Microsoft for Startups Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 3

  • Investments
  • 976

  • Portfolio
  • 556

  • Exits
  • 390


Microsoft for Startups General Information


Founded in 2011, Microsoft ScaleUp is an accelerator incubator based in Seattle, Washington. The firm seeks to invest in series A startups and offers access to sales, marketing, and technical support.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Bing Fund, Microsoft Accelerator, Microsoft ScaleUp
Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Primary Office
  • 320 Westlake Avenue North
  • Seattle, WA 98109
  • United States

Microsoft for Startups Investments (976)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Digital Platformer 21-Jan-2022 Accelerator/Incubator Financial Software Generating Revenue
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00000 11-Nov-2021 000000000000 Surgical Devices Generating Revenue
0000000 10-Aug-2021 00000 00000 000.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
0000-0000 01-Jul-2021 000000000000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue
0000000 18-May-2021 000000000000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
0000000 000000 01-May-2021 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000 29-Apr-2021 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Magenta (Alternative Energy Equipment) 23-Apr-2021 Seed Round 00.000 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue
Kellify 15-Apr-2021 Accelerator/Incubator Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 00000
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Microsoft for Startups Exits (390)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Active.AI 17-Jun-2022 Merger/Acquisition
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0000000000000 31-Mar-2022 000 00 00000000
000000 28-Mar-2022 000000000000000000
0000000 21-Mar-2022 0000000000
Lipifai 21-Feb-2022 Out of Business
Testim 09-Feb-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Microsoft for Startups Team (38)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Chou Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director 0 Shanghai, China
Addy Santo Global Chief Technology Officer-in-Residence 0 Tel-Aviv, Israel
Raz Bachar Managing Director, Global Industry Lead Seattle, WA
Annie Parker Global Director of Equity, Inclusion & Social Impact 0 Seattle, WA
Clare Barclay Executive 0 Seattle, WA
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Microsoft for Startups Co-Investors (88)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Social Tech Trust 5 0 Series chart Industry bar
Bessemer Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Citi Ventures 0 Series chart Industry bar
Scale Venture Partners 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Accel 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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