Looking for Good Windows Azure Guidance?

For some excellent Windows Azure guidance from the Microsoft Patterns and Practices Group don’t miss: Moving Applications to the Cloud on the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform Developing Applications for the Cloud on the Microsoft Windows Azure™ Platform And for a free Windows Azure Pass cloud account and how to try it out very quickly see:…

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Building a Startup in a Weekend with BizSpark & SQL Azure

This article is syndicated from http://bizspark.com. BizSpark™ is Microsoft’s program for helping startups succeed with software (including Azure benefits), support & visibility. To learn more and sign up, go to: http://bizspark.com. On the 30th anniversary of the 1st AIDS case ever documented, Scott Mustard pitched his & Claudia Pucci, M.D.’s vision for simplifying the arduous…


BizSpark Startups: Get 90-days of free training from Pluralsight

Wow, great new offer for BizSpark Startups from Pluralsight… Pluralsight provides high-quality training solutions for Microsoft .NET developers that can fit any schedule or budget. The revolutionary Pluralsight On-Demand! training library provides developers with instant access to a rich collection of online training courses delivered by industry authorities. Through this special BizSpark offer you will…


MyWebCareer Session at MIX11

Yesterday at MIX11, Nip Zalavadia from MyWebCareer gave a great overview of how they used Azure to build their startup. Check it out… Windows Azure from Startup to Scale As a consumer web startup, you spend a significant portion of your time raising awareness of your brand and driving traffic to your site. But, what…


Microsoft Cloud Essentials now includes Windows Intune

Last week Microsoft released Windows Intune and I immediately heard from some of the startups I work with, “Microsoft should offer Windows Intune to BizSpark Startups.” Well, good news. Startup and other partners can now get access to Intune through Microsoft Cloud Essentials, a Microsoft Partner Network Program. To qualify for this program, you need…


BizSpark Case Studies on Azure

Hot on the heels of the case study we blogged about last week, it turns out the BizSpark team has put together a page with case studies featuring BizSpark companies on the Azure platform. You can check it out at the link below. BizSpark Case Studies: Azure Please note that I’m actively looking for US…


MyWebCareer Case Study on Microsoft.com

I just found out that Microsoft has completed a case study on MyWebCareer. MyWebCareer is one of the BizSpark One companies that I work closely with on the East Coast. This is an awesome story of how a startup can build a business in Azure that would have taken hundreds of thousands of dollars and…


NYC Startup dotbox is Startup of the Day

Congratulations to dotbox! Awesome to see another of our East Coast startups make BizSpark Startup of the Day. I love the design of their site and the work they’re doing in the ecommerce and social media space. (Check out their clients list if you want to see who they work with.) I would also note…


Space still available for Cloud Ireland next week in NYC

Startups (and established software companies) looking to do business in Europe are encouraged to attend the Cloud Ireland event in NYC on March 24th. The link below will take you straight to the registration page for the event and to more information. You’re invited to Cloud Ireland in association with Microsoft Going global with your…


NYC Startup StyleSalt is SOTD

Very chic startup StyleSalt is BizSpark Startup of the Day today. I love this site. They’re built on .NET and Azure. Check out the interview for some details. BizSpark Startup of the Day – StyleSalt The BizSpark startup of the day is StyleSalt, based in the US. Below you will find an interview with Misty…