Imagine Cup 2017: Philippines

Code for the win! Imagine Cup Phillipines.

The Microsoft Imagine Cup is the world’s most prestigious student technology competition, and the Philippines is no stranger to it! This 2017, we’re pumping it up by bringing the competition nationwide – that’s right! We’re bringing it straight to students from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao! Read on to find out more.

Get worldwide recognition for your team and your school and win awesome stuff! Aside from the prizes in the Philippine Local Competition, this year’s World Champion team will be receiving US$100,000 in cash! Seriously!

Do you have an idea that runs on the Cloud? It could be the next big game, the next epic mobile app or website, or even the next breakthrough invention! Don’t worry – there are online resources to help you get started!

Students from any background are welcome! Design thinking and great business models are also important parts of your idea aside from creating awesome technology, so form diverse teams to cover more ground!

How do I join?

Ideate. Students currently in high school or college come up with an idea using Cloud or the Internet of Things that solves a real-world problem. Microsoft Azure should be the platform of choice. Form a team of 1-3 students and get a mentor who can help you with your idea! Register your team to get started!

Create. Selected teams participate in our incubation program where they learn about development, design, and business and create actual prototypes for the National Semifinals.

Compete. Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao – students from anywhere in the country stand a chance to represent the Philippines in the Asia Pacific Finals, and then the World Finals.

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