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The Best Lithuanian e-Commerce Project 2013 IQ Polls Will Use Windows Azure to Serve Their Clients Worldwide

June 20, 2013

VILNIUS, Lithuania, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

An interactive audience survey system, IQ Polls [http://iqpolls.com ] developed by
Lithuanian start-up and available since March of this year has become a member of the
global Microsoft program for start-up companies, BizSpark. From now on, IQ Polls will be
able to use Windows Azure, the free and convenient Microsoft cloud computing platform for
the provision and development of its services in different continents.

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“Users of IQ Polls [http://iqpolls.com ] live in different countries, so we have been
striving to enable them to be able to reach our services more quickly and reliably from
any place of the world. The Windows Azure platform will help us to ensure this
possibility. It is also important that our BizSpark program membership become a sign of
quality for most of our present and future clients, and that it will encourage faster and
wider use of our innovative system worldwide”, said Arturas Jonkus, one of the IQ Polls
project partners.

“After joining the BizSpark program, startup companies can get assistance from
international advisors, investors and partners for three years, notwithstanding their
location. It is a great opportunity to get international experience, receive advice from
specialists and to use the experience of professionals directly when developing business
and searching for new development opportunities”, said Kristijonas Kaikaris, CEO at
Microsoft Lietuva.

The BizSpark program created in 2008 by Microsoft encourages the establishment of new
companies and their further development. Startup companies participating in the program
use the newest technologies, receive technical and business advice and get additional
visibility in the market. Since the development of the program, 50 thousand companies have
already participated in it.

IQ Polls [http://iqpolls.com ] won first place in the recently held contest organized
by Lithuanian Committee of Information Society Development, and was acknowledged as the
best e-commerce project of this year. IQ Polls will represent Lithuania in the World
Summit Awards (WSA) in this category.

About IQ Polls [http://iqpolls.com ]

IQ Polls is an interactive audience survey system which allows its users to poll an
audience during conferences and seminars, receive the attendees’ answers online, and to
summarize them immediately. The system can also be used in interactive advertising
connecting off line media with online.

For more information please contact:

Arturas Jonkus, tel: +370-68642450

Giedre Bielskyte, Communications and Social Projects Coordinator at UAB Microsoft

+370-615-55364, v-gibi@microsoft.com,




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