Amplify Partners With Cloud Provider Joyent

Amplify, the startup accelerator program being run by Paul Bricault in Venice Beach, has tied with a cloud computing provider, Joyent, the two said this morning. The two said they are in a partnership, where Joyent will provide free cloud computing resources and marketing services to Amplify's portfolio companies. Joyent's cloud services are used by companies such as LinkedIn, TaskRabbit, Kabam, Voxer, ModCloth, and others. Amplify has a 10,000 square foot office in the Venice Beach area, and also offers up to $50,000 in startup funding to its companies.