Category Archives: BizSpark


Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 is now localized for 15 markets: Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States and international English.Microsoft says other localized versions are on the way, "but we don't have dates to share yet."With this release, "we've focused on building what we've come […]

Microsoft today revealed that Windows 8 boot is now so fast that when you need to enter the setup menu, by pressing F2/F8 during boot, there is literally no time to do it. "So quickly, in fact, that there is no longer time for anything to interrupt boot." "When you turn on a Windows 8 […]

Thanks to an extension to the Visual Studio Achievements, beginning today developers coding in Windows Azure can now unlock 15 new achievements and earn badges by performing Azure development activities.Since January, when Visual Studio Achievements first released -- more than 80,000 downloads (and counting) fo the extension has been recoreded.New badges are available today, include: […]

Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure leveraging Microsoft's open and flexible cloud platform announced today is powered by TechStars. "Through this program, Microsoft and TechStars will help entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators to bring to life a wide range of business ideas that leverage the limitless possibilities enabled by Windows Azure," informs Sam Rosenbalm of Microsoft Accelerator […]

Microsoft BizSpark Plus announced today is offering startups $60,000 worth of Windows Azure cloud-computing and storage services under a program working with startup accelerator TechStars."BizSpark Plus is an extension of the Microsoft BizSpark program, designed to accelerate the success of startups around the world. BizSpark Plus works through select incubators and accelerators such as TechStars […]

Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) is offering its subscribers -- up to $3,700 in annual Windows Azure benefits. "If you are an existing Visual Studio Professional, Premium or Ultimate with MSDN subscriber, you get free access to Windows Azure each month, and up to $3,700.00 in annual Windows Azure benefits at no charge," reads the site.This […]

Amazon customers can now run their Microsoft Windows Server applications within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) "Free Usage Tier," a program designed to help new AWS customers get started in the cloud, Amazon announced."The AWS Free Usage Tier addition joins a number of recent AWS service extensions to support Windows customers, including Microsoft Windows Server […]

Bing, Microsoft's decision engine recently created the Bing Booster, a pilot feedback program in partnership with Microsoft BizSpark available in select US tech hubs - New York City, Boston, San Francisco/Bay Area - designed to help accelerate the success of startups by offering at no cost, tools and resources, technical guidance and market visibility, revealed […]

Microsoft BizSpark program kicked off three years ago, today, provides valuable assistance to more than 45,000 startups worldwide, revealed Dan'l Lewin, cvp, Strategic & Emerging Business Development, Microsoft. BizSpark partners range from traditional VC-funded startups, to garage-style startups with limited resources, to the entrepreneurial small business person growing their business through technology. "For many young […]