Microsoft’s New IoT and Home Automation Accelerator

In June Microsoft announced a new startup accelerator focused on companies who were focusing on developing things related to the Internet of Things, or IoT, this included all types of gadgets, devices, and other software related products leading to what they call, the connected home. Now, we’re getting a closer look at the 10 companies Microsoft has picked to participate in the program, which begins this fall in Redmond. Microsoft doesn’t take an equity stake in the companies that move through their accelerators, but getting companies started on products like Windows and Azure could provide the company with a toehold in the future of home automation. Continue reading here.



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