BizSpark startup Kapitall used Visual Studio 2013 to create its Windows 8.1 app to help provide a compelling alternative to the traditional online brokerage and make investing a fun and educational experience.
The site taps into a market with more than 10 million Microsoft-specific jobs advertised each year and about 100 million IT professionals in this category. After a beta launch earlier in May, MS Gooroo now has about 1 million Microsoft-related technology jobs available from companies around the globe.
Microsoft BizSpark – a free program that provides startups with software, tools and a network of 50,000 to collaborate with – is also responsible for producing a bevy of Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps. The BizSpark Group Blog collected a few that will help you start 2014 on the right foot, including OFunnel, a BizSpark startup that went through the Seattle TechStars Accelerator in 2013.
Series of shows to air through Nov. 5 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Microsoft entrepreneurship program, which delivers no-cost tools to bootstrapped developers and founders who are building the world’s next great companies.