The Microsoft Accelerator, powered by TechStars

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The Microsoft Accelerator partnered with TechStars to create a three month intensive, deep immersion program for ten startups developing in the cloud. The program is held on-site in Seattle, WA and currently has two areas of focus: Kinect and Windows Azure. Startups will have access to top-notch mentorship, technical training and support and the chance to pitch to angel investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program.

 

 

Location – Seattle, WA

Every company participating in the Microsoft Accelerator will receive an investment of $20,000, all related development kits, office space, all the resources of Microsoft BizSpark and Windows Azure $60K Offer, technical training and support, and mentorship from entrepreneurs, investors and Microsoft executives intensely focused on making their business a success. At the end of the program, each company will have an opportunity to present at an Investor Demo Day to angel investors, venture capitalists, Microsoft executives, media and industry influentials.

 

 

Areas of focus

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