The votes are in, the people have spoken and the winner of the Microsoft Ventures Madness People's Choice Award has been revealed.
Sian's Plan is the lucky winner, joining 11 other startups in Microsoft's Accelerator program – where they'll have access to mentoring, Xbox One development advice and input from technical experts.
It's a big opportunity for the startup, which aims to help busy families to eat well – letting you create meal planners with drag-and-drop recipes, reducing food waste and encouraging healthy eating.
Read on for more details of the September 2014 Microsoft Ventures Madness Cohort…
SamLabs is an Internet of things prototyping platform.
Games development studio using independent mobile game developers – working on projects which appeal to the 35 + demographic which makes up the majority of users on major mobile platforms. The majority of the team fall under the same demographic, so they're making games that they want to play themselves.
Space Lounges is a revolutionary new digital retail experience, aiming to bring together the physical and digital world in harmony. The pressing issue for physical retail stores in 2014 is that we can't link data to real people. We need to be moving from simply mapping data to predicting its patterns and growth; using that information to enhance and revolutionise the overall human experience.