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To empower young engineers and entrepreneurs in Hong Kong, ImagineHack is a 24-hour event which provides cutting-edge technologies from Microsoft, unleashing the power of creativity and intelligence. It is your chance to win a Surface Pro 4 and an exclusive nomination to Semi-Final Round of Imagine Cup! The HK Final of Imagine Cup will be representing HK to Seattle for USD 100K Awards! WIN BOTH CHANCES! More information about Imagine Cup 2017:

Come and learn new skills, make connections and do something awesome with the sharing from peers and experienced entrepreneurs.

Useful materials Agenda

Day 1

10:30 - Registration

11:00 - Opening Ceremony 

11:30 - Team Formation

12:00 - Lunch

13:00 - Team Hacking

15:00 - Tea Break

16:00 - Finalized Team Forming at Devpost

19:00 - Dinner

21:00 - Debriefing and Overnight Coding

Day 2

09:30 - Breakfast

13:00 - End of Hacking (All Devpost details MUST be finalized) and Lunch

14:00 - Team Presentation

16:00 - Break

17:00 - Prize Presentation and Closing Ceremony

18:00 - Photo Taking



Eligibility of participants:

  • No more than 3 students in one group, individual attendees are welcomed as well
  • You are at least 16 years of age as of July 31 2016 and are actively enrolled as a student at an accredited educational institution that grants high-school or college/university (or equivalent) degrees (including home schools) at any time between 1 January 2016 and 31 May 2017
  • Each group has 3 minute presentation and 2 minute Q&A session in the final presentation
    Please ensure your project meet the basic requirement of implementing this on Azure.

Hackathon Sponsors


$33,500 in prizes

Overall 1st Place

Nomination to Imagine Cup Semi-final
1 Surface Pro 4 (~HK$8,000)

Overall 2nd Place

Nomination to Imagine Cup Semi-final
Fitbit x 3 (~HK$6,000 in total)

Overall 3rd Place

$1,500 cash +
Nomination to Imagine Cup Semi-final

The Most Popular Awards (3)

FinTech: Fitbit x 1 (~HK$2,000)
HealthTech: Fitbit x 1 (~HK$2,000)
Social Innovation: Fitbit x 1 (~HK$2,000)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Albert Au

Albert Au
Director/Founder, AcesoBee Limited

Sammy Fung

Sammy Fung
President, Open Source Hong Kong

Brian Tang

Brian Tang
Founder, Young Makers & ChangeMakers

Delon Yau

Delon Yau
Technical Evangelist in the Developer Experience Group, Microsoft Hong Kong

Judging Criteria

  • Technology
    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?
  • Innovation
    Does the project create a new category of product or service? Does the project clearly and meaningfully innovate beyond existing products or services?
  • Concept
    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
    Does the team have a credible plan for getting their project to market in terms of business model, any required partnerships, or other factors?
  • Hack Spirit and Teamwork
    This is a 24-hour event which may requires your team to stay in the venue overnight. Does your team can keep working to solve technical problems overnight? Your overnight hack spirit will also be evaluated!

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