Microsoft for Startups
An immersive program providing sales, marketing and technical support for qualified startups
The Microsoft ScaleUp program (previously known as Microsoft Accelerator) is designed for Series A-C startups and offers access to sales, marketing and technical support. Eligible startups partake in the immersive program at one of our eight global locations followed by ongoing support from a dedicated team of success managers.
Streamlined path to scale only Microsoft can provide
We fuel the growth of your innovative, enterprise-ready company by providing access to:
Accelerate your sales success with access to top Microsoft partners and customers. Microsoft ScaleUp is designed to accelerate your growth with a streamlined path into Microsoft Partner Network.
Learn from proven leaders
From Microsoft sales leaders who provide insights on how to sell into enterprise, to industry experts who workshop how to build a durable culture, the Microsoft ScaleUp Program provides an accelerated path for established startups ready to scale their growth globally.
With over 730 graduates, Microsoft Scaleup startups join a vibrant alumni network which fosters peer support and networking as well as ongoing access to Microsoft industry and customer events.
Grow with us, worldwide
ScaleUp helps startups grow across the globe with an intensive Microsoft-led program in five global offices in Bangalore, Beijing, London, Sydney, and Tel Aviv.
We've worked with tons of startups just like yours
The ScaleUp program has collaborated with successful startups around the world who have collectively received billions in follow-on funding.
Ready to scale your business?
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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