Mentorship session Planned for Imagine Cup 2024 Aspirants from Nepal

Students! What an exciting time again!

If you are planning to apply (or you’ve signed up already) for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2024- the world’s biggest software competition, Microsoft Tech Community in Nepal is here to facilitate you. You don’t have a team or don’t have an idea or right mentor? Don’t worry we have you covered. We are organizing an IDEATHON for all those of you interested to participate in Imagine Cup.

Ideathon is a bootcamp where you will have a chance to find mentors, team, people with similar mindset as you and can learn idea brainstorming along with other amazing workshops by experts from industry. You will have a chance to create your own team, share ideas and select a mentor of your choice. These teams with the guidance of mentor can now participate in Imagine Cup. Get ready to be the part of life changing experience.

Meanwhile, if you are a domain expert and willing to contribute as a mentor, please fill out the mentor form at so we can reach you back.

Date: Dec 30, 2023 (Saturday)

Time: 02:00pm-5:30pm

Venue: The British College , Trade Tower, Thapathali, Kathmandu

Register for free at:

(Registration is mandatory in order to join the event. Seat confirmation will be sent out once you have registered.)


  1. Opening Keynote– by Mr. Yousup Faruqu [Microsoft Managing Director for Bangladesh, Nepal & Bhutan] 
  2. Introducing Imagine Cup 2024 by Mr. Prashant Dhewaju [Modern work Security Specialist]  
  3. How to leverage Microsoft Azure in your Imagine Cup Projects? – by Pradeep Kandel, Microsoft MVP, Founder of Nepal Cloud Professionals.  
  4. How to build intelligence with AI in your solution? by Ms. Priyanka Shah [Microsoft AI MVP] 
  5. How to take an idea to a company? Make a successful team by Ms. Shraddha Katuwal [Co-Founder, BiheNepal] 
  6. Imagine Cup Experience Sharing and Q&A– by Ayush Banjade (Team ARISE), Bipin Bhandari (Team HIVE) and, Nadika Poudel (Team PNP) 
  7. Photo Session / Breakout 
  8. IDEATHON with Team Building– Mentors team Moderated by Mr. Bibek Koirala 
  9. Closing note- Vote of Thanks 

Here is a quick summary of what you need in order to participate in the Imagine Cup:

  • Global competition for students aged 18+
  • You’re welcome to imagine any solution that you’re passionate about but must include a Microsoft product/ tech and take into consideration diversity, inclusion, and accessibility.
  • Maximum four (4) members per team

If you are a domain expert and willing to contribute as a mentor, please fill out the mentor form at so we can reach you back.

For additional support, please post your queries at:

You may express your interest by joining in the event page in Facebook:


• Applicant(s) must be 18+ years of age

• Must be a student enrolled into a school/ university affiliated course.

About Imagine Cup:

Every year, students create inspiring tech projects that tackle some of the world’s biggest social, environmental, and health challenges. We’re looking for the next big thing and we know students like you are going to make it. Imagine Cup, Microsoft’s premier international competition for young developers, is your chance to show off your biggest, boldest solution.

Dream it. Build it. Live it.

Bring your tech idea to life with the 2023 Imagine Cup and make a difference through creativity, collaboration, and competition.

For more information on the Imagine Cup competition, visit

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