Microsoft signs MoU with IIT Bombay to provide tech services to startups
By Team Startupcity | Friday, 25 November 2022, 09:01 IST
The Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), the umbrella organization at IIT Bombay for fostering entrepreneurship and nurturing tech start-ups said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Microsoft to support SINE startups.
As a part of this collaboration, SINE and Microsoft will explore opportunities that will help startups at SINE avail benefits of Microsoft software and services, access to GitHub, M365 resources, training and skilling on Azure, along with mentor networks.
This collaboration will further help startups get exclusive access to Microsoft’s leadership and experts. Microsoft and SINE will also work together to select and onboard startups to Founder’s Hub. Select startups also get the opportunity to be a part of the Azure community program.
“With more and more focus shifting towards cloud-based technology solutions across different sectors, Microsoft’s history and experience of being the leading global technology giant will surely benefit our startups and we hope they can leverage this partnership to the fullest,” said Poyni Bhat, Chief Executive Officer, SINE.
Microsoft will also provide startups at SINE access to flexible, scalable resources (API Integration with GitHub, visits to Microsoft Tech Center in Bengaluru to demonstrate tech value and scheduled in-person/online sessions. “Microsoft Azure platform hosts a wide array of products and cloud services which can help startups solve today’s challenges and design solutions for the future.
We are thrilled to collaborate with SINE, IIT Bombay to empower startups to harness the power of the cloud, enabling them to turn meaningful innovation into actionable results,” said Himani Agrawal, Country Head, Azure, Microsoft India.
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