IONOS Startup Program
The cloud that grows with your business

Migrate to the cloud step by step or scale at full speed with IONOS.

  • $5,000 to spend on IONOS products
  • Individual support from cloud experts
  • Secure solutions, hosted sustainably
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How does IONOS support growing startups?

Growing your business while managing increasing data and compute demands can be hard. That’s where the IONOS Startup Program comes in.

Wherever you are on your founding journey, we’re here to provide the resources and expertise you need.

  • Support with dedicated contact person
  • Access to all IONOS products
  • Joint marketing activities
  • Credit for your own cloud solutions
  • Discounts on IONOS products even in the alumni phase

Discover your Startup Program path


Develop on scalable infrastructure

Scale & optimize your current infrastructure

€5,000 starting credit for IONOS products

Credit agreed upon consultation for all IONOS products.

Develop on scalable infrastructure



Scale & optimize your current infrastructure

€5,000 starting credit for IONOS products



Credit agreed upon consultation for all IONOS products.

Program duration: 24 months | Free 24/7 support | Dedicated contact person

Why partner with us?

Dedicated personal contact

Collaborate with your designated personal contact to get the best support for your development.

Experienced cloud architects

Work with IONOS Cloud specialists to design the optimal cloud architecture for your goals.

Special product bundles

Use all IONOS products and get access to attractive hosting, website, and email solution deals.

Data security

IONOS provides the secure infrastructure, so you can focus on your business.

Financial support

Get $5,000 to spend on IONOS products in the first 12 months, with products discounts afterwards.

Joint marketing initiatives

Benefit from greater reach and awareness through joint marketing activities.

Two years of support, one goal

In your first year, you'll get a robust starting credit and dedicated support from our experts. As you transition into the alumni phase, enjoy up to a 30% discount on your entire IONOS infrastructure.

You can count on us for ongoing communication and support to help nurture your goals and growth.

Three steps to get your starting credit


Submit your application

Show what drives you and where you want to go, explaining briefly what makes your product or service unique.


Receive onboarding package

Dive into a world of possibilities with IONOS. We'll provide tailored onboarding and assistance for setting up your test account.


Get going with IONOS

Take off and secure the support you need to grow your business. We're excited to work with you!

Apply for the program

Tell us more about your startup! To be eligible, you must meet the following requirements:

Startup is max. 5 years old

Verified LinkedIn profile

Proof of business registration

Company website

Startup Guide

Comprehensive guide to founding, growth, and beyond.

Discover crucial insights for aspiring entrepreneurs, productivity enhancement, effective business management, and valuable tips in our Startup Guide.

Learn more