About Bubble Cup
Bubble Cup is an international team coding competition aimed at university and high school students. It is a coding contest started by Microsoft Development Center Serbia in 2008 with a purpose of creating a local competition similar to the ACM Collegiate Contest, but soon that idea was overgrown and the vision was expanded to attract talented programmers from the entire region and promote the values of communication, companionship and teamwork. The competition consists of two parts – two online qualifying rounds in the spring and the final round in Belgrade in September.
Bubble Cup is powered by Microsoft Development Center Serbia
Microsoft Development Center Serbia is founded in 2005, as the fourth development center of Microsoft on the global level. MDCS specializes in software engineering and applied mathematics and currently employs more than 200 highly qualified engineers. MDCS is created with a mission to take an active part in conception of novel Microsoft technologies by hiring unique local talent from Serbia and to contribute components to some of Microsoft’s premiere and most innovative products. MDCS is becoming widely recognized across Microsoft as a center of excellence for the Big Data and Machine Learning based solutions. The MDCS’s team consists of software engineers with solid industry experience and fresh college graduates with a common trait – hunger for achieving and making a substantial impact. MDCS teams are made of people who understand and support each other and work in the atmosphere where each and every one of them is presented with an opportunity to grow both professionally and personally.
Bubble Cup is organized by Information Society of Serbia
Information Society of Serbia is an association for information systems and computer networks. It is a non-governmental and non-profitable organization that gathers both experts in ICT and representatives of local IT companies. This association promotes modern technologies, disseminates information, news and trends in this field. It organizes symposiums, conferences and various forms of trainings and educating activities. Members of the Society are IT experts from business, academic and scientific environment, as well as experts from the state administration.