Microsoft announced today, on its blog, the 8 companies that it will take on board as a part of its winter batch for 2013. The companies are as follows –
AdSparx – Enables monetization for digital Video delivered through the Internet for mobile devices, PCs and connected TVs
ShieldSquare – Helps identify, detect, assess and protect against any account breaches on user accounts
Chance – An iPhone & Android application that will allow users to make and discover short video interactions
Frrole – Extracts meaningful, relevant and informational social conversations from twitter in real-time.
Native5 – Enables developers to rapidly create and manage scalable applications across multitude of devices
SignEasy – A simple and convenient way for businesses and professionals to legally sign documents from smartphones and tablets
TommyJams – Provides hassle-free, inexpensive and transparent technology to connect artists, venues and fans on a web-platform
Whale Logix – A shopper engagement platform which drives higher conversions for online merchants.
Apart from these, Scibler, which was a part of the 2013 summer batch, will also be a part of this winter batch. Also, 4 companies as part of the Microsoft BizSpark* program will be in this batch. These companies are – HasGeek, Nanobi, Tookitaki and 1000Lookz. More on the Microsoft blog
Stay tuned for more from the new companies at Microsoft accelerator
* Disclaimer – YourStory.in was a partner with Microsoft for its BizSpark program