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Apply to the MongoDB for Startups program

Spend time growing your startup, not managing your database. Apply for MongoDB Atlas credits, access to technical advisors, and more.

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Benefits of using MongoDB as a founder

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

We match startups with expert advisors for dedicated 1:1 sessions to help you learn how to avoid and 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 developer community through participating in events and co-marketing initiatives. You’ll be able to test your products, gauge demand, drum up interest in your startup, and build connections to potential users and partners.

Learn more about the benefits of launching your startups on AWS with MongoDB Atlas.

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What is MongoDB Atlas?

MongoDB Atlas is the global cloud database for modern applications. Distributed and secure by default, Atlas is available as a fully managed service on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.

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 to this page.

  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.

What if I haven’t been referred by a partner in the MongoDB for Startups partner network?

No problem. You can apply for the MongoDB for Startups package here.

What type of technical support is included in the MongoDB for Startups program?

  • You can use the free credits to cover your use of the Atlas Developer support plan for end-to-end technical support. You’ll get support on operational issues, plus advice on scaling, sharding, performance optimization, and more.

  • You’ll also get access to MongoDB for Startups office hours where you can get advice on your use case and ensure you’re getting the most out of your free credits.

What if i've applied and haven't heard back?

If you haven't heard back from us after 5 business days please contact us.

Can you tell me more about exclusive startup credits and deals from partners?

We’ve teamed up with partners to offer you a full suite of your favorite tools at startup-friendly prices. We have startup credits and deals for you from AWS, Google Cloud, Brex, Twilio, and more.