As an innovation leader, IDEASCANNER leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to increase company value and makes business ideas & company positioning measurable for the first time. IDEASCANNER is currently the largest privately funded European research project on success factors of companies and in the result according to customers: “very valuable”, “an eye opener & much more effective than anything else”.
Are you planning to sell your company, but the currently achievable sales price does not meet your expectations?
Do you want to create new perspectives for your company succession and secure the continued existence of your company?
Would you like to increase the profitability and thus the value of your company?
IDEASCANNER shows how revenue and profit can be multiplied in the next five years. For this, IDEASCANNER provides a detailed action plan for successful transformation & sustainable innovation with new products, services and business models.
The IDEASCANNER Expert report:
1. is the result of analyzing your company or business idea against identified success factors,
2. provides possible unique selling points through innovation that can keep the competition at bay,
3. shows the sales and earnings potential and thus the value enhancement potential of your company.
“If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don’t bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.“
R. Buckminster Fuller, Architect & Futurist
With IDEASCANNER Software as a Service (SaaS), we provide founders a digital tool for analyzing and improving business ideas by themselves at their fingertips. With this, we create access to the knowledge of successful venture capitalists, so that founders get answers to:
What is the status quo of the business idea?
What is the potential for improvement?
How can the business idea be improved?
IDEASCANNER is used in accelerator & incubator programs as well as in transfer & start-up centers at and outside universities. Do you want to learn more about this proven method and how it fosters entrepreneurial thinking in corporate innovation & entrepreneurship education? Contact us for a free online demo here!
“IDEASCANNER is an eye opener & much more effective than anything else, a Business Model Canvas doesn’t tell you how to improve your idea.”
“You've managed to break down a complex topic into meaningful attributes and give them at your fingertips in an easy, understandable tool.”
“I love the tool and the workshop was very informative.”
“What a "Wow-effect" when the gut-feeling is challenged by the non-emotional objectivity of the scanner result.”
“Many companies are prisoners of their world of thought. IDEASCANNER helps them out of it.”
- Input: pitch deck, business plan or business model canvas
- Service: audit call, AI data analysis and expert triangulation
- Duration: ca. 5 working days
- Output: IDEASCANNER Expert report incl. scores and individual feedback
- Benefit: data-based status quo evaluation with suggestions for improvements
- Input: success-critical attributes based on the IDEASCANNER Expert report
- Service: identifying and validating new opportunities
- Duration: 12 months
- Output: IDEASCANNER Strategy pitch of new business opportunities
- Benefit: increase of your company value with clear evidence for business potential
- Input: your thoughts on the business ideas or business models
- Service: self-assessment/triangulation based on IDEASCANNER SaaS
- Duration: 12+ months
- Output: IDEASCANNER individual feedback and certificate incl. score
- Benefit: evaluate, improve, prioritize business ideas & learn entrepreneurial thinking
helps massively, makes ideas comparable, creates a standard
robust, very fast to results and yet profound
this is a very helpful tool that makes startup consulting a lot easier
a lot of insider knowledge, based on scientific insights
very exciting tool to discuss, develop and improve an idea
Andreas G. Stütz | IDEASCANNER Expert
Andreas G. Stütz has been an IT and media entrepreneur, pilot and inventor with several patents for over 20 years. During his studies at the University of Passau, he developed the first concept of a group-wide information marketplace for the CEO of Daimler. After holding positions at Mercedes-Benz Japan in Tokyo and Dresdner Bank Securities in New York City (USA), he successfully founded several IT companies. Andreas and his companies have received prestigious awards, such as the StartUp Award by stern, Sparkassen and McKinsey, which was presented to him by Angela Merkel.
Together with his wife Mel, he was co-pilot and author of Weltflug – The Gyroplane Dream, the first world trip in a “flying car”. He used the publicity with the book and the Weltflug.tv film to raise money for the education of disadvantaged children. As a business angel, Andreas is part of the “MunichAngels” investor group. Since 2019, he has been a mentor for evaluating business ideas at the world’s largest early-stage startup accelerator, the Founder Institute.
In recent years, his research into what has a lasting impact on the value of companies has led to the “Periodic Table of Business Strategy”. With IDEASCANNER Expert, he and his team of experts put current business models to the test and show how company value can be increased.
Melanie Stütz | IDEASCANNER SaaS
As CEO of IDEASCANNER, Melanie Stütz makes business ideas quickly measurable for the first time. With IDEASCANNER SaaS, the “pre-flight check” for business ideas, she drives entrepreneurial thinking in corporate innovation and entrepreneurship education. Melanie grew up in a family of entrepreneurs and has a business and data science background. She is an entrepreneur, adventurer and pilot.
As part of the Weltflug.tv co-production with ARD, she was the first female pilot to fly across five continents in a “flying car” together with her husband, Andreas G. Stütz. For that matter, they worked together with the children’s charity terre des hommes to promote the education of children worldwide. Previously, she worked at Microsoft’s German headquarters, at Unisys in Madrid, at Siemens in Regensburg, at an advertising agency in Beijing and at a company builder in Munich.
Since 2020, Mel has been evaluating business ideas and pitches as a jury member, partner and digital advisor, including for the European Commission’s #EUvsVirus Hackathon, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT COVID-19 Challenge, and Women in AI & Robotics’ AccelerateEU program. She also holds various advisory board positions. In 2022, the Global AI Hub awarded her as one of the “Top 50 Thought Leaders to Influence Your Mind“.
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IDEASCANNER uses AI to drive business value and think smarter by SCAN, SCORE, SCALE. As a result, we accelerate digital transformation and sustainable innovation by 10x.