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Startup team meeting IT Outsoucring Firm
Providing teams of
1 to  70

Developers to over 50 Startups

Already supported
5  Startups

from Idea to Multi-million Exits

STARTUP GROWTH WITH SIGMA SOFTWARE

FOCUS ON BUSINESS GOALS

Startup business dynamics is high – needs, goals & expectations evolve rapidly.

Our processes are tailored to it, so we always keep focus on your business goals.

WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES

We offer 20+ value-added services to support startups at different stages.

Those vary from product discovery & tech debt reduction to customer onboarding.

SHORTER TIME-TO-MARKET

Rely on our lean MVP-based approaches to launch your product & experiment faster.

We shorten TTM through battle-tested processes, reusable components & know-hows.

FUTURE-PROOF DEVELOPMENT

It is important to mind growth plans and potential changes even at the MVP stage.

We design & build solutions with a special focus on scalability and cost of change.

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PRODUCT & APP DEVELOPMENT FOR STARTUPS

MVP & POC DEVELOPMENT

We help our clients both validate product or app ideas (from product management & tech point of view) and create clickable prototypes for potential investors as well as scope, develop, and launch the MVP. All this done with special focus on establishing a good market feedback loop and laying a secure foundation for further product adjustments & tailoring.

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FULL-CYCLE PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT

We act as a core technology partner to 50+ startups, helping them build successful platforms from scratch or enhance & re-engineer existing products. We take over full responsibility for UI/UX, development, testing, infrastructure, support & maintenance to enable our clients to focus more on business strategy and growth.

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AD MANAGEMENT PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT FROM AN IDEA TO A MULTI-MILLION EXIT FOR AOL

We developed the platform from scratch, supported it through several acquisitions, and gradually turned the solution into a robust ad platform used by 30K companies worldwide.

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6 MONTHS FROM AN IDEA TO A LIVE PLATFORM GENERATING REVENUE AND SUCCESSFUL EXIT IN 3 YEARS

In 2013 we developed & launched a location-based mobile advertising platform for Zapp360 within 6 months only and continue with further evolutionary development ever since.

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REMOTE TRAINING MOBILE APP UNITING HORSE-RIDERS AND COACHES IN 80 COUNTRIES GLOBALLY

We designed and delivered first an MVP and then a fully-fledged version of the app for remote training & coaching sessions that unites 900 experts and thousands of riders worldwide.

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IT CONSULTING

CTO-AS-A-SERVICE

Our architects, data engineers, and cloud engineers will create a technology roadmap and software architecture design based on our ready-to-use partner solutions and market-leading platforms to minimize time-to-market & cut costs. Sigma Software experts will help you introduce technical excellence programs and make sure you get an optimized architecture, processes, control, and talent to gain a competitive edge.

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PROCESSES OPTIMIZATION AND COMPLIANCE

Leverage our knowledge and experience to optimize business & SDLC processes as well as establish efficient project & product management practices. We assist in introducing data governance and regulations compliance (GDPR and industry standards); getting certifications (ISO/IEC 27001 and others); adopting a necessary and sufficient level of cybersecurity and data management.

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CTO-AS-A-SERVICE FOR RINGORANG - INNOVATIVE DISRUPTIVE LEARNING PLATFORM & APP

We support RingoRang with architecture design & management, tech landscape management & optimization as well as DevOps transformation safeguarding the platform’s tech excellence.

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INFORMATION SECURITY CONSULTING TO HELP DANADS PASS ISO/IEC 27001 CERTIFICATION

We helped DanAds establish an ISO 27001-compliant Information Security Management System and pass the certification essential for working with enterprise-level clients.

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DEVOPS TRANSFORMATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIMIZATION FOR A TRAVEL STARTUP

Migrated solution to the Digital Ocean, implemented IaC & configured CI/CD processes for optimized performance and costs of the infrastructure and support & maintenance operations.

STARTUP SPIRIT & INNOVATION TRENDS

SIGMA SOFTWARE LABS FOR STARTUPS

Get access to the world Angel & Venture Capital funds, which cooperate with Sigma Software on diverse innovative projects. Leverage tech and business expert network of a large IT company to find partners, clients, and synergies. We created Sigma Software Labs as a business incubator that helps startups, innovative businesses, and small product houses to enter the new orbit.

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STRONG BACKGROUND IN STARTUPS SUPPORT

With over 50 startups that reached success relying on our tech expertise, business experience, and network, we have defined our own strategy of working with startups. We help companies polish their pitch deck, validate concepts, fine-tune business models and monetization strategies, optimize product roadmaps, etc. Whether you need a specific skill or a dedicated tech team, you will find committed and engaged support for your business from the seed level to a unicorn.

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HELPING BLACK SNOW INC. ENTER NEW MARKET WITH THE MALL OF THE EMIRATES PROJECT

We helped Black Snow AR game enter the B2B segment in UAE by applying their proprietary AR platform to create innovative shopping experience for the Mall of the Emirates visitors.

CONSULTING ON PROJECT DELIVERY & PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT PROCESS SETUP & OPTIMIZATION

Helped TEBIN get 30% higher operational efficiency, cash-flow & risk management, 5x times better project costs forecast precision, and well-structured project portfolio management.

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HOW STARTUP DEVELOPMENT WORKS

When your startup idea evolves into an early-stage product, finding the most viable features and market traction becomes a top challenge.
At this stage, we support you with:
  • Product discovery services
  • Creating an MVP
  • Adjusting the MVP with minimal cost of change
Once the product has found its market fit, it should be further optimized, stabilized, and adopted for the growing number of users.
At this stage, we support you with:
  • Addressing and reducing technical debt
  • Timely identifying and resolving bottlenecks
  • Fine-tuning the product to handle the growing load
Once your startup achieved success, it’s time to reap the fruit and further optimize the processes for maximum ROI.
At this stage, we support you with:
  • Optimizing the processes to decrease operational costs
  • Fine-tuning product architecture & infrastructure
  • Further experiment with new functionality

SUPPORTING YOU AT EACH STAGE OF INNOVATIVE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

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A great product starts with an idea that needs to be validated, turned into a business case, verified for potential market fit & scoped into an MVP. Our product managers can increase your product success chances by turning the idea into a solid roadmap and product strategy.

  • Market analysis and idea validation
  • Product discovery and roadmap creation
  • MVP scoping and prioritization
  • Product strategy consulting
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Well thought-out UX safeguards that a user seamlessly interacts with your app or service. Our experts make sure your product UI is not only visually appealing, but also functional, intuitive, and easily adjustable to the new trends, changing market & user expectations.

  • Screen map, wireframes, and user flow diagrams elaboration
  • Mock-ups and clickable prototypes creation
  • UI/UX audits, redesign & optimization
  • Development team support with UI/UX
  • Marketing team support with graphical design
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Effective tech stack choice and sensible architecture design are essential both for initial product success and sustainable growth in future. We focus on finding the balance between time-to-market, existing budget limitations, the product’s future scalability & cost of change.

  • Best-fit technology stack selection
  • Software architecture design, re-design, and optimization
  • Tech review & refining, technical debt assessment, and minimization
  • Product infrastructure design, setup, and refinement
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Efficient delivery and support processes are vital for safeguarding fast launch, product quality, and smooth operations. Our experts not only set up all necessary processes, but also fine-tune and optimize those to make your delivery organization work like clockwork.

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TECHNOLOGIES WE WORK WITH

.NET
Java
AWS
Azure
GCP
JavaScript
Python
Angular
React JS
Swift
Flutter
React Native
ARCore
Hadoop
Spark

CASE STUDIES

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SELF-SERVICE ADS PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT FROM IDEA TO ENTERPRISE-LEVEL SYSTEM

We helped DanAds develop a white-label PaaS that is now used by Bloomberg Media, TripAdvisor, Sound Cloud, Philips, etc.

As the core tech partner, we develop the platform, manage its infrastructure, support & onboard new clients, and more.

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CREATING A CYBER SECURITY PLATFORM THAT GOT 60 B2B CLIENTS IN THE FIRST YEAR

We co-invested and developed a novel anti-malvertising platform trusted by Xandr, Imgur, Whisper & The Boston Globe.

It performs behavioral analysis on 7 M sites and processes thousands of ads per second to detect & eliminate threats.

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INNOVATIVE LAST-MILE DELIVERY PLATFORM REDESIGN AND FURTHER MAINTENANCE

Our team extended the Client’s delivery management MVP into a mature collaborative platform & added mobile apps.

The platform connects retailers, drivers & fleet owners and is already integrated with 15 retailers (incl. IKEA).

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REMOTE TRAINING PLATFORM SUPPORTING LIVE VIDEO STREAMING AND OFFLINE SESSIONS

Sigma Software has delivered the first version of the platform & apps in 6 months and then added the premium version.

The platform helps thousands of riders from base to Olympic level to connect with 900+ coaches and train remotely.

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DEVELOPMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE OPEN-WORLD GAME WITH PROPRIETARY AR ENGINE

Our AR experts helped to create a game replicating the immersion effect of holographic goggles on a regular smartphone.

The game is now launched for 18 countries and we continue extending both the AR engine and the game itself.

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OUR RTP PHILOSOPHY IN DEVELOPMENT

RELIABILITY

  • Well defined service processes with special focus on planning and delivery control
  • Refined HR processes aimed to safeguard sustainable and uninterrupted service delivery
  • Robust quality control with a range of KPIs to track delivery quality and efficiency

TRANSPARENCY

  • Regular and detailed reporting on different management levels (weekly, monthly, etc.)
  • Clear, predictable, and consistent billing accompanied by detailed expenditure reports
  • Extensive use of task & project management systems like Jira, Confluence, Azure DevOps

PARTNERSHIP

  • Focus on delivering business value instead of just performing the tasks assigned
  • Working processes tailored for synergy with customer organization and business ways
  • Constant strive for optimization, better performance, and collaboration efficiency
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LET US DISCUSS HOW OUR TEAM CAN CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR SUCCESS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

MVP is a great way to get your product up and running quickly because it only includes the core functionality and killer features. If you need to start receiving market feedback asap to adjust the product to actual market needs, then MVP is go-to solution for your start-up. It will allow you to minimize the cost of change to be able to adapt your product to the market feedback with less effort.

Based on your idea and vision, our product management specialists will help you shape the MVP in such a way as to include the major features and form the correct feedback loop. Our technical experts and architects will design a solution architecture that will give you the possibility to easily scale in the future. It also will allow you to minimize the cost of change to be able to adapt your product to the market feedback with less effort.

In our experience, it takes about 2-4 months on average to launch a startup product, but the actual time frame can be quite different, both up and down. It all depends on the complexity and scale of the product. That’s why it is important to run a discovery phase (forming a product vision, creating the roadmap & backlog, selecting the technology stack, and drafting solution architecture) to get the full understanding of the solution-to-be. Based on this understanding your supplier will be able to estimate the efforts and plan the timeline. The development timeline depends on the product scope a lot, so it is important to find the right balance between quality expectations, functional requirements, and target time-to-market.

There is a number of different packages available for a startup project, it all depends on your business needs. Sigma Software offers top-tier SLA-based support for different workloads, processes setup & full-cycle support. We provide adaptive, corrective, perfective, and preventive maintenance as well as systems upgrades, migration, enhancement, etc. to make sure your IT ecosystem runs smoothly. In addition to providing managed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd line support and ongoing maintenance, we also help our clients extend their existing IT support teams on a long-term basis or as peak resources.

Here are some steps we recommend you follow if you need to hire developers for your startup project:

Step 1 – List your business requirements as well as determine the type of experts you need to successfully kick off the project.

Step 2 – Decide whether to outsource or develop your product in-house.

Step 3 – Find the right people. You can hire an outsourcing company or search on your own using marketplaces like Upwork, Freelancer, and Guru. Outsourcing agencies usually have a wide range of specializations, a broad technology stack, and enough recruiting specialists to interview, evaluate, and select the right candidates even when it goes to some niche expertise or rare technologies.

Step 4 – Check technical expertise, reputation, and track record. Whether you’re hiring freelancers or an IT development agency, you need to make sure they have the experience they claim to manage your project.

Step 5: Conduct an interview to talk about the candidate’s work experience on previous projects.

OUR OFFICES

Burgas, Bulgaria

Sigma Software Bulgaria
ul. "Sveti Sveti Kiril I Metodiy" 5, 8000 Burgas Center, Burgas, Bulgaria

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Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Sigma Software, IF Office
Nadrichna St, 6, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine

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Prague, Czech Republic

Sigma Software, Prague Office
Evropská 11/2758, Praha 6, Česká republika

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Krakow, Poland

Sigma Software, Krakow Office
Wadowicka 7, 30-347 Kraków, Poland

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Poznan, Poland

Sigma Software, Poznan Office
Królowej Jadwigi 43, 61-871 Poznań, Poland

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Lutsk, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Lutsk Office
Artseulova St, 2, Lutsk, Volyn Oblast, Ukraine

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Uzhgorod, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Uzhhorod Office
Bohomol'tsya Street, 21, Uzhhorod, Zakarpattia Oblast, Ukraine

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Ternopil, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Ternopil Office
Tantsorova Street, 14, Ternopil, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine

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Lisbon, Portugal

Sigma Software, Lisbon Office
office 1.23, Estr. Malveira da Serra 920, 2750-834 Cascais, Portugal

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Chernivtsi, Ukraine

SIgma Software, Chernivtsi Office
Geroyiv Maydanu St, 53, Chernivtsi, Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine

+380 (67) 547–5659 info@sigma.software
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Avenida del Libertador 1000, Vicente López, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

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Mexico City, Mexico

Av. Paseo de la Reforma 296, Juárez, 06600 Ciudad de México, Mexico City, Mexico

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Medellin, Colombia

Business District Golden Mile, Calle 4 Sur, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

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Singapore

Sigma Software Pte. Ltd. 20 Collyer Quay
#09-01 Singapore

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Dubai, UAE

Sigma Software, Dubai Office
Bay Square Buildings, Unit 121, Level P, Building 7
Bay Square, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE, PO Box- 238605

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Shoham, Israel

Sigma Software Inc.
Mitzpe 28, Shoham, Israel

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Montréal, Canada

Sigma Software Group, Montréal office
25075 Rue Queen, Suite 1100, office 136, Montreal, Canada

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Melbourne, Australia

Sigma Software, Australia Office
Level 1, 3 Wellington Street, St Kilda, Victoria 3182, Australia

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Macclesfield, UK

Sigma Consulting Solutions Ltd.
The Ropewalks, Newton Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 6QJ, UK

+44 (1625) 427–718 ukinfo@sigma.se
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Linz, Austria

SIgma Software
Kopernikusstrasse 22, EDV Consulting Bureau, Linz A-4020, Austria

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Sigma Sweden Software AB
Lindholmspiren 9, Gothenburg 5 417 56, Sweden

+46 70 600 42 49 info@sigma.software
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Stockholm, Sweden

Sigma Sweden Software AB
Hornsgatan 1, Stockholm 118 46, Sweden

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Los Angeles, USA

Sigma Software Inc.
410 N La Cienega, West Hollywood, CA 90048, USA

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Bellevue, USA

Sigma Software Inc.
10400 NE 4th St., Suite 500, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA

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New York, USA

Sigma Software Inc.
900 3rd Ave, 29th Floor, New York NY 10022, USA

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San Jose, USA

Sigma Software Inc.
1484 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, San Jose, CA 95070-3612, USA

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Warsaw, Poland

Sigma Software, Poland Office
Chmielna Str., 134, room 301, Warsaw 00-805, Poland

+48 (22) 307-3355 info@sigma.software
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Dnipro, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Dnipro Office
53 Sicheslavska Naberezhna Street, Dnipro 49000, Ukraine

+38 (093) 03-07-155 info@sigma.software
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Sumy, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Sumy Office - Temporally relocated
13a Voskresenska Str., Sumy 40000, Ukraine

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Vinnytsia, Ukraine

Mahistratska Street, 12, Vinnytsia, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine, 21000

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Odesa, Ukraine

Sigma Software, South Office
7 Lekha Kachynskoho Str., BC Hitech Park Odessa 3rd floor, Odesa 65026, Ukraine

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Lviv, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Lviv Office
7d Naukova Str., BC Optima Plaza 4th floor, Lviv, 79060, Ukraine

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Kyiv, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Kyiv Office
58 Yaroslavska Str., BC Astarta, 7th floor, Kyiv, Ukraine

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Kharkiv, Ukraine

Sigma Software, Corporate Headquarters - Temporally relocated
Akademika Proskury St, 1, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka oblast, Ukraine, 61000

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