It’s DEMO Time

DEMO Fall starts this week and as before, the Microsoft BizSpark team is heading to Santa Clara with a group of BizSpark Startups and our friends from Startup America. DEMO serves as a launchpad for companies, helping them secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships, and influence early adopters.       Microsoft BizSpark teamed up with…

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How Someone Took 36 Different Mars Images and Put a Pano on TourWrist

We hope the Mohawk Guy at NASA sees this.  Steve Perry at DEMO Spring 2012 Winner TourWrist has taken 36 separate images from the Mars Curiosity Rover and made a lovely pano that we are showing you here:  Perry built a panorama image made from NASA’s Mars Rover’s self-image taken on August 5 by stitching…

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DEMO and State Department in Roadshow to Tap Entrepreneurial Talent in Africa

Microsoft BizSpark is priming entrepreneurs in Africa for a massive startup conference we are doing with Nokia, State Department and our partners DEMO in late October. Registration opened yesterday  for two events going on in Kampala and Dar es Salaam this next week that inform entrepreneurs on how to apply to demonstrate their talents at…

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Microsoft For Africa

The latest plan for Microsoft in Africa is all about enabling African youth realize their full potential. Ali Faramawy, Corporate VP in MEA area, says: “For years, we have led the way in Africa: we opened many offices, hired hundreds of people, built a partner network, invested in education and communities, partnered with governments. Now…

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A Photosynth Look at the First 30 to Launch Windows 8 Workshop

Evangelist Kevin Ashley took this photo. He used the Photosynth app on the Windows phone to document the first Windows 8 App Challenge we put on in San Francisco. We had about 42 people in the room drinking beer, eating pizza and listening to some design lessons that help developers put their ideas into Metro…

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Asia is Roaring

Guest Blog by Claire Lee : So the first ever DEMO Asia in Singapore was wrapped up just before the weekend and from what we saw and heard, it went off with a bang. You can see some of the buzz in the DEMO Asia photo gallery and read the Forbes interview with DEMO executive…

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Inaugural DEMO Asia Underway in Singapore

Blog by Claire Lee : Microsoft was out in force at day one of the first ever DEMO Asia taking place in Singapore. Along with Microsoft experts, some friends of BizSpark such as Chris Shipley, Chipper Boulas, Jeff Clavier and Adeo Ressi flew in from the US and Europe for this two-day event acting as…

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Partner Power

Greetings from the Startup America HD Lounge at #DEMOcon Over 2,300 organisations worldwide count themselves as Network Partners, and this community of incubators, investors, accelerators, advisors, government agencies, mentoring groups, hosters – all involved in supporting software-fueled innovation and the next generation of technology entrepreneurs – have helped us reach and support a critical mass…

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