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Microsoft Philanthropies Announces Commitment to Donate $1 Billion In Cloud Computing Resources to Serve the Public Good

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella announced a new three-part initiative to ensure that Microsoft’s cloud computing resources serve the public good. As part of this initiative the recently formed Microsoft Philanthropies will donate $1 billion of Microsoft Cloud Services, measured at fair mark... (more)
Indian School of Design and Innovation & Microsoft India partner to Launch ISDI Creative Accelerator

Indian School of Design and Innovation (ISDI) today signed a three-year partnership with Microsoft India to set up ISDI Creative Accelerator. Powered by Microsoft Ventures, Microsoft’s corporate venturing arm, this is a pan India initiative to catalyze the country’s technology startup e... (more)
Indian Unicorns will Continue to Strengthen Through Acquisitions in Mobile, Marketplaces & Data Sciences

- Microsoft Ventures, iSPIRT & Signal Hill release 2015 India Technology Product M&A Industry Report
- 190 Technology Product M&A transactions with a total deal value of $2.27B have been completed in India from 2011-15 YTD
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Skype Enters in First-of-its-Kind Partnership in India to Bring Viewers One-Step Closer to their Favorite Talent Hunt Show, India’s Got Talent

Over the Seasons India’s Got Talent on COLORS has become a mecca for those looking to showcase their extraordinary flair to the world. In a first-of-its-kind association, the show in its sixth season has joined hands with popular VoIP software, Skype, to get the viewe... (more)
MEEDJ Announces Updates to the Popular Music Mixing App for Windows Phone

MEEDJ today announced updates to MEEDJ, a popular social DJ mixing console app for Windows Phone 8.1.
According to Janosch Lenzi, Co-founder, “MEEDJ was created by myself and my amazing team members Massimo Poli, Chief Technical Officer, Laurie Elie, our desig... (more)
Microsoft India to Train 800 Teachers of Sri Chaitanya Schools through ‘Partners in Learning’ Program

Microsoft India will train 800 teachers of Sri Chaitanya Schools as the schools embark on their digital classrooms program. Sri Chaitanya Schools recently announced adopting Microsoft India’s Edu-Cloud infrastructure and 14,000 Windows-based tablets for their students and teachers of Class 3,... (more)
Sri Chaitanya Schools Starts Microsoft Cloud-Powered Digital Classrooms Initiative

With an aim to transform education with the use of technology, Microsoft India has launched Edu-Cloud, a cloud computing-based offering that will enhance digital learning and teaching in schools and higher education institutions. Sri Chaitanya Schools is one of the first K-12 education networks to ... (more)
Microsoft India Unveils 'Build Your Business’ Curriculum for Indian Youth

Microsoft India today unveiled the ‘Build Your Business (BYB)’ curriculum for Indian youth, at the second edition of YouthSpark Live event in Bengaluru. A comprehensive package for micro and small businesses, BYB curriculum provides best practices, access to technology, and training too... (more)
Microsoft Announces India Winners of the 13th Edition of Imagine Cup 2015

-13,900 students participated from 25 states, of which, 29 student teams battled it out at the India Finals of Microsoft’s premier technology competition.
-Teams from Lonavala, (Maharashtra), Rau (Madhya Pradesh), and Faridabad (Haryana) emerge winners of the three categories of the ... (more)
Microsoft Ventures and iSPIRT Host SaaSx to Accelerate Indian SaaS Startups

Cofounders of 100+ SaaS startups learn to grow business from co-founders of Freshdesk, Wingify, WebEngage and Kissflow
SaaS expert Aaron Ross shows how to create predictable revenue
‘Jump Start Guide for Desk Marketing and Selling for SaaS’ launched
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