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Dangers of a Startup Becoming Too Startuppy

esthergergis, 5/23/2016 7:16 PM
"Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog There can be no doubt that startups mark a new era in the world of business. We are currently living in the early days of this new business reality as young new companies from all over the...
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Kadevjo Studios uses Azure’s compatibility with Linux and Ubuntu to empower a new generation of gaming and application development

BizSpark Online, 5/23/2016 12:00 AM
"Kadevjo Studio is an El Salvadorian startup specializing in mobile gaming and application development. Founded and launched in 2012, Kadevjo develops comprehensive solutions for gaming and application businesses – with a strong focus on generating...
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Startup Meetups – Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne

esthergergis, 5/19/2016 10:09 PM
"Got questions? Wanna share something cool? Come along to one of our meetups to see everyone and chat about anything and everything startup! We’ll be hearing from a guest speaker (TBA) in each city about their experiences building a startup and what...
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Microsoft and LawPath bring you an online Q&A session with Daniel Szekely from Clamenz Lawyers

esthergergis, 5/19/2016 8:48 PM
"Join Microsoft and LawPath for an informative and interactive online Q&A session with Daniel Szekely, Associate at Clamenz Lawyers. Come prepared with legal questions you have in relation to your startup, or send them to the BizSpark team prior to...
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Brisbane tech startup helps Instagram fitness stars get paid by their followers

esthergergis, 5/19/2016 7:08 PM
"Guest post by Jacob Turner, CEO/C0-Founder SKWOD May 2016, Brisbane, Australia. Fitness is big business, as the industry is worth over $85 bn globally. The fitness DVD market is worth $3 bn and personal training worth $10 bn in the USA alone....
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Budget 2016 Roundup for Startups and SMEs

esthergergis, 5/15/2016 10:02 PM
"Guest post by Anthony Lieu, Lawyer and Strategist at LegalVision Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down his first Budget on 3 May 2016. Among new measures for young job-seekers and working families, the Federal Budget reinforced the...
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Norton Rose Fulbright and LawPath have formed a strategic alliance to provide start-ups and SMEs with greater access to premium legal services

esthergergis, 5/12/2016 7:52 PM
"Emerging businesses can face significant difficulties accessing quality legal services when raising capital or formalising employment agreements. The capital raising phase is often the first time these businesses have sought legal advice, and the...
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Norton Rose Fulbright and LawPath collaborate to create fixed-price legal packages for startups

esthergergis, 5/12/2016 6:52 PM
"New Law Alliance with global law firm provides startups with access to top-tier legal services Norton Rose Fulbright and LawPath have formed a strategic alliance to provide startups with greater access to top-tier legal services. Emerging companies...
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The BI Squad – Make your data dreams become a reality

BizSpark Online, 5/11/2016 12:00 AM
"BizSpark member The BI Squad uses Microsoft technologies to offer the most effective and efficient business intelligence solutions. The BI Squad, is a French startup working to help companies improve their business intelligence projects and expedite...
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//build is coming to Melbourne 26 May

esthergergis, 5/9/2016 7:44 PM
"BUILD Melbourne is bringing the best content from Microsoft’s annual BUILD conference, with additional focus on enabling ISVs and App developers to get the most out of Microsoft’s newest tools and technology. Microsoft engineers Giorgio Sardo, Pete...
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How to make the most out of conferences and trade shows – effective tips for startups

esthergergis, 5/8/2016 10:36 PM
"Guest post by Elodie Castagna and Shane Murphy, FTI Consulting There are a number of big technology events being held every year as CES January, Mobile World Congress in February and Microsoft Ignite in February s.  It can be somewhat daunting...
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Azure and Office 365 work together to power Texas startup Edbrix’s advanced and interactive e-learning solution

BizSpark Online, 5/4/2016 12:00 AM
"In today’s globalized economy, there is a constant demand to embrace a wide set of educational skills and knowledge and Texas based startup Edbrix Inc. is here to help. Edbrix has opened up the informational flood gates with their advanced...
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Airwave – Communicate in confidence

BizSpark Online, 5/1/2016 12:00 AM
"Airwave employs Azure and a cornucopia of open source technologies to deliver free and simple video conferencing service. Dutch startup Airwave is improving business and social interactions with their new, free web-based video conferencing platform....
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6 Things Businesses can Learn from a Startup Culture

esthergergis, 4/25/2016 7:49 PM
"Guest post by Lachlan McKnight, CEO of LegalVision Startups are synonymous with technology, rapid growth and disruption of traditional industries. Unsurprisingly, big businesses are seeing the benefits of startup culture including open plan offices,...
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eCamino – Journey into yourself

BizSpark Online, 4/23/2016 11:00 PM
"eCamino uses the power of Azure and SQLite to deliver a unique and life changing experience on the El Camino eCamino Kft is a Hungarian company revolutionizing travel along the world famous El Camino pilgrim route with their new mobile application....
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Azure’s flexible platform enables DawaiLelo to deliver fast and reliable medical consultation to India

BizSpark Online, 4/18/2016 11:00 PM
"DawaiLelo Lifecare Private Limited is helping to change medical consultation and treatment throughout India with their safe and affordable online doctor and prescription delivery service. DawaiLelo is a Varanasi based health care technological...
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7 Things We Learned in a Startup Accelerator

esthergergis, 4/18/2016 5:27 PM
"Guest post by Andrea Martins, Co-Founder GreenSocks Six months ago, Richard Eastes and I were working hard in our Uber-for-lawn-mowing startup GreenSocks when we got news that we were one of five teams accepted into Brisbane’s inaugural muru-D/River...
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LEAPIN Digital Keys launches new line of smartlocks for Airbnb’s and new online store

esthergergis, 4/13/2016 6:07 PM
"LEAPIN Digital Keys, an Australian born start-up with offices in UK and USA, today announced the official launch of its new line of digital keys smartlocks and online store, with a focus on Airbnb’s. The smartlocks enable Airbnb hosts to securely and...
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Meet DesktopSimple – App delivery as-a-service that just makes sense

esthergergis, 4/12/2016 5:58 PM
"Guest post by Timothy Mukaibo – Founder DesktopSimple It’s been said that some of the best startups and technologies are invented by a founder wishing to solve their own problem; “necessity being the mother of innovation”, and all that. A few years...
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Tribe uses the Azure cloud platform to provide a shared workspace task manager, without the hassles of download or installation.

BizSpark Online, 4/9/2016 11:00 PM
"A cloud-based SaaS platform that people can interact with by email, an iOS device or the web, Tribe is a cross-platform task manager application that works across desktops, mobile devices, and directly inside your email. Tribe makes collaboration...
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UnityVS is free for all Visual Studio devs using Unity!

BizSpark, 7/31/2014 2:18 AM
"It works for VS 2010, '12, and '14. If you currently do not have Visual Studio, feel free to contact me, and I can set your startup up with BizSpark for free.
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13 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Favorite Piece Of Advice

BizSpark, 7/31/2014 2:10 AM
"Mathrubootham started Freshdesk, a cloud-based customer support platform, in 2010 and won the Microsoft BizSpark Startup Challenge. Today, Freshdesk has 200 employees and supplies services to over 20,000 businesses and organizations. As a passionate...
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Taylor Soper, 7/30/2014 10:45 AM
"Kyle Kesterson
Freak’n Genius is moving south. The Seattle animation startup is re-locating...
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Roxanne Varza - Shaking Up Women in Tech in Europe

BizSpark, 7/29/2014 12:22 AM
"Roxanne Varza is currently the startup lead for Microsoft in France, running both BizSpark and Microsoft Ventures programs. Prior to joining Microsoft she was the Editor of TechCrunch France and also ran content and communications for 2 European...
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Hitting the Right Notes at The Pitch

SuperUser Account, 5/5/2014 6:19 PM
"Last Wednesday, twelve startups from the second Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in London took part in a Demo Day, called The Pitch. The Pitch didn’t just give our startups the opportunity to impress the panel, they pitched to a standing room only...
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