Unleash powerful ideas through distributed input and transparent decision-making processes

For globally distributed teams that want to align on important product, investment, policy, or strategy decisions together and want to collaborate more easily, make more inclusive and intelligent decisions without complexity.


Leveraging the knowledge within your team to develop an effective solution to a product, service or internal policy challenge within can be a daunting process.

Teams spend an enormous amount of scarce time collecting feedback, aligning and building consensus using a string of tools – from email, to surveys, to online meetings and ideation retreats and workshops – all of which produce variable results in making team members feel sufficiently heard, and helping delivery high quality decisions that are defensible and leverage the available collective intelligence in the organization.


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Swae provides an inclusive platform that automates this process, tapping into the wealth of knowledge cross-functionally in a transparent and meritocratic way, delivering well diligence and defensible solutions.

Soushiant Zanganehpour Founder & CEO

Soushiant is a social scientist, entrepreneur and Founder of, an AI-powered platform for smarter organizational decisions and 21st century governance. Swae helps companies, cities and organizations of all sizes benefit from the collective intelligence of their employees, stakeholders and citizens helping source innovative ideas, program and product feedback, and policy, budget, and strategy suggestions, at a fraction of the cost. Stakeholders and AI build compelling proposals together from the bottom-up that are crowd-vetted and the best move to a decision-round for implementation, creating a bi-directional pathway for governance. Soushiant is a recognized global practitioner in the fields of business innovation, impact investing, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability having spoken at numerous international conferences and published in The Guardian, The Financial Times, Bloomberg Business Week, and Entrepreneur magazines. He is on Harvard Business Review's Advisory Council, and a board advisor of Biocarbon Engineering, a reforestation startup using drones to replant a billion trees per year.
Soushiant earned his BA (PoliSci & IR) from the University of British Columbia, a Diplôme in International Affairs from Sciences-po Paris, an MPP (Public Policy & Economics) from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and attended Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program as a Google Scholar. He was awarded a full scholarship by the UK's Foreign Office as one of four Canadian Chevening Scholars for his Masters. .