Ready to level up? Move to the cloud step-by-step, or scale at full speed – we're here to help.
Ready to launch the next big thing? If you've got an innovation to share, the IONOS Startup Program gives you the support you need in the crucial early stages. You can apply up to 5 years after founding.
You'll have access to free cloud resources and technical support. You’ll also get help with account management and marketing, so you can focus on getting your business up and running.
Save €5,000 during the key startup phase while you secure your funding.
Access professional services and support from experts who will help design optimised cloud architecture for your business.
Receive tailored advice from our account management experts.
Use all IONOS products and get special offers on hosting, website, email and cloud products.
Raise your startup's profile with joint marketing activities like success stories.
Join the network of startups who are building their business with IONOS.
"Our intelligent platform matches school students with training organisations to find the perfect fit. As our partner, IONOS doesn't just provide peak data security, but also contacts we can reach any time, and a brilliant startup program."
Bianca Kujath, CEO
"Our secure search engine is Europe’s answer to Silicon Valley’s rampant data harvesting. Privacy is the foundation of everything we do – that’s why we’ve searched extensively for a European cloud provider. With IONOS, we have finally found a partner we can rely on."
Dr. Leif-Nissen Lundbæk, CEO & Co-founder
"As a provider of a cloud-based ERP system, we deal with sensitive customer data on a daily basis. We want our customers to feel sure that their data is in safe hands. That’s why we chose a cloud service in Germany. IONOS was the best choice for us."
Isabella Stegmann Pineda, CEO
"We all know the first impression counts, and that’s also true for websites. At Brimvoid, we help our customers make the perfect first impression. Whether it’s conceptualisation, design, programming or website maintenance, we bring their ideas to life. As a young startup with big ambitions, IONOS helps us take our clients’ projects to the next level."
Malte Sittig, CEO & Co-founder
With IONOS, you access a broad portfolio of high performance cloud infrastructure and platform services for every use case.
Get double the benefit with savings on key products and support from established businesses that partner with us.
While your startup is taking off, you need room to grow. Quickly adjust your cloud resources to meet every demand.
An average of 70% better compute performance than the competition
SSD storage that outperforms leading competitors, both read and write
Premium SSD storage that delivers more in performance per £ than leading competitors
Standard SSD storage that provides a high-quality entry option into high-performance SSD storage, at close to HDD prices
At IONOS, you digital growth doesn't cost the earth. By hosting with us or using our cloud services, you can reduce your business's carbon footprint.
All of our data centres in the UK and Germany run entirely on electricity from renewable sources.
We're also continuously working to make our data centres more efficient. New servers are built with the most energy-efficient technologies, and recycled or disposed of responsibly at the end of their service lives.
Interested? Fill in the contact form to apply. Applying doesn't guarantee that you'll be accepted onto the program. Participants will be selected at the discretion of IONOS SE
To take part in the IONOS Startup Program, you need to meet these criteria:
There’s a lot of admin involved in launching a business. Get tips for organising and growing your startup in the IONOS Startup Guide.