Microsoft Accelerator announces participating companies for 2013 winter batch

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 –

MSFTAdSparx – 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 – was a partner with Microsoft for its BizSpark program

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Raghu is an electronics engineer from Anna University who has a keen interest in mobility and consumer technology.He predominantly works on stories for tech entrepreneurs and startups. He is also an active member of the Bangalore Android User Group, a regular speaker at BarCamp Bangalore and is part of many other technology communities. You can follow him on Twitter @Raghum200

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