The idea is for Station F to eventually become home to 100 more startup researchers, developers, technicians, investors and business partners in the coming years with help from Microsoft and others.
Microsoft is reportedly planning to acquire Cloudyn, a Tel Aviv-based cloud monitoring startup in a deal evaluated between $50-70 million.
Microsoft’s EVP of business development Peggy Johnson explains that she only considers acquisitions if its solves a problem for the company.
Four months after Microsoft relaunched Microsoft Ventures as a formalized venture fund, the company’s new VC arm has has already invested in 13 startups working in several B2B industries.
13 new startups have been chosen to join the Microsoft Accelerator in Bangalore to follow a four-months program designed to help participants work on their go-to-market strategy.
Microsoft and US biotech company Monsanto have announced yesterday that they have partnered to invest in agricultural technology startups in Brazil.
Piper, a company that is selling computer kits that lets you augment the Minecraft experience through electronics has just raised $2.1M according to a report from Techcrunch.
Microsoft is opening its second US “Microsoft Innovation Center”, this one based in Atlanta, and marking the occasion with a grand opening today. The center, located in Atlanta’s historic Flatiron building, is part of Microsoft’s renewed commitment to engage with startups, governments, students, and faculty. “We envision the MIC at Flatiron City becoming a destination […]
Starting now, qualified startup companies can claim $120,000 in Azure credit every year in the Bizspark Plus program to help businesses to excel in their field. Microsoft Azure offers productive tools usable by any developer or IT professional and includes many services to save money and operate faster, all with 24×7 support. These tools are […]
Microsoft is investing heavily in Israel. Out of nine recent start-up acquisitions, a third have come from Israel and their Think Next event, which spotlights unique start-ups and continues to grow every year. In an interview with The Jerusalem Post, general manager of Microsoft Ventures Accelerators Zack Weisfeld said, “We see ourselves as a major industry […]
Microsoft expanded their Ventures Seattle Accelerator program with 14 new start-ups added today. Back in December, Microsoft opened up the application process for the Seattle Accelerator program. After hundreds of applicants from across the U.S. applied, Sonal Mane, the U.S. Startup Programs Lead at Microsoft, began the arduous process of selection. Out of the hundreds […]
Microsoft has today announced that it is partnering up with startup accelerator Y Combinator with hopes to inspire and help new startups innovate. Y Combinator works by pouring funding and resources into startups to help them get off their feet in what can be very challenging times. In exchange the company takes a small stake […]