Speek No Evil: Meet Speek Co-Founders at TechCrunch Disrupt NY Today

This is part two in a series of blog posts and interviews about Microsoft BizSpark companies that will be presenting at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. Here is an interview with John Bracken, CEO and Co-Founder of Speek, one of the easiest teleconferencing apps you will ever use.  This interview was conducted by Neha Bhaskar, SR CHANNEL & ECOSYSTEM Marketing…


Pay With Bits App is BizSpark Member’s Times Square Debut

Prateek Gupta went out with his TechCrunch Disrupt team to Times Square and found an unsuspecting vendor to try their BitCoin app on.  Here is the resulting video of Pay With Bits, which got them named in a TechCrunch article last night. Having been a denizen of NYC for five years, Douglas Crets, our community…


Why Hackers Win

This was a great tweet. Madelena Mak wins Best Windows Hack at TechCrunch Disrupt, despite lack of resources. Projector didn’t work and switched to camera in last second decision. Still win Best Windows app at @techcrunch #hackdisrupt. What a day. — Madelena Mak (@MadelenaMak) April 29, 2013


Join Microsoft BizSpark at TechCrunch Disrupt NY!

Guest blog by Alp Tilev It’s that time again! Foot thumping music, party glasses, luxurious cars… are a just a few of things that come to mind when … Oh wait sorry wrong post. Let me try that again: Hackers, ruby on steroids, piles of awesome swag, red bull are just a few things that come…


Reza Alizadeh, Architect Evangelist Wins Facebook Hackathon

Microsoft’s awesome developer evangelist Reza Alizadeh won the Facebook-Heroku hackathon a couple of weeks ago. This was a big deal. Reza went on to TechCrunch last weekend and participated in that hackathon with a team of about four other evangelist. That story is here, and here.  We were waiting to see if a Facebook blog…


This is the Script the Microsoft Evangelists Used to Pitch their Hack

We got our hands on the script that the Microsoft Evangelists used to pitch their product. This is the original script for their app that helps you collect good karma every time you do something good for someone. I think it would do a fairly good job of really connecting people, by enabling them to…


Live Video: Tech Crunch Disrupt in New York City

There’s nothing quite like the smell of the morning air, or hoisting a decaf latte in the hand, and this new blog post that we’re throwing up live so that you developers out there can watch TechCrunch Disrupt in its entirety. Microsoft is there, along with several of our team members, including Lindsay Lindstrom and…