Johannesburg-based online ideas collaboration platform Nectir, has raised $2m in seed funding to lead the next wave of business innovation management systems.
Using strategy alignment and social gamification elements, the Australian-owned company — with presence in Sydney, Perth & Canberra, as well as Johannesburg in South Africa has recently launched globally and signed up more than twenty-five corporates, representing approximately 68,000 users, already signed-up and in trial.
Nectir was built to provide a way for people to co- create and be rewarded for both their performance and collaboration.
Nectir uses intuitive interfaces that are familiar to anyone with a social media account and creates an environment where agile teamwork and continuous improvement are not only encouraged, but are actively fostered and rewarded. The platform assigns successes and behaviours with ‘points’, social recognition and custom incentives set by the business, staff are motivated to excel and achieve recognition among colleagues and management.