Get Rolling with Raspberry Pi and Windows 10 in 5 Minutes

If you’ve got an upcoming hackathon to attend, or just want to build something cool, you’ll want to check out the latest in maker hardware. Regardless of whether you’re building a robot, drone, quadcopter, connected media device, smart thermostat or other related gadget, you’ll want to check out Windows 10 IoT Core. This is the…


Announcing the 2016 Big Idea: Design Winners!

After a lot of deliberation, evaluation and review, the judges have given us their decisions. It’s time to announce the winners of the Big Idea: Design Competition! The 2016 Big Idea: Design Winners are: In the Games category, our winner is Digital Interactive Games from South Africa, for Of Dragons and Sheep, their fast paced 3D…

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Want to see your Imagine Cup idea funded? Follow in Team Prognosis’ footsteps!

Way back in August, well before Team Prognosis spent a week on Microsoft campus getting a crash course in business, they had applied for the prestigious Horizon 2020 grant with the European Commission. In November, they received the good news that their proposal had been accepted and they would be getting €4M! Konstantinos Mavrodis, Vicky…


35 games & 10M downloads – it all started with Imagine Cup

Abiola Olaniran grew up in impoverished Nigeria. At age 26, he is now CEO of Gamsole, Africa’s leading game studio – boasting 9 employees and headquartered on Victoria Island, Lagos in Nigeria. We asked him how he made the improbably leap from poor child to the number one gave developer in Nigeria. Spoiler: He entered…


Don’t change the world – hack it

A hundred students at Cascade High School in Everett, Wash., were treated to a Monday morning dose of inspiration when Dr. James Whittaker kicked off Computer Science Education Week. It was one of nearly 200K events worldwide hosted by code.org’s Hour of Code. Whittaker, the energetic and distinguished technical evangelist and Microsoft engineer, started them…


Announcing the 2016 Big Idea: Plan Winners!

After a lot of deliberation, evaluation and review, the judges have given us their decisions. It’s time to announce the winners of the Big Idea: Plan Competition! The 2016 Big Idea: Plan Winners are: In the Games category, our winner is Monolight from Indonesia, for Monolight, their 2D illusion based puzzle adventure game! In the Innovation…

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Want to start your own gaming studio? First stop – Imagine Cup!

John Brengman, leader of Team Radication, presenting their project Sanitarium at the Dundee Science Festival in Scotland. Team Radication Games competed in the UK Imagine Cup 2015 with their unique game, “Sanitarium.” Though they were beat out of the competition by another team (from their own university!), the Radication team has won a boatload of…


Fastest way to turn your idea into a biz? Enter Imagine Cup!

Dimitris Iakovakis, Vicky Bikia, Despina Efthymiadou and Konstantinos Mavrodis have returned to Greece after a whirlwind week at Ability Bootcamp, their prize for winning the Imagine Cup Ability Award. Though they may no longer be absorbing all things Microsoft in person, they know they’ll be slowly taking in everything for a very long time. Vicky…


Your app + Microsoft connections = Unlimited potential – Just ask Imagine Cup winner Team Prognosis

Day three of an action-packed Ability Bootcamp should have produced four haggard student developers. But when we met up with Team Prognosis to recap their day, they were very excited, hyper even. And not just from all the Halloween candy they ate. Something major, something totally life changing had happened that day. Konstantinos Mavrodis, Vicky…