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Esri Startup Program- Esri Partner Network

Esri Startup Programme global three-year program, that helps startups build mapping and location intelligence into their products and businesses.

Under this program, software start-ups receive three years of free access to ArcGIS online services, software development tools, ready-to-use content, training & technical support, global partnership opportunities.

What is Esri Startup Program?

The Esri Startup program is an exclusive global program that helps early stage startups build mapping technology and location intelligence into their products.

The programme provides access to Esri online services, software, development tools, ready-to-use content, training, support and co-marketing opportunities.

If you’re looking to work with a startup company or build on ArcGIS, the world’s leading GIS technology, Esri can help.

Who Qualifies?

For USA and UK

  • Start Ups formed less than three years ago
  • Generating less than $1M US annually
  • Building software service products
  • Strategically aligned with Esri & ArcGIS

For India

  • Existing user with in-depth knowledge of GIS
  • Start Ups formed less than three years ago
  • Generating less than INR 6 crores in annual revenue at time of program entry
  • Building software as-a-service products
  • Willing to engage in a long term relationship with Esri India


Qualifying partners receive the following benefits:

  • Free Online Services & Software
    • Three year subscription for ArcGIS online level 1 which includes up to 5 named users and 10,000 credits
    • Three Licenses each for the following ArcGIS products:
      • Esri Developer Network Advanced with ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced Single Use
      • ArcGIS for Server Enterprise Advanced with up to twelve cores
      • ArcGIS for Image Extension for Server Enterprise Advanced, up to twelve cores
      • Esri CityEngine advanced single use term licenses
  • Support: Esri Support is granted with the software and services in the program, including the latest releases, whitepapers and more.
  • Training: Training is essential for you to jump start your productivity. As part of the program you are provided with $1500 web based E-learning courses that offers you the flexibility to learn.
  • Professional Services: Esri Professional Services supports customers and partners in the effective implementation and application of ArcGIS software. A range of consulting services, are available to assist you in designing inventive enterprise GIS solutions to meet your business goals.
  • Community and Co-Marketing: You can leverage extensive community of experienced entrepreneurs, partners, developers and GIS thought leaders. Following benefits:
    • Get included in the Esri Partner Network as an Emerging Business
    • Be considered for advancement to an Esri Business Partner
    • Be considered for low cost ‘Start Up Zone’ exhibitor spaces at Esri events
    • Get opportunities to co-market with Esri sector teams and developer/GeoDev evangelists
    • List your app on the ArcGIS Marketplace
    • Receive complementary registration passes to key Esri and Esri India marketing events

How become a Esri partner?

Join the Esri Partner Network and grow your business using ArcGIS technology.

For more information about how to become a part of the Esri India Partner Community, contact

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