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3 Grads Accepted to @BizSpark Plus, Get $60k in Azure Services

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-03-07

In January we announced a deeper relationship with our partner Microsoft BizSpark, called the BizSpark Plus Program, designed to provide high potential startups with additional offers, products and services from Microsoft.  

Well, the first three Founder Institute Graduates have been accepted into the BizSpark Program, and as a result they will receive up to $60,000 in Windows Azure Cloud services over the next two years. The accepted companies are;  

  • Embarke - Embarke builds developer tools for social communications across a variety of social networks and platforms. The company and its Co-Founders, Al Bsharah and Bryan Hall, are Graduates of the San Diego Founder Institute
  • LawNovo - Lawnovo makes it easy for lawyers to connect with potential clients online. The company and its Founder, Vient Ton, are Graduates of the Washington D.C. Founder Institute
  • WebSLAM! - WebSLAM! is an automated digital marketing platform for small business. The company and its Founder, Stephen Christiansen, are Graduates of the Chicago Founder Institute

There will be several offers from Microsoft through this program - the Windows Azure offer is just the beginning.

Congratulations to the companies, and thanks again to our great partner Microsoft BizSpark!

For more information, visit FI companies, see our special BizSpark sign-up link in the private section below. 

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