SALTMINES fuels innovation and quickly evolving teams with low-cost, in-house technical advisory services and resources. Founded in 2014, Saltmines Group has rapidly evolved into a global technology services firm organized to support both disruptive, hyper-growth stage startups and early stage investors.
An off-shoot of a traditional technology venture capital firm, entrepreneurship is ingrained in our team. Currently staffed with 30+ software architects, engineers and developers, we have aligned a low cost structure with high quality services capable of supporting the most rapidly advancing teams and emerging technologies.
Transformation is constant – and welcome - at Saltmines. Our clients share a vision to shape new ideas into solutions while also mitigating the inherent risks.
We serve as a "technical co-founder" for early stage ideas.
Office space is nice, but a balanced, talented team is critical
We roll up our sleeves, pull all nighters and are prepared
to exchange sweat for equity.
We supply mentorship AND technical services without
having to raise capital for design and development.
We seek early ideas with vision and founders with
a drive to retain control of their concept.
Saltmines internal review of concepts, vetting, and presentation to Saltmines Project Committee.
Upon committee approval, Saltmines works with concept's to refine scope and develop a mutually beneficial agreement to move forward. Next, our team will be mobilized and project plan will be put into motion.
Next, team will continue market exploration, outreach, product development and prototyping to approach potential customers and stakeholders.
Assuming validation and traction is achieved, technical development begins and customer acquisition strategy, and Minimum Viable Product (MVP) are deployed.
Spin-out corporate team and product as a new entity with a market ready strategy and a support structure for rapid growth.
EARLY STAGE CANVAS
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