Algolia Startup Program

Search and Discovery platform that helps you differentiate as you scale.

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Delight your users with world class Search and Discovery experiences

Build engaging digital content experiences rapidly, with a solution that scales as you grow.

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Algolia Startup Program

Helping startups grow, scale and differentiation in the market.

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What it includes

  • $10,000 in Algolia Credits (See Terms)

  • Valid for 12 months

  • World class support

Eligibility criteria for program

  • Less than 3 years old

  • Less than $5M in funding

  • For new Algolia customers only

Program Perks

Get great deals/credits from our partners, early access to new Algolia features and a founder community.

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Credits for other SAAS products

Segment, Notion & more

Education resources

Full resources of Algolia academy 

World class support

Access to our world class support

Chance to be featured

A chance to be featured in our blogs and video series

Leverage Algolia across industries & use-cases

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Focus on your core tech

Enable users to easily retrieve files, contacts, events or any object within your product via our APIs. We handle security, reliability and scalability.

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Create rich, relevant content discovery experiences

Drive user engagement, and increase revenue, with leading digital UX across devices.

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Create leading eCommerce UX

Give consumers seamless access to your product catalog via AI-powered search, discovery and recommendations, while increasing your online revenue.

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Modern business search & discovery

Leverage our search expertise and enable your customers and employees to find the right products, content and information.

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Build powerful discovery on unique reference catalogs

Connect sellers and buyers with scalable, flexible search, discovery and recommendation APIs. Decrease TCO while increasing revenue.

From startups, to unicorns, to public companies

High-performing companies build leading search and discovery experiences with Algolia

Desmond Brand,Director of engineering


Algolia has become so mission critical for navigating our application that users instantly notice whenever we ship a new enhancement to our Algolia implementation.

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Brit Atilano,Program manager, IT operations


Algolia’s federated search helps us facilitate seamless customer experiences by empowering our employees to easily and quickly find the relevant information and resources they need to do their job every day.

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Inspiration library

See how companies, across industries, create leading digital UX.

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Algolia Integrations

Partner with Algolia to help your startup grow

If you are an incubator, accelerator, startup program, angel or a VC firm, partner with us to make our offer available to your startups.

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Algolia Startup Program FAQs

  • Startups that are less than three years old and have raised less than $5M in funding are eligible for the program. Apply here if you are eligible.

  • If you get approved, you get $10,000 in Algolia credit that you can use in the first 12 months of getting approved.  Apply here to get started. 

  • All the unused credits will expire/lapse after 12 months. Apply here to be part of the program. 

  • The moment your $10,000 credits are exhausted, you will be automatically moved to Pay as you go plan. Here is the pricing that will be applied for your usage - You can also get in touch with our sales team to get on committed plans with 20% discounts. Apply here to get started. 

  • No, this program is only for new and free users. If you are already a paying customer of Algolia, you are not eligible to apply for this program. Apply here if you are eligible.

  • Yes, if you can apply for this program and if you meet the eligibility criteria, you can get approved. Apply here to get started. 

  • No, if you have used any other coupon code in the past, you will not be eligible for the Algolia Startup Program. Apply here if you are eligible.

  • No, these credits are non-transferable. If you do not use the credits, they will expire or lapse in 12 months. Apply here if you have not used any other startup coupon code with Algolia.

  • No problem. Send us an email - startups at