Microsoft has announced the India Winners of the 15th edition of Imagine Cup. The finals were held here in New Delhi, and Content Holmes (BITS Pilani) emerged as the winner with its one-click based AI-based online parenting solution that keeps children safe and secure from cyber-bullying.
The winning team will now represent India at the upcoming worldwide finals in July in Seattle, USA, to compete among global teams for a USD 100,000 prize. Do note, a total of 27 finalist teams from more than 15000 students registered from 1600 schools and colleges across the country, took part in the competition.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Narendra Bhandari, General Manager, Developer Experience and Evangelism, Microsoft India, said:
Imagine Cup is all about innovation, transformation and what comes next. This year, we complete 15 years of Imagine Cup and we continue to cultivate a spirit of social and technological entrepreneurship, empowering students to use their creativity to address real societal problems through technology. Participants have shown remarkable effort and enthusiasm to develop cutting-edge technology solutions to help resolve some of the world’s issues and challenges. At Microsoft, we are committed to empowering student community and young developers build their skills to realize their true potential and transform their ideas into reality.