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Azure and Office 365 work together to power Texas startup Edbrix’s advanced and interactive e-learning solution

BizSpark Online, 5/4/2016 12:00 AM
"In today’s globalized economy, there is a constant demand to embrace a wide set of educational skills and knowledge and Texas based startup Edbrix Inc. is here to help. Edbrix has opened up the informational flood gates with their advanced...
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Airwave – Communicate in confidence

BizSpark Online, 5/1/2016 12:00 AM
"Airwave employs Azure and a cornucopia of open source technologies to deliver free and simple video conferencing service. Dutch startup Airwave is improving business and social interactions with their new, free web-based video conferencing platform....
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6 Things Businesses can Learn from a Startup Culture

esthergergis, 4/25/2016 7:49 PM
"Guest post by Lachlan McKnight, CEO of LegalVision Startups are synonymous with technology, rapid growth and disruption of traditional industries. Unsurprisingly, big businesses are seeing the benefits of startup culture including open plan offices,...
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eCamino – Journey into yourself

BizSpark Online, 4/23/2016 11:00 PM
"eCamino uses the power of Azure and SQLite to deliver a unique and life changing experience on the El Camino eCamino Kft is a Hungarian company revolutionizing travel along the world famous El Camino pilgrim route with their new mobile application....
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Azure’s flexible platform enables DawaiLelo to deliver fast and reliable medical consultation to India

BizSpark Online, 4/18/2016 11:00 PM
"DawaiLelo Lifecare Private Limited is helping to change medical consultation and treatment throughout India with their safe and affordable online doctor and prescription delivery service. DawaiLelo is a Varanasi based health care technological...
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7 Things We Learned in a Startup Accelerator

esthergergis, 4/18/2016 5:27 PM
"Guest post by Andrea Martins, Co-Founder GreenSocks Six months ago, Richard Eastes and I were working hard in our Uber-for-lawn-mowing startup GreenSocks when we got news that we were one of five teams accepted into Brisbane’s inaugural muru-D/River...
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LEAPIN Digital Keys launches new line of smartlocks for Airbnb’s and new online store

esthergergis, 4/13/2016 6:07 PM
"LEAPIN Digital Keys, an Australian born start-up with offices in UK and USA, today announced the official launch of its new line of digital keys smartlocks and online store, with a focus on Airbnb’s. The smartlocks enable Airbnb hosts to securely and...
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Meet DesktopSimple – App delivery as-a-service that just makes sense

esthergergis, 4/12/2016 5:58 PM
"Guest post by Timothy Mukaibo – Founder DesktopSimple It’s been said that some of the best startups and technologies are invented by a founder wishing to solve their own problem; “necessity being the mother of innovation”, and all that. A few years...
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Tribe uses the Azure cloud platform to provide a shared workspace task manager, without the hassles of download or installation.

BizSpark Online, 4/9/2016 11:00 PM
"A cloud-based SaaS platform that people can interact with by email, an iOS device or the web, Tribe is a cross-platform task manager application that works across desktops, mobile devices, and directly inside your email. Tribe makes collaboration...
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Media-tech, Creative-Tech Meetup – Startup Stories

esthergergis, 4/7/2016 5:52 PM
"Startup stories from media-tech startups at different stages The next meetup is at Stone & Chalk, Wednesday 20 April. This is a free event and the subject for this month is: Startup stories from media-tech startups at different stages....
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Is A Partnership Right for my Startup?

esthergergis, 4/5/2016 10:33 PM
"Guest post by Rhys, Paralegal, LawPath What is a Partnership? A partnership is a type of business structure. It is given effect through a Partnership Agreement which sets out the terms between two or more people to operate a business as ‘co-owners’...
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ATADATA leverages a combination of Azure and open source technologies to deliver the industry leading automated discovery and migration software

BizSpark Online, 3/28/2016 10:59 PM
"Originally launched in 2012, ATADATA is a United States based startup developing automation software for discovery and migration of live server workloads across disparate infrastructure architectures. This includes to, and between, Hyper-V and Azure...
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Global-Regulation – Better regulation for a better world

BizSpark Online, 3/22/2016 11:23 AM
"BizSpark member Global-Regulation employs Azure in conjunction with PHP packages to provide the world’s most comprehensive jurisprudential search engine. Canadian startup, Global-Regulation Inc., is changing the way governments, researchers,...
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On the road to Field Service Automation

esthergergis, 3/21/2016 8:49 PM
"Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr I recently wrote about the 3 Must-Haves for Remote Field Mobility and I thought of how Companies might use that as a foundation to move to full Field Service Automation. But this requires strategic...
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They still collect data on VELLUM??

esthergergis, 3/17/2016 8:08 PM
"Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr This is the incredulity I sometimes go through during sales meetings. Okay, it is not that bad. Customers are not using Vellum….but perhaps they ought to! Vellum is made from calf or goat-skin. It...
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Can flappy bird claim the R&D tax incentive?

esthergergis, 3/15/2016 6:44 PM
"Guest post from David Kenney & Samuel Ung from Hall Chadwick  The R&D tax incentive is very enticing for all startups in Australia as the government may provide cash, up to 45% of their eligible R&D expenditure. We have highlighted a few points...
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Azure’s compatibility with open source CentoOS and Ubunutu help MultiDub deliver entertainment in any language

BizSpark Online, 3/14/2016 1:24 PM
"Founded in 2015, Spanish startup MultiDub is enriching the entertainment experience with their new mobile application. MultiDub is a disruptive technology that enables cinema lovers to enjoy their favorite movies, in any language, no matter the...
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7 Reasons you need to invest in Field Service Management

esthergergis, 3/13/2016 5:25 PM
"Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr I have written a number of articles about best practices when looking at Field Mobility and Field Service Automation. However, I never explained WHY you should be looking at Field Service...
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USERDIVE – Empowering Companies to Continuously Optimize their Websites

BizSpark Online, 3/9/2016 10:00 PM
"USERDIVE couples state-of-the-art technology and Azure’s compatibility with Python and Cloudera Hadoop to improve web traffic. Uncover Truth is a Japanese-based company that has developed USERDIVE, an open source-based web UX analysis tool. USERDIVE...
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Azure’s compatibility with OpenCV helps TruMedicines deliver accurate and efficient pharmaceutical identification and information

BizSpark Online, 3/8/2016 6:00 AM
"Efficiently tracking and identifying pharmaceuticals has, historically, been an impossible task for drug manufacturers, health professionals, and patients. However, thanks to a Washington based startup TruMedicines, identifying pharmaceuticals is now...
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UnityVS is free for all Visual Studio devs using Unity!

BizSpark, 7/31/2014 2:18 AM
"It works for VS 2010, '12, and '14. If you currently do not have Visual Studio, feel free to contact me, and I can set your startup up with BizSpark for free.
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13 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Piece Of Advice

BizSpark, 7/31/2014 2:10 AM
"Mathrubootham started Freshdesk, a cloud-based customer support platform, in 2010 and won the Microsoft BizSpark Startup Challenge. Today, Freshdesk has 200 employees and supplies services to over 20,000 businesses and organizations. As a passionate...
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Taylor Soper, 7/30/2014 10:45 AM
"Kyle Kesterson
Freak’n Genius is moving south. The Seattle animation startup is re-locating...
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Roxanne Varza - Shaking Up Women in Tech in Europe

BizSpark, 7/29/2014 12:22 AM
"Roxanne Varza is currently the startup lead for Microsoft in France, running both BizSpark and Microsoft Ventures programs. Prior to joining Microsoft she was the Editor of TechCrunch France and also ran content and communications for 2 European...
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Hitting the Right Notes at The Pitch

SuperUser Account, 5/5/2014 6:19 PM
"Last Wednesday, twelve startups from the second Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in London took part in a Demo Day, called The Pitch. The Pitch didn’t just give our startups the opportunity to impress the panel, they pitched to a standing room only...
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