• Startups: Get FREE Microsoft Azure cloud services

    BizSpark startups who qualify for BizSpark Plus get up to $60,000 free Azure.

    • Create virtual machines running Linux or Windows
    • Code in Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, or .NET
  • "We were already using Python and it was easy to add that to Azure. Azure's flexibility opens up plenty of opportunities to use OSS."

    – Flipe del Sol, CEO, Admetricks
  • "Look far and wide as to who can help you make sure your business is a success."

    – Oliver Lloyd, CEO and Founder, Great British Chefs

Microsoft supports your startup as you grow

Pick the right program for your business. Get started today!

BizSpark

  • Get $150 per month of FREE Azure cloud services for 3 years
  • 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
Join BizSpark

BizSpark Plus

  • Get up to $60,000 of FREE Azure cloud services for 1 year
  • Free software and tools such as Visual Studio and Office
  • Available to members of select Accelerators

Microsoft Ventures

  • Immersive programs for first-time entrepreneurs
  • Strong mentoring and technical guidance from Microsoft startup experts
  • Connections to large enterprise customers and global brands
Learn more

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:

MAPCITE: Visualize data in a meaningful, actionable way

Location intelligence applications should be affordable for everyone. What a concept!

TranscribeMe

TranscribeMe: Don’t want to write? No problem. We’ll take your words and turn it into text at lightning speed.

iTrend

From reactive social media to proactive trend analysis: iTrend CEO Michael Alatortsev explains the key to harnessing Azure’s power with open source software.