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Quickly fill your pipeline with market-validated concepts.
Great coaching can make all the difference. Our mix of startup+corporate backgrounds and our lightweight but structured coaching approach will help your teams find their way from the good idea to the great one.
90% of corporate hackathons have a negative ROI. Ours lead to successful outcomes and pilots.
Go beyond startup+corporate matchmaking and find real opportunities to become a startup customer without high-risk engagements - keeping you innovating against core business challenges and ahead of the competition.
We find, validate and pitch startups that fit your palate, whether you’re looking to solve a specific business problem or explore a theme.
The ultimate job interview.
Give your employees the tools to do what they do better and faster using simple, sticky methods.
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“We’ve had the privilege of partnering with Your Ideas Are Terrible on three internal startup events at Cox Automotive. Their passion for lean startup methods and innovation thinking is only surpassed by their ability to teach these tactics to enterprise employees. Our participants leave the three-day event energized and inspired. They take what they learn back with them, and infuse a customer centric problem validation approach within their teams. I would recommend Shane and Carie to any large organization that wants to ignite an entrepreneurial passion within their culture.”
Chad Sexton Director New Ventures, Cox Automotive
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Elizabeth Snively Innovation and New Ventures - Chick-fil-A
Anthony Newstead Global Group Director Emerging Technologies & Strategic Innovation - The Coca-Cola Company
From the Blog
February 15, 2018
To survive today’s business climate and its exponential rate of change, organizations can no longer practice the disastrous (and all-to-common) practice of placing big bets on a small number of ideas. It’s lazy and comfortable and risky. Innovation leaders must learn the art of rapid decision making. In the game of rapid decision making, only […]
February 6, 2018
Your innovation budget has been axed. Pull up those bootstraps and turn to outside resources and inspiration to get the job done. In Part 1 of this series (found on Hypepotamus) we focused on internal innovation tactics to try when your budget goes the way of the Blackberry. Here’s a breakdown of external tactics that […]
November 9, 2017
Carie Davis, Partner at Your Ideas Are Terrible, has joined the esteemed Startup Atlanta Board of Directors. Startup Atlanta introduces, connects, supports and expands the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the greater Atlanta region to bolster the creation of jobs, companies and wealth. “We’re excited to welcome Carie to our Board of Directors. Her unique experiences in […]
September 19, 2017
Back in 2012, we noticed a lot of corporations were deploying idea platforms. Curious about their effectiveness, we studied dozens of attempts to launch idea crowdsourcing platforms and uncovered many reasons why a majority of idea platforms fail to produce expected results. Since most idea platforms launch with great fanfare and then are quietly forgotten […]