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May 15, 2021
The company continues to invest in the startup ecosystem in the Netherlands, offering valuable data storage solutions, cloud services, mentorship and training to local companies
Amsterdam, May 17, 2021 – Scaleway, the fast-growing European cloud services provider, today launches its third Startup Programs: Scaleway Startup Programs Netherlands special edition. The company, which has a presence in over 160 countries, is cementing its role as a global player with this launch of its successful Startup Programs – the Early Stage and the Growth Stage Programs. Programs involve a six-month to year-long scheme which makes up to €36,000 worth of cloud services and tools available to participants, as well as training and mentoring. The programs have launched in countries across the EMEA region, including the UK and France.
Scaleway for startups
To further demonstrate Scaleway’s commitment and investment to the Netherlands, the company is launching a local version of its successful Startup Programs aimed at helping startups scale and reach a wider audience.
Scaleway’s Growth Stage & Early Stage Startup Programs select a few lucky 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 in addition to 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.
As a result of GDPR, more and more startups are taking where their clients’ data is stored into careful consideration. Participants in Scaleway’s Startup Programs can rest assured that their data, and that of their partners, is protected by the highest of security standards.
“Scaleway has enabled us to grow rapidly by providing our entire cloud infrastructure needs, without breaking the bank. Now we can focus on our business operations & logistics, knowing our back-end has access to Scaleway’s powerful solutions at a more than reasonable pricing model. Scaleway’s Startup Program has empowered Cinebur by enabling us to focus on our early stage growth, while keeping peace of mind with regard to our back-end. With access to powerful cloud-native technologies, masterclasses, and a supportive community, Cinebur feels more confident than ever in its mission to save cinema.” Doddi El-gabry, Co-founder & CEO @ Cinebur.
“We know what it takes to build and scale a startup. Scaleway started small and has become an established full-stack cloud solution provider, with thousands of customers in over 160 countries.
Since our story started, times have changed. It’s no longer just about capital, product-market fit, velocity and scale. The digital world we are building will be more demanding than ever and is under close scrutiny by all stakeholders, clients, investors and regulators alike. Startups need partnerships more than just providers. We believe we are a uniquely positioned Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider with an array of competitive solutions that will enable you to deploy your own products, apps and businesses.
We’ve combined an entrepreneurial DNA and our profoundly European roots with the size and agility to make us an ideal partner to power your company’s growth. We are looking to help the best startups grow and thrive by giving them the means and resources to rapidly scale. I am personally looking forward to receiving your application to see if there is a match!” Yann Lechelle, CEO, Scaleway.
The support for startups will be tailored to specific needs of each program participant and consists of a broad offering. This ranges from one-on-one sessions with experts, worksessions with peers to webinars, cloud solutions and IT training, all focused on scaling successful startups from the Netherlands, worldwide.
Applications are open to Dutch startups from May 15 to June 15: https://www.scaleway.com/en/startup-program/
In partnership with The Next Web
For the debut program in the Netherlands, Scaleway has partnered with The Next Web (TNW). The goal of the partnership is to tap into TNW’s community of tech startups and scaleups in the Netherlands, and support them with Scaleway’s unique offering and program.
About Startup Programs
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.
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. You can add to this a dedicated podcast episode in our series “Startup Stories with Scaleway”, and 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. 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 300,000+ 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).