Microsoft on Wednesday announced its “ScaleUp” programme has extended support to 18 startups in the last 12 months. The selected startups are focused in the areas of fin-tech, Blockchain, health-tech and IoT, among others.
The “ScaleUp” prigramme provides startups access to world-class technology, mentorship and other community benefits that further their expansion on a global scale, the company said in a statement.
“Globally, the success story of the startup ecosystem in the region is drawing great attention. The Microsoft ScaleUp programme has shaped several startups in their journey to being enterprise ready,” said Lathika Pai, Country Head, Microsoft for Startups, MENA and SAARC.