Develop Your Idea Into A Business

Idea development software designed for you. Maybe you want to launch a business. Maybe you want to turn a hobby into something more. Whatever it is, develop it on Cobalt in as little a 45-days.

Idea Development
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Start a business

Starting a business is hard but with Cobalt, we’ve made it easy. Our step-by-step software ensures you won’t miss any important details as you turn your big idea into a brilliant business.

How it works

Turn your brilliant idea into a  business with our simple, guided Idea Development software.

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STEP 1: VISUALIZE

Get step-by-step help to plan and develop your idea, build a business model, create financial projections, and get expert insights and feedback on your brilliant idea.

Validate Idea Development

Step 2: VALIDATE

Bring your idea to life with a Digital Prototype – a  visualization of your idea that goes beyond design to help you understand engineering, manufacturing, and even marketing of your idea. Use Cobalt’s proprietary validation tools, to get feedback and insights from real customers.

Develop Idea Development

STEP 3: DEVELOP

Find and hire manufacturers, developers, engineers and others who will bring your idea to life.
Idea Development Launch

STEP 4: LAUNCH

Find and hire website developers, marketers, designers, packaging experts, and everyone else you need to launch your idea!
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All-in-one Idea Development

Cobalt’s simple, easy and intuitive software uses technology to seamlessly guide you through the idea development process getting you from idea to business in as little as a 30-days.
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Idea Development

Understand every aspect of your idea with our simple, step-by-step guide.

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Business Planning

Write a business plan, create financial projections, research your target market and find out what’s required to set up your business.

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Digital Prototypes

Bring your idea to life with a Digital Prototype. Hire an expert to take the idea out of your head and onto “paper” with a Digital Prototype.

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Validate

Showcase your idea to potential customers and get their feedback before investing time and money.

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Development

Find and hire the exact right engineers, manufacturer, developers and other experts needed to develop your idea.

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Launch

Find and hire website developers, marketers, designers, packaging experts, and everyone else you need to launch your business!

How an Idea Development Company Can Help You Develop Your Great Business Idea

Business ideas are exciting to think about, but the idea itself isn’t enough. You’ve got a lot of work ahead of you if you’re wondering how to develop a business idea into an actual business, but we can help!

We’re Cobalt, an idea development company that helps people just like you take your ideas and develop them into something that you can wrap a business around. Whether you’re looking to take that next step with the hobby you love or you’re wanting to bring something wild and new to the table, we can help you build it into a business in just 45 days.

A Fully Featured Idea Development Suite

We get it. There’s a lot to know in order to turn an idea into a business, and that can be intimidating. That’s why we want to help you with our business idea development software. With clear next steps and a path forward, you’ll have no choice but to get those creative juices going and to flesh out that seedling into a bonafide business. 

From planning and developing your idea to building a business model and creating financial projections, there’s no shortage of tasks when you’re attempting to bring your idea to life. Cobalt makes all the tedious stuff easy by giving you one place to manage it all, enabling you to see it through while you still have the passion and energy to get it all done.

After ideation, you can use Cobalt to develop a digital prototype — something that visualizes the entire product lifecycle and helps you understand engineering, manufacturing and marketing. With Cobalt, you can validate your concept and even get feedback from real customers, all without leaving the platform.

Once the planning’s done, Cobalt helps you find and hire the right manufacturers, developers or engineers to help bring your idea to life, as well as to help you find the designers and developers that can build you a great-looking website and the packaging you need to take the world by storm.

Don’t trust us – trust them!

Meet our community of innovators who developed their ideas on Cobalt and get started today for free.
I own a small-batch lettuce & greens company and needed to create a customizable planter box for my customers. I had a physical prototype in just weeks using the Cobalt platform. Learn More
Jenna
Niagara Falls, NY
I own a small-batch lettuce & greens company and needed to create a customizable planter box for my customers. I had a physical prototype in just weeks using the Cobalt platform. Learn More
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Jenna
Niagara Falls, NY

As a small business owner, I've been through it all when it comes to bringing new products to market. Cobalt made extending our product roadmap incredibly easy.

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Peter J.
Phoenix, AZ

As a small business owner, I've been through it all when it comes to bringing new products to market. Cobalt made extending our product roadmap incredibly easy.

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INNOVATOR - Peter
Peter J.
Phoenix, AZ

I imagined a tool that would make shopping online easier. I brought it to life using Cobalt and am already marketing it to potential customers.

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Rekemo
Kennesaw, GA

I imagined a tool that would make shopping online easier. I brought it to life using Cobalt and am already marketing it to potential customers.

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INNOVATOR - REKEMO
Rekemo
Kennesaw, GA
I brought my idea for a smart vanity mirror to Cobalt and in days, I had a business plan and digital prototypes.
Tay M.
New York, NY
I brought my idea for a smart vanity mirror to Cobalt and in days, I had a business plan and digital prototypes.
INNOVATOR
Tay M.
New York, NY

As an on-the-go mother, I had an idea for a product that could make traveling with little ones easier. In just weeks, I had a working prototype in-hand.

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Candice W.
Atlanta, GA

As an on-the-go mother, I had an idea for a product that could make traveling with little ones easier. In just weeks, I had a working prototype in-hand.

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INNOVATOR
Candice W.
Atlanta, GA
I brought my idea for better sleep to Cobalt and within weeks had a physical prototype and was conducting user testing. Read More 
Steph S.
Phoenix, AZ
I brought my idea for better sleep to Cobalt and within weeks had a physical prototype and was conducting user testing. Read More 
INNOVATOR
Steph S.
Phoenix, AZ
I brought my idea of a better spice rack to Cobalt and within weeks had a physical prototype, website and potential customers. Read More
Ben B.
San Francisco, CA
I brought my idea of a better spice rack to Cobalt and within weeks had a physical prototype, website and potential customers. Read More
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