Microsoft today announed an update to their BizSpark Plus program. Starting on July 1st, Microsoft will be offering $120,000/year of free Azure cloud services to qualified startups around the world. To make this happen, Microsoft is partnering with over 150 startup accelerators in 47 countries including Techstars, ERA, MassChallenge, Seedcamp, and 1871.
These organizations are in the trenches, providing the marketing and business support that early stage companies need to be successful. The offer expands our existing BizSpark Plus program which, in addition to open source-friendly Azure, provides free software, developer tools, and technical support to help startups be successful.
Read more about it here.