To help cloud and software startups produce their trade, Microsoft has initiated BizSpark Plus which will work with choose incubators and accelerators to give worth added products and services to elevated latent startups. The program will proffer each of their startups up to $60,000 of Windows Azure calculate and storage over a two years period, at no cost.
BizSpark Plus is a ‘by invitation only’ program, and a startup, in addition to being eligible for the foundational BizSpark program developing software, fewer than 3 years old, confidentially held and making less than $1 million yearly must be nominated by the BizSpark Plus collaborator.
The Morpheus and Accel Partners have been selected as accelerators forIndia.
Talking at Microsoft Tech-Ed India 2012, Shekhar Kirani, Initiator Member, Accel Partners, said, BizSpark Plus will permit us the chance to supply the entrepreneurs we effort with even more valuable sustain and services. Access to technologies like Windows Azure and supplementary software and services from Microsoft should offer an momentum to our companies in the race to scale and succeed. The accelerator partners are prearranged for their exceptional aptitude to impact their local markets, their pressure in the entrepreneurial society and their proven achievement with early-stage startups.”
Ludovic Ulrich, WW Program Manager and Microsoft BizSpark further, “We have been very confident by the victory of BizSpark inIndia, particularly the irresistible support we received from our network partners and the community in universal. With BizSpark Plus, we are moving to the next thrilling stage of working with entrepreneurs on the vanguard of the cloud upheaval. Windows Azure is a influential, integrated podium, making it easy for startups to get their services up and running rapidly with minimal overhead. Combined with the potency that the Morpheus and Accel fetch to the table, the program is intended to speed up Indian entrepreneurial success.”