> Microsoft BizSpark
Microsoft BizSpark is a global program designed to help accelerate the success of technology entrepreneurs and early stage start-ups. BizSpark provides entrepreneurs with fast and easy access to full-featured Microsoft development tools and production licenses as well as technical support and market visibility with potential investors, partners and customers.
> Microsoft Startup Zone
Provides a one stop portal to help technology startups around the world incubate ideas and drive innovation forward through access to essential resources from Microsoft, including software solutions, network partners and mentors, and expert advice on funding, marketing and business planning.
> S2B – Students to Business Program
The Students to Business (S2B) program is a Microsoft® Community Initiative designed to connect Microsoft partners and customers with qualified students for entry-level and internship positions, mentoring, training and certification opportunities. First piloted in Italy, S2B has since been rolled out 28 countries, aiming to connect 100,000 students with new career skills, leading to 15,000 students with jobs and internships as part of the Microsoft community.