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August 13, 2014 at 8:38 AM

Ten startups chosen for Microsoft Ventures Accelerator home-automation program

Wi-Fi-enabled smart plugs and outlets that let users control home electronics from their smartphones, and fully connected electronic water heaters are among the ideas from 10 startups that have been chosen to participate inĀ the first Microsoft Ventures Accelerator program focusingĀ on home automation.


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April 1, 2013 at 6:34 PM

Microsoft and TechStars launch third round of Accelerator program

Microsoft and TechStars kicked off their third round of the Accelerator incubation program today with a new class of 10 startups. The Accelerator program is a partnership between Microsoft and tech incubator TechStars that provides seed money, mentoring, technical support and networking opportunities to startups that create new business applications using Microsoft technologies. The first…


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March 20, 2013 at 6:26 PM

Realty Mogul, a Microsoft Accelerator alum, goes live

Realty Mogul, one of the startups that participated in the last round of the Microsoft Accelerator program, launched today with news of seed funding and its first success story. The company, which focuses on crowdfunding for real estate, said it recently closed half a million dollars of seed investment from Seattle-based investors, and that AH Capital,…


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