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Microsoft Unifies Its Venture Efforts

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it would bring together its multiple venture efforts with the formation of Microsoft Ventures. The new setup essentially houses a number of Microsoft’s existing programs under one roof: The BizSpark program continues to offer Microsoft enterprise software and tools to aspiring entrepreneurs. The accelerator program accepts a small number of applicants and provides mentoring resources to those in the program. And, finally, the Bing fund will be increased to provide seed funding to a greater number of startups.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald