AWS & Penta

What is the partnership between Penta and AWS?

Penta and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have created an exclusive benefit for startups. If you are a Penta customer you will get up to €5000 in discount for AWS...

For whom is this AWS offer available? Do I need to be on a specific plan?

This offer is available for any company with a Penta Advanced or Premium banking account.

Do I need to be an AWS customer to join AWS Activate?

Yes, you must have an active AWS Account, including a valid payment method on file. You can use your Penta Business Card in order to see and track your futu...

How do I apply my credits? And where can I see my balance?

When you have been approved for an Activate package, the corresponding AWS Credits will be automatically applied to your AWS account. You can find the exact...

Are there any additional requirements to have access to these credits?

The credits are not linked to a minimum expenditure on your Penta card, nor are they connected to a minimum amount of transactions. AWS credits are only lin...

Who qualifies as a "startup" in the program? What are the characteristics of a startup in the program?

It’s only available for young startups most likely with a digital and scalable business model, and not for established businesses. If you’ve been acquired o...

How do I apply for AWS Activate credits?

If you are on the Advanced / Premium plan then you can see the Rewards page. Copy the “Penta Organization ID” from the Rewards page  Copy this into the “...

How long are AWS credits valid for?

Credits are valid for 24 months from the day they appear in their AWS Account.

How long does it take to be accepted into the AWS program?

On average from 5 to 10 business days.

What are the reasons that a business could not be deemed eligible for AWS Activate?

If they do not fit the Startup criteria of AWS: “Young and innovative company, most likely with a digital and scalable business model, who hasn’t been acqui...