Microsoft BizSpark: Helping startups succeed with all the right resources
We created BizSpark to help early-stage technology startups succeed. A global program now in over 100 countries and with 45,000+ startups, the program also allows access to a community of over 2,300 partners around the world-incubators, investors, accelerators, advisors, government agencies, mentoring groups, hosters - all involved in supporting software-fueled innovation and the next generation of technology entrepreneurs.
Microsoft is pleased to partner with
- Connect with startups, investors mentors and partners in your area.
- Get & Learn Microsoft software through a no-charge MSDN subscription.
- Participate with your peers online and in person.
About TiE and BizSpark
Three years ago, Microsoft kicked off the BizSpark program to support early-stage tech startups worldwide. In that time, Microsoft BizSpark has become a rich program of incredible entrepreneurs and a global network of partners and advisors.
Today, Microsoft provides valuable assistance to more than 45,000 startups worldwide. BizSpark startups range from traditional VC-funded startups, to garage-style startups with limited resources, to the entrepreneurial small business person growing their business through technology. From the outset, BizSpark has offered startups access to Microsoft tools, software and licenses at no cost.
Microsoft BizSpark is proud to support TiE.
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TiE Global Initiatives
CM Retreat 2012
Save the Date for Lisbon- July 19-22, 2012
Lisbon, situated on the north banks of the River Tagus, a city of art, architecture, culture, traditions and atmosphere, will serve as the perfect host for this year's retreat.The charm of Lisbon exists in its strong links to the past. Its renovated palaces, magnificent churches and an impressive castles mirror the city's rich cultural heritage. Lisbon is Europe's most southern capital, so packed with monuments and world-class museums, you'll want to visit again and again. Lisbon also hosts a great number of remarkable museums of ancient and modern art.
July 19-22, 2012
Tim Draper at TiEcon 2012