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Through our parent organisation MITA, we can put our affiliates in touch with the world's most renowned technology partners who can provide a number of perks, as well as their own startup programmes.
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with resources they need to get started on AWS. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world and build your business using AWS!

Visit the AWS Activate webpage to apply using the following:

2. Enter the Organization ID (case-sensitive) given to you by the MITA Innovation Hub manager.

3. Be sure to provide your AWS Account ID when you apply.
    Promotional Credits will be added to the account number you submit with this application.

4. Please sign up using your company e-mail address. Personal email addresses complicate tracking and billing inquiries in the future.

Applications take around 2 weeks to be processed. Please reach out to your Program Director if it is taking longer. To see your credit balance, applicable services, and expiration date, please go to your Billing and Cost Management Console.

You will be eligible for:

Fine print: time periods are based on program start date (or investment date if program start is N/A). Companies may not be eligible for Promotional Credit if they previously received a similar or greater amount. Companies can sometimes be “topped up” to a higher credit amount if they previously received a lower credit. For more information, please review the AWS Activate Terms and Conditions.

HP LIFE Centre eLearning for Entrepreneurs which is a global programme that trains students, entrepreneurs and small business owner​s in the application of IT and business skills.​​​

HP CloudSystem​ is a platform based on HP Helion that provides an ​​Enterprise Grade OpenStack® solution that makes it easy to consume, build and manage resources in a hybrid IT environment.

IT Trends - On-site seminars and presentations covering various IT topics which will be delivered by HP personnel during various planned events.​ ​​​​​​


Access to the IBM Global Entrepreneur Program​ comprising software on premises and through cloud, learning material, and access to technical and business mentorship.​​​​

Access to IBM developerWorks: IBM's key resource for developers and IT Professionals.​​

​​The IBM team will work with the start-ups to understand their solutions and identify technical and commercial​ synergies, both remotely or through thematic events organised locally. ​​​

Thematic ​hands-on workshops and events for cloud developers and start-up technical leaders.


Access to online learning leading to Microsoft Certification through Microsoft IT Academy. With the Microsoft IT Academy (ITA) program students get digital curriculum and certifications for fundamental technology skills - as well as courses critical for students to be successful in today’s technologically evolving world.​ Free licenses worth over €155,000 of the Microsoft development and infrastructure software to empower start-ups to develop and deliver their solution to market. Free use of all the services within the Microsoft Azure​ public cloud. Microsoft will grant €10,000 per year of services for every start-up. Windows Azure is an open and flexible c​​loud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications and services. ​ On-site dedicated mentoring with start-ups providing business and technology advise to each start-up. Access to the local Devcamps, hackatons and events organized by Microsoft in Malta.
Access to the University Alliances Program (UAP), already available to more than 1,500 member universities worldwide.
Opportunities to participate in hands-on labs, events, competitions and engaging activities like Innojams and Design Thinking workshops​​. Access to Open SAP, open online courses for professionals, developers, consultants, entrepreneurs, professors or students who want to keep up to date with the latest innovations from SAP. Access to the SAP Student Academy, offering access to self-paced SAP E-learning courses mapped to major SAP certification tracks. Use of the SAP Learning Hub to reach an unsurpassed range and quality of the entire SAP Education curriculum – available anytime, anywhere and enhanced by a social learning experience.​ An opportunity to become a member of the SAP Startup Focus Program and gain access to cutting edge HANA technology platform and HANA experts and marketing & sales enablement support, plus opportunities to pitch to the venture community via the HANA Real Time Fund and SAP Ventures SAP Startup Focus.​​​ Access to Academy Cube​, SAP’s new learning and job-matching platform for students, graduates or professionals, interested in S​cience, Technology, Engineering or Maths and in increasing their skills and finding a dream job.
Exclusive offer of one year FREE package to qualified startups What is Zendesk?
Although many competitors have emerged in the last few years, Zendesk is still the most widely used help-desk solution being the second most used product by unicorns after Google's tools.
What’s the offer?
Zendesk for Startup credit – available now to all MIH portfolio companies - is worth $1404 credits. Using the credit you may choose any combination of the Zendesk plans, i.e. an annual plan for 3 seats on Zendesk Team plan, and 3 agents on Zopim Chat basic plan. They will stay free for you as long as you won’t exceed the total value of the granted Startup credit.
More information about the plans can be found here:
How to redeem this offer?
Please contact MIH management to receive the activation instructions.
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