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Prioritizing ISV business growth

We’re improving how we support independent software vendors (ISVs) with purpose-built offerings that help you grow. Explore what’s available now—and discover what’s to come.

The Microsoft commitment to ISV growth

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Evolving to better meet your needs

As we make key investments in partner programs and initiatives, our goal is to help ISVs thrive. With customer value at the center of how we invest in our cloud portfolio and platform, we’re focused on helping your business deliver software solutions that meet changing customer needs and solve critical customer challenges. Through the scale, resources, and global reach of Microsoft, we’re creating pathways to your success. Review our latest announcements about how we’re evolving to better support ISVs.

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How we’re investing in your success

A foundation for innovation and growth

When you partner with Microsoft, we help you develop and scale across the Microsoft Cloud—which includes Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform, and our end-to-end security.

Whether you’re building your first app, migrating from another cloud, or selling established solutions through Microsoft, we have clear paths to your goals.

Helping you grow from day one

Created to support all founders from idea to exit, Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub is the platform that helps you build your business from the ground up.

With guidance from business leaders and technical experts—and free Azure credits that grow with you—Founders Hub brings together the resources and products you need to hit your next milestone.

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Centered on your success

We created the ISV Success Program as the pathway for ISVs partnering with Microsoft to accelerate growth as you build, extend, and sell across the Microsoft Cloud.

With benefits curated for your business—such as cloud credits, software licenses, and developer tooling with GitHub and Visual Studio—we’ll help you grow successful solutions at scale. Learn about the private preview, with general availability coming soon.

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Explore other ISV resources for your business

Check out updates for ISV partners

Read our latest ISV news to stay in the loop on upcoming changes and take full advantage of ISV programs and resources.

Develop and deepen your knowledge

Build your knowledge base—and further your business goals—with our personalized guidance, industry expertise, and comprehensive courses.

Accelerate success with FastTrack for Azure

With tailored guidance from Azure engineers, FastTrack for Azure helps you rapidly—and effectively—design and deploy your solutions to the Microsoft Cloud.

Join the Business Applications ISV Connect program

For partners building on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform, we’ll help speed up your time to innovation and expand your customer base.

Get personalized assistance

Build your business faster by working with a cloud specialist. They can help you connect with customers, take advantage of partner programs, activate benefits, and more.

Learn about co-sell incentivized status

As ISV solutions qualify for co-sell incentivized status, we’ll showcase eligible offers to Microsoft sellers for potential collaborative selling—or co-sell—opportunities.

Publish solutions by offer type

Learn how to choose the offer type for your solution, app, or service offer, as well as its alignment to Microsoft products and services.

Go-to-market with Microsoft

Explore how to accelerate time to market and generate demand for your business with digital marketing content, personalized guidance, customizable assets, and more.