Microsoft’s Startup Support Program “Microsoft for Startups” Selects Drone Manufacturer, VFR

TOKYO, October 27th, 2022 / VFR Inc.

VFR Inc. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Koichiro Yuasa) has been selected for the “Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub,” a startup support program provided by Microsoft Corporation (Headquarters: Washington, USA).

[What is Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub?]

It is a startup support program that Microsoft has developed globally in more than 140 countries around the world. The company globally supports the growth of the startup business with innovative technologies and services from service launch to customer development.
Startups selected for the program will have access to Microsoft’s powerful technologies, including its Azure cloud service, as well as dedicated resources to grow their businesses, leveraging Microsoft’s partner network.

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub Overview

With the adoption of Microsoft for startups, VFR has adopted Microsoft Azure as the cloud platform to drive its ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) in anticipation of global expansion. By operating our ERP on the highly secure and reliable Microsoft Azure platform, it will be possible to manage orders and suppliers in the drone manufacturing process, as well as to plan production and purchasing related to orders and sales. In addition, Microsoft’s global network will enable seamless collaboration with outsourced manufacturing partners in Japan and overseas even in the future.

Going forward, VFR will continue to actively utilize the services provided by Microsoft to increase productivity in Japan and to provide global support for the mass production of drones.

[ VFR Inc. ]
VFR was established as a subsidiary of VAIO Corporation with the vision of “Opening up possibilities for people and society with our technologies and passion.” The company provides solutions for drone business, service providers, and end users, and also aim to contribute to building an ecosystem for the development of the drone industry by engaging in an open and flat dialog with all parties involved in the drone industry.

Source: VFR Inc.

PR and Marketing Department
VFR Inc.