Microsoft, Accenture to empower 13 Indian startups on social impact

Microsoft and Accenture on Wednesday announced the third cohort of the Project Amplify programme, which will support 13 Indian startups with solutions focused on clean technology, circular, regenerative agriculture, and education and skills.

The program will also support startups with proof-of-concept testing and validation, re-imagining the impact of their solutions through design thinking sessions, and access to the latest technology and guidance from experts at Microsoft and Accenture.

“Through our ongoing collaboration with Microsoft, we are applying our combined expertise to support social impact startups and help bring their solutions to enterprise customers around the world, expanding their impact,” he said in a statement.

Furthermore, the program will provide startups with access to Microsoft technologies, including up to $1,50,000 in Azure credits, M365 and D365 credits, access to Visual Studio and GitHub Enterprise, enterprise-grade Azure engineering support, and networking opportunities with entrepreneurs. other global socialites and a variety of go-to-market resources.

“In collaboration with Accenture and as part of the Entrepreneurship for Positive Impact initiative, we are excited to support India’s bold innovators, driving systemic change through their sustainable businesses,” Jean-Philippe Courtois, executive vice president and president, National Transformation Partnerships, Microsoft said in a statement.

Launched in 2020, previous cohorts of the program focused on addressing issues related to food safety, livelihoods, education, sustainability and skills.

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