The new Imagine Cup Champions ARE … Team X.GLU of the Czech Republic!
At its core, Imagine Cup is all about empowering today’s brightest young minds to create the world of tomorrow through technology and teamwork. Since its inception 15 years ago, Imagine Cup has inspired nearly 2 million students from all over the world to bring their biggest, boldest ideas to life.
We are excited to announce Team X.GLU of the Czech Republic as the 2017 Imagine Cup champions. X.GLU’s project is a combination hardware and Microsoft Azure cloud solution designed to help diabetics better cope with the disease’s symptoms. As the victors, X.GLU wins a mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, $100,000 in cash, a $125,000 Azure Grant and a trip to the 2018 Build developer conference.
Achievement unlocked ... Brought to you by Imagine Cup
In 2010, Abiola Olaniran won the African Imagine Cup. Today, he’s one of Nigeria’s highest paid game developers.
Since competing in Imagine Cup 2013, Matibabu of Uganda has since raised $100,000 for its malaria diagnosis app.
First built at Imagine Cup 2008, the WhereIsMyTransport app helped alleviate traffic congestion in South Africa and raised the interest of investors.
In 2014, Team Eyenaemia built an anemia assesment app and won the Imagine Cup Championship, $50,000 and a meeting with Bill Gates.
Imagine Cup alumni Petros Psyllos of Poland was featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for designing a wearable that lets the blind interpret their surroundings through audio messages.
Highlights from Imagine Cup 2017 World Championship
Imagine Cup 2017 – World Championship Show
Imagine Cup 2017 World Finals – Wild Card Round
Imagine Cup 2017 World Finals – Semifinal Round
Imagine Cup 2017 World Finals – Quarterfinal Round
Imagine Cup 2017 World Finals – Showcase Round
Imagine Cup 2017 World Finals – Student Arrivals
Cloud developer advocates at Imagine Cup 2017
CEO Satya Nadella on the importance of education
B-roll: Imagine Cup 2017