Launch and scale
your IT projects with
Yandex Cloud Boost

Yandex Cloud offers a grant of up to $12 000 cloud credits, help from Yandex architects, and access to other Yandex services on special terms.

A program for every team

Choose the program level that fits you. We have a solution for every startup stage.
For early startups
$600 for Yandex Cloud services¹

Start program for your IT project to take off the ground

6 months

Free access to Yandex Tracker for a team of up to 10 members for 6 months

For seasoned teams
Up to $12 000 for Yandex Cloud services²

Migrate program for teams who want to reduce IT infrastructure costs and easily scale the product

2 months

Architecture review with Yandex Cloud

Advanced technical support

20% discount on a number of services³

VC and accelerator backed
Individual offer

We partner with venture capital firms and accelerators to provide extra benefits to associated companies

Individual offer with partners

Are you eligible for a Cloud Boost program?

You are developing your own digital product
For example, an online service, a platform, an aggregator, a game or something else.
Your project is at least at the MVP stage
At the Start level, it’s enough to have a website, app, or demo. At the Migrate level, we expect you to have the business running (sales and revenue).
You’re ready to get started quickly
You should be ready to start testing immediately after receiving your cloud credits.

Get approved in just seven days

Get your cloud credits and start testing Yandex Cloud within a week of submitting your application: no paperwork, no lengthy approval process.

FAQ

What can I use the cloud credits for?

You can spend ¼ of the grant on Compute Cloud, VPC, Object Storage, Network Load Balancer, Marketplace, DataSphere, SpeechKit, Translate, Vision, and ¾ on other services. You can learn more about the services here. You will see the grant distribution in the Yandex Cloud management console.

You can spend ¼ of the grant on Compute Cloud, VPC, Object Storage, Network Load Balancer, Marketplace, DataSphere, SpeechKit, Translate, Vision, and ¾ on other services. You can learn more about the services here. You will see the grant distribution in the Yandex Cloud management console.

Why was I rejected?

If your product has not yet reached the minimum viable product (MVP) stage, or if your company doesn’t develop its own software or product, but acts as an integrator — these are common grounds for rejection.

If your product has not yet reached the minimum viable product (MVP) stage, or if your company doesn’t develop its own software or product, but acts as an integrator — these are common grounds for rejection.

Can I apply for the program as an individual?

No. Only legal entities can participate in the program, i.e. LLCs.

No. Only legal entities can participate in the program, i.e. LLCs.

I already use Yandex Cloud. Can I apply for the program?

If you are already using Yandex Cloud as a legal entity, then you will not be able to participate in the program.

If you are already using Yandex Cloud as a legal entity, then you will not be able to participate in the program.

Program eligibility criteria

Before you apply, please check that your company meets the following requirements:

  1. You must be engaged in development of a software-based product or service that will form a core piece of your current or intended business — the exclusive rights to this software belong to you and are not licensed.
  2. Your company must be a for-profit business.
  3. Your company is not an educational institution, government entity, dev shop, consultancy, agency.
  4. Your company is not bitcoin or cryptomining company.
  5. Your company has not been participating in Yandex Cloud Boost program.
  6. Your company is a new customer of Yandex Cloud Platform.
  7. Your company has registered Business account on Yandex Cloud Platform.

Before you apply, please check that your company meets the following requirements:

  1. You must be engaged in development of a software-based product or service that will form a core piece of your current or intended business — the exclusive rights to this software belong to you and are not licensed.
  2. Your company must be a for-profit business.
  3. Your company is not an educational institution, government entity, dev shop, consultancy, agency.
  4. Your company is not bitcoin or cryptomining company.
  5. Your company has not been participating in Yandex Cloud Boost program.
  6. Your company is a new customer of Yandex Cloud Platform.
  7. Your company has registered Business account on Yandex Cloud Platform.

One step to your grant

Fill out this short form to apply for your grant.

1. Includes VAT. Terms and conditions for the provision of the grant are specified in the full program terms and conditions.
2. The standard period for testing and migration is two months. If you need more time, we will consider your case.
3. The list of services that discounts apply to is specified in the full terms and conditions of the program.