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  Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon which provides cloud computing platforms, is organizing the AWS Startup Loft Accelerator program. It is currently inviting early-stage startups from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to apply for a place in it. Through the program, participants will enjoy free cloud credits, access to investors, and accelerated time to market.
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The AWS Startup Loft Accelerator will hold virtually and run for 10 weeks. It will cover four areas crucial for the development and growth of startups: technology, product, funding, and go-to-market. Components of the program include technical workshops, round tables with investors and advisors, fireside chats with founders, and networking sessions.


Startups that take part in the accelerator will benefit from it in the following ways:
  • Gain access to AWS’s global network of founders, investors, advisors, technology experts, and partners
  • Build up tech resources and receive guidance from technical experts to improve their technology use
  • Validate and polish their go-to-market strategy

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  • Join and engage a global community of entrepreneurs, including alumni CEOs and CTOs
  • Get up to $25,000 in AWS Activate credits (AWS services, business support, and self-paced labs)


This program is open to founders and startups that meet the following criteria:
  • Must be at the earliest stage of development i.e. have begun building a prototype or proof of concept
  • Founders should be committed to their startup and building it full-time
  • Applying startups must be cloud-based (i.e. should plan to run their infrastructure on the cloud)

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If you would like to apply for the AWS Startup Loft Accelerator, you can do so HERE. Featured Image Source: Business Trumpet News
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This article was first published on 14th June 2023


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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