For the past year, ten Russian technology startups have received cash grants of $615,000 in total from Microsoft Russia Seed Fund. Launched in late 2010, the seed fund of Microsoft in Russia supports web startup projects with cash grants of $30,000 to $80,000.
Microsoft has awarded grants to the following Russian startups: Pirate Pay (automatic blocking of online file sharing), Color Pen (online distance learning), Ajatix (extension modules for Adobe Dreamweaver and Microsoft Expression Web and Visual Studio), BodyNova (3D modelling for plastic surgery), ShopPoints (mobile reward points for shopping), ePythia (mobile To-Do list), Wobot (social network media monitoring), Alpha Smart Systems and Cloud Health Care.
See a list of top 10 Web Startups from Russia.
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