Microsoft along with Enterprise Ethereum Allaince (EEA) launched a token-building-kit to help businesses design and create the right sort of crypto tokens for their particular needs. According to microsoft, "a business person can create a token visually using a design tool that does not involve writing any code whatsoever, and allows them to then say to developers, 'I want one of these.'"
Recently they also released a suite of tools allowing clients to build ethereum-based apps on its cloud computing platform Azure. The new Azure Blockchain Development Kit for Ethereum will help developers create and deploy ethereum-based apps on Azure Blockchain Service or the ethereum blockchain. It was released as an extension of it's very powerful Visual Studio Code.
Microsoft is also working with starbucks to harness this Azure Blockchain Service in tracking coffee shipments from across the world, bringing "digital, real-time traceability" to its supply chains.