Thank you for making Microsoft BizSpark Camp for Windows Azure in New York, NY during January 28–29, 2010, so successful.
We got an overwhelming response (invited 22 Startups to the event). Day1 started with kick-off by Sanjay Jain and Larry Gregory, immediately followed by 3-hour Azure Training, delivered by following on-site advisors:
After lunch, startup teams started design and development of their solutions with the help of on-site advisors. By end of the Day1, 13 teams were ready to pitch to Panel of Judges on Day2, out of which we invited following 5 Teams to pitch (using criteria listed here):
Day2 continued with Azure development. In morning we recorded video interviews (coming shortly). During breaks we got an opportunity to listen following speakers:
David S Rose
Roman R. Fichman
We had a strong Judging Panel; see below:
JumpStart Angel Network
New Jersey Technology Council
And the Winners are: Congratulations!!!
Best Business Viability
Top Technical Innovation
The Grand Prize ($5,000)
We couldn’t have done this without help from our BizSpark Network Partners:
1. Adrian Manzano, BizSpark Meetup New York
2. Andrew Ran Wong, NY Entrepreneurs Business Network (NYEBN)
3. Angelina Jao, Silicon Alley Council
4. Graham Lawlor, Ultra Light Startups, New York
5. Clint Nelsen, Startup Weekend
We will be announcing the next event shortly, so stay tuned. Meanwhile enjoy the pics from the event..
ISV Architect Evangelist