Software and Hardware Development

We are a consumer technology company that is focused on new product development in the intersections of software and hardware on mobile market.

We provide any kind of software services, while the team consists of highly experienced and professional developers with a great expertise in creating ultimate products.  

 
$1,000+
 
$25 - $49 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2013
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Kyiv, Ukraine
headquarters
other locations
  • 1521 Concord Pike Ste 301
    Wilmington, DE 19803-3644
    United States

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Industrial Design for Electronics Production Company

“I was impressed with the creative part of the product development.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mar. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Concepter assists in the design, development, and mass production of a wireless charging station. They’ve also helped with marketing and crowdfunding efforts.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Kyiv, Ukraine
Alex Koshel
CEO, Wyrex
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Concepter’s product design has surpassed expectations and garnered favorable feedback from stakeholders. Despite missing the original deadline, the team’s creativity and dedication have fostered a positive collaboration.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I am the CEO of a startup that develops electronics.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Concepter?

We needed help with product development and needed to comply with the deadlines. The product is a wireless charging station for multiple mobile devices.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

During our first Skype call, we talked about our product and gave them the requirements. We also had an in-person meeting where we discussed ways to do things faster. Following that, Concepter sent a proposal with the budget and timeline. The product development process required a lot of iterations and trials.

Concepter has also helped with the mass production phase, including 3D modeling, contacting the manufacturer, and setting up the whole process. We also worked with them for marketing.

What is the team composition?

The number of people depended on the project stage. Aside from the project manager, we worked with 3–8 people during product development. During the Kickstarter campaign, we had a PR manager as well as a support manager.

How did you come to work with Concepter?

We found them online. Concepter demonstrated a deep understanding of this field, so we decided to go with them. In contrast, one of the companies we spoke to didn’t even know what wireless charging is.

How much have you invested in them?

So far, we’ve spent around $30,000 on their services.

What is the status of this engagement?

We began working together in March 2018, and it is an ongoing project.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

My vision was quite different, but the final product is much better than I expected. We have received excellent feedback on its design.

Our goal was to launch our product before the New Year. While Concepter helped us accomplish each step quickly, we weren’t able to meet that deadline.

How did Concepter perform from a project management standpoint?

The Concepter team is highly involved in the process. We often communicate through Slack and Skype.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I was impressed with the creative part of the product development, particularly video creation.

Are there any areas they could improve?

For now, I would recommend they improve time management.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Consider working with them, especially in the field of product development and mass production.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Mobile App Development for Innovative Products Company

"We’ve received feedback from different clients and the user experience is positive."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
2016 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Concepter provided multiple iOS and Android mobile application development, working on the design and development of smart products. They included Bluetooth finders, locator products, and an AR app.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Kiev, Ukraine
Alex Doroshenko
Head of R&D, Aiia International
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The finished products were well received, gaining 4.5-star ratings on the app stores. The team handled the projects efficiently, working with an account manager to develop the briefs and then professionally executing the work. They communicated effectively and were flexible throughout.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I represent Aiia International. We are a promo gifts company, developing products for large, global companies. We also develop retail products such as an electronic wristband.

We handle design, construction, and electronic engineering, though usually work with other partners on the software part. For the last few years, our partner was Concepter; they were in charge of developing the software part of our products.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Concepter?

We don’t specialize in actual smart products; most of our devices are power banks or speakers. Recently, the promo gifts industry started to require smart products as well, so we had a huge challenge: we needed to change our business and focus on products with applications, for both Android and iOS. We didn’t have much experience in that, so we were looking for a partner who could help us create the smart parts of our products from scratch.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

They worked on three products for us. Dash, the first product, was a smart car locator. We developed the design and electronic parts of the device, then asked Concepter to create an iOS and Android application, working on the design and development. It helps users track their cars and includes a timer, helping people measure their parking time, in order to avoid tickets. We also needed it to be an energy-efficient solution that could work for more than half a year, while using Bluetooth regularly.

Our second product was called FIND-E. It works like a Bluetooth finder, in that it can be attached to keys or backpacks, and if the user needs to find those items, they go to the app and wait for the device to make some special sounds, allowing them to find their item. It also works as a remote shutter button: the user can attach the FIND-E button to a keychain, and use is to take a photo with their smartphone.

The most challenging part for this application was making it stable. The chip we used was quite cheap—as is typical for promo products—so it was challenging to create a stable application that would work with a Bluetooth connection, and that could provide a good experience for the users.

The third product was another application, called Teemoji, an augmented reality t-shirt. Users can point their cameras at the pictures on the t-shirts, and see funny images instead of their heads. It was created for partners that wanted to use trendy AR interactions with their products, while also providing traditional gifts like t-shirts.

What is the team composition?

We had an account manager who was in charge of the communication with us. He helped solve any issues, which was great, as we didn’t have much experience with smart products. We couldn’t put together a good brief that explained all the details. The account manager helped us do it from their side, so I can’t say how many developers were used to build the actual applications.

How did you come to work with Concepter?

We checked a lot of companies, mostly on the Ukrainian market, and compared parameters such as price, previous experience, and whether the providers had good account managers to work on the briefs. While comparing companies, we found Concepter to be flexible in terms of pricing and to offer good support.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with them around two years ago, in 2015 or 2016. The products are live and on sale, but Concepter is continuing to help us with updates and bug fixes. We have a few other products that we plan to start working on, but they’re only in the discussion stages.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

Concepter succeeded, and we're fully satisfied with the Dash application. Its feedback and ratings on both the iOS and Android stores is really good. We had a few conceptual challenges with the design of the apps, but the results are really nice and most of our clients are happy.

All the ratings on the iOS and Android markets confirm the apps' good market level. They’re not at the 5-star mark, but they have 4.5-star ratings. We’ve received feedback from different clients and the user experience is positive. We reached our goal.

How did Concepter perform from a project management standpoint?

When we started the collaboration, they offered us a few solutions for how we could communicate, build a roadmap, and so on. We then started to use Slack and Basecamp to manage the project, and also had weekly meetings to follow the project and updates. In terms of process management, the collaboration was on a good level.

What did you find most impressive about them?

Their extreme flexibility. If someone is looking for a partner to update their processes in order to work within specific terms and conditions, then Concepter is a good choice. The team is young and extremely flexible; they can offer special pricing and scheduling, if needed. If we need something done really fast or at a high level, all requirements will be met. The customer service is at a really good level.

Are there any areas they could improve?

I can’t see any improvement points for them at this moment. Our collaboration with them was successful and we’re satisfied. If they keep doing the same, they’ll get the best clients on the market.

Do you have any advice for future clients of theirs?

I advise clients to have a meeting with Concepter. They'll see that they're a good partner, and that they’ll make projects successful. From the first meeting with Concepter, we understood that they would provide the best help we could find.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

MVP Development for Social Entertainment Platform

"They know how to work and don’t ask many questions."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
4.5
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
Nov. 2017 - July 2018
Project summary: 

Concepter assisted with producing product requirements and later developing the MVP for a streaming platform. They provided a scalable team that handled both front- and backend development.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Kyiv, Ukraine
CFO, Streaming Platform
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Their team is young, energetic, and great at providing fresh ideas. Daily interaction combined with Concepter’s knowledge helped resolve any issues that came up. 

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the CEO and a co-founder of a streaming platform. We provide more options for interaction between the audience and their favorite streamers, such as challenges, polls, and other entertainment activities.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Concepter?

We had an idea to create more entertainment for the streams and needed help with development.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Concepter provided a specialist that worked with my partner and I while we were building our business model. In six weeks, we had a product requirement document. After that, they provided technical specialists to build the minimum viable product (MVP).

Our platform takes a stream from YouTube and provides the ability for viewers to interact with the streamer through different activities. Streamers can manage their stream through our admin panel, and everything on the platform is secure.

Concepter used React on the frontend and Node.js for the backend. They also prepared a document for a marketing strategy project, but we didn’t use it. We tested the features with our own team and continued working on the project on our own.

What is the team composition?

We interacted with a project manager, a backend developer, a frontend developer, a designer, and another person. For the first stage, we worked with six guys, which later went down to four.

How did you come to work with Concepter?

I knew Vlad (CEO, Concepter) and went to him with my idea. I discovered that he had a company, and he offered his services.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in November 2017 until July 2018.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We had technical problems in the beginning, but it was nothing critical.

How did Concepter perform from a project management standpoint?

We mainly interacted with the project manager every day. I usually called or emailed him, and he interacted with his team.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re a young, dedicated, and hardworking team with good ideas. They’re also very active and are smart.

Are there any areas they could improve?

They should grow their staff to guarantee separate specialists for separate projects.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Everything is great. They know how to work and don’t ask many questions. They’re specialists that can assist in figuring out what to do if the concept of a project is still vague. Tell them what’s needed and they’ll provide a solution.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.5 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Multiple Dev Projects for Business Consultancy

“They know what they're doing on all levels with backend and frontend in mobile applications.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Mar. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Concepter worked on multiple development projects for Android, iOS, and Windows mobile platforms. Using Eclipse, Xcode, and Swift technologies, they worked on the frontend and backend, including design.  

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Athens, Greece
Christos Kehagioglou
Commercial Director, G&C
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The beta testers of the mobile platforms provided positive feedback and highlighted the quality. The team is excellent; working professionally, punctually, and sticking firmly to the scope of work and agreed upon deliverables. They are knowledgeable and always use the most modern technologies.   

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

G&C is a distribution company, that was the first in Europe to introduce devices at the retail level positioned in the Internet of Space [IoS] segment. I’m a co-founder and acting commercial director for the company. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Concepter?

We wanted to develop a new product and needed Concepter to undertake the development of the software and the simware of the new device. We wanted the solution on Android, iOS, and Windows mobile platforms.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We signed a contract with them and provided them with the requirements, details, and specifications. We had some back and forth to agree a very specific scope of work. After that, they started working on the agreed assigned tasks.

They work on mobile app development for Android, iOS, and Windows mobile. They know how to create interfaces between hardware and software, as well as rule-based functions. They can exploit Bluetooth and Wi-Fi technologies. They’re also knowledgeable in design and UI [user interface]. Once, we asked for a fresh layout for something and we saw that they adopted the iOS 11 style before it was even launched. They know what they're doing on all levels with backend and frontend in mobile applications.

They have easy access to the kinds of resources required and are comfortable across all the platforms. For Android, they used Eclipse while for iOS, it’s Xcode and Swift.

What is the team composition?

We were assigned a project manager who delegates the tasks after we agree on them. I’ve met at least 5 individuals. Then there are people that are creating the hardware and a lot of people involved in the process. I’m sure there are many more in the company that I have not met.

How did you come to work with Concepter?

We researched the market for people who had experience in projects like ours. We reached out to them because they had already developed something in the same space. After that, it was their style of working and being very specific and detailed that attracted us. They were punctual in providing information after each request we gave them. They gave us with very attractive and reasonable prices. That was our final criteria in moving forward with them. We found a very good business partner in them.

How much have you invested with them?

$40,000. 

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in March 2017 and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We’ve been really satisfied with their services. We’ve created additional projects and after the current one finishes, we will continue to work with them because they’re really good at what they’re doing.

The beta testers are employees of ours, friends, and other business partners. They have given great comments, which confirms the quality of the work.

How did Concepter perform from a project management standpoint?

They were excellent. They’re really punctual. These guys do not deviate from the deliverables or the timeline. They know how to calculate things and we trust them. We are truly satisfied. We use email, phone, Skype, and onsite visits at some point.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They’re really direct. They know their work and don’t bother us with unnecessary details. They get straight to the point. This is comforting for people like us because we’re seeking results and Concepter knows how to deliver them.

Are there any areas they could improve?

No. I have no complaints about them. Everything that has happened and even some glitches were due to the nature of the work and not their responsibility. I wouldn’t recommend for them to change anything. They’re really straightforward and are really good at what they do.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Trust them. They won’t fool you. They’re really honest.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I’d definitely refer them.