Microsoft for Startups
You're here to do great things.
We're here to help.
Microsoft for Startups is a comprehensive global program designed to support startups as they build and scale their companies. Whether you’re looking to build your first application, land your first customer or scale to a million users, we’re here to help. From technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel, we're invested in your success.
Ready to scale your business?
You build the next big thing. We’ll help you scale.
From technical resources and free cloud, to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel, we invite you to visit the following page to learn more.
Microsoft for Startups also works with select accelerators, incubators, VCs and other startup-enabling organizations to support startups and startup ecosystems world-wide. We invite you to learn more about the organizations we work on our partner page.
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