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Frequently Asked Questions

We aim to be the #1 innovation platform – DYI or 5-star way – your way!

Are you guys a marketplace or an agency? 

We actually aim to provide our clients with options, so having 13 years of experience in both recruitment and software consultancy – we leave you with a choice to make:
– work on a marketplace model – where you need talent and are happy to manage them
– work on an agency model – where you ongoing support, planning, and experience with delivery of less or more complex projects holistically (this one is more full-service)

All of our clients pay directly through our website. This allows for safe transactions for both sides.

You will be charged at the end of every sprint (1 week, typically each Monday) and an additional deposit one week prior to the kick-off.

You have 3 days after receiving the invoice to complete the wire. You can also use the automated payment by Stripe.

Estimating projects can be extremely tricky- even for the best devs! That’s why all of our estimations include a mistake margin (additional time). If we have to work through some “additional hours” you are always informed prior to the process. It allows you to stay on track with your budgeting and timelines.

We actually aim to provide our clients with options, so having 13 years of experience in both recruitment and software consultancy – we leave you with a choice to make:
– work on a marketplace model – where you need talent and are happy to manage them
– work on an agency model – where you ongoing support, planning, and experience with delivery of less or more complex projects holistically (this one is more full-service)

All of our clients pay directly through our website. This allows for safe transactions for both sides.

You will be charged at the end of every sprint (1 week, typically each Monday) and an additional deposit one week prior to the kick-off.

You have 3 days after receiving the invoice to complete the wire. You can also use the automated payment by Stripe.

Estimating projects can be extremely tricky- even for the best devs! That’s why all of our estimations include a mistake margin (additional time).
If we have to work through some “additional hours” you are always informed prior to the process. It allows you to stay on track with your budgeting and timelines.

Whether you’re a big corporate client seeking 10 devs or a small early-stage start-up, you have to fill in our form at the beginning of the registration process. This will help us to better understand your needs, it will also help us to provide the best possible tech team for you.

It usually takes 24-48 hours for us to deliver a dev meeting your requirements. We work hard to reduce that timeframe to even less. 

All of our developers have gone through a complex 3 stage recruitment process, where we have verified all of their skills both communication-wise and tech-wise. We only cooperate with the top performing developers as we believe in high-quality products which we can sign under

Yes, we do provide CV. You have every right to know who you are going to work with. It will also help you better understand their background and employment history.

Of course. We are in favor of an easy and clear communication process. We will be happy to provide you access to our Slack channel or add developers to yours. Whatever is easier, do your way for the best communication convenience.

All of the work done by us is fully yours. You will also be asked to sign an IP contract before we kick off the development process

We only work with first-class developers, that’s precisely why we decided to cooperate with devs from all over the globe. It is also easier to find a “match” within your time zone.

Sure thing! We have been on the market for the last 15 years and have multiple clients who can provide first-hand references/feedback. We also understand how important trust is when doing business online.

In the past years, we have screened more than 15,000+ developers. Right now we do have 3000 active members in our community, which means they are ready to jump to the project on a part-time (20hrs a week) or full-time basis (40 hrs) and the plan is to keep growing.

Yes of course, although access to our CTO database requires additional costs.

You have every right to request a developer change in one of the following cases:
-your dev hasn’t replied to you in 24h
-your sprint hasn’t been delivered on time 

Sure – we just need to be informed in some reasonable advance to organize the logistics. You will also be responsible for covering all additional costs (flights, hotels, etc) 

When you are working on a “freelance” model – we can only advise you to always ask developers for an estimate upfront + an update whenever they think that estimate can get wrong. If you decide to work closely with us on an “agency” model – we will be happy to provide you with an estimate the initial scope of work and prepare a time-material estimation for you. This allows you to choose the most important (must-have) features, and prioritize your scope of work

We do not give guarantees per se, if there are any updates that require additional features (added at the end of our development) you can buy our maintenance package.

In the agency model – yes you will receive both: technical documentation and user documentation. In the “freelance” model – you can ask developers to prepare these.

Whenever you’d like to switch from “freelance” model to “agency” model back and forth –  we will be happy to organize a switch planning call to come up with the best strategy. This can happen when you’ll reach an important deadline or a product milestone that’s very important.

We are a sweet spot between an agency (dev shop/software house) and a freelance platform – you can always choose to be more self-independent or whether you would like to work in a Team.

We offer two models of cooperation and, if needed,  all the shades of grey in-between, we are probably the first platform of that kind on the market.

In order to gain access to our platforms and projects, you will have to pass all of our 4 recruitment stages. You will be asked to provide your previous work experience (any recommendations and certificates are welcome), attend a language call, complete an online technical test and last but not least you will have to gain positive feedback from one of our senior developers.

Yes. It is key for us to deliver products at the highest possible quality. That’s why we only work with the best devs. Additional references are always a bonus.

You will get feedback within 48h of completing the recruitment process. Based on our overall score we will adjust your hourly rate.

No. It is possible to pick two options:
a) full-time (40h / week)
b) part-time (20h / week)

After the screening process, we do provide you your rate, which you can negotiate every 6 months. Having said that – we are very elastic, so there’s always room to discuss and handle each case individually.

Even if you choose to work as a freelancer in a marketplace we still offer you to be in touch with our community of developers, so you have your code reviewed by a second pair of eyes. Whenever you have your code reviewed by our Community member, we also ask you to spend the same amount of time reviewing some other codebase, so it’s a win-win for the clients, but opens you to more codebases and you learn faster by having more exposure and interactions with various architectures, coding styles and practices.

This is fully your choice. We understand that work-life balance is key for some and fully respect that. We also understand that it can be difficult for some to pack their bags and leave their day-to-day life for a month. However, if you are willing to meet your client personally and gain some experience working with different cultures we will help you with arranging the entire trip. You will also be informed prior so that you’ll have enough time to prepare. 

We will select the client for you based on your overall skill set and recruitment process score. We are going to take into consideration factors such as tech stack, work scope, project length, time zones etc. 

Yes. We believe that communication is key when working on the same project. Hence that’s why you have to pass your English test with flying score. You will get access to our slack where you will have direct client contact. You are also obliged to reply to client messages within 24h.

It’s a good practice to provide clients with upfront estimates in each sprint. Ideally – clients expect the estimate to match with time spent, but whenever it’s not possible – we eagerly ask all developers to communicate as soon as possible and explain the reasons. The vast majority of clients show their understanding in these situations – of course, if the communication is done well.

Are we the right fit?

We help you hire talented developers – based in Europe and North America within 24 hrs

Startups

$2.5B

Total valuation of our fast-growing startup clients.

You can be next

Big Corporates

9 from top 10

largest industries in
the world we work with

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Talent Pool

1st & 2nd

We work with world top-ranked technologies
— JavaScript 
& Python & Flutter & Solidity & Solana

Platform advantages

- Fast process - typically 24 hrs
- 15'000+ developers in our database
- part-time or full-time - Transparent rates
- CTO, PM, and QA available if needed
- project blueprints to speed up

They already trust us

2 of 500 Startups grads are our clients, total raised so far: $31M.

We’ve done 3 projects for UNICEF.

2 female founders from The Project Entrepreneur are our clients.

We’ve done 2 projects for Bayer.

2 YC startups are our clients, total raised so far: $11M.

2 of 500 Startups grads are our clients, total raised so far: $31M.

We’ve done 3 projects for UNICEF.

2 female founders from The Project Entrepreneur are our clients.

We’ve done 2 projects for Bayer.

2 YC startups are our clients, total raised so far: $11M.

Case studies

health

HIPAA compliant mobile and web apps

insurance

XXIst century UX in the XIXth industry

real estate

Airbnb supplementary real estate management

education

Corporate Digital Knowledge Transfer

Mine, Build, and Conquer

Marketplace
Web3
NFT
$3.6M

Pulsar is a Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) Real-Time Strategy (RTS) game that allows players across the world to mine, build, and fight in a real-time battle to become the ruler in the Pulsar Universe.

NFT Ecosystem for Brands

Web
$3.8M
Marketplace
NFT

An NFT marketplace connected with community features and the possibility to become a member of a club to pay a lower gas fee. Fayre’s aim is to build a long-term ecosystem building of Web3 modular components and P2E functionality on the Metaverse.

Food Delivery Conscience

Web
Mobile
Foodtech
£1.3M

Food delivery app working in the UK and constantly growing. It aims to become the first profitable Food Delivery App in the world. We have built seamless payment experience across with various FinTech integrations.

e-commerce & retail

Best yoga gear meets best e-commerce software

events & entertainment

Web App and smartTV streaming platform

events & entertainment

Live streaming platform

health

Website about cosmetics tailored specifically to you

telecomMunications

a platform for a Single Page App

60+ Technologies we work with

Our experts’ skills range from React and Machine Learning to Python and Solana

Services

Digital transformation? Yes, please!

If you are looking for specialists who will professionally take care of your product from A to Z – you have already found them! Here we are!

Products

Building our products makes us more empathic when developing services. We are organizing within internal and external cooperation to have multi-disciplinary products.