T-Hub, a global startup catalyst that powers entrepreneurship and deal flow, today announced that it is working with leading technology companies to enable its startups to scale faster and accelerate their growth. It has joined hands with Amazon Web Services, DigitalOcean, Google Cloud, HubSpot, Microsoft and Zoho as its premium partners. These technology companies will help all the startups of T-Hub’s cohort-based incubation programme Lab32™, advance their daily operational tasks by providing them with a suite of services, training, and access to events.
T-Hub is a global startup catalyst that powers entrepreneurship and deal flow. Incorporated in
Hyderabad, India, in 2015, it has provided more than 350 national and international startups with
access to mentors, corporates, venture capitalists and global investors. T-Hub is on a mission to scale
startups globally, offering entrepreneurs a world-class scaling platform to help them generate revenue
and get access to new customers, capital and markets. T-Hub supercharges corporate innovation by
enabling an out-of-the-box approach and fosters entrepreneurship by accelerating startup initiatives
by governments. T-Hub also advises investors on deal flow.
Jay Krishnan, CEO of T-Hub said,
“Today startups have the power of getting closer to global market within a shorter time, thanks to collaborative efforts of technology partners. Startups can now build and scale their technology stack and get to market quickly with the help of our key alliances. Our strategic partnership with these global partners will support entrepreneurs with world-class tools, guidance, libraries and other services that will enable them cut operational costs, become more productive, gain efficiency, and ensure that the quality of their scale-up processes is not compromised. We want each of our startups to be technologically stronger so that they can be truly world class and compete in the global landscape.”
T-Hub’s premium partners will provide startups with free credits by giving them access to various service offerings and training programmes. After exhausting free credits, the startups can continue to avail these services at an affordable price. T-Hub plans to continually explore such exclusive tie-ups to benefit startups.
Premium partners will provide benefits to startups in the following ways:
- Amazon Web Services (AWS Activate): AWS provides startups with low-cost, easy-to-use infrastructure to scale and grow. In addition to the credits, startups receive access to AWS’s business and technical essentials, online training programs or in-person training sessions to get started with AWS quickly. Startups are also invited to exclusive AWS startup ecosystem events for learning and networking and receive premium AWS Business Support with 24×7 access to cloud support engineers via email, chat, and phone.
- DigitalOcean: Through its global incubator program “Hatch”, DigitalOcean will support T-Hub’s startups as they launch and scale. This includes free access to DigitalOcean’s cloud infrastructure up to a year, free technical training, mentorship, priority support, and an opportunity to connect with other startups, accelerators, and investors at the bespoke events they organize for the developer & startup community.”
- Google Cloud: Google Cloud credits will offer access to Google’s platform and Firebase products to startups. This access will help startups schedule office hours for one-on-one technical architecture reviews. The production level support provided as part of startup package for Lab32TM startups can help them to solve their issues 24/7. Concessions on G-suite licenses is also given to the Lab32TM startups as part of this package. It will also provide them with an opportunity to be selected for user profiles, speaking opportunities at Google events and early product access.
- HubSpot: HubSpot for Startups is a startup friendly offering including software, resources, and education that helps startups grow and scale. Startups get access to HubSpot’s leading CRM, marketing, sales, and customer service platform. HubSpot’s education plan is engineered for startups with limited time and resources, efficiently teaching them how to use HubSpot’s software to attract qualified visitors to their website, convert those visitors into leads, close the sale, and delight their customers.
- Microsoft: Microsoft Azure enables startups to access an open, flexible and enterprise-grade cloud computing platform with a wide geographical presence and an industry-leading portfolio of compliance offerings. Through the “Microsoft for Startups” program, selected B2B startups also get access to technical, business and go-to-market support.
- Zoho: Zoho will provide access to Zoho One, along with free business consultation and tech support for the startups. Zoho One is a bundle of more than 40+ integrated business and productivity applications, and thus, the startups will have everything they need to set up, start off, and scale up their businesses – from launching a new website; managing and automating cash flow; to all the tools the startups would need for sales & marketing and productivity & collaboration. Zoho will also conduct workshops and webinars for startups to adopt to technology faster.