It’s not all about the free credits.
When you sign up for Oracle for Startups, you also gain access to the Startup Portal, an exclusive resource designed with a startup's hectic schedule in mind. This is a one-stop shop to access tutorials, request a mentor, ask for migration help, and connect with other founders and Oracle experts.
“We’ve been busy developing and curating many on-demand and virtual resources, and we wanted to make sure we’ve got all of these terrific benefits, support, and information in one easy-to-use platform,” says Jason Williamson, Vice President of Oracle for Startups. “We continue to refine our roadmap and roll out new features to help our startups scale and succeed.”
Here’s a look at the features you’ll find in the portal.
Free cloud is a great way to extend your runway and explore Oracle Cloud services. All startups who join the program are allotted a certain amount of free cloud. The startup portal offers frictionless access to even more free cloud to keep your startup innovating on OCI.
The newly-launched Virtual Library is a fully searchable online resource, divided into three sections to help startups make the most of their partnership with Oracle.
Discover the information you need to migrate workloads yourself, or access specialized help from our dedicated, global Enterprise Cloud Readiness (ECR) team if you need it.
The ECR team supports fresh installs of traditional and cloud native infrastructure, DB migrations, object storage migration, and more!
Request a mentor through the portal. A broad range of Oracle subject matter experts are available. Mentors represent every region of the globe, have at least 15 years of experience, and 90% serve at the director-level or above.
Mentors can support founders with:
Access the mentor questionnaire, designed to understand your needs to align you with the best mentor, in the Portal.
Take your startup to the next level with access to customers, products, and the Oracle marketing ecosystem.
Some of the perks for qualifying startups:
The portal includes a link to the steps startups need to take to qualify for Market Connect.
Founding a company can be lonely work. Whether you have a technical question or want to ask other founders how they’ve approached a problem, we’ve set up a community in the Startup Portal.
Within the community, you can: