Learn. Connect. Code. Microsoft Build 2021

Daniel Sevitt

Microsoft Build is our primary 1st party developer event taking place this year on Tuesday, May 25 and Wednesday, May 26.

This year, Build includes an emphasis on early-stage startups with a wide range of talks and breakout sessions delivering value to founders and everyone else in the startup ecosystem.

You can register now to access the full schedule for Microsoft Build or check out some of the highlighted events below which will be of particular interest to startups.

Building Scalable Startups with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Teams

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Our own Jeff Ma talks about developing a new generation of enterprise-grade solutions leveraging Azure and Microsoft Teams with Richard Borenstein and Patricio Jutard of Mural together with Dan Reich and Greg Ratner of Troops.

Ask the Experts: Dynamic Workflow Orchestration with Azure Data Factory and Prefect

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Chris White and Kevin Kho of Prefect lead a live interactive session about Prefect's open-source, general-purpose dataflow automation tool and how it complements Azure Data Factory in building dynamic workflows. Can't make the live session, join them on-demand (see details below.)

Storage used to be so basic - Basically Available, Soft-state, Eventually-consistent

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Join Microsoft cloud advocate Adi Polak and Einat Orr, CEO and co-founder of Treeverse to hear about the power of having a Git-like experience for data, and using versioning concepts to fully automated CI/CD process for data.

There are three further on-demand sessions which will undoubtedly provide value for founders and entrepreneurs.

Getting Traction with GitHub Actions

Brian Douglas, developer advocate with GitHub, demonstrates how existing projects are using GitHub Actions to ensure that all projects, despite their size, can benefit collectively from knowledge sharing.

Being a woman in tech is a super power/unfair advantage - we'll show you how

In this session, Microsoft's Annie Parker and Ruth Yakubu will talk to Dr. Tope Mitchell, CEO and co-founder of Reflektme and Lorena Soriano, CEO and founder of Every POINT ONE about how being a woman in tech gives you an unfair advantage.

Dynamic Workflow Orchestration with Azure Data Factory and Prefect

In this session, we'll go over some of the features that make Prefect the perfect complement to Azure Data Factory in building dynamic workflows. These features include task mapping, non-Azure resource tasks, and robust state handling. Prefect is also designed to run on user-managed infrastructure and provides an easy way to manage on-premise execution of workflows through Data Factory.

Microsoft for Startups is delighted to showcase a range of companies at this year's Build including:

There is still time to register for these sessions and others at this year's Microsoft Build. We hope to see you there and look forward to hearing your feedback after the event.