Israel Microsoft Accelerator Opens Applications for Third Class

The 13 companies that the Israel Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure selected for the second batch are already hard at work preparing for their demo days in Israel and Silicon Valley, and the team in Tel Aviv is now looking for the next batch of trail-blazing, top-notch startups to take advantage of the technical and…

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Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure Announces Its New Class for 2013

The new class for Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure just launched. According to Scott Guthrie, a Corporate Vice President in the Microsoft Server and Tools Business, we started the first Azure Accelerator because we wanted to give promising startups full access to Azure, so that they can build and grow. We’re doing it again for the next…

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What Is it Like to Go Through the Israeli Microsoft Accelerator

Alan Weinkrantz ran into Kobi Stok and his guitar at SXSW this week. Weinkrantz asked Kobi what it was like to develop something for Windows Azure and if it was easy to work with Microsoft in their Accelerator program in Tel Aviv. Kobi answered in the affirmative, even saying that the folks at Microsoft went…

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Relentless Entrepreneur is Relentless

Developers and entrepreneurs can get frustrated over a great many things. But one thing I have noticed that they don’t get frustrated about is what people think about them. They are too mightily focused on doing something new to worry what someone’s conformity will seem like to them. This post was written by Douglas Crets,…

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BizSpark Members Make Up 3% of Dave McLure’s Fifth Class at 500 Startups

Dave McLure’s 500 startups announced their new class today, and since 9 of those 33 teams are members are BizSpark teams, we have reason to celebrate. Percentage-wise, Microsoft BizSpark members made up nearly 30% of those teams.  Here’s a rundown of those companies, and what they do. Congratulations to the teams.  Cinemacraft – Produces an interactive…

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BizSpark Members Make Up 30% of Dave McLure’s Fifth Class at 500 Startups

Dave McLure’s 500 startups announced their new class today, and since 9 of those 33 teams are members are BizSpark teams, we have reason to celebrate. Percentage-wise, Microsoft BizSpark members made up nearly 30% of those teams.  Here’s a rundown of those companies, and what they do. Congratulations to the teams.  Cinemacraft – Produces an interactive…

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On November 1, Your Startup Goes to Eleven

Have you heard of Rockstart Accelerator? Whoa, boy. Why not?  On November 1, one of the most successful Accelerators — by number of startups receiving funding after the demo day — will be opening its applications for another year of awesome. from a recent Rockstart email that has been circulating Europe, where we have thousands…

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Vidit Founder: You Must Know Your Customer To Know Your Product

Vidit recreates events using crowd sourced video. Vidit collects videos taken by many people in a single event and by using a unique video synchronization algorithm; vidit synchronizes and edits all clips into one video that depicts the event from its beginning to its end, from the user’s point of view. A music concert, for…

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