Over 2000 UK young technology start-ups have joined already.
BizSpark™ is a global program that helps software start ups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business.
Microsoft® BizSpark™ benefits to start ups include:
• Software. Get immediate access to current full-featured Microsoft development tools, platform technologies, and production licenses of server products (including Windows Azure Platform) for use in developing and bringing to market innovative and interoperable solutions.
Windows Azure Platform Benefits for BizSpark Members
Develop and deploy applications to the Windows Azure platform, an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. Learn more about the benefits here.
-Receive business development and technical training at highly subsidized costs or in many cases, no costs.
-Receive two technical support incidents per start up. Each incident is managed by Microsoft until they are resolved, no matter how many calls it takes.
-Receive access to MSDN Ultimate managed newsgroups, online library, and so on.
-Get connected to BizSpark Network Partners around the world—incubators, investors, advisors, government agencies, and hosters—that are equally involved and vested in software-fueled innovation and entrepreneurship, and who will provide a wide range of support resources, including expert mentoring.
• Visibility. Get marketing visibility in front of an audience of potential investors, customers, partners and journalists and tap into a rich, vibrant ecosystem of peers, partners, and support resources around the globe.
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