Dream it. Build it. Live it.
Unlock your startup's potential with Imagine Cup - the global technology startup competition for visionary student entrepreneurs harnessing the power of Microsoft AI. Build with AI through exclusive access to technology, receive expert mentorship, and the chance to win USD100,000 and a mentorship session with Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. It's your moment to accelerate your startup and showcase your visionary ideas on the global stage!
Imagine Cup is more than a competition; it’s a transformative journey that will help founders turn their ideas into reality. Join to receive cutting-edge technology, technical and entrepreneurial mentorship, and the opportunity for global recognition and prizes that will propel your startup forward.
Access to AI Technology
Gain access to cutting-edge AI technology, Azure and OpenAI credits, and expert guidance to help you accelerate your startup’s AI journey, giving you a distinct advantage in crafting AI-driven solutions.
Mentorship and Guidance
Imagine Cup offers more than just technical guidance; it provides a comprehensive entrepreneurial ecosystem. With personalized one-to-one guidance from both technical and business mentors, you’ll gain the tools to refine your strategies and navigate challenges on the path to startup success.
Prizes and Recognition on the Global Stage
Seize the opportunity win up to USD100k, gain global recognition and an exclusive mentoring session with Microsoft Chairman and CEO, Satya Nadella!
01Qualifying: Build the Future with AIOct 16 - Jan 24
02Minimal Viable Product (MVP) SubmissionsJan 26 - Feb 9
03Semi Finals: Accelerate your growthFeb 23 - April 12
04World Championship: Showcase your business on a global stageMay 2024
Learn about past competitors’ journeys through the competition and find resources to get started.