Discover the best ways to apply an emerging technology to create a new product or improve a process


Research Companies
in Real Time


Tap Internal
Expertise for Advice


Track and
Evaluate Technologies

Investments in emerging technology startups have never been higher, which means the raw materials of technology-based innovation have never been more abundant.

Advanced Capabilities to Engage a Startup Network

Use Scout to identify exciting, new technologies outside your company

Submission Form Fields

Start a Database of Technologies and Startups

Have everything you need to start your company search. Record contacts and attributes, share documents, and track progress as you evaluate each company’s technology and fit.

Tagging, Commenting, Subscriptions

Get Insights from Peers and Experts in Real Time

Comment threads and user tagging make it easy to connect to experts across your company. Subscribe to submitted companies to get notified on the latest developments.

Startup Assessments

Easily Evaluate and Select Promising Startups

Scout provides intuitive tools to assess emerging tech companies. Those found to better address your business goals can then be chosen to pursue further.

Brightidea helps us identify future trends, react quickly, and stay ahead of the competition.
— Jeff Ferreira-Pro, VSP

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