One idea starts the journey

Dream it. Build it. Live it. Enter your tech project in the 2019 Imagine Cup for the chance to bring your innovation to life and win up to USD100,000!


Learn how to get started below from last year’s World Champions and check out resources to take your project to the next level.

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Imagine Cup is a global competition that empowers the next generation of computer science students to team up and use their creativity, passion and knowledge of technology to create applications that shape how we live, work and play. Every year tens of thousands of students from across the globe compete for cash, travel and prizes and for the honor of taking home the Imagine Cup!


Learn how to take your idea to the next level

2018 Imagine Cup World Champions, team smartARM from Canada, share their advice for this year’s competitors. The team discuss their journey to develop their winning innovation, including taking the first steps to get started, finding mentors along the way, recovering from setbacks, and what’s next for their project. Now is your chance to build something that matters, don’t miss out on the chance to participate! Register today and bring your project to the global stage.

Check out more resources to help you get started: Azure for Students, GitHub, Microsoft Learn, Microsoft Docs

Check out the 2019 Imagine Cup Rules and Regulations