Microsoft R&D Israel



Strategic Partnerships

The Industry Outreach team is responsible for support Israel's High-Tech community and managing the dialogue between Israeli startups and Microsoft.

Our goals are:
Maximize engagements between Israeli startups and Microsoft, helping connect startups to the right business and product groups in the company
Help Microsoft identify the most interesting and relevant technology and talent coming from Israel today
Ensure that Israel has a thriving start-up community and help support the development of technologies relevant to Microsoft.

The Industry Outreach team regularly meets with startups. In addition, we organize regular ThinkNext industry events in cooperation with industry groups and investors, manage the global BizSpark One program for Israel, and regularly expose top Microsoft executives to the best of what Israeli high tech has to offer.