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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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November 18, 2013 at 7:45 AM

Microsoft Ventures invests in mobile app startup Zula

Microsoft Ventures has chosen its third startup to make a seed fund investment in: Zula, a cross-platform mobile productivity app to improve team collaboration. Zula aims to streamline team productivity and communication tasks such as file-sharing, messaging, conference calling and quick poll-taking. Microsoft did not say how much it invested. It’s the third seed investment for More

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