How can we help you?

Top Questions
How can I apply for Azure OpenAI Service access?
  1. We encourage you to use your business email address while applying to be considered.  Applications submitted with personal email addresses are prone to decline (Example:,, etc.).     
  2. Fill out separate applications for each use case you might have for your product.   
  3. Follow the instructions in theform and enter your sponsorship subscription GUID. 


Which Azure support option is right for my question?
  • To see cost and billing details, log into the Sponsorship Portal
  • For error messages, quota requests, billing questions, and urgent issues please go to
  • For advice on how to build, migrate, or optimize, contact our Azure Advisory team by logging into Founders Hub --> Develop --> "Pair with an Azure Engineer"
  • To ask your own questions and see answers to preexisting questions please visit the Microsoft Q&A Forum
  • To build your skills and gain experience with different Azure tools and resources, please visit Azure Learn for Startups

Azure Advisory and Support

How do we get help migrating to Azure from another platform?


Azure Help and Resources for Startups


What types of Azure Advisory services are available?


Where can I see sample architecture diagrams?


What do I use the Azure Portal for?


Where do I find more information on how to skill up on Azure?


Where can I access the Cost Calculator?


How do I get help activating Azure?


Is Azure Advisory support available in my language?

Azure OpenAI

Does Azure OpenAI Service include ChatGPT?


Can I use my Azure credits to spin up Azure OpenAI Service?


Azure OpenAI links for reference


What is the difference between OpenAI and Azure OpenAI Services (Azure OAIS)?


My Azure OpenAI Services application was declined. What should I do?


How do I request an increase in quota limits for Azure OpenAI Service?


What are the quota limits for Azure OpenAI Services?


How do rate limits (TPM and RPM) work in Azure OpenAI?


What is the difference between TPM and context length of a model in Azure OpenAI?


Will my data be used internally for training or fine tuning the Azure OpenAI models?


What is the significance of content filtering for OpenAI models, and how do I customize it per use case?


How do I create model deployments in Azure OpenAI?


What are the different types of GPU SKUs?


Startup Advisory and Support Options
Azure Pricing and Usage Monitoring