Startups

Entrepreneurship is at the forefront of economic growth in Europe. And many of Europe’s startups are using technology to reshape how we all do business. For these fast-growing, fast-moving companies, flexible cloud technology can be game-changing. By embracing the cloud, these businesses can deliver truly innovative products and services.

Through programs such as BizSpark and Microsoft Ventures, Microsoft helps startups to develop and succeed with access to technology, marketing expertise, and training. For entrepreneurial students, Imagine Cup provides a platform for developing their initial spark into a concrete business offering.

Microsoft Finland launches Turbopump program to accelerate growth and expansion of Finnish startups

Microsoft Finland has launched a new accelerator program called Turbopump, leveraging Microsoft’s experience and resources to help promising Finnish startup companies in growth and international expansion through Microsoft’s customer, partner network, and talent acquisition. Microsoft’s main partners in the Turbopump program are venture vapital investors and startup centers, as well … Read more »

Microsoft founder of European Startup Network

The growth of Europe’s startup scene shows no signs of slowing down.  Since 2011, the number of tech startups alone in Europe has grown more than three times over (The State of European Tech).  The European Startup Network (ESN), founded earlier this year, aims to provide all startups in Europe … Read more »