Young Entrepreneurs Showcase Innovation at 2007 Imagine Cup

Posted by sumeethevans on August 6 2007, 6:19 PM. Posted in Imagine Cup.

This year more than 100,000 students from 100 countries took part in the world’s premier student technology competition, the Imagine Cup. The competition is culminating this week with the Worldwide Finals in Seoul, Korea, where nearly 350 students from 59 countries are competing.

This annual competition is one way Microsoft challenges students to use the magic of technology to help solve the world’s toughest problems. This year Microsoft called on young programmers, artists and technologists around the globe to “Imagine a world where technology enables a better education for all.” Entries were considered in the categories of technology solutions, skills challenges and digital arts.

“The Imagine Cup epitomizes Microsoft’s belief in inspiring the next generation of technology, business and entrepreneurial leaders,” says Joe Wilson, Microsoft’s director of academic initiatives. “These are the best and the brightest student minds from around the world. The solutions they have built to compete in the Imagine Cup can literally make a difference in the world.”

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