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Microsoft for Startups Introduction and Workshop Day (Loughborough)

Thursday, 2nd May
This event is Open to All

Partner up with Microsoft to scale your business globally





Are you a high potential tech scaleup or start-up business looking to grow and scale your business?  If yes, please join Microsoft for Startups on May 2nd at Loughborough University.  On the day you will learn how to leverage the power of Microsoft through their totally free Microsoft for Startups programme, discover how to get the most out of Microsoft technologies and how Microsoft for Startups can support your company commercially to reach its true global aspiration. 

The team will be available to talk to you on a one-one basis too.  If you would like to book a 1-1 session please use the links below in the 1-1 section.

The event is totally free.  So what are you waiting for?  Sign up today.

More detailed information regarding the Microsoft for Startups Programme can be found here


The Agenda for the Day

09:00 - 09:30 Arrive and refreshments
09:30 - 09:45

Introduction by LUSEP

09:45 - 11:15

Introduction to Microsoft for Startups, the team and Q&A session

11:15 - 11:30 Pitstop
11:30 - 12:30

Workshop - Partnering with Microsoft and Co-selling 

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 Workshop - An overview of Serverless on Azure
14:45 - 15:00 An overview of Azure Cognitive Services (applied AI)
15:15 - 16:15 Founder's Dilemma (to participate in this session please book your slot here)


1-1 Sessions:

Looking for extra support?  Book a 1-1 session with the workshop’s presenters and the Microsoft for Startups team.  These 1-1 sessions will be beneficial to all startups and scaleups (ideation stage through to late-stage scaleup).  So, what are you waiting for?  Don’t miss this opportunity for these impactful 1-1s.

Sign up today by clicking the links below and get your questions answered!


What do you want to discuss with us?

Company’s Mission/Vision
How to make it resonate with your audience (potential investors, employees, advisors)?
Current & future Markets
How to find new markets and establish your business successfully?

Scalable Go to Market Model
How to architect for scalable growth across multiple markets

Current & potential Customer
Do you have the right target group? What about Customers you haven’t addressed yet?
Value Proposition
Do you have the right Value Proposition for your target customer(s)?
Marketing Strategy
How to build an effective marketing strategy and message 
Social Media
Do you need help with leveraging social media channels to get your message across?
Commercial Model
How to create a profitable Commercial Model
Sales Plan
Do you have respectable Sales Plans?
Partnering with Microsoft
Do you need a commercial assessment and advice on how to navigate Microsoft?
Microsoft Technology
I need some help with Microsoft technology
Microsoft for Startups Programme
Do you need to know more about the Microsoft for Startups Programme?


Event Location 

Holywell Conference Centre (imago), Loughborough University Science & Enterprise Park, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF 



If you experience any problems making a booking, please contact Yannis and Johnny at

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