Thursday
February 28
2019

Microsoft to launch social entrepreneur accelerator programme in March

Aiming to nurture and grow an ecosystem of tech-enabled start-ups focused on social and environmental issues, Microsoft on Tuesday announced the launch of a new social entrepreneur accelerator programme in India and France next month.

The programme named Microsoft-Ashoka Accelerator, is in partnership with AshoksaFoundation, a global non-profit of leading social entrepreneurs, and France-based digital learning startup Simplon.co.

“Microsoft has always been an ardent enabler of the start-up ecosystem in the country,” Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India, said in a statement.

Photo courtesy of Sudipto Sarkar.

Source: Telangana Today (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship
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accelerators, social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, social impact, startups