Founded in 1975, Microsoft is a devices and services company, and a worldwide leader in the tech industry. In Bulgaria the company started its operations in 1999 and within the last 10 years has invested more than $ 2 mln. in Bulgarian education through its Partners in Learning programme and other accompanying initiatives, part of the company’s global citizenship project YouthSpark. YouthSpark combines many youth programmes including Imagine Cup, DigiGirlz, Bizspark, DreamSpark, Office365 for EDU and others. The goal is to create opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship for more than 300 mln. youth in 100 countries around the world.