APPLY for Microsoft Ventures Accelerator - Berlin

Apply now for the 2nd batch of the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Berlin Are you an early-stage startup having an idea so brilliant it burns? You want to make it happen – now? Then apply for the 2nd batch of the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Berlin! It´s an immersive program aimed at squeezing the countdown…

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First-Ever EU AppCup Competition Yields Windows 8 Innovations

If the discussions over the coffee breaks were any indication, delegates at the annual IAMCP Summit in Brussels all seemed to agree it was a great success, but for me the highlight was the first-ever EU AppCup competition. This post was written by Soha Hohnecker, Software Startup Lead at Microsoft. Taking place on the second…

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Score a Date with Big Data Before Valentine's Day

This will make your geeky little heart skip a beat. So sick and tired of Valentine’s Day. Right? If only there was something much more interesting, someone much more captivating, someone who really understood me for me. Someone who knew what it means to de-dup and use cloud storage like it was really meant to…

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Why Should I Apply for the Windows Azure Accelerator Powered by Tech Stars?

The Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure, Powered by Tech Stars will have its first of two demo days starting January 17 in Seattle. Then they will move down to Silicon Valley to close out the month with a demo day in front of investors there. If you are thinking about applying to the second Windows…

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New Round of Applications Opens for Second Windows Azure Accelerator

If you are working on an app, or trying to build a company using the cloud, mobile, or any other device you have laying around the house, you may want to check out this new Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure. It’s the second in what is looking to be a series of Accelerators that help…

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What is the Startup Weekend Global Startup Battle?

Developers have been asking me about what Microsoft BizSpark will do to get more developers and startup people together around the world. Well, it turns out our partners at Startup Weekend have more than we had bargained for. I didn’t know what it was, but I kept seeing this awesome graphic about the Global Startup…

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DreamIt and Microsoft Help Startups Dream, Then Do

I was first introduced to Arie Abecassis, one of the Managing Partners at DreamIt Ventures, back in June this year. At the time, we were doing our bit to support DreamIt programs on the ground in NYC and Philly, a little in Israel, but Arie was keen to do [much] more with Microsoft BizSpark, and…

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Announcing the Launch of Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure

We’ve decided that offering accelerator classes for startups using Microsoft resources will not be a fad. Starting today, we are launching the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure. All that means is that for the next 13 weeks, ten startups from all over the world will be working on mobile apps, cloud-based solutions and the next…

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