MSV Madness: Meet the UK's 24 most exciting startups

We've teamed up with Microsoft Ventures to bring you the most innovative startups in tech – and you can help choose which one gets a place on the Accelerator programme

Britain's tech scene is exploding at the moment, and Microsoft wants to give it a helping hand. 

It's rounded up the best and brightest British startups for its Ventures Madness event in London.

38 startups in total are pitching for a place on Microsoft's Ventures Accelerator – where they'll get mentoring, input from technical experts and advice on developing for the Xbox One. It's a big opportunity for these British businesses, and you can help one of them on the path to success with the People's Choice Award.

How, you ask? All you have to do is check out the 24 startups who chose to record a 60 second pitch below, and vote on your favourite. One lucky voter will win an Xbox One, too – so get voting!

VOTE FOR THE MICROSOFT VENTURES MADNESS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD HERE

AppyParking

AppyParking turns city driving into a walk in the park. Drivers are lost when looking for a parking space. That is until now.

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BitByBit

BitByBit (B3) is a platform which runs on raspberry pi and makes everyone a maker in a matter of minutes. From mining bitcoins to home automation, now you can do it all and in no time. It is supported by an app-store with more than 1000 hardware apps. Perfectly suited for beginners, hackers and even experts.

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Esc Mobile

We develop mobile games for all major mobile platforms including iOS, Android, Amazon Kindles and BlackBerry Playbooks. Our latest game Save The King is already featured in more than 40 countries. We have several other games some of which stayed in top charts in their category.

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Evil Twin Artworks

Evil Twin Artworks have a clear path for growth. We have a game mechanic with a solid business model behind it, and we need your help to take it to the next level.

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F3D

We deliver realtime 3D games directly to your web browser. Our first game Cimmerian Space is close to coming to its beta test, and due to launch its Kickstarter soon. The Kickstarter offers amazing value for money and will fund our customisable ships expansion.

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Flowtap

We are helping Sales Reps sell more in less time. We take all the different company data silos such as the email inbox, CRM or social networks and combine them into an easy to digest mobile customer stream. No more digging for data - all your customer insights in one place.

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Foundbite

Foundbite allows people to explore and share the sounds of the world and experience the mood and ambience of locations through the unique combination of photos and sound.

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FOVE

FOVE is an eye tracking head mount display. Dive into virtual worlds that know where you are looking, what you are looking at and react to it. Think Iron Man meets Oculus.

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Frugl

Frugl is the only events discovery app that helps users on a budget find affordable things to do in London. Frugl is available for iPhones now but we are hoping to scale across the UK and be on all platforms with your help.

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Homeshift

Moving is a long and stressful process. Homeshift makes moving smart, simple and convenient. Use Homeshift to organise your next move and move home in a few clicks.

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Massive Analytic

Massive Analytic's product Oscar Bao is an enterprise SaaS platform for big data analytics. Underpinning the product is advanced AI called Artificial Precognition which emulates the human mind. The company has four patents.

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Myriada

Myriada builds the most advanced crowd wisdom technology on the market. Access the predictive insight in your network or organisation using our product suite. We're building communities with 20/20 foresight.

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One Diary

Use #tags to share events in your calendar with your family and work colleagues and ensure Jenny is picked up from school on a rainy Thursday afternoon.

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Panda Pay

Instant relief from a universally awkward moment in restaurants... how to split the bill. The solution? Tap. Pay. Go. with PandaPay.

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Pixel Blimp

Pixel Blimp is a fresh faced game developer which loves creating the games you love to play. Download Free the Network for free now at www.pixelblimp.co.uk/ftn. Please vote for us! Design. Create. Play.

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Rotor

Rotor is an online tool for creating music videos. Quality music videos are created in just a few clicks without needing software or skills. Rotor makes music video accessible to anyone.

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Sian’s Plan

Sian's Plan helps busy families to eat well. We make sure you can get a healthy meal on the table within half an hour of coming home from work.

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Spottin Style

Everyday, every minute, a new style is born! Be the first to spot it! And get a chance to be rewarded!

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Streetlike

Omni-Channel Loyalty Program for Retail Chains. To identify, attract and retain loyal customers.

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Triggertrap

Triggertrap creates lots of creative and interesting ways of triggering your SLR camera. In this video, Triggertrap's CEO Haje Jan Kamps demos the Yellfie app - without competition, the most annoying selfie app to launch in the next few weeks.

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WhosGoing

WhosGoing is the world's smartest library of music festivals, recommending places to go based on your music tastes and the plans of your friends. Discover the world's best festivals, connect with other festival go-ers and organise amazing plans with your mates.

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Wooju

Snap & solve indecisive moments with friends!

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Veezeon

ArtGuru is the new generation of audioguides for museum, with image recognition and artificial intelligence. We provide added value to our museums with analytics and marketing tools.

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Venuebooker

Venuebooker is a 21st century solution to hospitality, brining the events and functions industry online.

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VOTE FOR THE MICROSOFT VENTURES MADNESS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD HERE

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