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Scale your startup with the best data platform in the industry

Plug Into the Fastest Growing Data Ecosystem

MongoDB for Startups is a selective program for early-stage, high-growth startups.

Designed to help founders and CTOs build and grow data-driven organizations, our program provides a wide range of resources, including MongoDB’s best-in-class data platform, personalized technical advice, and access to our robust developer community.

How We Support the Next Generation of Founders

Access to the MongoDB Data Platform

Receive free credits, valid for 12 months, for MongoDB products (including Atlas and Realm) to ensure that you have a flexible, scalable data foundation to build on.

Expert Technical Advice Tailored for Your Company

Meet with expert advisors for dedicated 1:1 sessions, where you'll learn how to overcome any challenges you may encounter. We’ll help you scale and solve problems with you as you grow.

Tap into MongoDB’s Developer Ecosystem

Engage with MongoDB’s diverse community of developers through events and co-marketing initiatives. You’ll be able to test your products, gauge demand, cultivate interest in your startup, and build connections to potential users and partners.
We Work With the Best in the Industry

Ready to Get Started?

We believe that a startup’s success is strongly impacted by the surrounding ecosystem.

We partner with VC funds, accelerators, and incubators that support high-growth early stage startups. If you would like to join the MongoDB for Startups program, please ask your VC fund or accelerator partner to refer you.

If your VC or accelerator partner is not part of the MongoDB for Startups program, please refer them and we will get in touch.

Meet Some of Our
Game-Changing Startups

MongoDB for Startups has helped over 1500 startups grow their businesses by harnessing the power of our scalable data platform. Learn more about some of the startups that have #BuiltWithMongoDB.

Benefits of Using MongoDB as a Founder

Iterate quickly

MongoDB’s document model is the most flexible, intuitive way to work with data — enabling you to quickly adapt to the changing needs of your growing business.

Unlimited scale

MongoDB Atlas, our fully-managed, database as a service, makes it easy to scale your business.

Run anywhere

Run anywhere — and leverage the best of all cloud environments — with MongoDB’s multi-cloud abilities.

Build better apps faster

Use MongoDB Realm to build your next-generation applications — and deliver best-in-class experiences.

Resources for Startups

MongoDB makes your databases seamless and scalable — so that you teams can focus on growing your startup and building what matters. Check out our white papers, presentations, articles, and more.

  • #BuiltWithMongoDB Blog Series: Read about some of the promising startups we work with.

  • Startup Webinar Series: Attend one or all of these webinars if you are a MongoDB beginner, in need of a technical refresher, building a product or service, or part of a startup.

  • MongoDB University: Access free courses that teach you how to build better, faster applications.

  • MongoDB Podcast: Episodes include discussions, interviews, and content related to software development, databases, and startups.

  • Developer Hub: Code, content, tutorials, programs and community to enable developers of all skill levels.

  • Community Forums: Get your technical questions answered in our community forums.


What are the Eligibility Requirements?

  1. Early-stage Startup This program is intended for startups at Series A or earlier. We partner directly with VC funds, accelerators, and incubators, so please talk to your program director to learn if you qualify. If your partner is not a member, please refer them.

  2. Product or Service MongoDB is most suitable for companies that are building a product or service. Please note that marketing, consulting, and design agencies are not eligible for admission to the MongoDB for Startups program.

  3. New Friends Only Startups are only allowed to go through the MongoDB for Startups program once. If you have previously participated in this program (or its predecessor, the MongoDB Startup Accelerator), please connect with our technical sales team to learn how you can continue to grow with MongoDB.

How do I get access to MongoDB for Startups?

We work closely with VCs, accelerators, and incubators. If you would like to join the MongoDB for Startups program, please ask your VC or accelerator partner to refer you. If your VC or accelerator partner is not part of the MongoDB for Startups program, please ask them to apply here so we can get in touch with them.

I have more questions! Who do I contact?

Please send us an email at startups@mongodb.com.