San Francisco, California
Brightidea provides on-demand innovation management software and a SaaS platform that supports collaboration and crowdsourced feedback.

Company Details


Brightidea’s mission is to maximize the creative potential of all the world’s people. As the industry leader in innovation management solutions, Brightidea enables organizations to innovate more effectively with the right mix of specialized software and curated services to drive success at every stage of their innovation journey. Our one-of-a-kind innovation management software makes it simple for innovation program leaders to centrally track all of their innovation activities, from hackathons to design thinking projects to crowdsourcing and more. First-ever Innovation Apps make it easy to set up, track and compare these various initiatives to identify which investments are yielding the best results and where to focus efforts for maximum impact. Based in San Francisco, Brightidea has worked with over 300 leading global brands, including Accenture, Bayer, Cisco, GE and MasterCard, to achieve hundreds of millions of dollars of financial innovation impact.

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Products (4)

  • Brightidea Innovation Suite was added to CrunchBase in 2011
  • Pipeline is a flexible, phase-based tracking system enables efficient project management & documentation in all phases – from idea
  • Switchboard manages the distribution, ranking & decision making for large scale numbers of ideas.
  • WebStormTM by Brightidea, Inc. is an Idea Collection and Ranking Portal that facilitates the innovation process by allowing organizations

Competitors (5)

  • IdeaScale is the largest cloud-based innovation software platform in the world with more than 25,000 customers and 4 million users.
  • innosabi develops SaaS-based software that enables large companies to employ a Crowdsourced Innovation approach.
  • Enterprise SaaS applications for contests, open innovation, crowdsourcing and cluster innovation.
  • Spigit was founded to help companies unleash the power of their employees, partners, and customers to drive innovation.
  • Yambla helps you discover and execute the best ideas in your company.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    255 California St.

    Suite 1100

    San Francisco, California 94111

    United States

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