Imagine Cup

Dream it. Build it. Live it.

The Imagine Cup is full of opportunities to gain new skills, access exclusive training, unlock mentorship opportunities, and have a chance to win great prizes and make a difference in the world.

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Meet the 2023
Imagine Cup World Champion

Learn about this year's Imagine Cup World Championship winner taking home the champion's trophy, USD 100,000 cash prize, access to Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub, and a mentorship session with Microsoft Chairman and CEO, Satya Nadella.

World finals winner and 2023 Imagine Cup champion


TAWI leverages real-time speech recognition technology to help children with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) communicate more effectively.

Watch the championship

Why Compete

The Imagine Cup is full of opportunities to further gain new skills, develop your existing skill set, receive mentorship, and collaborate with students who are just as passionate as you about making a difference in the world.

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Shape our world

Gather and build together to reimagine technology solutions in a competition designed to help you make a difference.

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Build your skills

Create something that matters and develop your skills at the same time with resources from Microsoft.

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Realize your passion

Apply your passion and purpose to transform your ideas into action.


Next Steps

  1. 01
    Register now for the 2024 Imagine Cup season
  2. 02
    Get started with our GitHub resources
  3. 03
    Join our Discord Community to connect with peers and form a team
  4. 04
    Stay tuned for the competition details and submission requirements
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Get Inspired

Learn about past competitors’ journeys through the competition and find resources to get started.