Imagine Hack 2018 - Code with Purpose

The signature 24-hour Hackathon host by Microsoft Student Partners (MSP) in Hong Kong, will let you assemble your team, build your solution demo and gear up for the Imagine Cup competition in Hong Kong. Imagine Hack will be held from January 20-21, 2018. 

For more information, stay-tuned to the Microsoft Student Partners' Facebook fan-page

More information about Microsoft Imagine Cup 2018 - HONG KONG

Opening presentation slides:

Imagine Hack 2018 Playbook (Please read it. Useful information is provided)

View full rules


Champion: One Surface Pro (with cover)

1st runner-up – Xbox One X

2nd runner-up – Xbox One S

Fast track nomination to Imagine Cup HK Semi-Final for Elite 8 Teams (8)

The Most Innovative Award - Total worth of HKD 200 cash coupon, AND ONE Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Justin Garrett

Justin Garrett
Group Manager, Student Developer Evangelism, C&E Engineering, Microsoft

Joelle Woo

Joelle Woo
Sr. Director, CSE Microsoft GCR

Terence Leung

Terence Leung
Manager, Youth Team, Cyberport

Judging Criteria

  • Technology (50%)
    • Does the project make effective and appropriate use of the major features of its chosen platform(s)? • Does the project include innovations in technical design and/or implementation? • Does the project include innovations in user experience?
  • Innovation (20%)
    • Does the project create a new category of product or service? • Does the project clearly and meaningfully innovate beyond existing products or services?
  • Concept (15%)
    •Does the project have a clear target market or audience? •Does the project address a clear need, problem, or opportunity and is the solution clearly explained? •Is the project’s purpose and basic functionality easily understood?
  • Feasibility (15%)
    •Does the team have a credible plan for getting their project to market? •Does the team have any form of external validation for their project? •Does the project have a reasonable chance of success in its appropriate market given the team’s existing plan?