Technology Scouting Software


The ultimate innovation and technology scouting software for pinpointing lucrative opportunities and managing your strategic corporate scouting portfolio.

Capitalize on Your Scouting
Opportunities With Q-scout

Easily track & manage your strategic corporate scouting portfolio

Analyze & evaluate your pipeline against predefined dealflow management KPIs

Digitally recruit & engage your decision makers & business owners

Quickly integrate with internal & external enterprise software tools

Deliver the next ground-breaking technology for your company

What The Experts Say...

"61% of business are embracing open innovation to generate new ideas and deliver sustainable growth."

"Companies that can manage the complexity of M&A by building the capabilities and insights required to realize its full potential for growth, can enjoy enduring competitive advantage."

"Open innovation is a successful, collaborative approach to innovation that can boost organizational performance in every stage of the innovation process."

"Companies that were actively engaged in M&A outperformed inactive companies not only in TSR, but in sales and profit growth as well."

Technology Scouting Software
to Promote Your Entire Scouting Mission

Startup Scouting

Research and filter startups relating to any domain or topic and analyze the potential for them to help your company find a disruptive new competitive edge.

Innovation Technology Scouting

Utilize technology scouting as part of your product development plan. Technology scouting software can help you identify new ways to enhance or revolutionize your offerings.

How Does it Work?

5 simple gateway stages to drive your tech-scouting initiatives


Populate Q-scout with newly discovered scouting opportunities


Track and develop your opportunities as they evolve


Involve internal stakeholders and decision makers for every relevant business case


Run comparative analysis against your KPIs to identify the most promising opportunities


Manage the progress of your matured scouting opportunities

Q-scout Process

Q-scout: Unmatched Enterprise

All you could ask for from an innovation scouting software tool, and more…

Third-party data integrations(e.g. Crunchbase, Trend Scouting, etc.)
Third-party data integrations
(e.g. Crunchbase,
Trend Scouting, etc.)
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Easily engage internal
stakeholders &
decision makers
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Rich search
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Robust and in-depth
reporting tools

Third-party data integrations(e.g. Crunchbase, Trend Scouting, etc.)
Configurable opportunity
submission form
Third-party data integrations(e.g. Crunchbase, Trend Scouting, etc.)
Built in KPI tracking & ROI calculation
Third-party data integrations(e.g. Crunchbase, Trend Scouting, etc.)
Automatic email
reminders & notifications
Third-party data integrations(e.g. Crunchbase, Trend Scouting, etc.)
Powerful permissions
& roles management
Third-party data integrations(e.g. Crunchbase, Trend Scouting, etc.)
Personal task tracking & management
Third-party data integrations(e.g. Crunchbase, Trend Scouting, etc.)
Fully integrated with
the Q-360 suite

Holistic Innovation Scouting Integrations

Wellspring scans millions of data points and sources, covering startups, patents, SEC filings, academic research, grants, and proprietary information to maintain holistic profiles of innovative companies, startups, technologies, and experts.

Crunchbase auto-populates your startups with information directly from their extensive database of over a million startups across the globe.

With Q-scout you can easily research and import all the relevant data you might need to create a successful innovation scouting portfolio.

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Resarch & Track Your Opportunities

Recruit Internal Stakeholders

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Analyze, Manage, Report

Qmarkets' Innovation Management Ecosystem

Meet Qmarkets’ vision of the corporate innovation ecosystem. This diagram aims to encapsulate the full spectrum of strategic innovation activity; from the many potential sources of inspiration and insight, through the varied systems and processes of idea development, to the bottom-line outcomes and deliverables that are ultimately generated.

Front End Discovery
Innovate & Craft
Research, track, and manage relevant trends to create a collaborative knowledgebase that can help fuel innovation across your company.
Trace, evaluate and manage your technology scouting activities, to optimize your ability to bring more successful partnerships and new technology adoption into your company.
The leading idea management solution for capturing the collective intelligence of any audience to generate ground-breaking results.
Maximize the results of continuous improvement and performance excellence initiatives by leveraging the collective intelligence of your employees.
Easily manage the progress & impact of all you innovation projects using one central, intuitive & collaborative space.

Resounding Accolades

Discover why Qmarkets is consistently recognized by leading analysts as a multi-award winning solution.

Read G2's 2020 Spring Grid Report for Idea Management Software

Read Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Innovation Management Solutions

Read MWD Advisors' report on Qmarkets’ packaged approach to innovation, 2018


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