Microsoft launches its Global Social Entrepreneurship initiative
The initiative will aim to help social enterprise start-ups build and scale their ideas into businesses by giving free access to Microsoft technologies
Microsoft has announced a new CSR ‘Global Social Entrepreneurship Program’ offering start-ups access to its vast array of technology, education, customer network and grants.
The program will be available across 140 countries and it will provide free access to Microsoft technologies but more importantly the company is giving start-ups a chance to to be part of the community.
Business that fall in the Global Social Entrepreneurship program will receive access to free Microsoft cloud technologies, including up to $120,000 in Azure credits, along with technical support and mentorship. It will help market and sell solutions and connect to large commercial organizations and nongovernmental organizations that are potential customers. Start-ups focused on sustainability, accessibility, and skills and employability will also be eligible for grants.
Social Entrepreneurs that are interested to learn more and apply, can visit here.