Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Seattle is a mentor-driven program aimed at helping entrepreneurs scale up. Startups accepted to the program will gain access to top business mentors, tech and marketing experts, office space and resources to help them build their company. The 4-month program is focused on improving your startup products, refining pitches, and sharpening marketing skills as well as helping you find investors and network like a pro. We will help you create the next big thing for the Cloud, Mobile IoT and other emerging technology trends.

       

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      41

      Graduates

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      75%

      Funded

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      $867K

      Average Funding

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      73

      Mentors

      Dec102014

      Accelerator Launch

      Jan302015

      Registration closes

      Mar162015

      Accelerator batch starts

      Jul102015

      Demo Day

       
       
       
       

      Welcome to Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Seattle. Our expertise in building scalable software platforms, applications will nurture the most promising companies focusing on Digital work space. Our goal is to provide startups with our design and technology expertise, combined with customer insights and global distribution and partner network. With our connections, expertise and desire to help startups, we believe we can be the catalyst to empower your growth.

      Mukund Mohan | CEO in Residence, Microsoft Ventures Seattle

      Mentors

      Bill Bryant

      Draper Fisher Jurvetson

      Brad Burke

      Chief Technical Officer Networked Insights

      Brent Stineman

      Sr SDE Microsoft

      Corrina Black

      Principal Design Lead Microsoft

      Craig Sherman

      Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

      Dan Neely

      CEO Networked Insights

      David Raskino

      Director, Technical Evangelism Microsoft

      David Wickwire

      Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC

      Geir Hansen

      Silicon Valley Bank

      Geoff Entress

      Voyager Capital

      Gil Isaacs

      Sr Program Manager Microsoft

      Greg Gottesman

      Madrona Venture Groupe

      Greg Tacchetti

      CEO Assurestart

      Joe Wallin

      Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

      John Connors

      Ignition Partners

      Josh Holmes

      Program Manager Microsoft

      Julie Sandler

      Madrona Venture Group

      Karl Muth

      NorthWestern University

      Linden Rhoads

      University of Washington

      Patrick Shelby

      University of Washington

      Paul Rigby

      Legal Counsel Homesite

      Paulo Resende

      Director Microsoft

      Rebecca Lovell

      Startup Liaison at City of Seattle

      Rick Claus

      Sr Program Manager Microsoft

      Sarah Richmond

      Director Microsoft

      Stead Burwell

      Alliance Health

      Tim Enwall

      Head of the Company Revolv

      Usman Anwer

      Sr Program Manager Microsoft

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      Team

      Mukund Mohan

      CEO in Residence, Microsoft Ventures Seattle

      Prashant Sharma

      Senior Program Manager

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      Seattle, WA 98109