Windows Phone 7 Developer Resources

Sometime later this year, Windows Phone 7 will hit the market and we’re looking for startups that are building on the platform. If you’re a BizSpark startup in the Eastern US and you’re building for Windows Phone 7, drop me a note. (brianjo@microsoft.com) If you want to learn more about developing for Windows Phone 7,…


BizSpark Startup Solvate is recruiting Microsoft-Certified Talent

BizSpark Startup Solvate matches high-end talent with companies that need work done. They’re looking to add more Microsoft-certified talent to their ever growing network. Solvate is actively recruiting Microsoft-Certified Talent Our Gig Economy-inspired Solvate500 campaign to recruit 500 of the best independent professionals in the country to our Talent Network continues this week with a…


Introducing Project HILO

Over at The Windows Blog, they’ve announced project Hilo. Hilo focuses on using Visual Studio 2010 and C++ to build extremely powerful Windows 7 applications. Check out the post and the links below: Introducing Project HILO … Today, we are announcing project “Hilo” It’s important for an application to be functional and provide unique services…


BizSpark Startup Linxter Launches Azure Based MonitorGrid

BizSpark Startup Linxter is launching a new product called MonitorGrid. It’s a server health service that was conceived and developed as part of one of our BizSpark Incubation Weeks last year. I was able to talk to Linxter CEO Jason Milgram today about MonitorGrid and about the future of the project. http://monitorgrid.com http://linxter.com (Please excuse…


Case Study on BizSpark Startup Flickchart

Microsoft just published a case study on Flickchart, one of my favorite sites on the net and one of my favorite BizSpark Startups. To me, this site shows off the awesome power of Microsoft Software in the hands of great coders and artists. So check out the case study and visit the site at http://flickchart.com….


Startup Interview with Silver Arcade

At the recent Mix10 in Las Vegas, I was able to sit down with Christopher Bennage of Silver Arcade to talk to him about Silverlight games, XNA, Windows Phone, and about the future of their gaming platform. You can visit Silver Arcade, play some games, and even publish your own Silverlight games at http://silverarcade.com.


Sean Seibel talks to R/GA Chief Scientist Greg Glass about IE8

Digital Agency of the Decade, R/GA (www.rga.com), has launched multiple IE8 Web Slices both externally and internally. Externally R/GA uses an IE8 Web Slice to allow users to have toolbar access to their breaking news, while internally R/GA uses Web Slices for business intelligence. In this video, Sean Seibel, East Region User Experience Evangelist interviews…


Adding Members to your WebsiteSpark Account

Quick video on how to add members to your WebsiteSpark account. This way your team members can all have their own login to download the software from MSDN. Each company in WebsiteSpark can have up to three members. For more information about WebsiteSpark or to sign-up, just go to http://microsoft.com/websitespark.