Where Ideas Take Shape

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.

Startup Studio

Saltmines is a startup studio

We are here to help your team as a "technical co-founder" backed up by our talented engineers and mobile developers.

Investor Services

Saltmines is a Investor Services

Services designed to support hyper-growth organizations

PROCESS

Designed for scale and speed

We ramp our teams quickly to test the market faster with a our unique low cost, yet high quality, infrastructure

PROJECTS

Augment your team and get started …

We are builders that believe in the motto “scale fast or fail fast”. Here are some examples of the projects we have launched and learned from

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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.

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For Startups

For Investors

Not an Incubator

We serve as a "technical co-founder" for early stage ideas.
Office space is nice, but a balanced, talented team is critical

Not Angel Investors

We roll up our sleeves, pull all nighters and are prepared
to exchange sweat for equity.

Not An Accelerator

We supply mentorship AND technical services without
having to raise capital for design and development.

Not Venture Investors

We seek early ideas with vision and founders with
a drive to retain control of their concept.

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Investors

We partner with early stage investors, traditional VCs and PEs to provide :        

1.Technical Due Diligence
2.Portfolio Project Work
3.Team Augmentation

Contact Us  to learn more about services tailored for your prospective or portfolio companies.

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Our Deal

Canvas Pre-Screening

Saltmines internal review of concepts, vetting, and presentation to Saltmines Project Committee.

Find Agreement+Build Team

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.

Prototyping & Validation

Next, team will continue market exploration, outreach, product development and prototyping to approach potential customers and stakeholders.

MVP DEVELOPMENT

Assuming validation and traction is achieved, technical development begins and customer acquisition strategy, and Minimum Viable Product (MVP) are deployed.

Commercialization & Graduation

Spin-out corporate team and product as a new entity with a market ready strategy and a support structure for rapid growth.

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Locations

Atlanta

Bangalore

Vero Beach

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EARLY STAGE CANVAS

Instructions & Suggestions

Use this opportunity as an exercise to better understand your business and to clearly address the most common questions investors and customers have when thinking about whether or not to sign-on. For instance, a good canvas should, at a minimum, address the following questions in a cleat and concise manner.

  • What is the problem or opportunity you are addressing?
  • Briefly describe the product or service you envision.
  • How will it add value for users/customers?
  • For whom are you creating value?
  • How big is the overall addressable market?(Provide sources for your estimate)
  • Will you go-to-market with a focus on particular segments of the market?
  • What market or user trends are occurring that may support your proposed solution for this customer?
  • Who else is trying to address this problem/opportunity?
  • How is your approach significantly different and how does it deliver more value?
  • How do you propose to initially acquire customers?
  • What additional channels exist to reach customers as this solution is scaled?
  • What revenue streams will exist for this solution?
  • Who is currently on the team trying to commercialize this (include Linkedln link where applicable)
  • And specify if they will be working part-time or full-time.
Problem
Solution
Team
User Trends
Challenges
Market Size
Customers
Metrics
Revenue Model
Acquisition
to submit?

we also suggest including other supporting materials you may have, including

Deck & Executive Summary
Wireframes & Prototypes

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