Wazoku News: New London HQ, 1 million+ user reach, Copenhagen expansion

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Momentum is so important in many aspects of our lives. When we are ‘on a roll’ confidence builds, the daily bumps don’t impact you as much and good things seem to follow. Momentum is hard to achieve and even harder to sustain and it is therefore important to recognise it and celebrate it, especially with early stage businesses. At Wazoku, …

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Wazoku’s New London HQ is now open!

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Wazoku is proud to announce its new office, right in the heart of the City of London near Monument and Bank tube stations, and overlooking the river Thames. Check out some of our new views! Collaboration is central to innovation management, and therefore to our business as well. Our new office location puts Wazoku right in the middle of London, …

Innovation in the workplace – are you doing enough?

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Earlier this week, Simon Hill spoke with James Goad of Owen James Events, ahead of the upcoming “Meeting of Minds Bank and Brand Distribution of Retail Financial Services” Event, with the aim to explain the importance of innovation in the workplace. You can read the full article on their site here. JG: First things first….and you must get asked this …

Introducing the new Wazoku HQ!

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We’ve just moved into shiny, bright new offices in West London. Wazoku is growing rapidly and we needed a bigger place to call home. Over the last year our team has doubled with 10 new additions, including a key addition to our management, former Huddle VP Jon Landau. Further to our announcement earlier on this month that we had closed …

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Lewisham Council is Crowdsourcing Staff for Money-Saving Ideas

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Lewisham Council is using Idea Spotlight to generate and capture ideas from its staff. Lewisham needs to save £95m over the next four years and it is turning to its employees for innovative and game-changing ideas.  “To say that finding such cost savings will be a major challenge is an understatement and to achieve such demanding financial targets we will …

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Idea Management Software Boosts Collaboration – Financial Times

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The FT has just published an article by Jane Bird on how idea management software is being adopted by an increasing number of organisations globally.  The article features Wazoku and explains why one of our major clients, Aviva, is using Idea Spotlight to power and facilitate its Customer Cup, a global internal competition. Idea Spotlight is particularly helpful for Aviva because of its flexibility and …

This Week’s News

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There has been quite a lot going on at Wazoku this week as we released news on our funding, our plans for expansion and development and announced a new key addition to our management team – former Huddle VP Jon Landau. Have a look at what the UK and US press have been saying in these different articles: TechCrunch – Idea …

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A great idea with a great future – confidence high as Wazoku takes its growth financing to £1.25m

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London-based B2B firm raises expansion capital and attracts former Huddle VP as Chief Operating Officer to continue impressive growth. 03 April 2014 – Idea management firm Wazoku has completed a new funding round, taking its total growth financing to £1.25m. The investment will allow Wazoku to accelerate product development and drive further growth into new markets. The company has also …

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Smarter Working: Wazoku – The Guardian

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Wazoku is featured in the Guardian’s Small Business Showcase. Simon Hill explains how crowdsourcing ideas within the team has helped us to communicate and work more efficiently: “By sharing and discussing ideas within our team, we are able to tap into that collective wisdom and improve the business in a number of areas.” Read the full article.