Use Open Innovation to Solve Today’s Leading Business Challenges
Use our crowdsourcing platform to source ideas from a community of creative problem solvers
A business can't grow without innovation. MindSumo helps you crowdsource breakthrough ideas quickly and affordably from creative problem solvers
"MindSumo allows us to tap into a new high-quality source of innovation quickly and easily. I've thoroughly enjoyed working with the MindSumo team, and have already started creating our next round of challenges!"
- Christopher Kuo, Digital Acquisition & Innovation, American Express
"The breadth and depth of input was absolutely phenomenal. You can't get those kind of results using focus groups."
- Heather Peters, Innovation, Blue Bunny (Wells)
"I was really impressed with the quality of the submissions. These guys were scary smart and creative!”
- Cheryl Small, Director of Brand/Business/Innovation Insights, Brown Forman
MindSumo by the Numbers
500k+ problem solvers
220k+ solutions submitted
1,500+ challenges hosted
2-3 times faster than traditional ideation services
100+ Fortune 500 customers already using MindSumo
5-10 concepts pursued per challenge
A Trusted Innovation Partner for the World's Top Brands
See what MindSumo can do
What is a Challenge?
We use online projects called “challenges” to help you crowdsource ideas and solutions from the world’s brightest minds, ranging from college students to established independent professionals.
You Get Value
$15-30k less than comparable consulting and marketing services
1-2 months faster than using internal processes
500,000+ Millennial/Gen Z users at your fingertips
Speed & Quantity
100+ ideas/insights generated and reviewed in a few weeks or less
Examples of Challenge Topics
New Product Ideas
- What's your idea for a new food product that will be on-trend in 2019?
- Propose a product that would improve remote communication
Consumer Insights & Trends
- What are your biggest travel frustrations, and how can we solve them?
- How can we make vehicle ownership more attractive to Millennials?
- How do you want to use AR/VR in the next 10+ years?
- What does the shower of the future look like?
There are so many ways to use MindSumo
You’ll get ideas in a matter of days or weeks, and can purchase challenges individually, a bundle, or unlimited basis with optional white-labeling.
How it Works
Declare your problem. We use simple “challenge form” to capture ideas, and then our team works with you to design a challenge that solves your problem and maximizes results.
Pick an audience. Partner with our wide network, ranging from Gen Zs and Millennials to established independent consultants, or select a custom network network of your pre-determined choosing, such as your corporate staff and consultant base.
Launch your challenge. We provide hands-on help every step of the way, including a customized dashboard to track and rate responses in real time.
Pick a winner. You’ll get to keep all submitted ideas and the challenge cost includes a pre-determined prize pool for winners.
Where are you stuck?
We can help you navigate multiple stages in the innovation process
You need a bunch of fresh ideas quickly. We've got your back!
You're looking for last-mile improvements to an existing product or service, but don't need to start from scratch.
You want ambitious ideas and solutions to help shape the future of your industry, product area, or company.