AIANext100: The Guardians Challenge

Searching for the next team of student superheroes to imagine our future



AIA Group is excited to announce that Microsoft Hong Kong & Macao and Accenture will be joining as partners for the AIANext100: The Guardians Challenge.

Microsoft is a world leader in software, services and devices. At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our mission is grounded in both the world in which we live and the future we strive to create. Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses is designed to enable Microsoft and our customers to thrive in this world. 

What Microsoft can offer students participating in the AIANext100 Challenge:

  • Azure Pass - access to Microsoft Azure, an open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform. 
  • Technical Mentorship - during the Mentoring Phase, teams will benefit from the advice and insight of Microsoft's technology expert.






Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 477,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

What Accenture can offer students participating in the AIANext100 Challenge:

  • Mentorship – our subject matter experts will provide mentorship support
  • Accenture Interactive Studio - which houses our digital creative, business and technology capabilities—strategically designed to encourage collaboration, cultivate creativity, and empower innovation
  • Prizes – stay tuned!