This is a list of all discounts, freebies and resources that we provide our Founders - AWS, HubSpot, Invision, and many more to come. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how to take advantage of any of these resources.
As a Provider in the AWS Activate for Startups program, CB Capital facilitates access to $25k in AWS credits over 2 years and a full year of AWS Business Support. Build and scale without incurring costs and with the benefit of expert support.
Hatch (Digital Ocean)
Hatch, DigitalOcean's program for startups, offers technical support, connection to a community of builders, and exclusive events and other content to empower founders. Through CB Capital, gain access to the Hatch program and use up to $1k in cloud infrastructure credit.
Founders referred through CB Capital can receive discounts of up to 90% on HubSpot Professional- or Enterprise-level products in addition to free programming and educational resources. See here for more details.
IBM’s Startup with IBM program is designed to help startups overcome common technology roadblocks and get to market faster. CB Capital startups can step up from the standard $1k in monthly cloud credits to $10k per month.
Carta can help you streamline how you manage your equity, including issuing securities, getting valuations, and running liquidity events. Through its partnership with CB Capital, Carta offers Booth-affiliated startups discounted first-year pricing and waived implementation fees.
With a referral from CB Capital, Booth startups with fewer than 100 employees and some (pre-Series-B) outside funding can apply here to use all Zendesk products for free for 6 months. Use Zendesk's customer support suite to manage customer communications and its sales CRM to organize sales efforts.
Through Twilio's Partner Program, CB Capital provides Booth-affiliated startups with $2,500 in Twilio credits (for sending SMS, Voice, and Whatsapp messages via the Twilio API) and $5,000 in SendGrid credits (for sending email and managing marketing campaigns). In addition to the credits, the Twilio Startups team offers educational resources and support. See here for details on eligibility for the program.
As a preferred partner to CB Capital, Consultadd offers discounted web and mobile development capabilities to rapidly design and build your product. With close ties to AWS and free credits, Consultadd will help you ship an MVP in under 90 days.
Startups affiliated with CB Capital can join the MongoDB for Startups program to utilize $3,600 in credits for Atlas, MongoDB's fully-managed cloud database, in addition to free technical consulting sessions. MongoDB also will soon support startups in the program with engineering talent recruitment. Read more about the program here.
Want impactful content for emails, blogs, or web pages but at a loss for words? Lansing Copywriting provides CB Capital startups with expert copywriting capabilities at extremely affordable prices.
Freshworks offers a best-in-class customer engagement (CRM, Helpdesk, Marketing Automation) and employee engagement (HR, ATS, ITSM) software suite. Startups affiliated with CB Capital can access $10,000 in credits split evenly across all Freshworks products (up to $1,250 per product). Find more information on the program here.
Business Solutions Group
Booth's very own Business Solutions Group (BSG) grants CB Capital portfolio companies special consideration when selecting clients for consulting engagements. BSG can validate or revitalize your pricing, marketing, or product strategy for a nominal fee.
Current Booth students can access through CB Capital an upgraded InVision account complete with unlimited prototypes to quickly and easily create interactive mockups.
Any student can apply to use Webflow's free tier here. Use Webflow's platform to design, build, and launch custom websites without code.
Notion offers an easy-to-use and highly flexible tool to help you organize and manage your team's work. Notion recently expanded its Notion for Startups program to enable any startup to apply to receive $500 in credit to use on team-based plans (enough to cover a team of 5 for a year). Apply here.
Microsoft (Azure, Github Enterprise, Microsoft 365)
Apply here to access a number of Microsoft tools and services for free, including Github Enterprise and Microsoft Teams, as well as up to $150k in Azure credits.
Current University of Chicago Booth School of Business students may create an Adobe account using their Booth email address at this link. All accounts created with this link are provisioned with an Adobe Acrobat and Creative Cloud subscription.