Imagine Cup

Dream it. Build it. Live it.

The 20th anniversary of Imagine Cup brings together student innovators who apply their passion and purpose to tackle social issues with tech. Watch who wins the trophy and USD100,000 on May 24 at 8:30am PT during Microsoft Build.

Imagine Cup

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Meet the top 3 teams

Learn about the teams heading to the World Championship on May 24 during Microsoft Build as they compete for USD100,000 and mentorship with Microsoft Chairman and CEO, Satya Nadella.

Americas world finals winner
Melodic
Asia world finals winner
Nana Shilpa
Emea world finals winner
V Bionic

Competition Schedule

  1. 01
    Registration + Submission
    Join Discord community, participate in Build Your Epic kick-off event and Epic Challenge
    Now – January 2022
  2. 02
    Online Semifinals
    All submissions are judged
    February 2022
  3. 03
    World Finals
    Top category teams compete to advance
    March 2022
  4. 04
    World Championship
    The 2022 winner is crowned May 24 at 8:30am PT during Microsoft Build
    May 2022
A student pitches his project

Get Inspired

Learn about the journey to the 2022 World Championship and past competitors. Also, find resources to get started on your own Imagine Cup journey.