Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub

Designed to support all founders from idea to exit, Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub brings together the technology, guidance, and support you need to hit your next milestone. Sign up in minutes with no funding required.

Join Lighthouse Ventures and be eligible for:

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub benefits include:

  • Mentorship guidance from business leaders and technical experts
  • Azure credits that grow with your startup
  • GitHub and Visual Studio Core for developer collaboration
  • Powerful development and productivity tools including Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365
  • Startup-friendly offers from Microsoft partners

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub provides up to $150,000 in Azure credits. Program benefits vary based on the stage of your startup. Upon acceptance, startups are placed into one of the following tiers – Ideate, Develop, Grow, Scale – and can access the next tier and additional Azure credits, resources, and benefits as they scale.

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Completing an application takes minutes. When setting up your startup profile during the onboarding process, select Lighthouse Ventures as your affiliated organization.