WHAT WE DO
We validate, curate and summarize the top four Springspotter submissions for daily publication. Our readers are guaranteed real time, real business inspiration.
With over 160,000 global subscribers, the Springwise newsletters boast open rates upwards of 20%, and click through upwards of 10%.
Over 8500 innovations from over 20 searchable industries. In each article you’ll find all the information you need for pitches, presentations or investments.
USED BY THE WORLD'S MOST INNOVATIVE ORGANIZATIONS
"Almost too good to share"
- Seth Godin
We give up 1% of our sales to help make the planet a better place.
The Springwise mission is to discover and share the best innovation ideas from all over the world, to promote positive change.
We are proud members of 1% for the Planet which connects us to some of the most environmentally concerned organizations in the world and commits us to donating 1% of our annual sales to environmental causes.
WHO WE DO IT FOR
Everyone from the intrigued individual or student, to executives in marketing, agencies, HR and business development as well as investors, journalists and strategists. Over 30% of our subscribers are directors, C-suite and founders.
Springwise is essential for anyone with an entrepreneurial mind, an adventurous spirit and a wish to stay ahead in our fast moving world.
MEET THE TEAM
James Bidwell is CEO of Springwise, operating at the heart of the global start-up, enterprise and innovation communities.
Prior to Springwise, James worked for 20 years in businesses where change and innovation were mission critical. Notably, he served as Marketing Director, Selfridges during the turnaround, CEO Visit London in the lead up to the Olympics and CEO Anthropologie, Europe spearheading the launch. James has also played pivotal roles at Disneyland Paris, eToys and Sega as well as leading the turnarounds at Cass Art and EasyArt.
He is passionate about nature and the outdoors, an avid mountain biker, fly-fisherman and sea kayaker as well as devoted father to his three daughters. James has great ambition for Springwise and our team, as a successful enterprise and as a force for good.
Linda Ligios is Managing Editor and responsible for all Springwise content and customer service queries.
With a background in publishing, radio production, communications and social media, Linda has worked with major British organisations such as BBC, British Library and King’s College London. With experience in digital content, licensing and syndication, Linda has recently worked with other European institutions to disseminate research results and promote innovations in the digital preservation space.
Tom Shorten is COO of Springwise. He previously joined Phones 4u in January 2005 and held a number of senior board level roles during a ten year career with the high street retailer. He was a key player in Phones 4u’s growth and evolution which generated annual revenues in excess of £1.1bn and profits of over £120 million.