Think Big Partners Offers Access to the Refreshed Microsoft for Startups Program

By April 26, 2018 Events, News
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As a previous Microsoft Ventures and BizSpark Plus Program partner, Think Big is excited to continue the as a Microsoft for Startups program partner. This new program offer supports startups under 5 years old and under $1 million in revenue by providing significant Azure credit, developer support, Office 365 and developer tools like Xamarin and Xamarin Test Cloud.

A common misconception is that Azure is just a cloud storage service when in reality it offers advanced skills to include in your developer toolsets like cognitive services (text API, facial recognition, composition API, etc.), machine learning, virtual assistant bot, AR/VR, language skills, and more. The days of building from scratch are over! Utilize Azure to accelerate your technology roadmap and save costs along the way.

You use Amazon Web Services you say? Over 80% of startups on Azure use a hybrid cloud. In the next 12 months, you will see a number of educational events, office hours, participation opportunities and more for startups in Kansas City to learn more and engage with the Microsoft for Startups program offer.

Read about the new program and explore the new opportunities from Microsoft for Startups.

Join us for these upcoming Microsoft for Startups programs:

May 1, 1-4PM: Microsoft for Startups Office Hours with Tech Evangelist, Jordan Svancara, at Plexpod Crossroads (1712 Main Street, 5th Floor, Kansas City, MO 64108). Learn more, ask questions, discuss your tech stack, and explore opportunities for your startup. First come, first serve or schedule an appointment with Jordan (

May 3, 8-10AM: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and How it Can Help You, at Plexpod Crossroads (1712 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Kansas City, MO 64108). Hear the tech talk on blockchain and cryptocurrency from 8:00 AM  – 9:00 AM, and for the next level, stick around for the more technical blockchain workshop from 9:00-10:00 AM.

Interested in learning more about the Microsoft for Startups program and how to apply? Contact Think Big by emailing, or reaching out through our website. Stay in touch by joining our newsletter.

About Sarah Fustine

Sarah Fustine is a Partner at Think Big Partners and specializes in workspace advisory, smart city consulting, economic development and innovation districts.

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