Microsoft DreamSpark launches today with a Key Note from BillG at Stanford University.  Microsoft DreamSpark gives students around the world software for free to help them become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders. Whether interested in technology or design – Microsoft is offering something for every technically-inclined student. For verified students, Microsoft DreamSpark offers Visual Studio 2005/2008 Professional Edition, Expression Studio (includes FrontPage Web, Blend, Media and Design), SQL Server 2005 Express, SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition, Virtual PC, Windows Standard Server, XNA SDK, and a 12-month trial subscription to the XNA Creators Club.

Find out more by watching Max Zuckerman's interview with Bill Gates.