Zip-Zap Ideas® is our NEW online idea brainstorming tool that makes it faster and easier for Creative Agents and larger innovation teams to share and refine new ideas linked to a specific business challenge.  Great for workshops and for on-the-go brainstorming (that's the "ZIP").  Zip-Zap Ideas® also provides a fast and effective way to evaluate leading ideas with a wider target audience and key stakeholders, to identify the winning ideas with greatest business potential (that's the "ZAP"). Watch the short video and get in touch if you would like more information about different pilot options that are available.  Enquire now »

More of What We Do

Winning Ideas to Grow Your Business

We develop winning ideas by using a focused and insights-driven approach that is supported by our team of Trend Scouts, Creative Agents, Copy Editors, and online collaboration tools.

Finding Deeper Insights and Trends

Our team Insight Agents and Trend Scouts use a variety of techniques to gather, refine and identify deeper insights and trends that are linked to agreed innovation objectives.

Innovation Hothouse™ Workshops

We run Hothouse™ workshops to inspire cross-functional teams to think in new ways and to generate new ideas with support from artists, creative agents and target consumers.

Zip-Zap Ideas® Online Brainstorming

Zip-Zap Ideas® is a new and simple online brainstorming tool that provides innovation teams with a faster and more effective way to share and evaluate new ideas with a wider audience.

Consumer Innovation Labs™

We run 1-day Consumer Innovation Labs™ to engage creative-thinking consumers to refine existing concepts, or to develop fresh new ideas linked to leading consumer insights.

Creative Facilitation Training

Our creative facilitation training is highly interactive and provides delegates with the skills, confidence and a "tool-kit" to step-change the way they plan and run innovation projects.

Concept Testing with fastSCREEN™

Our fastSCREEN™ consumer panels provide a fast and cost-effective way to screen leading insights, mini-concepts and claims with target consumers in key global markets.

virtualHOTHOUSE® for New Insights and Ideas

virtualHOTHOUSE® is our powerful online collaboration platform that is used to gather, refine and identify fresh insights and trends linked to focused innovation objectives.

Other Services

In addition to running innovation consultancy projects world-wide, Ideas First® now offers our leading clients the option to buy and use Zip-Zap Ideas®our new online collaboration software.  Zip-Zap Ideas® provides innovation teams with a faster and more effective way to share and evaluate new ideas linked to agreed an innovation objective. The software comes with creativity training and ongoing support. Contact us to arrange a demo or visit options for Zip-Zap Ideas®.

Want to Generate Winning Ideas to Grow your Business?

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A new, free and easy-to-use, online brainstorming and idea collaboration tool that provides you and your team with a much smarter way of collaborating ideas online. Use Zip-Zap Ideas® brainstorming software to share, develop and identify the best new ideas to grow your business.