Meet other incredibly talented young people like you, take on challenges that will put your problem-solving skills to the test, and listen to inspiring stories of success in the tech field.
“I'm mindblown. First Ascent was so great. Overall I slept around 15 hours during the whole event, but it was worth it. I had a great time!”FIRST ASCENT PARTICIPANT
“It was a new experience (and a refreshing one!) with a group of smart and hardworking people.”FIRST ASCENT PARTICIPANT
“Had a great time, met great people, the event was so beautifully organized, there are not enough words to express how satisfied I am.”FIRST ASCENT PARTICIPANT
The event is completely free: all expenses (including travel and accommodation) are covered by Bending Spoons.
You’re a university student pursuing a degree—or having recently graduated—in either Computer Science or Software Engineering. Alternatively, you have a keen and proven interest in programming.
You’re among the very best students in your class or can otherwise prove an outstanding track record outside of academia.
You speak English fluently.
You love challenges and are eager to meet equally passionate, motivated students.
• Event presentation and introductions
• Problem-solving challenges
• Team coding challenges
• Team-based competitions
• Milan sightseeing