Build lasting customer relationships from the start.

Join the Zendesk for Startups Program and get going with Zendesk’s customer support, engagement, and sales CRM solutions for free for six months.

TechStars startups get access to our community of founders and partners, and get set up for success quickly with onboarding guidance and resources. Join the program so you can:

  • Easily manage conversations as you grow across sales & customer support
  • Engage with our exclusive startup community of founders and partners for strategic advice, connections, and events
  • Connect with customers and prospects across chat, email, social media, and phone in one centralized location

To qualify for the program, you must have raised venture funding (up to Series A), have fewer than 50 employees, and be a new Zendesk customer. Check out our FAQs to learn more.

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"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." - Leanna Nazzisi, Customer Operations Coordinator

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"Zendesk is an amazing tool for us thus far and we don’t see that changing. It allows us to continually improve our Members’ experience." – Trent Hoerman, Senior Program Manager

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*Zendesk for Startups provides a monthly credit for six (6) months of up to fifty (50) Agents redeemable for any combination of Zendesk Support, Sell, Talk, Chat, Guide, and Explore products, for free. Consulting Services, add-ons, integrations, and Zendesk Talk 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.