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When Academia Meets The Real World, The Experience Can Be Life-altering: A First Person Perspective by Dan Sommers, Warwick Analytics
We asked Dan Sommers, founder of Warwick Analytics , to share some wisdom on starting a company with members of the Microsoft BizSpark program . I love challenges and to do better with each new business I’m involved in. When I felt the calling to launch Warwick Analytics, I knew we had to...
27 Feb 2014
Connecting the Physical and Digital Worlds: A First Person Perspective By Jeffrey Dungen, reelyActive
Jeffrey Dungen and his team decided they would literally go to the ends of the earth until their company got off the ground. Here's their story. What if you had an idea that could change the way the world worked? You’d probably be like my partners and me – ridiculously excited...
30 Jan 2014
BizSpark Startup of the Day - Uberistic
Uberistic is a Professional Social Media Network that connects people with companies using social media tools and video pitches so that both seekers of opportunity and providers of opportunity can find each other. Uberistic is a Career & HR Resource, says founder Jacquie Verenka (CEO), who has been...
26 Nov 2013
BizSpark Startup of the Day on Azure - MobEye Vision
Today we travel to Israel to feature one of our newest startups built on Azure. Mobeye is a SaaS live video production company that helps media agencies and e-commerce sites create & monetize feature-rich, live broadcast events (with or without celebrities) & TV Shows at a fraction of what...
21 Nov 2013
BizSpark Startup Featured on Azure - Zazzy
Bet you never thought you would see a marriage between Linux and jewelry. Well, two big trends have heated up over the past three years -- online retail that is quick and easy and what many call the maker revolution, where people who are good with their hands and their creativity can make things and...
5 Nov 2013
Building a Company on Content Chaos - Tabillo
This is part of a series of startup stories about founders who are building customer solutions -- and their dreams -- on Microsoft stack technologies acquired through the Microsoft BizSpark program. This story comes from Sanjeev Arora, founder and CEO of Tabillo. You can follow him and Tabillo on Twitter...
24 Oct 2013
BizSpark Featured Startup on - Verpura GmbH
Florian Gumpinger, founder of Verpura , wants to deliver SAP to small companies. So, he made his Windows 8 app to do just that. Enter the Verpura Timetracking Application on Windows 8 . According to Florian, who is based in Austria, "It is an integrated ERP/CRM solution with interfaces to Microsoft Office...
10 Oct 2013
BizSpark Featured Startup on Azure - OFunnel
If you have not been keeping up on the news about BizSpark and Azure, you might draw the same conclusion that many others have drawn before -- that Microsoft is not friendly with open source. Not true. Our next founder interview is with Kushal Shah, a founder who built open source into his Azure-based...
8 Oct 2013
BizSpark Featured Startup on Windows 8 and Azure - Cognitum Sp. Z o.o.
Imagine a language editor for your coding that is so powerful that it refuses to allow you to write a sentence that would disappoint your ninth grade English and grammar teacher. Cognitum is an innovative and technical BizSpark member company based in Warsaw, Poland. Cognitum delivers high-end IT...
1 Oct 2013
BizSpark Featured Startup on Azure - Centramation Systems Private Limited
Active members of the Microsoft BizSpark social forums probably remember the Indian husband and wife team that made Remind Me This, a project management tool featured in the Silicon Valley tech blog TechTaffy. Rutvik Dave, Co-Founder, Centramation Systems The app is just one of the products...
26 Sep 2013
Startup on Windows Phone - LeanWork.NET
Software solutions do not have to be complex for the user, but often, they are too complex. It doesn't have to be this way, says Peter Meinl, founder of LeanWork.NET , a BizSpark member company from Germany that has a solution for small and medium businesses that need to run software programs to operate...
18 Sep 2013
Newscastic: Building a Local News Model for the 21st Century - - A First Person Startup Narrative by Cofounder and CEO, Eric Paradis
We met NewsCastic CEO Eric Paradis at SXSW in Austin a few months ago. Here is his story on how he and his team started NewsCastic, and what it has to do with changes in our media culture and in our communities. By Eric Paradis, Cofounder and CEO, NewsCastic Question: What does a bridge collapse...
31 Jul 2013
Featured BizSpark Startup Building on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 - Data-Arc
It's pretty amazing where you will find a Microsoft BizSpark startup. With over 75,000 current and alumni companies having gone through the program, we have seen it pop up in nearly every country with a web or mobile infrastructure. Ibtesam Sharif, Founder, Data-Arc, creator of Wordness The...
18 Jul 2013
Featured Startup on Windows 8 - Craftbox
Our interview with Craftbox, makers of an app that launched in the Windows Store on October 16, 2012, introduces you to the mind behind one of the latest apps that makes full use of Windows 8 and its almost cinema-like presentation on devices, especially the Surface. According to Eduardo Costa, co...
28 Mar 2013
Featured Startup on Azure - //staq
Gaming has taken more than a few turns and evolutions since the days of Atari and Intellivision, to name just a couple of mainstream favorites. If you are a gamer, you've grown up and are no longer playing Atari. You are likely building your own games. You probably want to manage and monetize those games...
11 Feb 2013
Featured Startup on Azure and Windows 8 - eyeMe
Twitter came out with an app this weekend that sends six seconds of video to communicate what's happening in real time to a user's group of friends and followers. Social startup eyeMe has a range of socializing applications for social sharing, including creating voice messages and the option to layer...
29 Jan 2013
Featured Startup on Azure - Lime Rocket
BizSpark: Tell us who you are and your role in the company: Mike Gardiner: I’m the Founder of Lime Rocket and the lead developer for our flagship gaming & engagement product Buzzy.IO. As a founder my role also stretches across product & customer development. BizSpark: What did...
17 Jan 2013
Featured Startup on Azure -- Trade Chase
Imagine if you could pare your odds down in playing the stock market to just a few other people, and make your bets based on a smaller pool of people who were also placing bets on the stock market? you can do that. A startup in Britain has sought to gamify the stock market, and they have literally made...
3 Sep 2012
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - hidden little gems
Interview with Phillip Reitz Hofmeyr, Founder of hidden little gems. Web site: http://apps.facebook.com/hiddenlittlegems . Tell us who you are and your role in the company: My name is Phillip Hofmeyr and I am the founder of hidden little gems. What is your company’s mission? To...
7 Jun 2012
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - TranscribeMe
Interview with Alexei Dunayev, CEO of TranscribeMe. Web site: www.transcribeme.com . Tell us who you are and your role in the company: CEO, I help the management to do the best job they can and I oversee all aspects of the business. What is your company’s mission? To transform audio...
3 Apr 2012
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - Techila Technologies
Interview with Tuomas Eerola, Vice President of Techila Technologies. Web site: www.techilatechnologies.com . Tell us who you are and your role in the company: Vice President. What is your company’s mission? Techila enables applications to utilize the infinite capacity of the Cloud...
27 Mar 2012
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - Connect2Fans Enterprises
Interview with Jason Lavigne, Co-founder of Connect2Fans Enterprises. Web site: http://www.Connect2Fans.com . Tell us who you are and your role in the company: I am the Lead Software Architect for C2F and a co-founder of the company. I have been developing software on various technologies, including...
20 Mar 2012
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - MapCite
Interview with Adam Stevens, Head of Client Account Management at MaoCite. Web site: www.MapCite.com Tell us who you are and your role in the company: Head of Client Account Management. What is your company’s mission? To deliver simple to use Location Intelligence solutions to the...
9 Mar 2012
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - Atomblock
Interview with Hendrik Van Iterson, Co-founder and CTO of Atomblock. Web site: www.atomblock.com Tell us who you are and your role in the company: Co-founder and CTO. What is your company’s mission? To become the market leader in electronic video distribution. In 140 characters...
28 Feb 2012
Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure - PartingGift
Our Featured BizSpark Startup on Azure is PartingGift – a social media game developer that uses Azure to help major brands predict trends. Can a game help you predict trends? Imagine a TV game show – that’s where the concept of PartingGift started. With big excitement, big fun...
4 Aug 2011
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