Azure for start-ups
Run lean, stay agile and grow fast
- Choose your platform, including open source
- Deploy a web app or virtual machine in seconds
- Scale with point-and-click simplicity
- Get started easily with common start-up scenarios
- Manage IT budget efficiently
Open source welcome
Azure really is open source-friendly and flexible. Use the tools you already know. From Node.js to Ubuntu, bring your favourite open-source software tools and technologies to Azure and open up the possibilities. Plus, Azure Marketplace supports your favourite Linux distributions including Debian and SUSE.
Great ideas are why you’ve got a start-up, right? Accelerate your innovation with Azure’s application platform. Build simple to complex projects with an easy-to-use and consistent portal experience that offers the cloud services you need most.
Trusted global scale
Start-ups may start small, but you’ll be ready to grow fast and go far, achieving global scale in 34 local regions. Azure has strict processes and practices to secure the platform, and also empower you to protect your data and mission-critical applications.
What other start-ups are saying
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Ready to help you grow
From idea to IPO, Microsoft is uniquely equipped to support start-ups at every stage of your journey. Whether it’s technology enablement, business growth through accelerators and venture funding or connecting you with customers, find out how we can help you grow.