Software development for startups. Start fast, scale strong, become profitable

Get your US-based startup business idea off the ground with our expertise in software development, accelerate time to market and optimize MVP development costs.

build a startup MVP
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startup product development

Since 2012, we have successfully assisted 50+ startups in turning their ideas into reality.

developed custom solutions
countries, including the USA
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months to develop a product prepared for market validation
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Why entrust app development to us

After 10 years on the market we know software development for startups inside out. We are eager to provide everything needed to develop your MVP application, from building a Lean Canvas to the release of a fully functioning MVP. We help entrepreneurs to test and validate their business model by using Customer Development techniques and an Agile Development approach.

  • individual approach;
  • result-oriented;
  • experience and tech expertise;
  • partnership approach;
  • lean approach;
  • user interface prototypes;
  • project estimation and timeline.
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Tech partner for startups and startup accelerators

Try new way of software development for startups. Fast. Flexible. Reliable.


By «technical partner» we literally mean that we become a partner. We can consult, plan, assist you or code the software by ourselves in cooperation with you. Our expertise allows us to cover any technical issue you face. If we don’t, we’ll take one step forward and find a way to resolve it. We enjoy working with startups, particularly in the United States, so we built a referral program where our recommendation brings 3 months discount for our services. We are the best at:

growing ideas and proof of concept;
MVP development — we define and build it;
making high-quality code;
transparent cooperation;
fast development.

After 10 years of custom development and technological consultation of 100 startups, we can offer our expertise, mentoring and guidance, connections, specialists, help in preparation to a demo day, or help in the organization of conferences, meetups, and other activities. Our expertise includes building MVPs that impress investors and help to get funded. We would like to share this knowledge with other startups. Our offer is the following:

sharing of expertise;
help in organization & promotion;
on-hand technical consultation.

Services we can help startups with

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Frontend development

Craft compelling, user-friendly, and visually striking interfaces tailored for startups with SumatoSoft’s frontend development solutions. Leveraging cutting-edge technologies, well-adopted frameworks, and the proficiency of our senior developers, we guarantee smooth user interactions across web, native, cross-platform, and progressive web applications.

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Backend development

SumatoSoft delivers scalable and secure backends designed to meet the specific needs of startups. Our team of senior-level engineers excels in server-side programming, database management, API development, and performance optimization, ensuring a seamless and reliable system foundation for your startup’s success.

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Mobile app development

SumatoSoft specializes in custom mobile app development services tailored to the distinct requirements of startups. With a focus on iOS and Android platforms, we design user-friendly native, hybrid, and progressive web apps that perfectly align with your startup’s business objectives.

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Marketing automation

Foster strong client relationships with marketing automation tools designed specifically for startups. Elevate your strategy, gain valuable insights, and establish fresh business objectives through the use of custom, high-quality analytical software.

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IoT development

SumatoSoft excels in IoT software development, catering to the unique needs of startups. Our expertise spans across various industries, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, smart homes & cities, and automotive. We meticulously plan hardware-software integration to create secure and scalable IoT applications that prioritize user-friendliness for startups.

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Business analysis services

We provide startups with comprehensive business analysis services, aiming to align business requirements with IT teams seamlessly. Our offerings encompass industry analysis, competitor analysis, technical research, precise technical documentation, requirements definition, UI design, prototyping, and thorough documentation & estimation, facilitating effective software development for startups.

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UI / UX design

SumatoSoft excels in delivering top-tier UI and UX design services tailored specifically for startups. Our expertise spans websites, web applications, and mobile apps, with a core focus on human-centered design. We strike the perfect balance between aesthetics and functionality to not only attract users but also drive conversions and foster trust in your startup’s products.

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Machine Learning services

Our Machine Learning services are designed to empower startups with valuable insights derived from diverse data sources. Our specialization includes predictive modeling, NLP/text processing, and computer vision, allowing businesses to understand their customers, personalize user experiences, and automate processes effectively.

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QA & Testing services

We deliver professional software quality assurance and testing services tailored to the needs of startups. Our approach emphasizes transparency, risk reduction, and ensuring high client satisfaction. Our skilled team conducts thorough functional and non-functional testing, as well as change testing, spanning various industries. We leverage both manual and automated tools within an agile development framework to ensure the reliability and excellence of your startup’s software.

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Big Data services

Our Big Data services are tailored to empower startups to make data-driven decisions. Our offerings encompass data engineering, analytics, management, and visualization, providing you with expertise, stringent quality control, transparency, and an Agile approach. These elements combine to enhance the performance and data security of your startup’s operations, enabling you to harness the full potential of your data for informed decision-making.

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Artificial Intelligence services

Our AI services are tailored to assist startups in harnessing the potential of Big Data to gain valuable insights. Our expertise includes conversational tools, recommendation engines, expert and classification systems, as well as video, image, and text analytics, along with sales intelligence solutions. With our AI-based offerings, your startup can elevate its performance and competitiveness across a wide range of industries, including e-commerce, banking, sales, healthcare, and education.

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SaaS development

We provide startups with comprehensive end-to-end SaaS development services. Our offerings encompass every aspect, from conceptualization and strategy to UI design, prototyping, development, and rigorous quality assurance. We are dedicated to creating scalable and efficient solutions for your startup, appr

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Blockchain development

Also we specialize in delivering comprehensive blockchain development services that cater to the specific needs of startups. Our expertise spans across various industries, including finance, retail, governance, and healthcare. We provide solutions that encompass smart contracts, DApps, ICO solutions, custom networks, and crypto wallets. With our blockchain solutions, your startup can streamline financial operations and ensure the security of transactions, paving the way for innovation and success.

Software development for startups process explained

We not only develop Minimum Viable Products for startups, but we also make them Minimum Valuable Solutions.

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Product planning & assessment

  • discovery phase & business analysis;
  • requirements engineering;
  • architecture design;
  • development time & cost estimation.
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Software development

  • user experience design;
  • user interface design;
  • backend & frontend development.
  • testing & stabilization;
  • infrastructure management.
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MVP delivery & maintenance

  • product updates;
  • new feature development;
  • software maintenance.

How is it all done?


We receive and process your request. To protect your business idea and materials, we suggest signing an NDA.

Project discuss

You discuss your MVP idea with our Business Development Manager, Business Analyst, and Software Architect to clarify requirements.

Business proposal

Once the idea is discussed, we present our business proposal to you, defining the suggested approach, functionality, architecture, time and cost, and team.

Sign the agreement

When all the details are clear, we sign the agreement and kickoff the project. Software development for startups begins.

Project kick-off

Project Manager works on the project scope breakdown into phases to ensure on-time delivery.

Development phase

You work with the Project Manager and Account Manager, review deliverables, and get tangible results with each project phase.


When software development for startups finishes, all IP rights, the source code, and other deliverables belong to you only.

Rewards & recognitions

SumatoSoft has been recognized by the leading analytics agencies working with the best software development companies from all over the world. Our values and partners help us to provide the best software development services for startups in the field.
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The system has produced a significant competitive advantage in the industry thanks to SumatoSoft’s well-thought opinions.

They shouldered the burden of constantly updating a project management tool with a high level of detail and were committed to producing the best possible solution.

Nectarin LLC aimed to develop a complex Ruby on Rails-based platform, which would be closely integrated with such systems as Google AdWords, Yandex Direct and Google Analytics.

I was impressed by SumatoSoft’s prices, especially for the project I wanted to do and in comparison to the quotes I received from a lot of other companies.

Also, their communication skills were great; it never felt like a long-distance project. It felt like SumatoSoft was working next door because their project manager was always keeping me updated. Initially.

We tried another company that one of our partners had used but they didn’t work out. I feel that SumatoSoft does a better investigation of what we’re asking for. They tell us how they plan to do a task and ask if that works for us. We chose them because their method worked with us.

SumatoSoft is great in every regard including costs, professionalism, transparency, and willingness to guide. I think they were great advisors early on when we weren’t ready with a fully fleshed idea that could go to market.

They know the business and startup scene as well globally.

SumatoSoft is the firm to work with if you want to keep up to high standards. The professional workflows they stick to result in exceptional quality.

Important, they help you think with the business logic of your application and they don’t blindly follow what you are saying. Which is super important. Overall, great skills, good communication, and happy with the results so far.

Together with the team, we have turned the MVP version of the service into a modern full-featured platform for online marketers. We are very satisfied with the work the SumatoSoft team has performed, and we would like to highlight the high level of technical expertise, coherence and efficiency of communication and flexibility in work.

We can say with confidence that SumatoSoft has realized all our ideas into practice.

We are absolutely convinced that cooperation between companies is only successful when based on effective teamwork (and Captain Obvious is on our side!). But the teams may vary on the degree of their cohesion.

They are very sharp and have a high-quality team. I expect quality from people, and they have the kind of team I can work with. They were upfront about everything that needed to be done.

I appreciated that the cost of the project turned out to be smaller than what we expected because they made some very good suggestions. They are very pleasant to work with.

The Rivalfox had the pleasure to work with SumatoSoft in building out core portions of our product, and the results really couldn’t have been better.

SumatoSoft provided us with engineering expertise, enthusiasm and great people that were focused on creating quality features quickly.

We’d like to thank SumatoSoft for the exceptional technical services provided for our business. It should be noted that we started our project’s development with another team, but the communication and the development process in general were not transparent and on schedule. It resulted in a low-quality final product.

SumatoSoft succeeded in building a more manageable solution that is much easier to maintain.

When looking for a strategic IT-partner for the development of a corporate ERP solution, we chose SumatoSoft. The company proved itself a reliable provider of IT services.

Thanks to SumatoSoft can-do attitude, amazing work ethic and willingness to tackle client’s problems as their own, they’ve become an integral part of our team. We’ve been truly impressed with their professionalism and performance and continue to work with a team on developing new applications.

We are completely satisfied with the results of our cooperation and will be happy to recommend SumatoSoft as a reliable and competent partner for development of web-based solutions

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    Frequently asked questions

    What does Minimum Viable Product mean?

    A Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a software application that has enough basic features to put on the market, attract users – early adopters – and validate product ideas early in the product development cycle. MVP is an extremely popular concept in software development for startups.

    How do you develop an MVP?

    When it comes to startup MVP app development, we usually advise following Lean methodology (Find, Execute, and Validate framework). Alternative steps for software development for startups are:

    • research the market and people and define the potential audience needs;
    • define the way your idea addresses these challenges;
    • list only features which help users to solve their core needs;
    • define the MVP form and build it;
    • promote the product and get users’ feedback;
    • analyze and repeat;

    How long should an MVP take to build?

    MVP software development for startups may take from 1-2 weeks to 2-3 months depending on the type of the MVP (e.g if it is just a landing page), the scope, complexity, and innovation of the business idea.

    How much does an MVP development cost?

    The average cost of an MVP software development for startups may be between $10K and $50K; as we mentioned above, pricing, as well as the time, depends entirely on the complexity of the MVP concept and other factors such as platform (web, mobile, IoT), technologies used, innovations required.

    Let’s start
    You are here
    1 Share your idea
    2 Discuss it with our expert
    3 Get an estimation of a project
    4 Start the project
    If you have any questions, email us

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