Due Diligence for investors and startups


Evaluating products, especially early-stage startups, might be challenging because every story is unique. The right assessment requires a wide range of different hard and soft skills, experience in startups, product development, software, and business development, and knowledge of the industry. This is where our team comes in. We have extensive experience in startup evaluation and development, utilising our vast skill set and industry knowledge to ensure the viability of a product.

Understanding that each startup’s journey is unique, our team offers customised assessment methods. This approach is designed to meet the demands of the complex digital world and satisfy the individual needs of each investor or founder. We appreciate that in the world of startup ventures, uncertainty is a given, and it’s our mission to transform this uncertainty into calculated risk.

Our due diligence service for technology-powered startups is designed with both investors and founders in mind. We believe in a holistic approach to evaluation that takes into consideration every component that contributes to the success of a business. We don’t just assess the product, we examine the entire ecosystem in which the product exists. By looking at the broader picture, we provide a well-rounded understanding of the startup’s position in its specific market and industry, and an evaluation of its long-term prospects.

What we offer?

We offer a complete due diligence of technology powered startups, which can benefit both investors and founders. We use a holistic approach and evaluate all the components required to be successful: idea, solution, market, and team. More specifically:

  1. Evaluate the current state of the product:
    • Product roadmap, management, and delivery workflow
    • Architecture solutions, review of technologies used, development, and code analysis
    • Documentation, Knowledge base
    • DevOps, infrastructure, and scalability
    • 3rd-party vendors and vendor lock
    • General security practices, confidentiality, risks, and off-boarding management
    • Operations, IP deliverables, accounting
    • HR procedures
  2. Analyse market and competitors:
    • SWOT analysis of the product
    • Evaluation of the core differentiators
    • Quick customer review
    • Summary of market analysis
  3. Recommendations
    • List of recommendations
    • Brief description of how to approach them
    • Priorities to be implemented
    • Sharing relevant contacts
  4. Results
    • Overall review
    • What’s next

Why us?

We have a core team of people created or launched 20+ startups from scratch. We share multiple positions, from software developers to founders and CEOs. Hence, we can evaluate all aspects of a product. Our goal is not only to provide a comprehensive report, but also a list of recommendations and how to approach them. This can strengthen the story and improve the efficacy.

Key facts

  • Launched 20+ startups
  • 15+ years of experience per member
  • All types of experience, from a software developer to CEOs and founders
  • Focused in FinTech, EdTech, Wellness, AI, and Science Backed Startups
  • Not only report
  • About Denovo

    At Denovo, we're a tight-knit small team of seasoned professionals, blending over 10+ years of collective experience in software development with wide expertise in business operations across FinTech, AI/ML, and other.


Evgeny Smirnov
problem solving AI/ML, science counselling
Evgeny Smirnov

Entrepreneur. Scientist. Developer.

Egor Tomilin
back-end fintech problem solving
Egor Tomilin

Developer. CTO. Adrenaline Enthusiast.

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