Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer

Information for Startups


As a startup who is a member or alumni of an Accelerator Program, you may qualify for the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer. Learn more about this offer:

 

What is Windows Azure?


Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that you can use to store data in the cloud, host applications, and leverage building block services for media streaming and mobile applications. You can learn more about Windows Azure here.

 

What is the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer?


The Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer helps cover your startup’s cloud computing costs by providing a US $5K monthly credit on Windows Azure for 12 months.

 

Why is Microsoft doing this and why should my startup use this offer?

Microsoft wants to help you grow your business — by helping to cover your cloud computing costs. We know that every dollar you save through the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer can be spent in other areas of your business — hiring more developers, investing in marketing, acquiring new customers. The Windows Azure platform makes it easy for startups to get a production ready solution up and running quickly so you can focus on building your business.


How does your startup qualify?

Your startup must be:

  • A member or alumni of your Accelerator Program
  • Developing Software
  • Less than five years old
  • Privately Held
  • Making less than US $1M annually

Your startup must also be a member of or join the BizSpark Program to get the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer. Learn more about the BizSpark program here.


OK, I’m interested! How does my startup get the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer?

Contact your Accelerator and ask them to nominate your startup for the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer. Once we have that nomination, we will enroll your startup in the BizSpark Program (if you aren’t already a member) and help your startup register for the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer.

 

Contact your Accelerator for the Windows Azure for BizSpark Plus Offer