Opportunities Open Doors: Microsoft Innovation Challenge


The Microsoft Innovation Challenge is open to women-owned businesses to bring innovative services to market and reach new customers. This mentor-driven accelerator program located at the Seattle headquarters campus is designed to help top entrepreneurs get through the challenges of building a sustainable business, gaining customers, and scaling to global markets.

Your 2000-word proposal could propel your company to the next stage of growth!

Company Eligibility: 

  • Funding: $1-1.5 million
  • Revenues:  $5-10k MRR Range
  • Employees:  1-10 employees
  • Commitment:  Four-month commitment at the physical Seattle Accelerator location (August 2016).  Microsoft will provide some funding to defray costs, taking no equity and will provide deep connections into Microsoft, mentors from the startup community and top-quality programming.

Application Due: March 20, 2016

Posted on February 18, 2016 and filed under Opportunities Open Doors.