Lunch & Learn with Microsoft Startup Evangelist: Ryan Joy


Join Microsoft Startup Evangelist Ryan Joy for lunch and a discussion around Microsoft's startup initiatives, including BizSpark, BizSpark Plus, and Microsoft Ventures. This Lunch 'n' Learn event is open to all HTC members.

BizSpark provides free software, free cloud, and visibility to help startups succeed. Join a global community that has over 100,000 startups in 100+ countries. Every member of HTC is qualified to enroll in this program to help your business. Check out Ryan’s blog post for some of the most common questions concerning BizSpark.

After a brief discussion of startup initiatives, Ryan will discuss how to leverage the cloud for your business (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, Baas demystified) and introduce theMicrosoft Azure cloud platform. Azure is a cross-platform, language agnostic cloud able to support your startup, whether you need highly-available infrastructure, application platform services, or any combination of *-as-a-Service offerings.

Registration (Free): 


•            12pm - Grab lunch and settle in. Startup introductions if time permits.

•            12:15pm - BizSpark and Azure talks

•            12:50pm - Q&A


Wed, Feb. 18, 2015
noon - 1 p.m. US/Central


Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce Street
Houston, Texas 77002
United States