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Offers for University of San Diego Startups

At First Republic, we know startups have unique needs. See how we can help accelerate your success with the offers and solutions below. 


Innovators’ Toolkit

We understand your time and resources are at a premium. That's why we've curated this suite of mission-critical services to help your business grow.1

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Amazon Web Services Credits

$10,000 in AWS Promotional Credit, AWS Business Support and credits for Self-Paced Labs. Read more

Amazon Web Services

You will be eligible for:
- $10,000 in AWS Promotional Credit valid for 2 years
- 1 year of AWS Business Support (up to $5,000)
- 80 credits for Self-Paced Labs ($80 value)

AWS Promotional Credits expiration dates are based on your program start date or the date you received investment, regardless of when you actually submit the application, so please apply promptly. Companies may not be eligible for AWS Promotional Credits if they previously received a similar or greater amount of credit. Companies may be eligible to be “topped up” to a higher credit amount if they previously received a lower credit. For more information, please review the AWS Activate Terms & Conditions.
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DigitalOcean Credits

$100,000 in infrastructure credit for 12 months. Read more

DigitalOcean Credits

  • $100,000 in infrastructure credit for 12 months (JAPAC regions excluded)
  • Education and training from our Developer Advocates, solutions architects and startup advisors
  • Fast-tracked support tickets
  • Exclusive events and party invites
  • Lifetime access to a private community of like-minded entrepreneurs via an exclusive Hatch Slack channel
  • Media showcase to 1M+ developers with our founders Hatch Storytellers’ and Spotlight Series
Eligibility Requirements:
  • New business accounts only
  • Credits can only be applied to one team account / one business account
  • Have not redeemed DigitalOcean credits >$1,000
  • Business URL match with an email to show business intent
Salesforce Essentials

Salesforce Essentials

50% off the #1 customer relationship management (CRM) app for sales and support. Read more

Salesforce Essentials

Receive a 14-day free trial and 50% off an annual subscription to Salesforce Essentials — a combined sales and support CRM for small businesses. Salesforce Essentials enables you to build strong customer relationships that are easy to set up, use and maintain for up to 10 users (up to $1,500 value). Gain visibility into your sales performance to prioritize your most important selling activities and provide personalized support to your customers.
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The new standard for how companies manage relationships and increase deal flow. Read more


Using patented technology, Affinity helps teams manage and grow their networks by eliminating manual data entry and unlocking introductions to decision-makers. In industries where success is contingent upon maintaining high-touch relationships, Affinity allows you to get deeper insights into your network so you never again miss a big opportunity.

For a limited time, First Republic clients receive a 10% discount on Affinity’s Professional package pricing. This is available to new Affinity customers only.

Brex Corporate Cards

Waived fees on corporate card for startups. Read more

Brex Corporate Card

Brex is the first corporate card for startups, with no personal guarantee, higher limits, embedded expense management and the most valuable rewards in the market. First Republic clients get dedicated support and waived card fees.
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Rocket Recruiting

Discounts on AI-enhanced recruiting services tailored for growing startups. Read more

Rocket Recruiting

Rocket’s philosophy is that the best way to hire hard-to-get talent is to identify and proactively reach out to candidates. The company’s AI technology paired with experienced recruiters has helped customers like Nerdwallet and StubHub make great hires. Rocket works across a range of disciplines, including software engineering, product management, marketing, sales, design, accounting, finance and G&A. First Republic clients receive a $2,500 discount on Rocket’s contingency recruiting plans. Available to new customers only.

Growth Tools

Priority support and early access to software tools. Read more

The Long-Term Stock Exchange (LTSE)

Concierge-level access to LTSE tools including, Fast409A, Runway and; includes priority support (email, phone and Skype), same-day turnarounds on support requests and early access to new founder tools.

409A Valuation

One complimentary 409A valuation. Read more

One complimentary 409A valuation

To receive the complimentary 409A valuation, you must: 1) open a Business Analyzed Checking account, 2) maintain your primary operating account at First Republic, and 3) maintain a minimum monthly average balance of at least $100,000. A primary operating account is defined as one including income sources and payroll. You are eligible for the valuation after you fulfill these requirements. The valuation can only be provided by one of First Republic’s preferred vendors. First Republic employees are not eligible to participate. Valuation amount is reportable for tax purposes in the year credited. 

Minimum $5,000 to open a Business Analyzed Checking account. A monthly service fee (currently $30) will apply. Earnings credit may offset eligible fees based on balance maintained. 

Offer is effective 1/2/2020 and valid until 12/31/2020. You have 24 months from account opening date to obtain the 409A valuation. Offer is subject to change without notice. Please contact a First Republic banker for details.

Co-working Space

Discounted premium co-working hot desking and private office spaces. Read more

Co-working Space


Werqwise — Downtown San Francisco

  • Two months’ complimentary Lounge+ Membership: 12 days per month access to the lounge, including access to the hot desking “do not disturb” space
  • 50% discount for three months for the Spot+ Membership, which provides a dedicated desk

 Canopy Jackson Square

Canopy — San Francisco: Jackson Square, FiDi and Pacific Heights

  • One-month complimentary membership with a six-month commitment for all shared space and private offices
  • One free trial day with one hour of conference room credit

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WeWork — Los Angeles

  • Free hot desk for one month at any LA location that offers hot desking
  • 2 credits available for conference rooms and/or day passes for any other WeWork location in the world


One Piece Work — Santa Monica, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose

  • Free hot desk for one month at any California location that offers hot desking
  • 10% off membership fees thereafter

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Nomadworks — New York City

  • One-month complimentary membership with a six-month commitment for all shared space and private offices
  • One free day trial with one hour of conference room credit


KettleSpace — New York City

  • Commit to two months of Unlimited Membership ($99/month) with network-wide access and free guest passes, and receive the third month free and a free seven-day trial


SVI Hub — Sunnyvale

  • 1 month free when there is a 6-month commitment for both dedicated seat and flex seating
  • 10% discount for private offices. No time-period commitment is necessary

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Spaces — San Diego
  • Two-months complimentary unlimited Coworking Membership at our newest location in San Diego
  • Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm access to our 2-floor Business Club


We want to help you reach your next milestone fast. These discounted products and services can help you do just that.1


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The secure document sharing platform for fundraising pitch decks, board management materials, investor updates and more. Get up to 90% off our annual plans. Read more


DocSend enables companies to share business-critical documents with ease and get real-time actionable feedback. With DocSend's security and control, startup founders, investors, executives and business development professionals can build business partnerships that have a lasting impact. Over 11,000 customers of all sizes use DocSend today. Learn more at

How to qualify for this promotion:

  • Get 90% off our annual Standard or Advanced Plan if you are a new DocSend customer and have less than $2 million in total funding, or
  • Get 50% off our annual Standard or Advanced Plan if you are a new DocSend customer and have more than $2 million in total funding up to Series A.
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FlexTeam is an on-demand business consulting company with 200+ MIT alumni. Read more


Receive 20% off your first project — financial model, market/competitive research or deck review.
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Founder Shield

50% off admininstrative fees on business insurance and free risk reviews for startups. Read more

Founder Shield

Founder Shield will be able to provide a real-time breakdown of your current risks and future insurance needs in addition to benchmarking data to provide a roadmap on how to manage risk as your company scales. You’ll be provided with point-blank advice on what you need and what you don’t. Insurance can often be lower on the priority list as your company is getting off the ground. Knowing the lay of the land can put you in a better position to scale, particularly if you’re considering raising funds. Lastly, you will receive a discount on any administrative fees by 50%, which on average provides savings of $500.
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HubSpot is a full suite of software for marketing, sales and customer service to help startups grow and scale better. Read more


HubSpot’s Growth Platform is a full suite of software for marketing, sales and customer service, and a completely free CRM at its core at a startup-friendly price, to help you grow and scale better. The software grows as you do, so you have access to in-person product training, too. All of this is up to 90% off. Plus, get access to content, master classes and 24/7 support to get your startup growing. Only participants in the AWS Activate Program or Google Cloud for Startups Surge Program are eligible for this offer.
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Inkpress is a full-service advertising specialties company offering your company a wide range of promotional items. Read more


  • Receive 20% off your first order and 10% off all orders thereafter.
  • Minimum quantities start at 12 and vary per product.
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Sentry provides open-source application monitoring that helps developers monitor and fix crashes in real time. Read more


Sentry provides open-source application monitoring that helps developers monitor and fix crashes in real time. Every developer writes tons of bugs. And many of those bugs get shipped to production. That's unavoidable. But thanks to Sentry, you can find and fix those bugs before your customers notice a problem. For a limited time, companies banking with First Republic receive $150 credit on any Sentry plan. This is available to new Sentry customers only.
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SketchDeck solves everyday design for businesses, combining a talented team with a powerful platform. Read more


Companies banking with First Republic get $1,000 off their first project.


Professionally produced video content as a service. Read more


With an on-demand network of over 800 video professionals in all major U.S. metro areas, SteadyTake powers strategic video content for early and growth stage companies across all digital channels.

With SteadyTake's video content as a service, engage your target audience throughout the marketing, sales, and client success lifecycle with high quality client testimonials, social media drip campaigns, launch events, product demos, conference presentations, and video pitches.

Companies banking with First Republic Bank receive special discounts and credits. Learn more

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Twilio is the leading cloud communications provider and powers innovative customer engagement experiences at thousands of companies globally. Read more


Twilio is the leading cloud communications provider and powers innovative customer engagement experiences at thousands of companies globally. Twilio’s API enable voice, messaging, video, chat and OTT communications to be embedded into web, desktop and mobile applications. Twilio is pleased to offer companies banking with First Republic Bank $500 in Twilio credits to be used within 1 year.
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VendorTerm provides non-dilutive growth capital to startups by purchasing their outstanding invoices. Read more


VendorTerm purchases your invoices and pays you within two days. VendorTerm provides nondilutive growth capital to startups by purchasing their outstanding invoices. VendorTerm purchases startups’ invoices, paying them within two days and then collecting on the original invoice amount at the later date. Startups can use the capital for whatever they want. First Republic clients receive a 7.5% discount on their purchase offer from VendorTerm.
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25% off your first year of OpenPhone, the phone for startups. Read more


OpenPhone is the phone for startups. Made by fellow founders and recent Y Combinator graduates, OpenPhone is already used by 5,000 startups across North America.

First Republic clients get 25% off their first year. What‘s included: Local US, Canadian or 1-800 number you can use everywhere you go. Unlimited talk and text. All professional features to grow your company. A solution that grows with your team.

Business banking solutions to help you move forward fast

Online & Mobile Banking

We designed our digital offerings to allow you to manage your day-to-day banking needs whenever and wherever suits you best.

Treasury Management

Maximizing cash flow is critical to success.  We provide money market accounts, sweep products, deposit services and wire transfers to manage your cash flow.

Foreign Exchange Services

From foreign currency wires to foreign exchange hedging strategies, we can help you assess the foreign currency market as you continue to build your company and do business abroad.

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