Peer Insight is an innovation consultancy. We empower people to be fearless explorers of new services, new experiences, and new business models through design thinking and the principles of entrepreneurship.

Accelerate Services Entrepreneurship through Strategic Partnering

In surveying the corporate innovation landscape, we see too many projects get too far down the road before failing, taking too many valuable resources with them. Our clients ask, "How can we increase the odds of success at such an early stage of the game?" Our answer, "Stake it!" and engage third parties to complete the experience. It's resource efficient and helps your firm place more small bets and learn at a fast pace. Learn more

Advanced Discovery Tools

Peer Insight co-created a five-week online course with Darden's School of Business that offers real-life examples to inspire your thinking and application of design principles. Are you ready to become a design practitioner within your organization? Take a look at the course overview to learn more.

The Democracy of the Dot by Michael Deem

Design thinkers and innovators know the power of small teams. They are lean and mean, nimble and entrepreneurial. That’s why we honor them at Peer Insight. But sometimes in innovation, you need a bigger group, and that's when dots can help.

10 Risk Factors for Corporate New Ventures

Corporate ventures face extreme pressure to succeed early and often. From the outset, it’s important to confirm that there is a real pain the venture is solving for and that it makes sense for your organization to solve it. But what comes next? Director, Clay Maxwell, explores the ten risk factors you should consider when bringing a corporate venture to market. 


Peer Insight is Hiring!

Are you excited about design thinking and innovation? We are looking for an enthusiastic Design StrategistSenior Innovation Consultant and Communication Designer to join our team. Apply now. We would love to hear from you! 

Exercising Your Emotional Intelligence: Observing the Unsaid by Brandon Chinn

Design thinkers have all sorts of tools to get helpful feedback from users. Visual stimulus or even prototypes can get users talking, but sometimes it’s what they don’t say that speaks the loudest. When an interviewee is silent that’s when design thinkers need to exercise their emotional intelligence. Psychology Today defines emotional intelligence as “the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others."