MotivBase is an AI Anthropologist that can decode the implicit meanings behind what people talk about.
We do technology-enabled observational ethnography for innovation purposes.
We are a team of cultural anthropologists.
We study the language of meaning so our clients can make choices knowing the implicit and explicit outcomes of their decisions.
The intangible currency shaping your business
Watch our CEO's keynote at TMRE 2020 where he unpacks the concept of symbolic capital and explains how it can be identified, measured, and tracked to shape front-end innovation.
We're not your typical data science and trend technology
We are a research technology grounded in deep anthropological and post-structural models. Our technology doesn't quantify mentions. It quantifies meaning.
Partner with us to drive transformation
We work with organizations seeking growth not just through the creation of products and solutions, but also through the resolution of social and environmental problems.
Modeling and measuring the volatility of trends and issues in culture
The industry-led lens casts a distorted image of the growth and value of trends and issues in culture. In this video, our CEO talks about how we can solve this problem by studying and quantifying the language of meaning that consumers create around trends and issues.
Techniques like human-centered design do a great job of getting to shared habits and rituals but struggle to understand underlying shared meanings that affect how human beings interpret issues and topics.
The words we use in the context of something gives meaning to that something. We all partake in the process of creating and assigning meaning to the world around us.