The Microsoft Imagine Cup

This is one for all the computer buffs out there – the Microsoft Imagine Cup!

The world’s leading student technology competition, the Microsoft Imagine Cup prompts students to tap into their imagination and create a technology solution for one of the organisation’s competitions and challenges. It is a chance for students to meet and connect with like-minded creatives from across the globe, while sharing ideas, having fun and being there for the unveiling of a technological milestone. The project can comprise of purely software or a mixture of software and hardware, but it must use either Windows, Windows Phone, or Windows Azure.┬áParticipants get involved in the new generation of games and apps, and even have the opportunity to turn their ideas into a business, all the while networking and making new friends from around the world.

So… the part we all really want to get to – what does the winner get? Well, it depends on the contest, but the first place teams in the main categories (Games, Innovation and World Cup) win a sweet $50,000 with all World Finalists scoring a trip to Seattle, USA.

Check out this vid, or hit up the Imagine Cup website for more info on the comp and deets on how to enter. Good luck!


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