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All our assessments are executed by actual operators who have successfully scaled several technology companies.
Breadth & depth of our data analysis across processes, people and tech is unmatched. Even if IP cannot be disclosed by the company.
We make the DD process efficient and enjoyable for ventures. We create value for all parties through actionable recommendations.
We support PE, VC and strategic investors in tech transactions ranging from Seed to IPO.
CTOs & CEOs work with us to remove surprises from fundraising, scaling, acquisitions and exits.
Whether you are an investor or a venture stakeholder, we uncover opportunities and risks in all relevant areas of technology and product.
We take a holistic and constructive approach to our assessments, but also tailor our approach to the specific needs of your business case. Our scope of work adjusts to the company phase and sector to keep insights relevant for all stakeholders.
Aided by in-house software, our expert team is constantly fine tuning and perfecting our engineered process. Because of this, we produce consistently excellent results and recommendations, on time and on budget.
Review of product space and value chain, via consultation with industry experts and public information.
Collect stakeholders’ specific questions and non-public information, via pitch decks and discussion of investment goals.
Trust-building with venture, scheduling of deep-dives for domain insights and final scope adjustments..
We gain detailed understanding of the technology's role for both business and investment goals. We review available documents and data and establish contact with key people.
Connecting our proprietary tools to repositories, ticketing, infrastructure and documentation to prepare interview guide & initial hypotheses.
Expert interviews by our analysts allow for a refined understanding of trade-offs, contributor roles as well as engineering and collaboration processes.
We use interview insights and automated reporting results to create structured observations on maturity by topics - on both strengths as well as upcoming challenges.
Extraction of insights from available data sources (e.g. github, Jira, AWS) and interviews with key staff, remotely or on-site.
Combining all data points to confirm or discard our hypotheses, getting to the roots of the observations.
Root causes are consolidated and ranked by impact and solvability, explaining associated impact and risks to consider for our client.
We connect each finding with initiatives to address it and how to factor it into investment decisions and value creation.
Root cause identification and confirmation of preliminary hypotheses, clarification with senior tech staff and topic experts where necessary.
Our findings are summarized for non-technical decision makers. We propose solutions to the identified challenges and have an in-depth discussion with our client.
Our process is tried and tested, both sides of the table consistently confirm its unique value.
We are happy to provide further references from your industry or sector upon request
We are experienced operators with a wealth of actual, first hand experience in building, scaling, optimizing and selling tech companies - and the challenges that come with it. Not just coaching, supporting or watching others do it - we went through the actual process, repeatedly.
That's why we pioneered data driven tech due diligence, building our process and software to put constructiveness and objectivity fist, communicating on eye level with entrepreneurs and tech investors.
Our mission is to help tech companies become the best possible version of themselves, starting with deep, efficient and constructive Technology Due Diligence to the benefit of all stakeholders.
Our team of operators is exclusively dedicated to providing investors and companies with informed, unbiased and essential insights to make great decisions. We are based in Berlin and work remotely.
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As a co-founder and CTO of kaufDA and bonial.com, Thomas and his team of 50 developers scaled the systems to support 350 employees in 6 countries and to handle 40M page impressions per month.
Since the exit to Axel Springer in 2015 he has supported tech companies as an advisor and Business Angel.
Thomas holds an MSc in Business Computing.
After tasting due diligence as part of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Julian founded Germany's leading specialized IT job board and became an active business angel & advisor to tech companies.
His experience in building, operating and scaling companies assures our integrated understanding of tech and business.
Julian holds two MSc in Business Administration from ESCP and London City University.
Christoph created technology products as a Developer and Team Lead, scaled systems as a DevOps and steered 40 developers as a CTO.
Christoph is also a founder, consultant and Angel Investor, commanding first-hand experience in providing the right Tech for businesses to grow.
His background as Computer Science Expert (IHK) makes Christoph an operative allrounder in almost all aspects of technology.
Over 300 subject matter experts, built on years of close personal collaboration enable international and scalable capacity on any technology.
Sometimes, special circumstances require a deeper understanding to create an accurate assessment. For these situations, we have established a network of subject matter experts to support our projects.