terça-feira, 6 de agosto de 2019
Today I interview Noelle Smit, co-founder of Teamgage — a culture improvement tool for enterprise. It is the modern alternative to culture and engagement surveys, with a focus on business outcomes.
segunda-feira, 5 de agosto de 2019
Over the past few months, we have had the chance to meet with thousands of incredible entrepreneurs around the world. Check out what's new for the month of July.
quarta-feira, 17 de julho de 2019
[Shaloo Garg- Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups, Silicon Valley/Southwest; talking with Sean Knapp - Founder & CEO at Ascend.io]It was yet another Saturday morning in the Bay Area. After…
segunda-feira, 15 de julho de 2019
Microsoft Inspire kicks off today in Las Vegas today. Hailing from over 130 countries, thousands of our leading partners will meet to connect, collaborate and celebrate as one community. This year,…
quarta-feira, 10 de julho de 2019
June has wrapped which means summer is in full swing. The team has pulled together highlights of some of the top news, startup stories and events they have encountered over the past month. From diagnosing the state-of-affairs for female founders to exploring the merits of the startup ecosystem in Beijing, this month’s edition covers a range of topics. Let’s dig in.
quarta-feira, 19 de junho de 2019
Microsoft for Startups
We recently had the opportunity to speak to Female Founders Alliance CEO and Founder, Leslie Feinzaig, about her path to founding the organization as well as the unique opportunities and challenges facing women entrepreneurs.
quarta-feira, 5 de junho de 2019
It only happens a few times over the course of a career, that you shift from a company you’ve been with over seven years to start a new adventure. That was the journey Raz Bachar recently undertook when he transitioned from AWS, his professional home for much of the past decade, to join Microsoft for Startups as Managing Director in Tel Aviv.
What motivated this new journey? Or, more directly, why startups, why Israel, why Microsoft? Read on to find out.
quinta-feira, 30 de maio de 2019
Spring has arrived and that means our conference season is in full swing. We started off May with Build 2019, Microsoft’s premier developer event in Seattle followed by dozens of startup events from Vivatech in Paris, Collision in Toronto and Webit in Bulgaria. In the past month, we’ve had the chance to meet thousands of incredible startups and their incredible founders.
quarta-feira, 29 de maio de 2019
Hear from Phil Thomson, co-founder of Auror — a retail crime intelligence platform that helps retailers stop crime in their stores.
Updated: quinta-feira, 30 de maio de 2019
quinta-feira, 23 de maio de 2019
You have a fantastic idea. You've taken the core concepts of that idea and turned them into a prototype, a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). The prototype is the first pass of your solution. It's not pretty, nor complete, and often not tested. Frank Robinson said when he coined the MVP term:
"... think big for the long term but small for the short term. Think big enough that the first product is a sound launching pad for it and its next generation and the road map that follows, but not so small that you leave room for a competitor to get the jump on you."
Once you have your prototype though, the question becomes how you get that "sound launching pad" in front of potential investors and customers and enable you to grow it into a fully-fledged product.