Supercharge your growth with the Google for Startups Cloud Program

Get financial, technical, and business benefits that scale with you. The Google for Startups Cloud Program provides your startup with access to product and technical support, dedicated mentors, industry experts, Google Cloud and Firebase costs covered up to $200,000 (up to $350,000 for AI startups) over your first two years in the program, and more.

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Google benefits to help you thrive

Start

If you’re early in your startup journey and not yet backed with startup equity funding, you can receive up to $2,000 USD in credits* to use over two years to help your startup get up and running on Google Cloud, along with access to technical resources and our global startup community.

Receive additional Google product benefits to accelerate your startup’s growth—including Google Workspace discounts, Google Domains discount, and more.

Scale

If you’re backed with startup equity funding, you can get your first year of Google Cloud and Firebase usage covered with credits up to $100,000, plus 20% of Google Cloud and Firebase usage costs covered in year two (up to an additional $100,000 in credits).* Additionally, we’ll connect you with the Google experts, exclusive events, and networks you need to build and grow your business.

Move quickly with guidance from your dedicated Startup Success Manager and Google Cloud engineers. Your startup can scale up on us with expanded access to Google Workspace discounts, Google Maps Platform credits, upskill opportunities, and more.

AI and Web3 startup benefits

AI-first startups can take advantage of our open AI ecosystem and tap into the best of Google’s infrastructure, AI products, and foundation models. You can receive up to $350,000 USD in cloud cost coverage, dedicated AI training, webinars, and more. Learn more here.

Web3 projects and startups can focus on innovation over infrastructure while building decentralized apps, Web3 tooling, services and more. Learn more here.

* Credits can be applied towards GCP Services and select Google Cloud offerings.

Start

If you’re early in your startup journey and not yet backed with startup equity funding, you can receive up to $2,000 USD in credits* to use over two years to help your startup get up and running on Google Cloud, along with access to technical resources and our global startup community.

Receive additional Google product benefits to accelerate your startup’s growth—including Google Workspace discounts, Google Domains discount, and more.

Scale

If you’re backed with startup equity funding, you can get your first year of Google Cloud and Firebase usage covered with credits up to $100,000, plus 20% of Google Cloud and Firebase usage costs covered in year two (up to an additional $100,000 in credits).* Additionally, we’ll connect you with the Google experts, exclusive events, and networks you need to build and grow your business.

Move quickly with guidance from your dedicated Startup Success Manager and Google Cloud engineers. Your startup can scale up on us with expanded access to Google Workspace discounts, Google Maps Platform credits, upskill opportunities, and more.

AI and Web3 startup benefits

AI-first startups can take advantage of our open AI ecosystem and tap into the best of Google’s infrastructure, AI products, and foundation models. You can receive up to $350,000 USD in cloud cost coverage, dedicated AI training, webinars, and more. Learn more here.

Web3 projects and startups can focus on innovation over infrastructure while building decentralized apps, Web3 tooling, services and more. Learn more here.

* Credits can be applied towards GCP Services and select Google Cloud offerings.

Why build your startup on Google Cloud?

  • Long-term cost savings

    Startups see significant savings when building on or migrating to Google Cloud. In addition to the bottom line, our secure and reliable platform reduces risk and increases operational efficiency with AI-powered recommendations for cost optimization.

  • Innovate quickly and easily

    Speed is critical for startup growth. Streamline app development with Google Cloud’s state-of-the-art containers and AI-powered microservices including Firebase, GKE and Cloud Run, which can get you from code to production in record time.

  • Turn data into real-time insights

    Unlock powerful insights and improve decision-making with leading-edge data analytics and AI solutions, including BigQuery, Looker, and Vertex AI.

  • Seamless collaboration

    Connect, create, and collaborate at the speed you need to scale with generative AI. Google Workspace provides all the tools you need to get ahead—like Gmail, Drive, and Meet—in a single solution, all backed by trusted Google security.

Startups building on Google Cloud

Thousands of startups around the world have built their businesses on Google Cloud. Meet a few real-life founders using Google tools to grow.

Take the next step

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Ready to apply?

We are here to help your team get started on Google Cloud. Here are some of the basic requirements:

  • You will need a GCP account and Billing ID (If you don’t have one yet, here’s how to create one)

  • Have a publicly available company website

  • Use a company email domain that matches the company website

  • Founded within 5 years of applying to the program (or 10 years for Scale)