The Imagine Cup is a competition organized by Microsoft where students are invited to use technology to do amazing things! They never disappoint us!
“Everybody has dreams, but not every body is ready to fight for the dreams, if you dream, it can be real, you have to fight for it” – Imagine Cup competitor
Sometimes you come up with a cool business idea, or you look at a problem facing the world and think to yourself: “It’s just too big, I couldn’t actually tackle that.” When you meet the students participating in Imagine Cup you can’t help but start to see things differently. These students have the passion and drive to pursue their ideas and bring them to reality!
“You can do anything, so dream big and follow it” - Imagine Cup competitor
This year is the 12th year of the Microsoft Imagine Cup. Here in Canada we are excited to be entering our third consecutive year of Canadian Imagine Cup Finals, sponsored by intel. We have already seen some amazing projects from across the country.
We just wrapped up the Canadian 2014 Finals and we'll be announcing the winners of the Games, Innovation, and World Citizenship categories shortly! One of the three teams selected will represent Canada at this year’s world finals in Seattle, Washington. At the world finals they will compete against other great teams from around the world.
Teams at the worldwide finals will compete for some fantastic opportunities to help them bring their ideas to reality!
So the next time you start to worry about where the world is headed, take heart, because there are talented, passionate students around the world all working hard to make a difference! Here’s a small peek into the passion and excitement that is Imagine Cup!