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Join the Zendesk for Startups Program

It’s your turn in Startupland

Customers expect the best experience from every business, including yours. Let us lend a hand in providing a solution whether it’s customer support, sales, or everything in between.

Get six months of Zendesk credit for free* as you get your business up and running.

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*Zendesk for Startups provides a monthly credit for six (6) months of up to one hundred (100) Agents redeemable for any combination of Zendesk Support, Talk, Chat, Guide, Explore, and Sell products, for free. Consulting Services, add-ons, integrations, and Zendesk Talk or Zendesk Sell minutes are not included. Use and access to Zendesk Services under this program shall be governed by Zendesk’s Master Subscription Agreement and other applicable policies located on our website.

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To apply, you just need to meet our three simple requirements: Must be a new Zendesk customer, Series A or below, and have less than 50 employees. If you have any questions, check out our FAQ.

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Due to the high volume of applications, there may be a slight delay in our response. Our team will be in touch as soon as possible.

Feel free to start a trial but please do not purchase a plan prior to hearing from our team on your application status. If a purchase is made, you will automatically disqualify from our program.

In the meantime, sign up for our startups office hours to learn more about our program and how to get a head start with Zendesk.

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Win on any channel

When you provide your customers with the experience they expect, you win their trust and loyalty in return. Be wherever your customers are with our omnichannel support solution. Integrate support channels like email, chat, and phone into one place, and save time by offering self-service options.

Play the right cards

If you have a sales team, we have something special for you. Our sales force automation software, Zendesk Sell, lets you boost productivity, processes, and pipeline visibility. Sell is integrated with Zendesk Support, so your sales and support team can work together to ensure customers have a seamless experience.

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Change the game

“Being able to adapt to the customer has been huge. It’s no longer just an email where you wait and hope you hear back. Zendesk is helping us answer whatever the customer is looking for, however they reach out.”

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Customer Operations Coordinator at Birchbox

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Pro tips for startups

Get advice on how to maximize your support solution in our Customer Service Guide for Startups. Learn how to build a strong customer service team, how to collect customer feedback, and insight into why user feedback matters.

Become a partner

We’ve partnered with 250+ organizations in Silicon Valley and across the globe to give back to our startup community. There’s a place for you too. Join the Zendesk for Startups partner program, you’ll be in excellent company.

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