Microsoft Bizspark Presentation - Digital Economy Event
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Over 50k startups have joined BizSpark since Nov’ 08.BizSpark is available in 112 countries, 9 languagesIn the UK, there are now over 2900 companies in the programme.Microsoft BizSpark is a program designed to provide softwarestartups all the resources they need to build successfulcompanies and connect them with a community of experts.
Software Business Models Business model Examples Brokerage Advertising-funded Infomediary Merchant Direct / web Affiliate Open source / community License Subscription Transaction / utilitySource: From Rappa, M., (2008), Business models on the web, digitalenterprise.org, http://digitalenterprise.org/models/models.pdf
Business Models for Market Places Altruism Marketing Cost Saving Revenue Profit • Brand Value • Cost of Sale • Charity • Valuable Function • Customer Loyalty • Streamlined • Open Source • Compelling Process • Hobby • Perception Experience • Support Calls • Data and Content • AcquisitionSource: http://mmitii.mattballantine.com/2012/01/09/types-of-app-business-models/
Microsoft BizSparkFull featured development tools and production for 3 years.Free Windows Azure computing time for 16 months.Professional technical support from Microsoft:Email support, Managed newsgroups, invitation toBizSpark Camps.2 Free MSDN Support incidents.BizSpark OneBizSpark PlusProfile on BizSpark Connect.Promotion on BizSpark.com.Offers and Events on BizSpark Connect.
Three Years and beyond BizSpark Graduation Offer Keep the software you have & optionally purchase subscriptions to keep it updatedGet software,support, andvisibility when theyare most valuableand leastaffordable.Get all theprogramcomponentsfor three years.
BizSpark ConnectBizSpark Connect offers Startups theopportunity to achieve global visibly toan audience of potential investors, clientsand partners by profiling their companyand posting offers and events in theBizSpark virtual networking hub.
mMedication https://www.mimedication.commiMedication is a web-tool toenhance self-management forpeople with respiratory problems.By combining an electronic healthrecord with patient education andintelligent data management,miMedication improves the qualityof life of people coping withrespiratory conditions.
DoCom http://www.doccom.meDocCom was founded in 2007 bytwo doctors driven to makehealthcare safer and more efficientthrough improved communicationand collaboration.They harnessed emerging socialnetworking technology to develop asecure cloud-based solutionexclusively for healthcareprofessionals.Clinicians can now find, share andcollaborate with each other securelyand for free. Healthcareorganisations can leverage theirnetwork to improve safety andefficiency.