Startup Radar Features

Startup scouting and monitoring

Automated scouting and collaborative monitoring of startups on one platform

Discover innovation opportunities

Connect startups with innovation activities, trends and technologies to discover innovation opportunities

Collaborative startup evaluation

Collaborative evaluation and selection of relevant startups

Startup ecosystem analysis

Use case specific analysis and visualization of your startup ecosystem

Portfolio management

Make decisions about the right investment mix and match investments to innovation objectives

Single point of truth

Browse through all startups, trends, and technologies concerning your corporate environment

Understand your startup ecosystem

Manage all your company's relationships with startups on one platform

Challenge

  • Which startups might disrupt your industry or are relevant to your business model?
  • Which startups are leaders in new technologies and offer access to the necessary skills and solutions?
  • How can you use startups to push your own innovation activities?
  • How do you bring startups and corporations together on one platform?
  • How do you get higher return from collaborating with startups?

Solution

ITONICS Startup Radar provides you with an online platform on which all interactions and partnerships with relevant startups can be monitored and managed. ITONICS is working with a lot of partners to integrate their startup databases into a software-based radar tool.

Identify the most relevant players in your corporate ecosystem from different sources. The Startup Radar automatically connects all that data to trends, technologies and the core business to create a fully interlinked network that is integrated into your innovation framework and methodology. You can categorize and evaluate collaboratively with internal and external industry experts in the system to bring the data into context. Based on these insights you can make profound decisions about the right investments and partnerships for a sound innovation portfolio.

ITONICS Startup Radar can be fully customized to your industry and needs to figure out the most important startups to push your innovation strategy.
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  • With our Innovation Pool, we have created an innovative and active platform that has attracted more than 450 active users and boasts more than 70 live innovations. Together with ITONICS as our technical partner, we will continue to develop the platform.

    Martin Magnet, Online Marketing Manager
    Genossenschaftsverband Bayern e. V.
  • Using a collaborative platform, we were able to implement the Innovate Everywhere Challenge as an integral part of our innovation management and engage a world-wide community to team up and innovate together. We achieved a Cisco-wide cultural change and created an interconnected network of innovators.

    Alex Goryachev, Director of Innovation Strategy
    Cisco
  • Cisco operates in a world of increasing market volatility and globalization. With the Technology Radar we found a solution to effectively and efficiently manage novel technologies to maintain and enhance our competitive position.

    Sylvain Baron, Corporate Strategic Innovation
    Cisco
  • Cisco Technology Radar is a technology foresight methodology and publication aiming at early identifying and tracking novel technologies and trends emerging outside of Cisco.

    Sylvain Baron, Corporate Strategic Innovation
    Cisco
  • The decisive factor for the success of our project was ITONICS’ expertise in trend management. We were not just looking for a software partner, but for someone who is familiar with the topic and who we can trust.

    Head of Innovation Management
    German Dairy Company
  • We successfully leverage trends to develop strategic growth areas. With ITONICS we now have an online platform in which our methodology is reflected and on which we can integrate co-workers in the Front End Innovation activities worldwide. For us, this is the consequent digitization of trend and technology management!

    Director Corporate Strategy
    Global Engineering Company
  • We deeply observe and evaluate trends, new technologies, startups and new products and solutions in FinTech as the basis of our innovation activities. To professionalize and institutionalize these activities we rolled-out ITONICS as an intuitive, collaborative, and web-based tool. Our colleagues love the visualizations, especially the trend radar, and the roll-out went smoothly!

    Director Innovation and Digitization
    European Banking Group
  • With ITONICS we managed to bring consistency, transparency and sustainability into our innovation management processes. Moreover ITONICS connects our employees worldwide as a comprehensive information and knowledge base on innovation, thus increasing our innovation potential enormously. In our view, ITONICS is the only provider who can provide a truly integrated innovation process from environmental scanning through innovation roadmapping in a consistent and holistic manner.

    Manager Technology and Innovation Management
    Global Cabling Company
  • Fast and measurable results tailored to our international organization were our basic expectations of an integrated innovation methodology and toolset. The trend-based approach, including a web-based collaboration platform by ITONICS allows us to capture and evaluate trends, inspirations and technologies, to derive fields of action and to ideate and innovate on a global level. Since we started in early 2016, we have already captured over 1,000 inspirations and ideas and have taken the first steps towards the implementation of innovative product and service concepts.

    Head of Innovation Research
    Multinational DIY Retailing Company

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