Oracle, Tuesday announced the expansion of its Startup Cloud Accelerator program by opening new centers in Bristol, Delhi–NCR, Mumbai, Paris, São Paulo, Singapore and Tel Aviv. The Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator is open to early-stage technology and technology-enabled startups.
Oracle Senior Vice President of Product Development Reggie Bradford, a serial entrepreneur himself, will lead the program expansion alongside Oracle Group Vice President of Development Sanket Atal, who first launched the pilot program in India.
The program provides six months of mentoring from technical and business experts, state-of-the-art technology, a co-working space, access to Oracle customers, partners and investors, and free Oracle Cloud credits. It also offers an ever-expanding global network of startup peers.
With its modern cloud platform, optimized for high-performance, high I/O, and high availability, and breadth of platform services, Oracle claims that it has democratized enterprise-grade technology to support startups. Oracle’s full cloud stack provides startup developers with the building blocks to get started immediately and scale as they pivot, expand and change their businesses, whether they are three-tier or cloud native, scale up or scale out. With a global footprint, Oracle delivers more than 50 integrated cloud services to support companies of all sizes.
The program, which launched its Bangalore pilot program in April 2016, attracted a diverse mix of applicants from hundreds of companies, and many participants have already seen success.