Open Application: AWS Generative AI Accelerator

Jun 13, 5:00 AM – Jul 20, 4:30 AM

Startup Grind HQ (Virtual)

The AWS Generative AI Accelerator supports the most promising generative AI startups with up to $1 million in AWS credits, personalized mentorship, and access to a global network of experts. Over 10 weeks of the accelerator program, startups will accelerate their growth, innovate with AWS technology, and redefine the future of generative AI.

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About this event

AWS believes in the transformative power of generative AI and the potential it holds to reshape industries. The AWS Generative AI Accelerator is a global 10-week program designed to support and propel the most promising generative AI startups.

What to expect from the program?

Participants in AWS’s Generative AI Accelerator will engage in hands-on workshops, receive dedicated technical and business mentoring, and connect with top-tier investors and partners. The program offers up to $1 million in AWS promotional credits, which can be used to build, train, test, and launch AI solutions using AWS’s comprehensive suite of technologies. Additionally, participants gain access to a highly curated network of experts and industry leaders from AWS, NVIDIA, Meta, and Mistral AI, providing unparalleled opportunities for learning and collaboration.

AWS’s Generative AI Accelerator is designed to be both intensive and comprehensive, covering critical topics such as building generative AI applications, evaluating models, data strategy and preparation, deployment, pricing, and more. Participants will also have the chance to engage in community events, both virtual and in-person, fostering relationships with their fellow cohort members and the broader AI ecosystem.

Benefits for the Startups

Throughout the program, startups will benefit from dedicated executive go-to-market and technical mentors matched specifically to their industry vertical and technical needs. These mentors, along with AWS technology experts and global partners, will provide personalized guidance to help startups refine their business strategies, optimize their technical architectures, and accelerate their paths to market.

The program culminates at AWS re:Invent, where participants will join exclusive events and activities designed to increase brand visibility, connect with key supporters, and amplify their offerings through press and media. This final week offers invaluable networking opportunities with AWS executives, investors, and industry leaders, helping startups forge essential connections that can drive future growth and success.

Which startups are eligible to apply?

AWS’s Generative AI Accelerator is open to pre-Series A startups with a fully developed MVP or launched product. AWS is particularly interested in startups that are pushing the boundaries of generative AI, whether through fine-tuning open-source models, pre-training foundation models, or providing critical services in the emerging generative AI tech stack. Applications are evaluated based on factors such as team experience, product maturity, market potential, and the breadth of generative AI skills.

AWS is committed to fostering the next generation of AI pioneers, helping them turn groundbreaking ideas into impactful solutions that shape the future of technology. If your startup has the vision and technical expertise to redefine what’s possible with generative AI, apply now to join this elite international cohort of innovators and take your startup to new heights.

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