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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 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 Windows 8 App - Pradux
Our Featured BizSpark App is Pradux . Download the Pradux app and start shopping the world's largest database of styles worn by TV Stars and Celebrities. We interviewed Pradux Founder, Alex Koblenz, to learn more about how he got the idea for the app and how he leveraged the unique capabilities...
14 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 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 Startup - Floqq
23 Jun 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - MAPCITE
23 Jun 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - Wipster
23 Jun 2014
Featured BizSpark Windows 8 App Startup - Kapitall
Kapitall is the fusion of investing & gaming. A compelling alternative to traditional brokerage & a dynamic twist on classic simulation games. Learn more about how Kapitall got started and in our interview with Co-Founder and CTO, Serge Kreiker, Tell us about your app: Kapitall is...
18 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
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
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
BizSpark Featured App - Parking Panda
The Parking Panda App is an online reservation tool that takes the stress, hassle and worry out of parking. Here is our interview with Parking Panda co-founder and CEO, Nicholas Miller. Learn how attending a Baltimore Raven’s game sparked the idea that is revolutionizing the parking industry...
15 May 2014
Featured BizSpark Startup - Inside Social
Seattle, Washington-based Inside Social helps brands measure and increase their social ROI by focusing on the metrics that really matter, like revenue and conversions, instead of likes and follows. We interviewed Brewster Stanislaw, CEO and Co-Founder of Inside Social to learn more about their...
19 Jun 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
High-tech Gaming Is Giving K-12 STEM Education A New Way To Play: A First Person Perspective by Corinth CEO Ondrej Homola
I was 27 years old when I was appointed one of the youngest regional sales and marketing directors for DuPont. At first, it was exhilarating but two years later I felt stuck. I wanted to make more of a difference in the world but I wasn't really sure how. The opportunity to spark innovation and...
23 Apr 2014
BizSpark Featured Startup App: TradingView
Today we feature a BizSpark Startup who recently published their Finance App called TradingView . Trading View helps you track accurate information for stocks and other markets with the most advanced charts available and enables you to set up personal watchlists and follow hotlists with top gainers and...
18 Apr 2014
The Road To Success Can Be Long and Demanding, But Never Give Up – A First Person Perspective by SmartCloud CEO Kim Mayyasi and CTO Steve Fraleigh
Artificial intelligence (AI) is in our blood in many ways; all the founders of our company came from the AI community. Each of us has worked independently on the concept of using AI to help solve industrial operational problems since the early 1990s. As far as founding a company went, we kept running...
17 Apr 2014
Crushing Appetites One At A Time: Ordr.in CEO David Bloom Spills The Beans In This First-Person Perspective
At American Express, I was part of the restaurant industry team, charged with influencing the dining decisions of more than 60 million cardholders. I wanted digital tools that could help American Express operate on a national level while helping customers and restaurants transact locally. Existing food...
2 Apr 2014
BizSpark Startup of the Day on Azure: WildeRooms.com Ltd.
Today we feature a UK company who has built their solution on Microsoft Azure. WildeRooms connects retailers’ websites to their dressing rooms, enabling consumers to try the garments they see online before buying. We sat down with Co-founder and CEO, Kevin Dhami, to ask him how he got...
4 Apr 2014
BizSpark Startup of the Day on Azure: IntegrateCloud Inc.
Today's Featured BizSpark Startup in Integrate Cloud, an Microsoft Azure-based integration platform that is designed to integrate Customer Service Software like Zendesk to Enterprise bug tracking systems like On-Demand and On-Premise Atlassian JIRA. Learn more about Integrate Cloud in our interview...
10 Apr 2014
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
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
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