Microsoft iit bombay mou: IIT Bombay Startup Incubator SINE and Microsoft sign MoU

The Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), the umbrella organization at IIT Bombay for fostering entrepreneurship and nurturing technology startups, said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Microsoft to support technology startups. SINE.

As part of this collaboration, SINE and Microsoft will explore opportunities that will help SINE startups reap the benefits of Microsoft software and services, access to GitHub, M365 resources, training and skills on Azure, together with mentoring networks. This collaboration will further help startups gain exclusive access to Microsoft leadership and experts. Microsoft and SINE will also work together to select and onboard startups into Founder’s Hub. Selected startups also have the opportunity to be a part of the Azure Community Program.

“With more and more focus shifting towards cloud-based technology solutions in different sectors, Microsoft’s history and experience of being the world’s leading technology giant is sure to benefit our startups and we hope they can make the most of this partnership,” he said. Poyni Bhat, Director General, SINE.

Microsoft will also provide SINE startups with access to flexible and scalable resources (API integration with GitHub, visits to the Microsoft Tech Center in Bangalore to demonstrate technology value, and scheduled in-person/online sessions). “The Microsoft Azure platform is home to a wide range of cloud products and services that can help startups solve today’s challenges and design solutions for tomorrow. We are delighted to collaborate with SINE, IIT Bombay to empower startups to harness the power of the cloud, enabling them to turn meaningful innovation into actionable results,” said Himani Agrawal, Country Head, Azure, Microsoft India.

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