More awesomeness for StartuParty! We are happy to announce Microsoft BizSpark is joining our growing list of partners (read here and here). What are you going to get?
Microsoft BizSpark offers to all Road55 participants immediate access to BizSpark Program with free Windows Azure for 3 years (3700$ per year) + 0.5 day of consulting services with a Sr. Cloud Architect Evangelist.
For those of you who don’t know yet, Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, and providing marketing visibility. The program also includes access to Windows Azure, a flexible, comprehensive, and powerful cloud platform for the creation of web applications and services with different development technologies like .NET, Java, PHP, Node.JS, C++, Python and others. On Windows Azure you can also work with open source technologies like Apache, Apache Hadoop, Solr/Lucene, MySQL, MongoDB … and distribute content on different devices like PC, Mac, Tablet (Windows 8, IPad& Android) and smartphone (Windows Phone7,IPhone & Android)
In addition, BizSpark offers a network of over 2,000 partners to connect members with incubators, investors, advisors, government agencies.
Since it was established in 2008, more than 50,000 startups in over 112 countries have joined BizSpark!