About WiC Microsoft Cloud Accelerator

Women In Cloud Microsoft Cloud Accelerator is an immersive 6-month program to assist women-led tech companies to co-build their Cloud + AI innovations, co-market and co-sell with Microsoft and their distribution channels. This program is designed to help you win enterprise opportunities, get access to Azure credits, get access to subject-matter experts & executives, a global network with the ultimate goal of creating economic growth and job opportunities that are aligned with the UN goals.

Upcoming Kickoff Dates

  • 6.0 Cohort - August 27, 2021 (Digital - open to all locations) - Deadline to Apply August 25, 2021 (3:00pm PST)
  • 7.0 Cohort - February 25, 2021 (Digital - open to all locations) - Deadline to Apply February 18, 2022 (3:00pm PST)

Companies Eligible to Apply

  • With at least one woman in the C-level role with decision making power in the company
  • Based anywhere in US, Canada, Africa, India, Germany, France, UK, Greece, and the UAE
  • Targeting enterprise opportunities in any industry sector with a potential to scale
  • Must be in business for one year with one pilot customer and developed a cloud solution
  • Looking to scale business through Microsoft and their distribution channels

Application Process

  • Apply using this form
  • Upon acceptance, sign an engagement agreement
  • Instead of taking equity, WIC charges a small flat fee of $1000 USD/company
  • Participate in WIC activities to engage with advisors, mentors, and corporations

Learn more about WiC Microsoft Cloud Accelerator here: https://www.womenincloud.com/cloud-accelerator/

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Coronavirus, our Cloud Accelerator program has been revised to be a fully digital experience (including speakers, webinars, working sessions, and office hours). Rather than limiting it to specific areas, this is open to global applicants. 

Learn more about Women in Cloud's Global Expansion here

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