November, 2011

  • GEW in Malaysia

    Guest Blog – Peter Tam, Microsoft Malaysia This is the 4 th year GEW is in Malaysia and Microsoft BizSpark has been a sponsor supporter from the start. There are countless events that week that you can see from the main GEW Malaysia...
  • Energy rush: Startup Weekends in Denmark

    Guest Blog by Anette Nørgaard Three weekends in a row – completely crazy and totally fun. At this time of the year where the winter is getting closer and daylight disappears, Startup Weekends are like having an energy drink. So much enthusiasm...
  • Happy Thanksgiving

    A fitting day to give Thanks to the fantastic team at Microsoft and our partners in the US that attended 10 Startup Weekends during GEW – in Boston, NYC, Orange County, Las Vegas, Seattle, San Francisco, Princeton and New Haven, Denver and DC. ...
  • StartupWeekend Haifa

    Guest Blog: Gilad Steinberger, Microsoft Israel I just finished Startup Weekend Haifa. What a great event. It was amazing! Watch the video here . 54 hours of innovation and networking, 125 attendees , a mix of developers, UX...
  • StartupWeekend Toronto

    Guest Blog: Christian Beauclair, Microsoft Canada What a fantastic weekend at #swtoronto – one of the largest Startup Weekends worldwide with over 320 attendees and 22 teams . I had the pleasure of being there for most of it and helping...
  • Kinect Accelerator is Open For Business!

    How exciting. Heard about one about the gamification of everything? Xbox 360 and Kinect have changed the way we interact with games, TV, media and applications. Personally, seeing my father-in-law (who is no ‘spring chicken’) jumping...
  • TiE - Fostering Entrepreneurship Globally

    Guest Blog from P K Agarwal, CEO, TiE Global In the heart of the Silicon Valley lies the world’s largest non-profit organization whose mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through the promotion, networking, educating, and mentoring...
  • Last Chance to Apply to Seedcamp Paris

    In the final few months of 2011, Seedcamp has planned three camps: we were with them in Prague a few weeks ago , where our Chairman of Europe had the chance to inspire the teams. Now the contingent is in Barcelona for their penultimate mini camp...
  • Happy #GEW2011

    This week’s celebration of all things entrepreneurship has gotten off to a flying start. Read more on our special GEW page . Yesterday we announced new partnerships with Founder Institute and RocketSpace , and today we have GEW news from our...
  • BizSpark One Week in Review - Nov 12

    Over the past week, here’s a sampling of news highlights of members of the BizSpark One program , identifying a small number of the best companies in BizSpark, which is now comprised of over 40,000 startups. Week of November 6-12, 2011 ...
  • Announcing BizSpark Partnership with Founder Institute

    Guest blog by Adeo Ressi, Founder Institute All enrolled Founders and Graduates are invited to join the Microsoft BizSpark program, which includes software, support, and visibility. Microsoft BizSpark and the Founder Institute have chosen...
  • BizSpark Partnership Gives a Boost To RocketSpace Edit

    Guest blog by Duncan Logan, RocketSpace Isolation is the silent killer of many startups. There are currently thousands of people working away at home on great startup ideas hoping to be the next Facebook or DropBox or AirBnB who don’t realize...
  • BizSpark One Week in Review - Nov 5

    Over the past few weeks, here’s a sampling of news highlights of members of the BizSpark One program , identifying a small number of the best companies in BizSpark, which is now comprised of over 45,000 startups. Week of October 23-29 and...