Help for Innovation Scouts

Question Types

When creating a questionnaire in Innoscout you can select from different question types.

There is a set of custom questions that you can use to ask for specific data of a certain type:

NameAnswer TypeExamples
Short textSingle line textName, Tagline
Long textMulti line textDescription
LinkSingle URL
NumberNumber (with up to 4 decimals) with min and max checkingAge, Percentages, Financials
SelectionSelection from a listProgram selection
Multiple SelectionMultiple selections from a listKeywords, Tags
FileFile upload (extensions can be specified)Pitchdeck
Image FileFile upload restricted to image formatsLogo
DateA dateFounding date

There is also a set of template questions that you can use to ask for commonly requested data which have special handling in Innoscout:

Question TypeDescriptionAnswer TypeOptions
Company - WebsitePublic website of a companyLink
Company - Logo (for web use)Logo of company in any image formatFile upload
Company - Vector Logo (for print)Logo of company in a vector format so it can be used for printing purposesImage upload
Company - Presentation Video LinkLink to a video of a company presentation / pitchLink
Company - Tag LineTag line of the companyShort text answer
Company - DescriptionA description of the companyLong text answer
Company - Country of IncorporationThe country the company was founded inList of UN recognized countries
Company - IndustriesThe key industries the company operates inSelection or "other value"Automotive, Banking, Capital Goods, Commercial & Professional Services, Consumer Durables & Apparel, Consumer Services, Energy, Food, Hardware & Equipment, Health Care, Household & Personal Products, Insurance, Manufacturing, Materials, Media & Entertainment, Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology / Life Sciences, Real Estate, Retail, Software & Services, Telecommunication, Transportation, Travel
Company - Audience Market TypeThe audience type the company is targetingSelectionB2C, B2B, B2B2C, C2C, B2G
Company - StageThe development stage the company is inSelectionIdea, MVP, Seed, Product-Market Fit, Growth, Established
Company - Business ModelThe business model(s) the company operatesMultiple selection or "other value"See list
Founders - NumberHow many people are in the founding teamNumber
Founders - Presentation Video LinkLink to a video showing the teamLink
Contact - Phone NumberWho to contact via phoneShort text answer
Product - NameName of the productShort text answer
Product - WebsiteWebsite of the productShort text answer
Product - DescriptionDescription of the productLong text answer
Product - Presentation Video LinkLink to a video showing the productLink
Business Models