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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.


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.



Microsoft for Startups

Qualified companies, subject to approval from the Microsoft Start-up Team, in the all new Microsoft for Startups programme, will be able to tap into Microsoft's existing sales force and channel partners to connect to new customers. Dedicated resources will be provided to help these startups' marketing and sales teams prepare to effectively sell their cloud solutions to other enterprises already using Microsoft cloud products i.e. Azure. The Microsoft startups who apply for this programme, will be assessed individually.

Microsoft for Startups will also provide qualified entrepreneurial companies with up to $120,000 in free Azure credits, enterprise grade technical support, and development tools. Microsoft will also kick in access to productivity and business applications, including Office 365 and Dynamics 365.

In addition, startups can also gain access to other small business development programs like Microsoft Reactors, Microsoft ScaleUp, and Microsoft Ventures. All these programs are designed to grow small struggling businesses into large profitable enterprises using Microsoft products and services. Find out more about the Microsoft for Startups programme here

Tech Training with Microsoft Virtual Academy 

Microsoft Virtual Academy provides free online training by world-class experts to help you build your technical skills and advance your startup/career. Make it your destination of choice to get started on the latest Microsoft technologies and join this vibrant community.  Register today:​​

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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