Convex for Startups

Startups can apply for up to 1 year free of Convex Professional, including no seat fees and 30% off usage-based fees up to $30k.

Start and scale your company with Convex.

Startups that are building with Convex

Startups in the Convex for Startups program have participated in leading accelerators and incubators like Y Combinator (YC) and NEO, raised millions in venture funding, and are backed by prominent investors such as OpenAI Fund, Index Ventures, and Accel.

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How startups launch with Convex

Convex allowed us to iterate very quickly on the models and schema by letting us see our changes deploy in real time. Convex allowed us to not think about the persistence layer, deduping of calls, loading states, pagination, or any part of the backend that you're usually rolling yourself. The team was highly responsive and unblocked us when we needed it.

Allen HartwigCEONut Tree
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Convex taught us how to do databases properly. The biggest benefit was that I was finally able to spend most of my time on the actual product instead of on database-specific tooling, like having to create a custom ORM or worry about migrations. Switching to Convex helped initiate a huge mindset shift for me in general as a founder.

Leon SiCo-founderTunnel
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Convex has simplified our backend operations, allowing our team to focus on delivering value to our customers. Its reliable transactions help us develop complex features quickly and reliably, tightening our feedback loop. Convex really helps us put functionality and user experience first.

Punn KamCo-founderHostAI
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Ideal qualified startups are those that have raised seed funding or demonstrated proven traction.

Apply to join
  • Early-stage startups

    This program is for startups at Series A or earlier and has less than 20 employees.

  • Company Profile

    Ideal qualified startups are legally established and have raised seed funding or demonstrated proven traction. They must have a valid company profile on LinkedIn or Crunchbase that is directly associated with the applicant.

  • Funding

    Startups that have raised less than $10 million.

  • Website

    Startups with a live, functioning website or product in MVP stage.

Accelerators, Incubators & VCs

Convex collaborates with venture capital firms, and startup accelerators/incubators to offer benefits to your portfolio companies. By becoming a program partner, you can grant your startup portfolio complimentary access to Convex along with extra advantages to support their growth.

Our team, comprising seasoned backend engineers, investors, and former startup founders, is dedicated to ensuring that every portfolio company receives significant value through Convex.

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Partner Benefits

  • Exclusive access and deal flow to early-stage startups building on Convex
  • The best backend technical advice from the Convex team for startups to launch, scale, and grow
  • Extended runway for startups in your portfolio to scale their backend
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