Microsoft’s M12 invests in Skedulo, a scheduling platform for the enterprise
Skedulo is a scheduling platform for the enterprise. Skedulo can be used to resolve scheduling conflicts, assign jobs, optimize travel routes, track productivity, and communicate in real-time. It streamlines scheduling of jobs, an...
Microsoft’s venture fund M12 invests in fintech-security startup nsKnox
nsKnox is a fintech-security startup that focuses on protecting corporate payment systems against insider threats, cyber-fraud, and data manipulation attempts. nsKnox offers real-time verified payment protection and fraud detectio...
Microsoft’s venture fund M12 to start investing in India
M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) is Microsoft’s strategic venture capital investment arm whose mission is to be an active partner at key stages of a startup’s growth, typically investing between Series A and D. M12 is distinc...
Microsoft’s M12 announces the global Female Founders Competition
M12, Microsoft’s venture fund, in partnership with the EQT Ventures fund and SVB Financial Group, today announced the Female Founders Competition, to accelerate funding for women-led startups focused on enterprise technology sol...
Microsoft’s M12 invests in Tact.ai, a conversational AI sales platform
Tact.ai is a conversational AI sales platform that is used by sales teams at Dell, Honeywell, GE, Cisco Systems, Kelly Services and other Fortune 500 companies to drive revenue growth. M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) was already...
‘M12’ is the new name of Microsoft’s venture fund
Microsoft today announced a big change regarding its venture fund. Microsoft Ventures will be now known as M12. Microsoft is making this name change to clear the confusion in the market. Actually, Microsoft Ventures name came from...
Microsoft Ventures invests in Translation as a Service startup Unbabel
Unbabel is a Translation as a Service startup that develops state-of-the-art technology in improving translation quality, the selection of translators and in predictive translation. It allows enterprises to reach their customers i...
Microsoft and Google invest in biomedical informatics startup DNAnexus
Microsoft Ventures, the VC arm of Microsoft Microsoft has now invested in DNAnexus, a leading biomedical informatics and data management startup. The DNAnexus platform powers genomics by allowing organizations to address these ch...
Microsoft Ventures invests in Workboard, a leader in active strategy management software
Workboard is a leader in active strategy management software. Their solution helps organizations iterate, measure and achieve their strategy at market speed by enabling them to quickly iterate strategic priorities quarterly, measu...
Microsoft invests in Pixvana, a Seattle-based startup that makes it easy to create mixed-reality video experie...
Pixvana is a Seattle-based startup that makes it easy to create next-generation video experiences for XR (VR/AR/MR). Pixvana’s cloud platform SPIN Studio is an end-to-end solution for authoring and delivering virtual, augmen...
Microsoft, Seimens, and others invests in 3D Printer manufacturer Markforged
by Greg Jordan
Microsoft Ventures, Porsche SE, and Siemens have invested $30 million in series C funding to 3D printing startup Markforged, bringing the capital raised for the company to a total of $57 million. This is particularity huge for Mic...