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Strategic Partnerships and Lead Generation Shortcuts for Entrepreneurs

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Microsoft Accelerator in Tel Aviv Welcomes 11 Startups Ready to Scale-Up

The Tel Aviv Accelerator is proud to announce the commencement of its 9th batch. Our latest cohort brings together 11 impressive Israeli startups poised for growth with an average funding of $2.2 million.

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10 Later-stage Startups Join the Seattle Machine Learning and Data Science Accelerator

Our Seattle Accelerator’s third batch taught us a thing or two about the machine learning and data science space. Now, as we kick-off our fourth batch, we’re excited to put those learnings and insights to use to help the next generation of machine learning and data science startups.

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5 Minutes with Matt Penneycard Head of Downing Ventures

This is a guest contribution from Matt Penneycard, Head of Downing Ventures. 

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Introducing the 6th Batch Joining Microsoft Accelerator London

Over 340 applicants from 20+ countries around the world threw their hat in the ring for a spot in our autumn 2016 London Accelerator program. After whittling down the numbers—a challenging task—we invited a healthy mix of companies with cross-sector functionality to attend the interview stage.

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Investing in Female-led Startups: Best practices for investors

This is the second article in a series from Noga Tal addressing the inclusion of women in the startup industry. From accelerators to entrepreneurs, from investors to government policy and programs, we’re exploring the current state of women’s inclusion in our industry and providing some tips and best practices for further advancements.

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Collaborate to Innovate: Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park Incubator

Microsoft China, the Administrative Committee of Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, and Sensoro to partner in building a Cloud & Application Incubator Platform based on Microsoft Azure operated by 21Vianet cloud platform at Shanghai Zhangjiang primarily to support technology innovation, entrepreneurs training and the promotion of final product results.

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Investing in Female-led Startups: How VCs can benefit from more inclusive investment practices

This article is the first in a series from Noga Tal addressing the inclusion of women in the startup industry.

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