Local startups can now get S$2 million financing, free servers and marketing support through the HP e-Garage program.
SINGAPORE - Hewlett-Packard (HP) Singapore has launched the HP e-Garage program to help Internet startups and dotcom companies develop, commercialise and expand.
The HP e-Garage program provides each startup with up to S$2 million in financing, free use of HP servers during the nine-month seeding stage, preferential pricing for the use of HP's e-ontap hosting facility and support services, as well as marketing and demand-generation support in the commercial and expansion phases of a company's development.
This technopreneurial support program covers a company's entire growth cycle, from incubation through to market expansion.
It is aimed at helping startups accelerate their time to market, preserve capital and prepare for hypergrowth.
The HP e-Garage program includes the following deliverables:
In addition, the Startup and Deploy packages will offer cooperative marketing benefits such as public relations and marketing communications support, as well as online market traction through HP's sales demand-generation programs.
"E-Garage is a total end-to-end program designed to meet a company's needs for financing, infrastructure and equipment and marketing throughout their entire life-cycle," said Tan Lee Chew, general manger, business customer sales organisation, HP Singapore. "It will help our local technopreneurs grow from a caterpillar to a butterfly."
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