An internal Kickstarter-style crowdfunding platform.

Have your own crowd identify and prioritize seed-stage ideas using investments of time or company-provided money.

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Suddenly you won't just be talking about being innovative, you will be innovative.

Give each person on your team a budget of time or money to crowdfund the ideas, solutions, and tools that will make a difference.

Cultivate Ignite enables you to ask for ideas and give each of your employees a budget for investing to see which ideas they think should be funded.

Dashboard view of Cultivate Ignite, a Kickstarter-style internal crowdfunding platform for businesses Dashboard view of Cultivate Ignite, a Kickstarter-style internal crowdfunding platform for businesses

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Calls for Ideas

Create one or several "call for ideas" to begin tapping the collective wisdom of your organization.

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Collaborative Input

To get to a great idea, you need a little help from your friends. All ideas are editable by anyone.

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Simple Workflow

Review ideas before they're made available for crowdfunding.

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Money or Time

Divvy up a budget of time or money to your employees as investing currency.

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Run Once or Run Always

Run crowdfunding campaigns that end at a specific time, or make Cultivate Ideas an ongoing part of your innovation process.

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Single or Multiple Budgets

Give participants one bucket of money or time to invest, or multiple buckets from different sources.


Investment Tracking

All investments are tracked in a simple dashboard.

Activity Tracking and Alerts

Learn when ideas have crossed certain funding thresholds, have tipped, or have expired.


Track all activity on the site and understand how much of your budget has been spent and where.


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Hosting Options

Flexibility to match your business requirements.

We use Heroku to host Cultivate Ignite at Amazon AWS. Your application is always logically separated from any of our other clients, either in a shared environment or in its own dedicated environment. Still need to host Cultivate Forecasts yourself? We can support that too.

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Software as a Service

Skip the complexity of hosting Cultivate Ignite yourself and have us do it. Scalable to support thousands of users.

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Cultivate has an average 99.9% uptime for its hosted applications. We increase reliability through redundancy, daily backups, and disaster recovery plans.

Security and Privacy

All data stored on Cultivate Ignite is safe, secure, and reliable

We are trusted (and have been audited) by some of the largest companies in the world so we know how important security and privacy is.

Industry Standard Security

We adhere to industry best practices including encrypted communications, encrypted data on our database, firewalled and monitored servers, and limited access to production data by our employees.

Single Sign-on

We can integrate with most SAML2 SSO authentication systems to give your IT department peace of mind that employees who have left the company don't still have access to valuable information.

Data Retention

Because we set up an isolated environment for each client, we can adjust our retention configuration to your requirements.