Featured Startup on Windows 8 – Spotted Zebra

Spotted Zebra is a one-man independent game company focused on making original games for new platforms. You will notice one thing about Spotted Zebra right away — that name. What is a Spotted Zebra? Clearly, the founder of this company is someone who enjoys the playfulness of language, and playfulness in general. We first learned…

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Featured Startup on Azure – Corent Technology

The folks at Corent have an interesting SaaS solution that they have put on Azure.  Their solution, which they call SurPaaS™,  supports Windows Azure as follows:   Any software vendor can now deploy & SaaSify their application in Windows Azure Cloud. Moreover, if an MSP wants to offer SaaS & Enablement Services to customers, it…

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Featured Startup – Let’s Play Please (Now With Video)

Every entrepreneur finds a problem and then builds a company to fix it. Sometimes the solution is an app that really only fixes a “problem” in an entertaining way. Sometimes the solution actually creates a problem — like the invention of search creating the difficult problem of finding people you don’t know you need to…

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Featured Startup on Windows 8 and Azure – WNM Live

WNM Live (you can find the Windows 8 app in the store) was founded by Brian Hamachek and Robert Gerleman in a Palo Alto garage – just a few blocks from the garage where HP started.  Brian, an avid tennis player, decided to build a social network for meeting new people after becoming frustrated that…

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BizSpark Featured Startup on Azure, Windows 8 and Windows Phone: Echoboom

Has the video game genre finally been recognized as a medium for education, without the content having to look like a school book? A Spanish development team creating DogFight Elite believes the time has come for a military adventure game that actually teaches.  This interview was conducted for our Featured Startup Section and contains links…

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Featured Startup on Windows 8 – Craftbox

Our interview with Craftbox, makers of an app that launched in the Windows Store on October 16, 2012, introduces you to the mind behind one of the latest apps that makes full use of Windows 8 and its almost cinema-like presentation on devices, especially the Surface.  According to Eduardo Costa, co-founder, “We seek to work…

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Featured Startup on Windows 8 – Bodeefit

Imagine being able to whip out your phone anywhere on the planet and with the help of an app complete any number of exercises that are going to get you into shape. Yes, one of the new apps coming to the Windows 8 store does that. Bodeefit’s Windows 8 workout app helps you time and keep…

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