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    Why I Chose Startup Grind – And Why You Should, Too
  • Why I Chose Startup Grind – And Why You Should, Too

    Posted on: February 27, 2015

    Running a startup is hard. It's like traipsing through a minefield and you're just trying to find your way successfully from one end to the other. Facing these challenges as a founder can be a lonely experience, and every now and then, you find yourself second-guessing your entrepreneurial decisions. So you turn to other founders, you network, you attend conferences.
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  • Is Work-Life Balance Myth or Reality for Startups? The Answer According to Cronofy
  • Is Work-Life Balance Myth or Reality for Startups? The Answer According to Cronofy

    Posted on: February 27, 2015

    As an experienced, second-time entrepreneur and creator of Cronofy, the API for time, Adam Bird has a few things to say about work-life balance.
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  • Deconstructing the Accelerator: 5 Stages of Startup Discovery and Selection
  • Deconstructing the Accelerator: 5 Stages of Startup Discovery and Selection

    Posted on: February 27, 2015

    In March, the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Seattle will announce its second class of startups—this time with a focus on digital work. These startups were chosen after a thorough jury selection process, preceded by a meetup tour across ten U.S. cities.
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  • How to Make the Most of Your Investor Relationships
  • How to Make the Most of Your Investor Relationships

    Posted on: February 25, 2015

    When my partners and I received an investment in Face.com, we also received two great board members: Yariv Gilat and Arkady Volozh, the CEO of Yandex. Our work with them was fruitful and they taught us a lot.
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  • Beijing’s Latest Demo Day Marks 100 Accelerator Program Graduates
  • Beijing’s Latest Demo Day Marks 100 Accelerator Program Graduates

    Posted on: February 20, 2015

    Last month, our accelerator in Beijing graduated its fifth cohort and announced the incoming batch. During the January 24th Demo Day, 15 startups pitched to an energetic audience of 200+ investors, influencers and members of the media.
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  • Five Startups Selected to Pitch at Third Paris Demo Day
  • Five Startups Selected to Pitch at Third Paris Demo Day

    Posted on: February 12, 2015

    Over the past few weeks, our batch #5 startups have been preparing non-stop for our third Demo Day in Paris. More than 70 of Europe's top investors attended to watch the startups pitch. In the past, we've seen some truly exceptional faces in the room: French tech titans Xavier Niel, Marc Simoncini and Jacques-Antoine Granjon spoke at our very first Demo Day in February 2014; and then in November, we had the honor of having CEO Satya Nadella join us. This week, at our third Demo Day, we were thrilled to have Minister Axelle Lemaire and rising investors Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, Olivier Mathiot and Marie Ekeland in the attendance.
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  • Students Turned Entrepreneurs: Estimeet Gains Confidence at Microsoft Ventures Accelerator London
  • Students Turned Entrepreneurs: Estimeet Gains Confidence at Microsoft Ventures Accelerator London

    Posted on: February 10, 2015

    Last week, we highlighted Team Estimeet, the 2014 winners in the Imagine Cup's Innovation category. They’ve spent the last few weeks in London at the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator, learning what it takes to transform their winning social app into a successful startup company.
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  • Imagine Cup Team Estimeet Nabs a Spot in Microsoft Ventures Accelerator London
  • Imagine Cup Team Estimeet Nabs a Spot in Microsoft Ventures Accelerator London

    Posted on: February 9, 2015

    Meet 'Estimeet'. You might remember them as the Imagine Cup 2014 first place winners in the Innovation category.
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  • A Cybersecurity and Medical Startup Frenzy Reaches its Peak on Demo Day!
  • A Cybersecurity and Medical Startup Frenzy Reaches its Peak on Demo Day!

    Posted on: February 3, 2015

    On January 21st, the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Tel Aviv concluded its first-ever cybersecurity and medical accelerator program in Israel. The exclusive event introduced 11 companies graduating from the program—6 from the cybersecurity space and 5 from the medical space. This cohort, Tel Aviv's fifth, included startups from India, Israel, Japan, Slovenia and Spain.
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  • Why Seattle is a Smart Hub for Tech Entrepreneurs
  • Why Seattle is a Smart Hub for Tech Entrepreneurs

    Posted on: January 13, 2015

    There are various startup ecosystems growing across the U.S. From Indianapolis to New York and Utah to San Francisco, each ecosystem has its own set of strengths and individual flavor. Startup ecosystems across cities such as Detroit, Kansas City, Chicago and many others are building tech startups focused on solving local problems and disrupting traditional industries alike—and they continue to bud across the nation. Supporting infrastructure such as co-working spaces, accelerators and incubators, along with local angel groups and venture capital firms, are fueling these startups.
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