Supporting Entrepreneurs in their Hunt for Innovation

Budding entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley may wish to have access to the wealth of connections in the technology hub, but the good news is that Microsoft Innovation Centers allow them to tap on valuable connections and resources—right at their doorsteps. Find out more.


#WeSpeakCode Spotlight: Gatot Wahyudi

Microsoft’s #WeSpeakCode campaign aims to empower young people across Asia Pacific to learn coding and realise their potential. We spoke to several individuals who are passionate about coding and involved in encouraging others to discover the fun and excitement of learning to code. In 2011, Gatot Wahyudi, a Universitas Indonesia lecturer, played an instrumental role…


Connecting Nepal’s Technical Community: CAN Softech and DevTech Day

By Allen Bailochan Tuladhar, Country Director, Microsoft Innovation Center Our recent slew of events, where turnout figures ran from the hundreds to the thousands, has knocked the wind out of me slightly. But I’m proud to say that the Microsoft Innovation Center(MIC) team has done exceptionally well in running multiple Windows Phone 8 App development…


Developing Apps to Help Develop the Economy

Landlocked by two of the world’s fastest-growing economies, India and China, Nepal strikes a sharp contrast to its neighbours as it ranks among the poorest nations in the world. Agriculture remains the country’s predominant economic activity, providing employment to 80 percent of the population, yet it contributes to only a third of Nepal’s gross domestic…


Gold for Nepal at 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Himal Shrestha is the type of youth one expects at software competitions. The 17-year-old student wants to master the ins and outs of Microsoft Excel®, is excited about getting certification for his MS Office® skills and dreams of becoming a data scientist. While his counterparts at the 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship are…