Microsoft for Startups
Apply to get Up to $150,000 in free Azure credits, Dedicated resources to help you sell into enterprise customers with Microsoft support and more
- Ready-to-scale startups receive dedicated support & more, in addition free access to Microsoft cloud technologies, enterprise-grade technical support, and powerful development tools. Program benefits include Up to $120K of free Azure Cloud Credits.
Microsoft for Startups is a unique program designed to help startups grow their business through access to technology, channels, markets and customers. Ready-to-scale startups receive dedicated support and access to sell with our robust partner ecosystem and alongside our Microsoft sellers, in addition to free access to Microsoft cloud technologies, enterprise-grade technical support, and powerful development tools.
What to expect? Microsoft for Startups focuses on supporting accelerated business growth through a set of technical and business benefits tailored to help you: Sell faster by tapping into to the largest customer base in the world, including global sellers who are incentivised to sell your solution. Grow market share via Microsoft’s global channels, entering new markets and geographies through Microsoft’s established global customer base. Gain a competitive edge and increase valuation with new leads, enterprise co-sell deals and cutting-edge technology. Over the course of 12-24 months, startups work with Microsoft to further develop their product, package it for distribution through Microsoft sales channels, and bring it to market in partnership with Microsoft.
Program benefits include Up to $120K of free Azure Cloud Credits Azure Marketplace Onboarding support Visual Studio Enterprise Cloud Monthly Subscription Dynamics 365 for Sales (CRM) & Dynamics 365 for Talent* GitHub Enterprise Power Platform Office 365 Business Premium Enterprise-level, unlimited 24x7 technical support Go-to-Market Resources Microsoft sellers paid to sell your solution into their enterprise accounts*
Program Requirements: At Microsoft for Startups we look for innovative, technical solutions unique in the market that will benefit from access to Microsoft enterprise customers and sales channels.The program is set up to best support technology startups that fit the following: B2B or B2C sales model have found product market fit and some customer traction externally funded at Seed, Series A, B, or C stage or validated equivalent