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Bing Fund backs restaurant waiting-list app BuzzTable

Microsoft’s Bing Fund announced today that is making a strategic investment in New York City-based BuzzTable, marking the sixth Bing Fund investment since it was started last summer. Bing Fund, the newly-formed investment vehicle of Microsoft’s search engine that supports mobile and Web-based startups, recently invested in Sonar in Feburary and Seattle-based LikeBright one month prior to that. The BuzzTable platform consists of three… Read More

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Apps for Autism: Results from a Bing Fund hackathon

Last week we told you about a weekend hackathon, organized by Microsoft’s Bing Fund and community partners, that brought together developers, designers and other experts to come up with technologies to address issues related to autism. So what did they come up with? A lot. The teams worked on 13 prototypes in all, addressing a range of issues faced… Read More

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Bing Fund opens doors for Buddy Platform and Pinion Tech

Microsoft surprised us last month when word spread of its Bing Fund, a new angel investment fund and startup incubator in which companies get access to the search engine’s data and other resources from the software giant. Now, Microsoft is officially announcing the first two participants in the program, both of which are close to home…. Read More

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How Microsoft’s new Bing Fund will invest in startups

Microsoft today confirmed that it has created a new angel investment fund and startup incubator sponsored by its Bing search engine. The Bing Fund will be making investments in selected startups, giving them access to Bing’s data for use in their applications, and generally helping them build their businesses. News of the fund first leaked… Read More