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Zendesk Helps Startups Grow and Succeed

 Zendesk, the leading provider of proven,
cloud-based help desk software, today announced its “Zendesk Loves
Startups” program. Through this worldwide plan, startups within approved
incubators, can receive free one-year subscriptions to the Zendesk help

“Having been a small startup ourself, we recognize and are thankful for
everyone who helped us along the way,” said Mikkel Svane, CEO of Zendesk.
“To help other entrepreneurs, we are pleased to announce that we are now
offering a free one-year Zendesk Plus+ Plan to startups affiliated with
incubators such as HackFwd, Seedcamp, Startup Weekend and

Zendesk has long recognized customer service is an integral part of any
company’s success. One thing that truly differentiates companies, from
startups to global organizations, is the ability to deliver superior
customer service. With the Zendesk Loves Startups program, Zendesk is
helping companies attain this competitive advantage at no cost.

“Many of today’s fastest growing companies such as Groupon, Airbnb, and
Dropbox started with Zendesk as small ventures driven by their desire to
deliver superior customer service,” Svane continued. “With the new
Zendesk Loves Startups program, Zendesk wants to help other small startups
join this list of fast-growing companies.”

Incubators from around the world have committed to be part of the Zendesk
Loves Startups program including AngelCube, Excerate Labs, HackFWD,
High-Tech Gründerfonds, Seedcamp, Startupbootcamp, Startup Weekend, Team
Europe Ventures, TechHub, and TechStars.

"At Startup Weekend we have helped more than 30,000 entrepreneurs learn if
their startup ideas are viable and how to implement successful business
strategies, said Shane Reiser, Director of Partnerships at Startup Weekend.
“We have seen that delivering superior customer service is a key component
in the formula to success. Zendesk's generosity in providing a free
subscription to its world class help desk software will jump start our
entrepreneurs’ path to success."

For more information on the Zendesk Loves Startups program, go to