Get $200,000 in Cloud Computing Credits

Members of Founder Friendly Labs can receive $100,000 in credits from both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), in addition to the other program benefits.


$100,000 in free AWS credits


$100,000 in free GCP credits

AWS Activate for Startups

Amazon Web Services provides startups with the low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow. The AWS Activate program provides startups with the resources they need to quickly get started on AWS – including credits, training, and support.

Some of the world’s hottest startups use AWS – including Airbnb, Lyft and Slack. Join them – and build your business on AWS today.

The Portfolio Plus package is designed for startups in select accelerators, including Founder Friendly Labs. Startups can choose to receive up to $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit for 2 years or $100,000 in AWS Promotional Credit for 1 year, along with other benefits.

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Google Cloud for Startups

As a benefit of our partnership with Google Cloud, our early-stage startups can get the Google Cloud for Startups Surge Package. This includes $100,000 in Cloud and Firebase credit for 1 year, $600/month for Google Maps API for 12 months, and in-depth 1:1 architecture reviews.

Build your startup with the infrastructure and tools used by Google. The Google Cloud for Startups program is designed to grow with you. Your early-stage startup can take advantage of community events, training, and Cloud credits as you build and scale your business.

Build, test, and run on our trusted platform

On Google Cloud Platform, you can code and scale your app on App Engine with ease. Tailor your deployment on Compute Engine or leverage Kubernetes Engine for deploying containerize applications.

Enhance your product with Google Cloud AI

Whether you need natural language recognition, image or video analysis, or translation services, we have powerful, pre-trained, or custom ML models to help you enhance your app.

Create immersive location experiences with Google Maps Platform

Incorporate Street View imagery, static maps, intuitive routes, or places information to your app with Google Maps Platform.

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The cloud credits is a great way to bootstrap a tech startup that requires intensive computational power. At an early stage, cash is king for a tech startup. Having the credits is a huge saving--literally it saved us tens of thousands of dollars!
-Michelle Zhou, Co-Founder at Juji

The GCP credits have been awesome for us at IPinfo - they've allowed us to do a ton of prototyping and experimentation without worrying too much about what it's going to cost us. We've already created some new production datasets based on this experimentation, and we've started using new GCP services that we otherwise wouldn't have explored too!
-Ben Dowling, Founder at

The cloud startup credits have been very impactful to my startup, they have significantly offset my R/D costs, and allowed me to get from idea to proof of concept in very short timeframe.
-Ryan Yard, Owner at ryracing

The GCP credits were absolutely vital for us. We're not just doing "machine learning", we're actually doing novel research, and there's no way to do that without a ton of computing power.
-Mike Pappas, Co-Founder at

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How It Works

We understand founders are busy, so we offer a simplified, low-commitment experience. FFL Startup Accelerator does not take any equity. There is a $5,900 program fee per startup to cover the costs of running the program.

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