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Driving growth for partners who develop software

Discover offerings that help independent software vendors (ISVs) maximize profitability as they build successful cloud and AI solutions and extend software to Microsoft customers.

Modernize and create apps that delight customers

With customer value at the center of how we invest in our cloud and AI technology, we provide your business with tools to solve critical customer challenges—faster. Drive your customers’ transformation with best-in-class platforms like Azure AI, Azure OpenAI, and Microsoft Copilot. Our AI technology leads the industry in enterprise-quality properties, such as integration, scalability, performance, and responsible use. Explore how Microsoft is evolving to better meet the needs of partners who build and extend software.

How we’re investing in your success

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Build your startup with us

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.

Join ISV Success

We created ISV Success 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 ISV Success.
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Nominate customers directly via Azure Migrate and Modernize and Azure Innovate

Partners with Azure specializations can directly nominate customers today.

Expand your business through the marketplace

Scale your reach to more customers, simplify sales, and unlock opportunities to grow through the Microsoft commercial marketplace—the most partner-focused business platform with options that fit your business’s needs and stage of growth.

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.
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.
Discover Business Applications for partners
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.
Tap into the opportunities of Microsoft 365
Build, integrate, and sell apps on Microsoft Teams or Microsoft Viva to innovate where over 270 million monthly users are already working.
Build, scale, publish with Azure
Innovate on the Microsoft Cloud to speed up development, unify management, and run your apps at a global scale.
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.
Lead cloud transformation with AI
Learn how you can capture opportunities with customers around the world when you harness the power of Microsoft AI technology.

Discover developer tools

Explore Visual Studio
Whether you want to code, build, debug, deploy, or analyze software, Visual Studio can help.
Try Azure DevOps
Explore DevOps services that complement your existing workflows so you can run a more efficient cloud practice.
Build on GitHub
Use the complete developer platform to build, scale, and deliver the secure software your customers depend on.
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Increase developer velocity to get to market fast

By increasing developer velocity, you can better adapt, scale, and empower developer teams and improve your speed to market.