Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mergeflow?

Mergeflow is a web data collection and analytics software, focused on R&D and business information. Through natural language processing and machine learning, Mergeflow automates more and more of the information gathering and organizing tasks that a research analyst would perform manually.

What are the main benefits of Mergeflow?

In near real-time, Mergeflow gives you a comprehensive view across technologies, R&D, and business. Mergeflow's analytics help you discover ideas and players that are relevant but that you didn't even know might exist. And Mergeflow keeps you informed on relevant developments in your field.

Who is Mergeflow for?

Mergeflow is ideal for scientists, engineers, product managers, product innovators, technology investors, and entrepreneurs who operate at the intersection of technology and business, who can't devote a lot of time to excessive tech discovery but need insights, and who want to bring innovation into reality.

How much does Mergeflow cost?

You can choose between three different plans. You can use Mergeflow from €49/month, or $59/month, billed annually. You can find more details in the pricing page.

Does the trial include all features?

The trial includes all Innovator Plan features, and it ends automatically after 7 days. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial here.

Will I be charged when my trial is up?

No. We do not ask for your credit card up front, so you will only be charged when you decide to buy a subscription.

Do I have to install anything?

No. Mergeflow is a SaaS software that runs in any modern web browser. And because it's a subscription, you get constant product updates.

Which payment options does Mergeflow offer?

You can pay your Innovator or Analyst subscription via credit card (American Express, MasterCard, Visa) or SEPA Direct Debits. The larger plans as well as the service packages, API, and enterprise solutions can be paid via invoicing and bank transfer.

Do I get a tax-deductible invoice when I subscribe to the Innovator or Analyst plan?

Yes. When you subscribe, you can provide us with the details (e.g. VAT number if you have one) so we can send you an invoice. Invoices can be made out to you personally, or to your company. They are sent as PDFs to your email address.

Does Mergeflow help me track what's new in my topics?

Yes. If you follow a topic, Mergeflow will send you weekly email update reports with the latest venture fundings, market estimates, research publications, and news & blogs in your topics.

Can I connect Mergeflow to other software?

Yes. Mergeflow has an API that provides real-time, structured data. These data can be consumed by applications such as PowerBI, Tableau, QlikView, or other, configured solutions.

Does Mergeflow have collaborative features?

Yes. Collaborative Discovery lets you share topics within your team. Collaborative Discovery also interrelates new findings with your team's areas of interest. Our Team Plan includes Collaborative Discovery.

What data does Mergeflow collect and analyze?

Mergeflow collects and analyzes the contents of venture funding news, scientific publications, patents, news & blogs, market research, technology transfer, research projects, and clinical trials. More details are available here.

Is there a Mergeflow app for smartphones?

No. We deliberately do not have a smartphone app. We think that you probably prefer using technology that you already have, such as email and browser, rather than worrying about yet another thing to set up.

Does Mergeflow keep my data private?

Yes. We don't serve ads, we never sell anything you give us, and we protect your privacy.

What kind of support do you offer?

Our Team plan includes support by a dedicated Mergeflow analyst. With our Analyst plan, users can book web meetings with our support team, in order to get proficient in analytic tradecraft in a resource-effective way. You can also consult our regularly updated technical knowledge base. And our blog features practical advice and original research, covering topics from across industries and technology sectors.

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