Amazon today announced that it has launched an accelerator program to help startups and SMBs survive amid the COVID-19 crisis. As reported by various media publications, the accelerator program is launched in partnership with SMB support network Enterprise Nation.
Under this program, the company will provide free training to over 200,000 small businesses in the UK. Amazon will perform a detailed analysis of respective applications to determine their growth potential. And the businesses which will pass through the analysis will be awarded business solutions from Amazon Business and AWS (Amazon Web Services).
Amazon will also conduct a 5-day bootcamp for over 1,000 offline businesses to encourage them to go online and grow. These businesses will have access to Amazon’s experts, marketing, operations and financial support.