Zambia's technology and digital startups will now receive free hosting services courtesy of a partnership between BongoHive and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The offer is available to startups that have completed the BongoHive Launch Accelerator programme.
Startups from BongoHive's Launch Accelerator programme will get free hosting services on the AWS platform.
“We believe that the training bundled with this opportunity for startups to access AWS infrastructure and support will not only help startups save costs but help their teams build capacity on the right kind of platforms,” said Simunza Muyangana, Co-founder and Head of Entrepreneurship at BongoHive.
The offer from Amazon Web Services to BongoHive startups includes free access to AWS and tools via AWS promotional credits (approx. 2 years), free and discounted access to various online training modules and labs, access to an AWS technical engineer for follow-up advising as needed via skype and an option to be featured in AWS marketing channels (podcast, blog, social media, etc.), subject to AWS marketing approval.
The training will likely go a long way towards helping pre-seed technology and digital startups take their products to market while reducing their costs.