Silobreaker Invited To Join Microsoft Startup Accelerator Programme
Chosen for sophisticated analysis and explanatory graphics of news content
"We set out to provide a search service that delivers intuitive search results, so people can spend more time learning from the web and less time searching it" commented Silobreaker CEO, Kristofer Mansson. "Since our launch at DEMO 08, we have been very pleased by the response, and to get Microsoft's recognition, support and access to their world leading product and market expertise will be invaluable as we continue scaling our business."
Microsoft evaluates hundreds of technology startups each year to identify those with the strongest potential to succeed, shape the industry's future, and enhance the overall value of Microsoft products and services for customers. The Microsoft Startup Accelerator Programme shines the spotlight on some of the most promising startups, which are given access to Microsoft tools and services to accelerate their commercial success. The support ranges from consulting services and early access to technologies to software, licenses, channel and marketing support.
Lars Lindstedt, Software Economist, Microsoft UK commented, "We took special notice of Silobreaker because they offer a completely new way to absorb news content. With an ever increasing flow of information, a service like Silobreaker's will fast become a necessity. We look forward to working with them and helping them realise the potential of their innovative technology and service."
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Launched in January 2008, Silobreaker is an online search service for news and current events that delivers meaning and relevance beyond traditional search and aggregation engines. With content from some 10,000 news, blog, research and multimedia sources, Silobreaker's relational analysis and explanatory graphics provide users with unparalleled contextual insight into the news stories of the day.
Founded in 2005, Silobreaker is a UK-based company with offices in London and Stockholm. Silobreaker offers a free, ad-supported, service as well as bespoke solutions for publishers, corporations and organisations. To use Silobreaker, visit www.silobreaker.com, or subscribe to the Silobreaker blog at http://silobreaker.blogspot.com.
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