Innovation Solution for Early Stage

Innovation, the best way to grow your startup.

Using Ideanote will give you an edge and help you grow your business by allowing you to double down on innovation, speed up your iterations pipeline, improve customer experience fast and more. Eligible startups can get up to 80% off selected plans.

Early Stage

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Less than $5m in Funding


Less than 5 Years Old


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Use the tools your Early Stage depends on and connect it with Ideanote's fully integrated software.

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Innovation is the beating heart of every startup.

Innovation is the lifeblood of any business, but for startups, it’s their purpose. That means innovation in startups deserves the right tools.

Starting a business can be a daunting task, but centering your business around continuous innovation model can help you scale quicker and more successfully. Spend a substantial amount of time researching the marketplace for your company and be aware of your target audience. You should present your products in such a way that it allows you to anticipate needs before they present themselves.


Capture ideas in seconds

Ideanote is a powerful idea collection tool. Capture ideas quickly. From teammates, clients or a global crowd — crowdsource new solutions from the combined intelligence of the many.

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Unify your innovation

No more lost ideas across notes, email and text conversations. Give your innovation efforts a new home where all ideas can live and that everyone on your team understands. Ideas? Ideanote.

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Innovate your way

Deliver a transparent but custom workflow that involves the right people in collaboration at every step. From developing ideas to professional idea evaluation and more — your innovation, your process.

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Eliminate friction

Ideanote's idea collections are accessible to all, easy to use and work for asynchronus idea collection too. With the embeddable widget you can even collect ideas right where your people are, like on your intranet or website.

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Empower your people

People want autonomy and purpose. They want down-to-earth results. They want transparent processes. Ideanote helps you deliver innovation in a way that builds healthy, lasting engagement.

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Keep the overview

Innovation is managed chaos. Startups and enterprises alike depend on Ideanote's manage features it's easy to stay on top of even the biggest storm of incoming ideas.

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Improve quality

Not all ideas are born equal — make sure ideas are heard by providing the right context, helpful guiding form fields and idea collections that spark inspiration in today's purpose driven workers.

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Make innovation a habit

Kickstart a virtuous culture — that keeps employees engaged and customers co-creating and turn innovation into an organizational competency, not just an expensive external resource.

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Get stuff done

Ideas are worth little, unless they are executed. Make sure the right ideas keep moving forward with an end-to-end innovation funnel that helps your organization prioritize and implement valuable ideas.

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Find solutions with goal-driven idea collections

Launch focused idea-collections centered around a question or a pain point to collect more of your people’s best ideas. If you're ever in doubt, you can browse our gallery of idea collection templates.

For example: How might we improve our product?

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Centralize innovation in your branded workspace

Finally create a home for your innovation customizable workspace. Add your logo, colors and styling or even a custom domain and make people feel at home. Then enable company login with Single Sign-On (SSO) for fast and secure access for your teammates.

For example: How about instead of an Ideanote URL?

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Develop ideas together with collaboration.

Every idea has a right to be considered before it is dismissed. Co-create solutions with clear and easy collaboration features, including threaded comments, mentions, likes, and attachments and ask

For example: Why not collect feedback by asking how might we improve this idea?

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Communicate your vision by adding details

Make sure people have the context they need by adding more detailed descriptions or file uploads to your missions. The clearer your call for ideas - the higher their quality is going to be.

For example: How about adding a video from the CFO personally asking for ideas?

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Scale your efforts with team folders

Grow from one team to many by adding folders for teams, departments, or topics to keep a tidy overview - even when you scale.

For example: How about a team folder for each department in your organization?

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Take action with easy drag & drop

Managing ideas can be easy and playful with Ideanote. When an idea is ready for the next step in the process, just drag & drop it to the next phase and make sure ideas are actually acted on.

For example: How about moving developed ideas into the evaluation phase?

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Turn Chaos into Value

Aa great idea doesn’t guarantee success on its own--you have to build demonstrations of successful innovation. For that you need more than just an idea: You need to demonstrate that you have a solid execution plan to implement those original ideas and that they are well evaluated. Ideanote lets you evaluate ideas on the go like a professional.

Innovation Culture

Startups that foster creativity will reap innovation. Establishing an innovation culture early on is key to a successful scaling. Make sure you listen to ideas and take them seriously and allow for a certain degree of playfulness and failures that can become important learnings. With Ideanote you can open up your innovation and turn it into a part of your culture. Ideas? Ideanote.

Top Ideanote Features for Early Stage
Custom Ratings
Drag & Drop
Custom Views
Shareable Links
Cluster View

Ready to accelerate your Early Stage innovation?

We believe it should be easy to get started with innovation. That's why we offer both a Free Trial and a Free Personal Demo to let you see if Ideanote is a fit for your business.

Whether you're a startup or a Fortune 500 company you can upgrade, downgrade and cancel anytime and it just takes a minute to set up a trial account. Give Ideanote a spin.

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Early Stage
USE-CASE: Brainstorming

Online brainstorming software that leads to results.

Generate more ideas, faster with a proven collaborative process that is easy to facilitate and leads to results.

USE-CASE: Idea Management

Finally, a way to turn ideas into value.

Start sourcing and managing ideas in your organization in a structured way to solve challenges and discover valuable new opportunities.

Early Stage
Early Stage
USE-CASE: Open Innovation

Open up your innovation

Accelerate your innovation by opening up the problem to people outside the organization's boundaries.

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