BizSpark is a new Microsoft programme that helps start ups quickly realise their goals by offering essential developer software, professional support and global visibility. Register for Business Internet Banking and if you're a technology start-up you can join Microsoft BizSpark.
So what part does HSBC play? We want new businesses to have every opportunity to grow and be successful, and we believe BizSpark, from Microsoft, gives technology start ups access to the special support and resources they need. To join BizSpark, businesses must be sponsored by a BizSpark Network Partner. We've become a BizSpark Network Partner, which means you can name us as a sponsor when enrolling in the programme. You also need to meet the Microsoft BizSpark eligibility requirements listed below.
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More about Microsoft BizSpark
BizSpark is an exciting programme that aims to accelerate the success of early stage technology start-ups. The program provides access to:
Software. Join BizSpark and you're just clicks away from having access to current, full-featured development tools, including Visual Studio Team System, plus production licensing to develop and bring your solution to market.
Support. BizSpark provides you with professional technical support from Microsoft and connects you to a global community of business experts who can help guide you through the hurdles of growing your business.
Visibility. Through BizSpark, you'll have the opportunity to achieve global visibility to an audience of potential investors, clients and partners.
Microsoft BizSpark eligibility requirements
To take part in the programme, your business must:
To join BizSpark with HSBC as your sponsor, log on to HSBC Business Internet Banking. When you log off you will be given the opportunity to enrol.
This offer is open to all technology start ups that have registered for our Business Internet Banking service and meet the Microsoft BizSpark eligibility requirements.
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As a member of the Microsoft BizSpark programme you can download a suite of essential Microsoft developer software, including: