December, 2011

  • Xbox Live // Hasta La Muerte

    Guest post: French Academic team Hi everyone ! Last night, Microsoft Game Studios published Hasta La Muerte , by Pohlm Studios Pohlm is a Bizspark startup, created by Frédéric Pedro : - worldwide Game Design finalist...
  • Day Two at LeWeb

    Day Two at LeWeb got off to a flying start with the “money panel” – investors including Jeff Clavier and Dave “Pirate” McClure. They discussed, among other things, the performance and underperformance of IPO companies. ...
  • Greetings from Paris

    We’re here for LeWeb and the final Mini Seedcamp of the year . On Monday the teams had time to prepare and receive coaching ( hosted at Microsoft ). We just wrapped up a full day session with a room full of top notch mentors from...
  • LeWeb – It’s a Wrap

    Day Three at LeWeb began with rain and the usual transport chaos, even for newly-initiated Uber cab enthusiasts in Paris , and some legendary hangovers courtesy of the Deezer party with the Ting Tings on the Thursday night. Record long queues for the...
  • Lessons in Leadership from Global Entrepreneurship Week

    Guest Blog: Ahmed Siddiqui, Startup Weekend As we close Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011 and Startup Weekend’s Global Startup Battle, I would like to take a moment to reflect on some lessons in leadership that emerged during the past...
  • BizSpark One Week in Review - Dec 3

    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 November 13-26 and...
  • Teens In Tech Conference this Saturday!

    Guest blog by Brett Laffel Teens in Tech Comes to LA! Microsoft proud to be hosting As part of Microsoft’s commitment to the startup community, we partner with a large range of startup incubators, accelerators and other companies...
  • Day One at LeWeb

    Day One at LeWeb. Phew. If you missed it you can watch the vids here and live streaming here . What a great day: starting with the enigmatic Karl Lagerfeld announcing an new online fashion startup with Net-A-Porter, then news from Uber of...
  • What’s Next for Female Entrepreneurs in Europe?

    Guest Blog – By Mark Voermans, Microsoft Netherlands At the many start-up events I attend (usually focused on tech), there are typically very few female entrepreneurs presenting or pitching. Whatever the reasons behind that (are fewer women...
  • Apply to Seedcamp London 31st January 2012

    Having just completed the final Seedcamp of 2011 in Paris , we’re stoked for next year. We’re super excited to open applications for the first Seedcamp of 2012 in London . Call us biased, but we think there’s no better way to kick...