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AWS EdStart, the AWS educational technology (EdTech) startup accelerator, is designed to help entrepreneurs build the next generation of online learning, analytics, and campus management solutions on the AWS Cloud. The program is designed to enable EdTech startups to move faster with specially tailored benefits.

Technology plays a key role in many classrooms, institutions, and learning environments, and AWS EdStart helps EdTech entrepreneurs build solutions that are secure, smart, scalable, and cost-effective. If your company has big dreams or a big vision for revolutionizing education apply for AWS EdStart. You can build your solution on a scalable platform used by many other leading EdTech companies. AWS EdStart is designed to help your business grow and scale rapidly.

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  • Technical Training


    As an AWS EdStart Member, you will have access to numerous technical training opportunities to support you in strengthening your AWS-based business. Resources include webcasts, technical training sessions, and specialized partner-led presentations.

  • AWS Promotional Credits


    AWS Promotional Credits are designed to help cover costs associated with eligible services. These credits are designed to be a short-term, finite tool for your long-term success. These credits can help customers get going and start to scale. For more information about eligible services, see Redeem Your AWS Promotional Credit. AWS Promotional Credits are applied to customers’ bills until they are exhausted or expire.

  • Live Events


    The AWS EdStart live events are designed to bring members of the community together in a casual, social environment to foster networking and collaboration. Currently the team hosts meetups, Pitch Days, and receptions for community members.

  • Select Marketing Opportunities


    There are a number of select collaborative marketing opportunities you can take advantage of as an AWS EdStart Member. As you establish and mature your business, you have opportunities to participate in customer-facing webinars, case studies, blogs, sponsorships, and more. 

  • Mentorship


    AWS EdStart Mentorship fosters collaboration and conversation between experienced industry leaders and EdTech startups. Mentoring has a long tradition of success at AWS and we want to extend that success to our customers by promoting mentorship in the EdTech community. More details are coming soon.

Pei Yu, organizer of the EdStar program at Tomorrow Advancing Life (TAL), a leading education and technology enterprise in China, said: "We are excited to see the launch of AWS EdStart in China as a program that empowers entrepreneurs in science education. We look forward to working with AWS EdStart to advance the education industry and create a better future."

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