You have an idea so brilliant it burns.

You can’t sleep. You can’t eat. You just have to make it happen—now.

Microsoft Ventures is a strategic partner for promising startups around the world focused on business growth & development, industrial strength technology and beautiful usable products. Build locally, scale globally. We help smart companies take flight.


Meet the startups we’ve worked with to help turn their visions into reality. From coding to gaming, advertising to online dating, they all have two things in common: a killer idea and the skills to make it happen.

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TechCrunch Disrupt + Hackathon Pier 48 San Francisco, CA Saturday, September 6, 2014 - Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Join Microsoft Ventures at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco. TechCrunch Disrupt is one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year. Join us at this iconic startup and thought leadership event in San Francisco September 8-10 Learn More
DLD Tel Aviv Hatachana Compound Tel Aviv, Israel Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Saturday, September 20, 2014 DLD Tel Aviv Digital Confernce is Israel's largest international Hi-tech gathering, featuring hundreds of start ups, VC’s, angel investors and leading multinationals Boasting top technological talent, the highest venture capital investments per capita and multi national centers for industry leaders such as Google, Microsoft, Kimberly Clark, Amazon, GM, Amdocs, Facebook and more. Tel Aviv is the best location to get up close and personal with the entire Hi-tech hub! Learn More
Innovation Xchange Riverfront Marriot Covington, KY Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Friday, September 19, 2014 This two-day event is designed to spark action, not just activity, in order to help drive real business deals. A number of startups will come away with pilots, but all will leave inspired by the potential of new partnerships. No matter who you are, Innovation Exchange will help your company move forward and grow more than you ever imagined. Day One is set up like a startup conference with pitches, round robin interviews and an expo floor with startup booths, etc. Day Two is wide open – we reserved the rooms for another day in case any of our corporate participants want to bring in the rest of their teams, or go even more in-depth on conversations started on Day One Learn More
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