MS selects 13 for Windows Azure Accelerator’s second batch

By : |February 8, 2013 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Microsoft announced the list of 13 technology start-ups which will constitute the second batch of its Accelerator for Windows Azure program in India.

The 13 startups are 360 Living, Adepto, DeckApp, Frintit, Harness, I7 Networks, Label Guild, Profoundis, Qubole, SupportBee, TableGrabber, Tuebora and Visarity.

Mukund Mohan, CEO-in-residence, Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure, said: “Apart from India and the US, we even received applications from countries like Spain and Australia. This clearly signals the strengthening of a global start-up culture, and I feel honored to be driving a marquee initiative in India which is contributing towards strengthening this ecosystem.The experience of working with the first batch of 11 start-ups, which graduated on January 11, 2013, strengthened our belief in the potential of this program. Hence we decided to host two batches every year, and also expand each batch size. This is our summer batch, the winter batch will open up for application on May 1, 2013.”

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Microsoft had announced the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure program in India in early 2012 with 11 start-ups.