CRAFTING your Startup

Reach product-market fit without missed deadlines, broken budgets, and sloppy quality.

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How we can help your startup…

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Pre-seed / Seed

Our go-to-market expertise can give you a helping hand from design to development. We’ll help you with:

Fast prototyping

Proof of Concept

Market-focused MVP

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Series A

Scale effectively after establishing product–market fit. We’ll help you with:

MVP improvements


Architecture & design

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Series B+

We’ll help you scale predictably, launch new products, and enter new markets. We’ll help you with:

Optimizing infrastructure for expansion

Globalization & localization

Optimizing UX/UI for larger audiences

Large 3rd party integrations

Offering technical support

I am continually impressed by the level of pride and ownership that DECODE takes in the work they perform for us. They treat our products as if they are their own, which translates into better user experiences for our customers.
Kenneth Huebsch
Software Engineering Manager at Qrypt →


We know you need your MVP out fast. When it hits the market, we’ll make it even better with agile improvement cycles.
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We know
what matters

Waterfall, agile, who cares? Working with 50+ startups we realized there are 3 main goals you have. Your product needs to be:

You’re promised an MVP in 3 months.
5 months later, it’s not even in sight.

Meanwhile, you’re burning money at unsustainable rates.
Next thing you know, you’re out of business.

We’ll make sure you hit the market quickly with your MVP.
That means you’ll get user feedback fast.
And that means you’ll be able to improve your product.

Our experts will make informed, realistic time estimates and create a detailed roadmap to make it all possible.

We won’t overpromise. We’ll overdeliver.

You’re a startup, looking to hire a vendor to develop your product.
You can’t afford to hire the wrong company. When that happens, you’ll get

  • Unreliable development 
  • Scope creep
  • Increased development costs

So what you need is a company with a proven track record.
A company that worked on many complex projects.
A company that understands startups.

Founder testimonials →

Case studies →

You reach the market with your MVP.
The only problem is that users aren’t impressed.
It’s either riddled with bugs or doesn’t solve the user’s main pain point.

We have a 2-way approach to solving this problem.

  • Meticulous CI/CD pipelines ensuring consistent quality in every line of code.
  • Detailed product discovery to understand your users and how to solve their problems.

Successful startup projects

Bug and crash reporting tool

4+ years of successfully growing the product from the ground up.

Quantum-cryptography powered communication

We created a multi-platform real-time communication software product.

Business contact management app

We helped the startup establish and continuously grow their user base.

I am continually impressed by the level of pride and ownership that DECODE takes in the work they perform for us. They treat our products as if they are their own, which translates into better user experiences for our customers.
Kenneth Huebsch
Software Engineering Manager at Qrypt →

Why us

There are many reasons we consistently provide startups with quality products.

1 project – 1 team

We completely immerse ourselves in your world, laser-focused on your goals. From the moment we start working together, we’re never distracted by other clients. It’s all about you.

Extreme transparency

You’ll have complete communication access to every team member working on your project. You’ll also know exactly who’s doing what, when, why, and at what cost.

Multi-disciplinary approach

Your software product needs more than software engineering. It needs a multi-disciplinary approach with various tech experts, project managers, QA engineers, and designers working together to create a complete product. 

Tell us about your project ↓


Shake – our own startup project

Our sister company Shake is a great example of our startup expertise. We came up with the idea, carried out market research, and then assembled the initial team to make it a reality. This shows DECODE knows what it takes to make a successful startup product.


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years of constant growth


Knowledge is power. That’s why we’ve assembled a library of books, articles, and videos from proven experts to help you build your startup from pre-seed to IPO.

  • If you’re just starting out, you’ll learn how to create a great idea and how to position your product.
  • If you want your MVP to hit the market fast we have great resources on that topic.
  • If you want to grow your product and scale it sustainably, you’ll learn about that too.
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Here’s what startups say about us

Their staff showed broader engineering skills, beyond just “mere” software development, like an analytical approach, diligent troubleshooting, and the willingness to learn fast.
Tonci Damjanic
CTO at Bizzon →
What struck us the most with DECODE is the versatility of their engineers who were able to tackle every problem and respond to every challenge with diligence and persistence. Their UI/UX designer showed extraordinary creativity and was a source of excellent ideas. They were an excellent bunch to work with!
William Skannerup
Founder at Gentoo App & VeridenKey
DECODE made an excellent job working with us on one of our most strategic projects with one of the biggest, most global clients within the industry. With great energy, great technical knowledge, very quick understanding of the situation and what was needed to be done, including the willingness to walk the extra mile, they were a big part of make this project so successful. True professionals and very good output with high quality and speed!
Christoffer Möller
COO at Snowfall
While working on Vitastiq, DECODE pulled all the stops. Of course, they delivered the project, but what’s also important is the relationship with us and the way they work—their communication was highly responsive, they were proactive and had that youthful zeal. I don’t know how they did it, but the whole time we were working together, we felt like we were their only client!
Dean Vranic
DECODE’s in-depth knowledge of creating real-time communication apps was exactly what we needed for such a demanding mobile app solution. Because of their high quality and speed, I consider them as a five-star agency.
Jack Templin
CEO at Thoughtcap
They brought in the expertise in the area of mobile application architecture, automated deployment & testing, introducing new development paradigms and workflows.
Karen Sallick

Still not convinced?

Here are verified Clutch testimonials from our satisfied clients.

Collaboration packages

Product discovery

Through workshops and modern research methods we’ll test your idea, make sure it fits the market and show you how to turn it into reality.

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From basic to complex

3 – 10+ weeks depending on complexity

19.000 – 33.000 USD

MVP development

From native and cross-platform iOS and Android apps to specialized web applications, we know exactly how to develop and build awesome products.

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6 months to MVP

Full insight into work, progress & plan

60.000 – 250.000 USD

Custom solution

You didn’t find a plan that fits your needs? No problem! We suggest having a call with our tech experts to better understand your idea.

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Next steps

We only take on projects we have the capacity to deliver to exceptional standards – and we never abandon you part-way through.

Over a relaxed call or two, we’d like to hear as much as possible about your project (fully NDA’d of course).

We’ll talk about:

  • Your expectations
  • Engineering seniority level you require
  • Technologies you need
  • Your vision

If we both feel we’re a great fit for each other, we can move on to the next step.

There are a few steps in this phase:

  • We’ll hand-pick a team based on your desired seniority level and other requirements.
  • We’ll send you their CVs so you’ll know every engineer working for you.
  • If necessary, we can set up interviews between you and every engineer.

Only when you’re 100% on board with our choice, we’ll go to the next phase.

If everything sounds good to you, and we have the availability to do a great job, we’re ready to get going.

Let’s start building your startup

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