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Featured BizSpark Startup - TranscribeMe
Today's Featured BizSpark Startup is TranscribeMe from New Zealand. Who gives you get a free turnkey cloud solution? The Microsoft BizSpark startup program does. TranscribeMe founder Alexei Dunavev says that without Microsoft Azure, his worldwide startup business wouldn't have been possible...
13 Nov 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - - MAPCITE
Today's Featured BizSpark Startup is MAPCITE from the United Kingdom. Adam Stevens thought that if he could make data so visually appealing that the data owners could instantly see all the possibilities residing within it, it might make for a great little startup company. He was right. Adam...
13 Nov 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - BeehiveID
BeehiveID startup is helping the fight against cybercrime by being the “Carfax for People.” Mary Haskett, Founder of BeehiveID, tells us how she got the idea for a new way to authenticate people online. What is your company's mission? We live in a world where bad actors...
12 Aug 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - Eight Wire
Today’s Featured BizSpark Startup is Eight Wire from New Zealand. Jason Gleason, Business Director and Co-Founder, tells us how he helped create the world’s fastest cloud migration software with automatic error fixing. What is your company’s mission? We want to change the...
31 Jul 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - Nestpick
Today’s Featured BizSpark Startup is Nestpick , a Netherlands startup that is enabling international students to securely rent places online. Here is our interview with Fabian Dudek, founder and CEO. He tells us how he got his idea and how Microsoft Azure is giving them the flexibility they...
24 Jul 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - MAPCITE
23 Jun 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - Wipster
23 Jun 2014
Featured BizSpark Windows App Startup - Blog Into Book
Chicago-based Blog Into Book is turning bloggers into authors by publishing their best posts into ebooks. We interviewed Blog Into Book Founder, Zack Price, to learn more about his startup. What is your company’s mission? Blog Into Book wants to make book publishing accessible to...
8 Jul 2014
Featured BizSpark Windows Phone App - Foundbite
Today our Featured BizSpark Startup, Foundbite , is from the UK. James Mundy, Founder, tells us about their Windows Phone App : What is your company’s mission? Sound has the unique power to bring memories to life, ignite the imagination and capture impressions of places all around the...
15 Jul 2014
Featured BizSpark App - Mathgician
Our Featured BizSpark App is Mathgician , a casual and fun game that offers real-time interaction between players created by BizSpark Startup, Winprovise . Here is our interview with co-founders of Winprovise, Tim Chew and Walter Wong. Tell us about your company. We build consumer apps that...
10 Jul 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure: Enplug
The Enplug Display is an HD smart screen that is helping businesses increase sales and engagement with their customers by instantly showing their posts on the big screen. Today we interview Enplug Co-Founder and CIO Navdeep Reddy. Learn how they are using Open Source on Azure to scale their business...
3 Jun 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure: Nebula Systems
MECH5 is the next generation of vehicle diagnostics for Everyone. Learn how the founders of UK-based Nebula Systems are doing what everyone said was impossible in our interview with CTO, Alan Christian Kromholc: What is your company’s mission? We aim to be a worldwide synonym of...
27 May 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure: MAP IT
MAP IT develops custom business applications Learn how MAP IT is using Azure Cloud Technologies to bring their solution to a wider audience. Here is our interview with Managing Partner and founder, Mark Abela Schinas. Tell us what your company does? Our main focus is in the development...
5 Jun 2014
Transforming Stock Trading Into A Social Networking Experience: A First Person Perspective by TradingView COO Stan Bokov
My co-founders and I previously built a company that sold commercial trading software. When we sold it, we began looking for a new outlet for our combined skills. We wanted to use our existing experience to build something revolutionary in the stock market industry. The idea for TradingView came when...
29 May 2014
Turning The Stock Market Into Fun And Games: A First Person Perspective by TradeHero CTO Dominic Morris
The concept behind TradeHero was to create a stock market simulator but inject gaming technology into it. We – Dinesh Bhatia and I – wanted it to be a learning tool where players could follow other people who were doing well and learn from them at the same time. Some people who play the...
20 May 2014
Featured Startup on Windows 8 - Spotted Zebra
Spotted Zebra is a one-man independent game company focused on making original games for new platforms. You will notice one thing about Spotted Zebra right away -- that name. What is a Spotted Zebra? Clearly, the founder of this company is someone who enjoys the playfulness of language, and playfulness...
18 Jun 2013
Featured Startup on Windows 8 - Ademptio
Face it. You love coding. Or, you hate coding. For those who really do love it, and for those who find that some of their best ideas happen when they are doing other things, wouldn't it be amazing if you could switch on a device, at will, and immediately code to the cloud? Problems solved. You experience...
19 Jun 2013
Featured Startup on Windows Phone - QONQR
QONQR (pronounced Conquer) is a mobile gaming company headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. That's right. Minnesota. If you read the major tech press, it seems that all great startups and apps come from major cities that are thick with investors. Or, startups are only built in Silicon Valley. The logic seems...
27 Jun 2013
Featured Startup on Windows Phone and Windows 8 - Phorego
Frank Chiang dives into biology and Greek when he describes his newest startup. Phorego , he says, "originates from the word phoresy (fôr’i-se), which is a term used to describe 'a relationship between two organisms in nature in which one gives the other a ride'; like remoras and sharks,...
2 Jul 2013
Startup on Windows 8 - 9SLIDES INC
There is a maxim in startup culture: One must hustle. It would be hard to find anyone in the Microsoft BizSpark program who embodies this hustle like Ruchit Garg, CEO of 9Slides . He seems to be everywhere, and is an active participant in many of the knowledge sharing discussions that go on between community...
7 Aug 2013
BizSpark Featured Startup on Windows 8 - PhotoWeaver
PhotoWeaver does one thing that you don't expect a smartphone app to do -- it takes the photos in all of your drives and feeds (SkyDrive, local drive, Flickr, Facebook) and gives users the ability to "weave their lifetime worth of pictures on their mobile, on the go." Pictures from across social networks...
19 Sep 2013
BizSpark Startup of the Day on Windows 8 - Mangatar
For today's featured startup, we go to Italy. Mangatar. The Mangatar Project took shape in 2011, driven by the experiences the five founders gained in the field of digital entertainment. In March 2012, Mangatar became an s.r.l. company and some months later launched its first game, “ Mangatar...
13 Nov 2013
BizSpark Startup of the Day on Windows 8 - Orange Tribes
When we next sought to investigate another great BizSpark team, we turned to Netherlands, and Orange Tribes , a young tech start-up that was founded August 2012. According to founder Maarten-Jan Vermeulen, the company's goal is "creating great, seamless cross-device experiences for both customers and...
5 Dec 2013
BizSpark Startup of the Day on Windows 8: MindSticks
Oleksandr Tebenko is the CEO and Co-founder of Ukraine-based MindSticks. Name of Windows 8 App: MindSticks. Please click here to download it from the Windows Store . Brief Description of App : MindSticks is an educational app that helps you improve brain skills and have fun. Each...
27 Mar 2014
How A Passion For Martial Arts Turned Into A Management Solution For Membership-based Businesses: Fabio Cavalcante, Ninsoft Founder, Explains It All In This First-Person Perspective
I love martial arts. As a student of them, though, I was frustrated by how difficult it was to track my progress and understand how my personal habits affected my training. I couldn’t find any app I could use on my smartphone or tablet to help me. Then my friends who owned the martial arts academy...
8 May 2014
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