Joseph Landes, General Manager – Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE), Microsoft India with one of the winning teams of Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014
Tech company Microsoft said today 60,000 students from 25 Indian states competed for the top three spots in the India-leg of the 12th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014.
Represented by Shanu, Ajay Kumar Saini, Shubham Goel, Roshit Gopinath, Team Dexters won the Innovation category.
For the gaming category, Team Seven Summits, represented by Asar Dhandala, Prithvi Raj Pawar emerged winners.
And Divyani Dubey, Garima Purohit, Jai Sharma, Jitendra Khasdevunder from Team Untraceable0208 won the World Citizenship category.
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The winners were announced by Microsoft India at the end of the India finals held in NOIDA today.
One of these teams will now represent India in the worldwide finals in July in Seattle and compete for a USD 50,000 prize.
Microsoft Imagine Cup is a platform for young entrepreneurs, developers and innovators to develop and showcase their technology-based new business ideas, create products, put together business plans and even take their products to market.
“The Imagine Cup facilitates a culture of innovation where teams from across India are given an opportunity to take the first steps towards becoming successful tech entrepreneurs,” said Joseph Landes, general manager – Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE), Microsoft India.