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Wazoku acquires US open innovation leader InnoCentive and raises additional £1.25M to support global growth

Louise Leone News

Idea management scaleup creates unique proposition for crowdsourcing, idea management and open innovation on one platform London, United Kingdom. 10 July 2020 – Idea management software and services firm Wazoku has announced a new funding round of £1.25M, led by Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist, Calculus Capital, supported by other shareholders and members of the …

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The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020

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Forrester Reveals The 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management “Wazoku has a differentiating vision for idea sharing and innovation collaboration.” Wazoku featured as one of the 13 Most Significant providers in Innovation Management in  “The Forrester Wave™: Innovation Management Platforms, Q1 2020”. In February 2020, Forrester published the 2020 Forrest Wave, a review of the global Innovation Management sector. …

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Wazoku Announces Spring 2020 Product Release

Louise Leone News

Wazoku, a leading innovation and idea management platform, announced its Spring 2020 product release with features designed to get the right ideas in front of the right people at the right moment. “Keeping the innovation pipeline running smoothly can be like trying to manage a public transportation system in a large city. Businesses need to make sure that ideas are …

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Simon Hill shortlisted for The TechXLR8 2020 Tech Leader of the Year Award

Louise Leone News

Wazoku is a tech company with a big mission – To Change the World, One idea at a time. The brainchild of Simon Hill, Wazoku’s platform operates as a company’s global home for ideas. With innovation such a high priority for organisations, Wazoku is the company which helps businesses to unlock the nascent innovation potential of their employees, partners, customers …

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Wazoku partners with InnoCentive to create the world’s most powerful innovation platform and community

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Global partnership delivers a unique proposition for any organisation seeking to solve business challenges and drive innovation. Idea management scaleup Wazoku has announced a major new partnership with US open innovation firm InnoCentive, which will create the world’s most comprehensive and powerful innovation platform and community. InnoCentive has built a global network of more than 400,000 expert problem ‘solvers’ comprising CEOs, PhD students …

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Wazoku makes two senior hires as the idea management scaleup prepares itself for further growth in 2020

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Idea management scaleup Wazoku has made two new senior hires, as the company readies itself for further growth in 2020. Kathryn Layland joins as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) based in Wazoku’s London HQ, while Alex Butucea arrives as Wazoku’s new Director of Software Engineering, in the company’s Bristol office.  Layland has held senior global revenue positions with several AdTech solution providers and has experience of growing and scaling SaaS businesses on an international basis, including setting …

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Wazoku Announces Winter 2019 Product Release

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Wazoku, a leading idea management platform, announced its Winter 2019 product release with features designed to equip organisations with better visibility into the value of their ideas and their innovation pipeline. “Managing truly effective and impactful innovation can be like directing a complex orchestra with many moving parts. You need to get the right people involved, through the right ways, …

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West Midlands Academic Health Science Network turns to Wazoku to capture the innovations to transform health in the West Midlands

Andrea Goodkind News

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) has selected Wazoku’s idea management platform, Idea Spotlight, as it looks to increase and share innovation across the NHS and in doing so, improve the long-term health in the region. WMAHSN previously operated Meridian, a pioneering interactive innovation health exchange for academia, industry, health and care providers and commissioners and the public. Participants …

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Bournemouth University launches SPEED, part of a European funded project (Interreg 2 Seas) that aims to transform port logistics

Andrea Goodkind News

3 December 2019 – Bournemouth University is using Wazoku’s idea management platform, Idea Spotlight, to power the stakeholder engagement in the SPEED project, a major initiative that looks to gather and develop the ideas that will transform port logistics across Western Europe.

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Wazoku Announces Autumn 2019 Product Release

Andrea Goodkind News

Wazoku, a leading idea management platform, announced its Autumn 2019 product release with features designed to surface the right ideas, with the most relevant information, to the right people at the right time. “Ideas have a rhythm and you need the right information and the right people to harmonise for the rhythm to flow and the ideas to flourish. This …