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World’s Top Tech Students Go for It All Down Under

Young technologists are looking to take the world by storm this weekend at the Imagine Cup 2012 Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia.

SYDNEY – Wrapped in the flags of their countries, the competitors climb onto the podium, beaming with joy as the cameras flash. They are young, passionate, business-savvy ambassadors of their field.

These aren’t soccer players or high jumpers, but they are no less competitors than the athletes seeking gold medals at the 2012 Summer Games in London. They are the planet’s premiere young technologists. And, to slightly alter an infamous movie line, they’ve come to change the world and chew bubblegum – and they’re all out of bubblegum. (more…)

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Imagine Cup Alums Start Hot Social Gaming Company

*After competing in the 2004 Imagine Cup, a team from France started what would turn into one of Europe’s most popular social gaming sites.*  

Redmond, Wash., June 28, 2010 Six years ago, Vincent Vergonjeanne and a few college friends represented France at the Imagine Cup, the world’s largest student technology competition. After several days of presentations, they captured the top prize in the software design competition.


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