Microsoft's Azure Accelerator has inducted 13 technology startups for its second batch of its accelerator program. The company claims that it received more than 350 applications from technology startups in Big Data, augmented reality, healthcare, education, mobile applications, social networking, security, among others for this batch. The four month program starts on March 1, 2013 and will end with demo days in the first week of July 2013. What does it offer? Microsoft will offer office space at its Accelerator facility in Microsoft’s Lavelle Road office, Bangalore and access to more than 100 startup mentors. Microsoft however notes that it does not take any debt or equity from the startups and but it connects startups with Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors to raise financing. The 13 startups inducted in this batch include: 360 Living is a portal for for health & wellness. It provides health & wellness information through Q&A, personalized content, support groups and tracking tools. The portal is currently in Beta. It was founded by Rajiv Khatri, Raj Chinai, Rahul Thadani, and Sarah Khatri. Adepto is a Bangalore based startup that recently announced the beta release of its social marketing platform Crowdnub. Crowdnub gives brands customized Apps with the convenience of a SaaS platform, across devices and social platforms. The company was founded by Kiran Kuman and Ashok M.S. Adepto has previously raised $300,000 (around Rs 1.3 crore) in its first round of funding from Blume Ventures and a consortium of angel investors led by Rajiv Dadlani. Deck App is a presentation app that allows users to create presentation complete with…
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