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Nine Startups Pitch for Top European Investors at the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Paris Demo Day

Last week during Microsoft TechDays we held the first Demo Day for our Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Paris. It was only a year ago that we had announced the launch of our accelerator, and now we’ve helped 30 startups take flight.

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Surveys or Open Questions – What Works Better for Initial Product Validation

Over the last few weeks, the new batch (fourth) of 16 companies at the Microsoft accelerator has been getting started with customer development. Some companies are fairly advanced, doing hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue, but most are early stage.

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Microsoft Ventures Invests in Askem to Help You “Question Everything”

It’s only natural to seek validation from your friends, whether it’s about your new glasses, what movie to see or which car to purchase. Asking your friends on social media is convenient. However, this often elicits vague answers which aren’t helpful.

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Video News App Watchup Receives Seed Investment from Microsoft Ventures

We are always interested in startups that bring incredible services to their customers. That’s why we’re pleased to announce a seed fund investment in Watchup.

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Demo Day Showcases Innovative Startups Graduating from Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing

We recently hosted a Demo Day event to showcase the third class of startups graduating from the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Beijing.

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Demo Day London – Music, Mobile Learning, Games and More

Two weeks ago, the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in London celebrated the graduation of its pilot cohort at its first Demo Day, held in the towering heights of the 39th Floor of Level39, overlooking the striking London skyline.

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Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Bangalore Graduates 13 Startups at Demo Day

The Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Bangalore graduated its third batch of startups on November 29, 2013. The Demo Day featured thirteen impressive startups, from social media platforms and data analytics to event services, who are now ready to take their businesses to market.

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Demo Day for Startups in Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Tel Aviv

Last month, the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Tel Aviv saw its third batch of startups graduate, culminating in a Demo Day like no other.

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