Microsoft Power Platform – additional resources for startups

Date Updated: Monday, May 18, 2020

Following our post last week introducing the availability of Microsoft Power Platform for our in-program startups, we have some addition information and useful resources for you.

Here’s how you can quickly get started with the Microsoft Power Platform.

  • Log in to the Microsoft for Startups portal
  • Go to the Offers tab. 
  • Select the Redeem Coupon link on the Microsoft Power Platform tile.
  • Continue below according to whether you have an existing account or you are opening a new account

For existing Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) accounts

  1. On the activation page, make sure you are signed in as a global admin and choose the option to add to the same account instead of creating a new account. To do this, sign in with your admin account on the top right of the page.
  2. Enter the number of seats you’d like (up to 10) and confirm your plan terms: $0.00 per month | 1 year term.
  3. Repeat this process with any other app that you wish to activate.
  4. After signup you will be redirected to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center where you can manage subscriptions, licenses and users.

Opening a new Microsoft 365 account

  1. Follow Steps 1-3 on the plan page to build a new Microsoft 365 account with you information.
  2. On Step 4, enter the number of users you’d like (up to 10) and confirm your plan terms: $0.00 per month | 1 year term.
  3. Continue to Step 5 and set up your billing information. Billing information is required, but your cost will be $0.00
  4. Once you have signed up for Microsoft 365 with one app, you can add additional app benefits by following the instructions above for existing accounts
  5. After signup you will be redirected to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center where you can manage subscriptions, licenses and users.

Microsoft Power Platform at Build

You can always learn more about Microsoft Power Platform at the homepage, but this week is the perfect time to dive in deeper and catch some of the sessions at Microsoft Build, the 48-hour interactive experience that is exclusively digital for the first time ever this year.

The following sessions will help expand and improve your understanding of the Microsoft Power Platform.

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