Redmond Pie is a Network Partner for Microsoft BizSpark Program. The BizSpark Program is a new global program designed to accelerate the success of early stage  Microsoft Startups by connecting them to Network Partners: active members of the global software ecosystem who can provide mentorship, guidance and resources to BizSpark Startups. BizSpark creates an ongoing, mutually beneficial ecosystem between Microsoft, Startups and Network Partners.

Microsoft BizSpark

Microsoft® has an exciting new program specifically designed to provide early stage Startups like yours with software, support, and visibility to help ignite your success. The program, called BizSpark™, provides access to:

· Software. Through MSDN® Premium subscription! (worth $10,939) Join BizSpark and you’re just clicks away from having access to current, full-featured development tools, Microsoft Developer Network including Visual Studio Team System, plus production licensing to develop and bring your solution to market.

· Support. BizSpark provides you with professional technical support from Microsoft and connects you to a global community of business experts who can help guide you through the hurdles of growing your business.

· Visibility. Through BizSpark, you’ll have the opportunity to achieve global visibility to an audience of potential investors, clients and partners.

For more details about what you get through the program, please visit “What Do I Get”.

Eligibility requirements are minimal: If you’re a privately held company building a software-based product or service (even using open source code), in business for fewer than three years, and with less than USD$1M in annual revenue, you’re in!

To join BizSpark, you must be sponsored by a BizSpark Network Partner, such as Redmond Pie.

So what are you waiting for? Joining is simple, fast and easy. Just send us the following details, telling us a little about your startup company. If you fill in the required criteria for Microsoft BizSpark, we will sponsor you by sending you the enrollment code.

  • Your Name
  • Your Email
  • Startup Name
  • About your Startup

Once you have your enrollment code, joining BizSpark is fast and easy. No payment or credit card information is required, and there are no upfront costs. (Microsoft will assess a USD$100 program offering fee at the end of participation in the program, or the end of three years, whichever comes first.)

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