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Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure: Apply Today!

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-01-04

Are you a Founder Institute graduate looking for additional assistance with funding and business development? Consider applying to The Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure, Powered by TechStars. Our partners at Microsoft offer a stellar immersion program that runs from April - June on-site in Seattle, Washington.

The Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure, powered by TechStars, is a program created to incubate startups building in the cloud. Each selected company will receive these benefits and more:

  • An equity investment of $20,000 from TechStars
  • $60,000 of value in Windows Azure over 2 years
  • Mentorship, technical training and support from top entrepreneurs, investors and Microsoft executives and staff


Apply by February 1 to be considered for the Spring 2013 class.

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