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Microsoft to invest EUR 83 mln in French start-ups, schools

Tuesday 10 November 2015 | 08:28 CET | News
Microsoft has pledged to invest EUR 70 million in French start-ups over 3 years and to contribute EUR 13 million to the national school digital plan. The announcement was made after a meeting between CEO Satya Nadella and president Francois Hollande. In continuing to invest in France, the company said it will particularly strengthen its support for the development of the French Tech ecosystem. The 'Microsoft pour les start-up de la French Tech' programme is open to all French Tech start-ups. Microsoft will work with 10 partner accelerators around France. About 300 start-ups will benefit this

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