Supercharge your startup.

Vision is mandatory. Tattoos are optional.

SoftLayer an IBM Company was born in Dallas, Texas. Founded by Lance Crosby and a group of rebels from what would become its first acquisition, it’s built a global cloud infrastructure platform at Internet scale with 19 data centers in the United States, Asia, and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence. SoftLayer provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service to leading-edge customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises.

The platform is made for startups just like yours. Add mentoring and access to a global network of incredibly talented engineers and thought leaders and you get the SoftLayer Catalyst Program:

  • Free Infrastructure: Members get a $1000 credit each month, good for any SoftLayer server or service.
  • Mentoring: Pick the brains of the industry veterans and über-genisues who innovate the SoftLayer platform.
  • Incubator Integration: When your startup joins one of our partner incubators or accelerators , you qualify for Catalyst.

Program Requirements

If your company is one of the following, it’s eligible!

  • Startup or early-stage technology company with an Internet-dependent product or service
  • Member of incubator or accelerator program we partner with Referral from a SoftLayer investor or advisor

Is this you? Are you ready to level up?

*Previous or existing customers are not eligible for the Catalyst program

Get Started with Catalyst.