KACST incubator signs deal with Amazon Web Services

Deal will provide cloud services and support to startups at KACST's Badir incubator

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KACST incubator signs deal with Amazon Web Services
By  Mark Sutton Published  April 6, 2017

The technology incubator of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) has signed a deal with Amazon Web Services (AMS) to provide cloud services to startup companies.

Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators will provide AWS services and support to its startups, in order to enable entrepreneurs to more easily establish and scale up businesses, according to Arab News.

Companies that are part of the Badir program will be able to access AWS, and will received a $5,000 credit toward AWS for services and technical accreditation courses. They will also have access to special support and an online forum for startups.

Nawaf A. Al-Sahhaf, CEO of the Badir Program, said that the deal would help Badir startups to save time and money, as well as to improve their performance through the adoption of professional cloud services.

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