Founded in 2011 by software engineers

Before founding Steelkiwi, our company’s cofounders occupied engineering and management positions in the IT outsourcing industry

Slava Ponomarov

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Anton Baterikov

Co-Founder, CTO

Choose how you want to collaborate with us

We have three types of engagement models. They define our areas of responsibility in the project development.

Dedicated Team

Speed up your app development process

Let’s assemble a perfect team for you! With dedicated software development specialists you can maximize the efficiency of your team and speed up the time-to-market. We’re responsible for selecting talents and supporting their operations, while you keep the project under control.

Managed Delivery

Get your project delivered on time, on scope, and on budget

Free up your time to focus on growing your business and let us take care of the rest. We provide UI/UX design, software development, quality assurance, support, DevOps and software maintenance, taking the responsibility to deliver your project within the agreed time and budget.

Product Development

Turn your idea into an MVP and then ready-for-market product

Tell us your product vision and we’ll develop it using Lean Startup methodology. From prototype to proof-of-concept to MVP to growth – we take responsibility for the entire product lifecycle. Based on your goals, we’ll define product KPIs and work on achieving them together.

Differences between engagement models

Selecting an optimal cooperation models is extremely important, as it’s a way to share responsibilities in a proper way and assemble the most efficient team on each side. There’s no best engagment model, there’s the best fit for exact case.

Area of responsibility Dedicated Team Managed Team Managed Product
Product strategy and business requirements

Market definition and user research. Budget and profitability control. Project roadmap and KPIs.

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Product design

Competitive analysis, functional and technical requirements

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Product delivery management

Risk control and operations management. Scoping and team capacity management.

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Operations management

HR, office and IT infrastructure management. Perfrormance and quality assessment.

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Want a consultation about the engagement models?

We are interested in a long term partnership. When you hire Steelkiwi, you get a reliable partner for all your software development needs.

Our office

Our shared office space helps create a meaningful and positive work environment for our team members.

We care about our client’s intellectual property

Business ethics is at the heart and soul of our company’s culture. We’re committed to maintaining trusting relationships with our clients.

Protection of confidentiality
Transparent agreements
Culture of respect
Value of reputation

Want to know the story behind Steelkiwi's name?

Contact us and we will tell you the original story. We will also be happy to explain our approach and processes to the smallest details.