• Microsoft supports your startup as you grow.
    Startups, your journey starts in the cloud
    BizSpark gives startups 3 years of free stuff – software, services, tech support, and Azure cloud. Your startup qualifies if it is less than 5 years old, is privately held, and earns less than $1M annually. And at the end of your 3 years, you keep all the software you've downloaded – at no cost.
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    Get up to $750 per month of FREE Azure cloud services for 3 years; that's $150 per month each for up to 5 developers.
    Sky's the limit with Azure
    With Microsoft Azure, you have a gallery of open source options. Code in Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, and Node.js. Build on Windows, iOS, Linux, and more.
    Deploy Apps
    Deploy Apps Create and deploy a cross-platform mobile app for Android, iOS, and Windows that takes full advantage of the cloud. (C# developer? Use Xamarin to write your app for Android and iOS.)
    Data Storage
    Data Storage Azure Storage offers non-relational data storage, including Blob, Table, Queue, and Drive storage, powered with a world-class content delivery network (CDN).
    Create a VM
    Create a VM Deploy a Linux VM on Azure. Azure supports a wide range of Linux distributions including Ubuntu, CentOS, Oracle Linux, Chef and Puppet.
    Deploy to Web
    Deploy to Web Deploy scalable web apps using your programming language of choice. Select the type of website you want to deploy such as Java, PHP, Node.js or Python.
    Azure gets your business up and running in the cloud
    Build on Windows, iOS, Linux, and more. Deploy a web app or VM in seconds. Launch a server in minutes. Azure makes it fast and easy to get ahead in the cloud.
    And that's just the beginning
    Membership puts all Microsoft development and test software at your fingertips, including Azure, Windows, and Office 365 – for free. Plus, enjoy access to hundreds of free training classes, technical content, and 4 break-fix phone support incidents to help you on your journey.
    Azure Azure is Microsoft's cloud computing platform, a growing collection of integrated services - analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web.
    Windows Develop, test, and deploy on Windows and get a Windows Store developer account for free.
    SQL Server
    SQL Server Create compelling, data-driven apps. Gain insights on your data. Leverage the full power of SQL Server in the cloud and use HDInsight on Azure to build Hadoop clusters to analyze data.
    Office 365
    Office 365 Sign up for the Office 365 Developer program and get a free one year Office 365 Developer instance to build and test your Office and SharePoint add-ins.
    Windows Server
    Windows Server Windows Server is a high-performance, enterprise-class solution that enables you to build an infrastructure of connected apps, networks, and web services—from the workgroup to the datacenter.
    “Building on the Microsoft stack takes away the pain of deployment because most of our clients already have Microsoft infrastructure.”
    – Adam Stevens, Head of Client Account Management, MapCite
    More ways to grow

    BizSpark Plus

    When you are ready to scale, get up to $120,000 in FREE Azure cloud services. Learn more.


    Microsoft Ventures

    Microsoft Ventures gives innovative startups the resources and mentorship they need. Learn more.

    "Azure is an amazing platform; giving startups like ours access to it through the BizSpark Plus program has enabled us to build a really powerful tool."
    – Bryan Smith, Co-Founder and CEO, ThinkDataWorks
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