Endeavor Jordan announced today that is it adopting the Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudStart program, offering each of its portfolio companies up to $5000 in AWS promotional credits to support them in developing solutions and services within the public sector based on cloud technology to benefit the citizens of Jordan.
In addition to AWS promotional credits, which are credits that are applied to a customer’s account and cover AWS service charges, entrepreneurs will have access to AWS resources and online training to help them develop their cloud skills and benefit from the various opportunities enabled by the AWS cloud.
The AWS CloudStart program partners with economic development organizations around the world to provide awareness, education, and hands-on experience with cloud technologies in order to develop a cloud workforce, stimulate economic growth, transform the ICT landscape, and generate innovation for the public sector.
Through its partnership with leading institutions worldwide, Endeavor strives to equip its entrepreneurs with the latest technologies and resources needed to scale up their businesses, disrupt the industries they operate within, generate high revenue and create jobs, in addition to reinvesting their knowledge, credibility and financial gains in the upcoming generation of entrepreneurs, thus multiplying their impact.
Commenting on the program, Endeavor Jordan Managing Director, Reem Goussous said “We are very grateful for the support of AWS CloudStart, and look forward to cementing our collaboration. Such support will certainly help our innovative companies grow and scale.”
Endeavor partners with a number of entities and academic institutions around the world; Ernst & Young, Bain Consulting, Harvard Business School and Stanford University to name a few. Partners of the global organization provide the entrepreneurs selected into the network with mentorships, consultations, executive education programs, and other customized services and offerings.
As of the latest International Selection Panel held in Louisville, Kentucky earlier this month, Endeavor now supports 1658 high-impact entrepreneurs from 1,037 companies across 30 countries around the world. Once selected into the network, entrepreneurs gain access to a wide array of services enabling them to scale their businesses and multiply their impact.