• 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
  • "Azure is perfect for us – it helps us scale globally and we can continue to use open source tools like Django and Python."

    – Karl Karlsson, Founder, PicHit.me
  • "BizSpark gives us what we need to really make the right decisions so we can grow and build faster."

    – Josh Decker, Tagboard

Microsoft supports your startup as you grow

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


  • 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
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
  • Contact your Accelerator to apply
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Microsoft Ventures

  • 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:


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