Microsoft's Emerging Business Team has launched Microsoft StartupZone, a new site for VC's, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. The site makes it easy to find the right person at Microsoft to help you get started on a partnership with Microsoft. The site also has links to partner programs, resources, and profiles of companies we work with.
The Emerging Business Team is totally focused on start-ups that are building products and solutions on Microsoft platforms. We can help you get into beta programs, access developer technical support, participate in marketing programs, introduce you to field sales people, and other things depending on the stage of your company.
Several people on the team write blogs about their product / market segments. Cliff Reeves and I cover the Collaboration space. Cliff was a former VP at Lotus and is a GM at Microsoft. We have portfolio managers that cover nearly every area of software. The site describes each portfolio, the companies we currently work with, and email addresses so you can contact us directly.
Check out the site and make a connection.