Aiven Cluster Startup Program

Scale up your startup

The Aiven Cluster startup program offers up to $100,000 credit to help you build your data infrastructure using Aiven services, and technical expertise to help your startup grow – fast.

Cluster up with Aiven

Cluster up with Aiven

Aiven Cluster helps you grow your business by taking away all your data infrastructure worries so you can focus on the stuff that really matters – building your dreams.

With Aiven, you get all the tools you need to construct a modern data pipeline in one convenient place. Pump up your PostgreSQL® with super-fast scaling. Knock out some streaming data microservices with Apache Kafka®. Or dig deep into your data with OpenSearch® and visualize your results with Grafana®. ​​And that’s just a taste of what you can do.

As well as up to $100,000 credit for Aiven’s fully managed services for one year, you get access to our expertise and support, and join the Cluster community of like-minded entrepreneurs and startups to help each other work towards greatness.

Benefits for selected startups



Up to $100,000 Aiven credits for 12 months



Access to Aiven expertise and insight



Visibility through our channels for startups that scale up in the first 6 months

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Solutions and technical support to get the best from our service



Virtual events on building the best data infrastructure for your company using Aiven



The opportunity to focus on building your business – not your data infra

Data infrastructure made easy

Data infrastructure made easy

Aiven makes setting up cloud data infrastructure as easy as 1, 2, 3...

  1. Sign into Aiven Console
  2. Select the cloud provider, services*, tools, and plan that works for you
  3. Spin it up

...And you’re ready for action.


How to apply to Aiven Cluster

Applying to the Cluster startup program is a simple three step process:

  1. Fill out the application form. It’s fun!
  2. Attach proof of affiliation with an investor partner.
  3. Chillax. You'll hear from us within 14 days of submitting your application.

Cluster investor partners

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Invest in startups – with Aiven

For investors, partnering with Aiven Cluster is an awesome way to offer additional value to your startup portfolio.

You’ll be supporting your existing and future portfolio companies, helping them save time and money, and giving them access to a best-in-class data platform.

It’s really simple to jump on board – just send written confirmation that you’d like to be a partner of Aiven Cluster startup program to, and we’ll be in touch.

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