- 1 Overview of Hatch
- 2 Network
- 3 Support
- 4 Are there any other limitations on how I use the Hatch credits?
- 5 Can I transfer my Hatch credits?
- 6 Can you help migrate my customers from other public clouds to DigitalOcean?
- 7 Do I need to be a DigitalOcean customer to sign up for Hatch?
- 8 How can I get started if I’m not backed by a VC, incubator, or accelerator program?
- 9 How do I know if I'm eligible?
- 10 How do I know if my accelerator/incubator/VC firm has a relationship with Hatch?
- 11 How do the Hatch credits work?
- 12 How many credits do I get?
- 13 I am an existing customer, do I qualify for Hatch?
- 14 Need a solution?
- 15 What happens if I go over the monthly credit limit?
- 16 What if I have already received credits for my startup?
- 17 What is Hatch?
- 18 What is HATCH?
- 19 Who is eligible for DigitalOcean Hatch? How do you select Hatch members?
- 20 Why is DigitalOcean doing this?
- 21 History of Hatch
Overview of Hatch
The HATCH network consists of world-shapers that mentor and mutually invest in one another.The HATCH A Better World program is designed to foster and support projects, initiatives, and collaborations from within the HATCH network.This program serves as the amplifier for creative solutions for good.Learn More
Are there any other limitations on how I use the Hatch credits?
Yes.You cannot use the Hatch credits for the mining of cryptocurrency (e.g.bitcoin mining).You can also not use the Hatch credits for programs that consume excessive network capacity, CPU cycles or disk IO.If you do, DigitalOcean may end your participation in the Hatch program.Please review the Hatch Terms of Service.
Can I transfer my Hatch credits?
No.The Hatch credits are designed to help you scale your infrastructure and are not transferable.If you do not use the credits, they will be forfeited.
Can you help migrate my customers from other public clouds to DigitalOcean?
Yes, we have migration plans, technical assistance, and credits available to make it easy for your clients.
Do I need to be a DigitalOcean customer to sign up for Hatch?
Before applying for DigitalOcean Hatch, you must create a new DigitalOcean team account for your startup with 1) the corporate email address associated with your company domain and 2) a valid credit card.You can learn more about DO Team Accounts here.For security reasons, applicants must include a working website and matching corporate email address.
How can I get started if I’m not backed by a VC, incubator, or accelerator program?
Currently, we are only accepting applicants that are affiliated with our Hatch Partner Network.
How do I know if I'm eligible?
We welcome startups to apply that have raised up to/including Series A.
How do I know if my accelerator/incubator/VC firm has a relationship with Hatch?
Please see our portfolio partner list.You can ask your program manager if you have a partnership with Hatch.
How do the Hatch credits work?
You will be given a fixed amount of monthly credits to be used over the 1-year program.
How many credits do I get?
DigitalOcean awards startups credits through approved Hatch partners.To learn more about your eligibility award level, please contact your program manager at your Hatch Partner.
I am an existing customer, do I qualify for Hatch?
Existing customers are not eligible for DigitalOcean Hatch.If you have been assigned an account manager you are not eligible for Hatch.Your account manager can communicate alternative support programs and offerings for you and your team.
Need a solution?
What happens if I go over the monthly credit limit?
If you go over the monthly credit limit, you will be charged for the additional usage for that month.
What if I have already received credits for my startup?
This program is for new startups that have not used prior credits with DigitalOcean.
What is Hatch?
Hatch helps developers create, launch, and scale their startups.This includes a range of perks to get you started, including 12 months of DigitalOcean credit to easily deploy and scale your infrastructure.
What is HATCH?
HATCH is a community, movement, and a series of experiences designed to ACTIVATE CREATIVITY to HATCH a better world.Founded 10 years ago as an annual four day “think-tank meets summer camp;” a retreat gifted to 100 curated creators and doers across a range of disciplines.Actively designed to stimulate new thinking and lifelong collaborations, HATCH nurtures a passionate community, supports innovative thinking with 360 mentorship, fills immersive environments with provocative ideas, and makes sure there’s plenty of play in Montana’s breathtaking mountains.
Who is eligible for DigitalOcean Hatch? How do you select Hatch members?
We prioritize streaming, gaming, fintech, devtools, B2B startups, and edtech startups who serve developers and businesses.
Why is DigitalOcean doing this?
We want to empower the startup community.We always strive to support and show love to our community.We want it to be easy for you to have access to our resources.