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Software Development for Startups

  • HQSoftware leverages its extensive expertise in software development and IT consulting to make innovative ideas come true, from MVP development to IPO. Our company has been a reliable partner for VC-backed startups, offering unique project management techniques, reasonable rates, and highly skilled IT professionals.
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Services We Offer for Startups

Ensure the success of your startup with HQSoftware

Startup consulting services

As an experienced change-maker, HQSoftware serves seed and pre-seed startups, providing IT consulting services on demand. We help map market-entry strategy, decide on the feature set, establish an effective operating model, design prototypes & MVPs, and more.

  • POC
  • MVP building
  • Prototyping
  • Feasibility study
  • Market research
  • Product success roadmap
  • Startup branding

Full-cycle app development for startups

Our team can take over thea turnkey solution engineering project, covering all stages of the software development life cycle, from requirement elicitation to product maintenance. We stick to an individual approach and offer the best possible service options depending on the specific features of your business. Relying on advanced technology and industry expertise, HQSoftware launches cost-effective and transparent app development processes focusing on the client’s business goals and the success of the final product.

  • Discovery
  • Solution architecture design
  • UI/UX design
  • App engineering
  • Quality assurance
  • Third-party app integrations

Startup software product maintenance and upgrade

HQSoftware partners with unicorn companies and startups undergoing seed and Series A, B, C funding rounds, rendering after-launch support and software evolution services. We help enlarge market share, improve code quality, enhance solutions with advanced technologies (AR/VR, AI/ML, IoT, blockchain, etc.), and scale software systems, horizontally or vertically.

  • Software maintenance
  • Code quality improvement
  • Scaling up and down
  • Functionality extension
  • Project rescue services
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Need software development services for startups?

HQSoftware provides a wide range of outsourcing software development services for IT startups.

  • 6 years in business
  • Strict NDA terms
  • Predictable time-to-market

Schedule a consultation to pick the best-suited service option

HQSoftware works with

Pre-seed stage startups

HQSoftware renders software development for startups at the earliest stages of funding. We help newborn startups build high-quality MVPs and raise investment. We consult pre-seed startup companies, sharing priceless business and technology insights to create a viable project implementation strategy and ensure the success of the software product in the market.

Seed funding startups

We help innovative startups build viable software products and generate long-term profit. Depending on the needs of each individual customer, HQSoftware offers highly professional, dedicated development teams and IT staff augmentation services. Our IT specialists can cover all the possible stages of software development for startups and help with MVP evolution to a full-fledged software product.

Series A, B, C funding startups

Our IT professionals have extensive experience working in international teams on projects for startups in the late stages of funding. HQSoftware provides top-tier software developers, QA engineers, business analysts, project managers, and UI/UX designers to contribute to the success of our customers’ projects. We share our expertise to help our clients with their own investment projects: software audit, code quality enhancement, software engineering, quality assurance, etc.

Our Process for Startup Software Development

  1. Request processing

    In cooperation with the technical team, your personal manager elicits and processes business and technical requirements. HQSoftware stands out among software development companies for startups, with a unique approach to establishing project implementation processes.

  2. Our offering

    After an in-depth audit of your startup product or idea, we offer you estimations (sprint, ballpark, etc.) and the best-suited service options: full-cycle software development, turnkey MVP building, MVP reengineering, team extension, etc.

  3. Kick-off

    Based on the agreed terms, we sign a contract and start a project. For each client, we design a custom development process, leveraging Agile principles and project specifics.

  4. Product development

    Our team launches the engineering process, taking into account iteration plan, transparency policy, and quality assurance activities. We organize work on the project at the most transparent level, ensuring a high level of communication and providing clients with all the necessary conditions for full control over performance quality.

  5. Product deployment

    HQSoftware IT specialists roll out the solution and ensure its smooth and bug-free performance.

Technologies we leverage

Back-end software engineering

Node.js, PHP, Python, .NET, C#, Go, GraphQL

Front-end software engineering

JavaScript, Angular, React, Vue.js, Typescript, Three.js, Bootstrap, Knockout, Material Design, Semantic UI, Vuetify


React Native, Flutter Meteor
iOS — Swift, Objective C
Android — Kotlin, Java, C++


MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, NoSQL, Oracle, Firebase, MS Azure, AWS, GCS

Advanced technologies

AR/VR, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence


Docker, Firebase, Digital Ocean

Why do Software Development with Us?

Faster Investment

Compelling prototypes, presentations, and technology prospects will attract investors.

Learning Opportunities

Working side by side with seasoned engineers, your in-house team can learn from their expertise and experience.

Faster Time-to-Market

You rapidly set up a dedicated team, get to the development stage, and receive a completed product in a shorter time.

Lower Human Resource Costs

Hiring a dedicated team is less expensive and time-consuming than supporting and developing inhouse staff.

Customer Stories

450 business goals reached through tech solutions since 2016


IoT: A Sensor-based Air Health Analyzer for Smart Homes

A sensor-based IoT solution that monitors the health status of the environment inside a house. A cloud-based backend gathers and stores data for further processing while a mobile application allows checking the health status of the house on the go.

Technologies Used:

  • Java
  • React Native
  • PostgreSQL
  • Apache Kafka
  • openHAB
  • DeviceHive
  • Espressif ESP32 module
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AR/VR: Developing an AR Platform for Marketers and Creatives

A powerful AR platform that allows launching interactive marker-based and markerless campaigns. Users can design complex AR experiences with no advanced technical skills required, put them into AR campaigns, configure and launch them.

Technologies Used:


AR/VR: VoIP Application for Calls, Photos, and Drawing

The developed application allows for making VoIP calls and taking pictures during the call. The pictures can be shared with the team, enabling users to mark up via a drawing tool and making comments in real time.

Technologies Used:

  • Java
  • Parse
  • Sashido
  • Firebase Dynamic Links
  • Crashlytics
  • webRTC
  • Objective-C


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Sergei Vardomatski - Founder - HQSoftware dev company

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