested in learning more, contact your MaRS Venture Services associate or visit Google Cloud Platform for Startups.