Imagine Cup, Competitors at the ready….

The Imagine Cup 2009 is in full swing. And there is no better year to compete – there has been so much going on in the world of Microsoft technology recently: Silverlight 2.0 released PDC and all the goodness around Mesh, Azure, Windows 7, etc XNA Studio 3.0 Beta announced … The Imagine Cup is…

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Imagine Cup UK – The winners story

It seems like a lifetime ago that we held the Imagine Cup UK finals in London and over 150 students, partners and press came together to see what the competition was all about and how students were helping to fight climate change. Ben and Dominic won the Software Design competition, and after competing at the…

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Imagine Cup Short Films online

One of the most exciting parts of the Imagine Cup worldwide finals each year (I’ve done 3 now) is the showing of the Short Film category. The teams have a simple brief, make a kick arse short film during the WW finals using the surrounding city as your set. The results are astonishing and remind…

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Solving BIG problems with software? Get ready for Imagine Cup 2009

It will not be long before I start talking all about Imagine Cup 2009 and the plans we have locally in the UK and at the global competition level. And it’s looking better than ever! I did attend the Imagine Cup Paris finals, but failed miserably at blogging while I was there for a variety…

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Heading to Paris for Imagine Cup…

Joe Wilson’s Pre-Kick Off: Imagine Cup 2008 Paris I’ll be there from 3 – 6 July with the 3 teams from the UK. According to Joe "Tom Cruise" Wilson it will be the only place to be this summer! Can’t wait. And I’m travelling from the uber-cool St Pancras station: I’ll try to blog a…

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Achieve what you can imagine

We had this really slick video created to explain the Imagine Cup. It is now up on Channel 8 and I would encourage you to take 60 seconds to watch it. MarkT, my big UK boss, recently said in a presentation "beware the teenager in their bedroom" – well, marketing/ad/agency people – this is what…

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Game Development Imagine Cup in the UK

This stuff is just too cool! Can’t wait to see what the UK finalists come up with and how many get through to Paris! Hat tip to Mr Ed who is working with the teams in the run up to the finals to make sure they have all the right MS resources. Video: Drizzle

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Great advice for Imagine Cup competitors

Pitching Your Idea Some great advice from Philip (MS) and Perry, a marketing professor in the US, for Software Design competitors. This is great advice for UK competitors as they pull together their submissions for sending in on the 15th May. The UK finalists are in a different situation in that they have already done…

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Imagine Cup competitors – where are they now? Channel 8 videos online

My first two videos on Channel 8 are now online. Yes, I do sound that weird (that’s Northern Irish people for you) and talk a lot. But these guys all have done incredibly well out of the Imagine Cup and our student programs and their stories are worth listening to! Imagine Cup UK – where…

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Imagine Cup Day on 5th June 2008 – Celebrating the best in UK student talent

It’s been a busy couple of months for the Imagine Cup and we have a good 200-odd students fighting it out for great prizes and the opportunity to travel to Paris (in style) to compete at the worldwide finals. And to celebrate the best year for the Imagine Cup in the UK we are going…

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