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Scaleway and Greentech Alliance join forces to empower Greentech startups that champion the ecological transition

September 13, 2021

The company continues to invest in the European and global startup ecosystems, offering state-of-the-art technology, valuable data storage solutions, cloud services, mentorship and training to local early-stage and growth startups

 

  • To celebrate the European Sustainable Development Week, Scaleway launches today a special edition of its Startup Programs, dedicated to Greentech startups
  • Qualified startups will benefit from a 6-to 12-month-long partnership with Scaleway, including up to €36,000 worth of cloud services and IT training 
  • As a result of GDPR, startups are increasingly careful about where clients’ data is stored. Participants in Scaleway’s Startup Programs can rest assured that their data remains in Europe and is protected by the highest security standards
  • Applications will be accepted from September 15 to October 15, 2021
  • The special Greentech edition  is looking for startups offering sustainable and eco-friendly solutions to lower the environmental impact and championing the ecological transition

 

Paris, September 13, 2021 – Today, Scaleway, the fast-growing European cloud provider, launches a special Startup Programs Greentech edition, in partnership with the Greentech Alliance, a community of 1000+ Greentech companies and 500+ top-tier VCs, media and experts from around the world. 

The Early Stage and Growth Stage Startup Programs involve a 6-month to a year-long scheme which includes up to €36,000 worth of cloud services and tools available to participants, as well as training and mentoring. 

 

Scaleway for Greentech startups

In the midst of Europe’s greatest moment of digital transformation in history, Scaleway strongly believes that digital players have a responsibility to put these transformative forces at the forefront of a fairer, more responsible and greener society. 

 

With the special Greentech edition, Scaleway wants to further demonstrate its commitment to and investment in a more sustainable tech environment, and calls on all startups who share the same values and commitments. 

 

Scaleway’s Growth Stage & Early Stage Startup Programs select a few outstanding companies every month to participate in the scheme. Selected companies receive access to Scaleway’s cloud tools via credits worth up to €36,000 over a 6- to 12-month period, plus training and mentoring in the fields of IT, product development, and marketing. The Startup Programs also provide participants with an invaluable opportunity to leverage Scaleway’s international network of contacts.

 

Both programs were launched in 2020 as an immediate answer to the support needs of scaling startups in difficult times.

 

“When EVA Engines joined Scaleway’s Startup Program, we switched all our services from AWS to Scaleway. At the beginning, I was a little bit doubtful and thought that the migration would be a one-month job. I have to say that I was wrong. Scaleway provides so many services to migrate, and it’s really simple. It took me less than 30 minutes to migrate the entire database. I highly recommend Scaleway, not only because they are using greentech in their data centers and servers, but also because their assistance and documentation are really perfect,” said David Zerah, CTO, EVA Engines.

 

 

Designed for startups who share the same values and entrepreneurial DNA

 

“It is our responsibility to be a positive force in society and to collectively design new systems for a better future. We are committed to powering our fast-growing global digital infrastructure in a smarter, more responsible and renewable way in order to fight climate change and the economic disparities that come with it. We believe that we have a key role to play in catalyzing a transformative change in how we consume and produce energy. We’ve always challenged the status quo rather than build on normal and we want to dedicate this special Greentech Startup Programs edition to startups who share the same vision and values, and who will champion our ecological transition,” said Yann Lechelle, CEO, Scaleway.

 

The vast array of support services for startups will be tailored to the specific needs of each participant. From one-on-one sessions with experts, to worksessions with peers, to webinars, to cloud solutions and IT training, everything will be focused on scaling successful Greentech startups, worldwide.

 

Applications are open to startups which work towards sustainability from September 15 to October 15: 

https://bit.ly/sp-greentech-application 

 

Contact: Laura Calmore, VP Corporate Communications & Media Relations – laura@scaleway.compress@scaleway.com

 

 

About our Startup Programs 

Early Stage Startup Program:

The Early Stage Startup Program by Scaleway is a six-month limited collaboration. During this period, the startups benefit from up to €3,600 in cloud credits, and technical guidance, to fully enjoy their infrastructure and use their time for other matters. Among the advantages, the companies joining our Early Stage Program will also be featured on our social media accounts, and have the chance to use the strength of our network to share their news and announce their product releases. Finally, they will have access to private events where they can meet their fellow programs members and collect advice from experts about business best practices.

Growth Stage Startup Program:

The Growth Stage Startup Program by Scaleway is a one-year limited collaboration. During this period, the startups benefit from up to €36,000 in cloud credits, and technical support at all times, to fully enjoy their infrastructure and use their time for other matters. In addition, all throughout this journey, the Program Lead and the dedicated Account Manager will carefully accompany the startups, step by step, to answer their questions. Among the advantages, the companies joining our Growth Stage Program will also be featured on our blog and social media accounts, and have the chance to use the strength of our network to share their news and announce their product releases. Participants are also featured in a dedicated podcast episode in our “Startup Stories with Scaleway” series, and have access to private events where they can meet their fellow programs members and collect advice from experts about business best practices.

 

About Scaleway, the cloud that makes sense

Scaleway is the leading alternative European Infrastructure and Platform as-a-Service provider. It caters to the global market with the essential mix of cloud computing resources that is flexible, cost effective, reliable, secure and sustainably powered. Scaleway is the only triple play cloud provider to offer private data center colocation and infrastructure, dedicated servers for maximum control and punch, and a modern and elastic public cloud ecosystem. Scaleway has a daring approach that challenges the status quo, and its ecosystem is designed to leverage market standards to make things simpler: S3 compatibility, a rolling up-to-date Kubernetes and Terraform support. Scaleway is constantly growing around the world, and currently serves hundreds of thousands of  clients in over 160 countries. Scaleway’s services are deployed via six data centers located in three regions: Paris (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Warsaw (Poland).

 

About Greentech Alliance 

The Greentech Alliance brings together green technology businesses, that fight climate change with their products and services in the most responsible and respectful to our planet manner, to support them with advice about funding, impact, visibility and strategy with the help of top VCs, journalists, advisors and entrepreneurs. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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