Open Innovation Platform

Are you looking to collaborate with the brightest startups and discover innovative solutions and partnerships for your organization's challenges? Traction is the ultimate open innovation management platform to connect your business with the startup ecosystem, fueling growth and success through collaboration.

Discover how Traction's powerful platform can help you unlock the true potential of open innovation challenges. Connect with startups and internal teams that bring fresh perspectives, cutting-edge technologies, and transformative solutions to your organization's most pressing challenges. Sign up for a free trial today and take the first step towards a brighter, collaborative future with Traction. Your next game-changing partnership is just a click away!

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Built to Power Open Innovation

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Startup-Focused Challenges

Host and manage challenges that attract startups with cutting-edge solutions. Collaborate with the most promising ventures to address your organization's unique needs and drive breakthrough innovations.

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Seamless Application Process

Design user-friendly, customizable application forms with shareable links and embed codes. Make it easy for startups to submit their solutions and insights while streamlining your evaluation process.

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Comprehensive Evaluation Templates

Develop advanced evaluation templates that focus on the unique aspects of startup solutions. Configure scoring systems, review criteria, and more to ensure the best-fit startups rise to the top.

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Effective Collaboration

Nurture partnerships with selected startups through our robust platform. Facilitate seamless communication, manage pilots, and track progress to ensure successful collaborations and impactful results.

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Real-Time Insights & Reporting

Build custom dashboards and generate real-time reports to monitor your open innovation initiatives. Visualize data, identify trends, and make informed decisions that drive your organization forward.

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Live Virtual Demo Days

Host engaging live virtual Demo Days on the platform for startups to showcase their best ideas, pitch to stakeholders, and network with potential partners and investors.

We Deliver Real-World Results

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evaluation and deployment of new technologies

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internal resources needed for innovation management

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products considered for pilot or full implementation

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less cost

than running multiple point solutions

Our Customers

Innovation Leaders Trust Traction

4.5 out of 5 Stars
"A helpful tool to keep track of our Vendors and selection efforts"

What do you like best about Traction Technology?
The software is fairly intuitive to use. The product team is very supportive. We are able to easily add vendors to our database and setup custom fields to track the key information we need. The tool also allows us to send out requests to the vendors to keep the info up to date. "
4.5 Stars out of 5
"Great tool that can be leveraged for efficiently organizing and tracking startups."

What do you like best about Traction Technology?
The founders have been very active in engaging with our company to develop new features for specific use cases.
4.5 Stars out 5
"Wonderful system backed by great people"

What do you like best about Traction Technology?
Traction is a flexible solution for many reverse CRM needs in my organization. The custom solution they added for our needs has become an invaluable tool for GSK R&D!
5 Stars out of 5
"An important partnership!"

What do you like best about Traction Technology?
We have been working with Traction Technology for several years, especially for technology sourcing and progress management of collaboration with startups. They are attentive to understanding our needs, and the outputs are always gratifying.
5 Stars out of 5
"Central product for our Innovation strategy"

What do you like best about Traction Technology?
Traction is the perfect tool to bring all our innovation activities together. Allowing us to collate, review and assess the latest companies on one platform as a team.
5 Stars out of 5
"Great experience with Traction Tech"

What do you like best about Traction Technology? The ease of use of the platform and the team works well with our needs and innovation team.
Traction Technologies helped launch an expansion of a corporate venture scouting effort with a brilliant analyst, a customizable data platform and the personal engagement of their co-founders. It is one of the best professional services engagements I’ve experienced."

Louis Kim

VP, HP Inc.

I think what you are doing is important to the entire corporate innovation community. We still use spreadsheets. We need this."

Chief Innovation Officer

Consumer Goods Company

We were looking to combine our Ideation tool and startup management process. Traction is the perfect combination."

Head of Emerging Technology

Startup Liaison Officer

We threw our hardest problems at Traction. Whether it was machine learning, spatial search, or predictive analytics, Traction always delivered."


Emerging Technologies, Fortune 50 company

Traction introduced us to AI robotics startups from the manufacturing world that we could apply to our industry. We would have never found them on our own."


Restaurant chain

You guys think about the problem the same way I do"

Startup Liaison Officer

Defense Contractor

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