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  • Startups: Get FREE Microsoft Azure cloud services

    BizSpark startups who qualify for BizSpark Plus get up to $120,000 of free Azure.

Microsoft supports your startup as you grow

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  • Get up to $750 per month of FREE Azure cloud services for 3 years; that’s $150 per month each for up to 5 developers
  • Free software and tools such as Visual Studio and Office
  • Available to tech startups less than 5 years old, privately held, and earning less than $1 million annually
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BizSpark Plus

  • Get up to $120,000 of FREE Azure cloud services for 1 year
  • Free software and tools such as Visual Studio and Office
  • Available to members of select Accelerators
  • Contact your Accelerator to apply
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  • Immersive programs for entrepreneurs
  • Strong mentoring and technical guidance from Microsoft startup experts
  • Connections to large enterprise customers and global brands
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Azure gets your business up and running in the cloud

Create a virtual machine

Azure Virtual Machines enables you to deploy a Windows or Linux VM with a click of a button and run your favorite stack such as Node.js, PHP, Python, Rails, Java, .NET, etc.

Deploy a website or web app

Azure Websites enables you to deploy multiple stacks (PHP, Node.js, or Python) on a scalable and reliable cloud infrastructure without the worry of managing your own infrastructure.

Store your data and video

Azure Storage offers non-relational data storage, including Blob, Table, Queue, and Drive storage, powered with a world-class content delivery network (CDN).

Deploy a mobile app

Azure Mobile Services provides a scalable cloud backend for building cross-platform mobile applications, including Android and Apple iOS.

Free software and services for 3 years

BizSpark gives startups 3 years of free stuff – software, service, tech support, and Azure cloud services. Your startup qualifies if it is less than 5 years old, is privately held, and earns less than $1M annually.

Here are just a few things you get:


STQRY uses smartphones that communicate interactive stories to zoo, exhibition, gallery and museum visitors. Total genius.


How Azure and open source software boosted Admetricks into the big time.


Trustworthy cloud logistics for first responders.