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Get free software and support
Developer tools, support, and training to build apps & scale your business.
Technology to get you in the cloud.
Access to 900+ current, full-featured software development tools, platform technologies, and server products to build software applications. BizSpark startups also get free monthly Windows Azure benefits enabling them to quickly build, deploy, and manage Web applications.
Startups become part of the BizSpark ecosystem and get access to investors, advisors, and valuable offers to help run their businesses, find talent, and obtain financing. Startups also get access to technical, product and business training and support.
Publish and market your app
Free access to Windows Stores.
Free promotion to the global BizSpark community.
BizSpark members receive free one-year Windows Store and Windows Phone developer accounts where you can promote and distribute your apps around the world, offer trial versions to build excitement, track sales and customer feedback in the dashboard, and more!
BizSpark will also help startups gain market traction by offering the opportunity for startups to promote your app on the BizSpark website and gain further visibility through the Featured BizSpark Startup series.
BizSpark program graduates continue to get exclusive alumni benefits.
BizSpark Alumni can keep, at no charge, all the software they downloaded during their three years in the program, including a standard configuration of Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server.
Special BizSpark Alumni discounts are available when BizSpark members graduate. BizSpark Alumni can purchase 2-year discounted MSDN subscriptions to continue to download software and get monthly access to Windows Azure and/or 2-year discounted Software Assurance for ongoing maintenance and upgrades to servers when a new version is released.
BizSpark is an international network of entrepreneurial startups and partners.
Microsoft Innovation Centers
Years supporting startups
"[BizSpark] gives us the licenses for Windows Azure, Visual Studio, and SQL Server that we couldn’t have afforded on our own. [It] gives us marketing support… and networking support to help us reach the investors who are funding our expansion."
Founder & CEO, Hutbay