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The IONOS Cloud Startup Initiative

Apply now to secure $5,000 in cloud services

Grow with the IONOS Cloud Startup Initiative

IONOS Cloud and exciting startups go hand in hand.
  • Access to cloud services worth $5k

    Save $5,000 during the startup phase while you secure more funding.
  • Cloud consultants

    Our experts help optimize our cloud architecture for your venture.
  • Personal account management

    Receive tailored advice from our account management experts.
  • Tailored product bundles

    Get custom product bundles of digital, server and cloud solutions
  • Added marketing value

    Grow your reach with joint marketing, e.g. our success stories.
  • Proven success

    Join startups like Mooncamp and leverage the IONOS Cloud platform.
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  • 70% better (on average) compute performance than the competition
  • SSD storage that outperforms leading competitors, both read and write
  • Premium SSD storage that delivers more in performance per dollar than leading competitors
  • Standard SSD storage that delivers a quality entry into high-performance SSD storage at close to HDD prices.

Success powered by the IONOS Cloud

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Mooncamp GmbH
"As a B2B software provider for agile working and goal management, data security and GDPR compliance are absolute musts for our customers from Europe. The switch from Google Cloud to IONOS was therefore extremely easy for us. In addition, IONOS' powerful cloud infrastructure and performance grants our customers peace of mind and enthuses our developers."
Joel Schneider
Managing Director & Co-founder
CROMIND Technologies GmbH
“As a provider of a cloud-based ERP system, we deal with sensitive customer data on a daily basis. We want our customers to feel sure that their data is in safe hands. That’s why we chose a cloud service in Germany. IONOS was the best choice for us.”
Isabella Stegmann Pineda
CEO
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THD FOX UG
"As a German company with complex e-commerce platforms, we place very high value on data protection for all our customers' data.
For this reason, we only use cloud data centers in Germany, making IONOS the ideal partner.“
Philipp Thom
CEO & Founder
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Xayn AG
"Our privacy-protecting search engine is Europe’s answer to Silicon Valley’s rampant data harvesting. For us, privacy is the foundation for everything we do — that’s why we’ve been on an intense search for the right European cloud provider. With IONOS, we have finally found a partner we can rely on.“
Leif-Nissen Lundbæk
CEO & Co-founder

Participation requirements

You need to meet the following requirements to take part in the IONOS Cloud Startup Initiative:

  • Apply within 5 years of founding
  • Have a valid LinkedIn page

    • Have proof of business registration
    • Have a company website

      • Agree to participate once
      • Accept 12-month Term for Start-up Program

        Be part of our Startup Initiative

        Interested? Fill out the contact form to apply. Please note: applying to join the Initiative does not result in immediate acceptance. Winning participants will be chosen at the sole discretion of 1&1 IONOS Cloud Inc.