CTO as a service

It’s always best to have a technical co-founder in a technology start-up, but sometimes you won't have that, or your focus is needed on other business development aspects. CTO as a service can help your start-up, spin-off or new product get the proper technical foundation.

Value offered

Minimise any technical risks from future growth and product scope planning.

Learn and facilitate technology transfer from professionals in your field.

Scale up quickly and don’t get stuck in a long and expensive hiring process.

Get advice and assistance in raising money for your start-up.

Who is the service for?

Early-phase start-ups with some seed funding available for product development.

In-house spin-off ideas that are out of the primary focus and require out-of-box approaches.

In-house products with the goal of innovating and bringing new revenue streams to mature SME-s or larger companies.

Don't have funding yet?
Read here how we can help you raise your first seed investment.

What is included in this service?

01

Technology stack planning and validation.

02

Product engineering and quality process set-up, tools selection.

03

Validating and procuring remote outsource partners.

04

Preparation and validation of in-house hiring.

05

The service will be concluded with hiring an in-house CTO.

06

Validation and introduction to angel investors.

Our clients

Partnerships:

Our team

When hiring a CTO companies look for skills from very different disciplines. Developing the first MVP requires a different skill set than scaling up the company. That’s why we have a team for it!

Ergo Sarapu

  • MSc in Business Information Technology
  • 15 years of experience with business information systems and mobile development.

Ergo has worked with various technology companies to help deliver business critical information systems and mobile applications - Proekspert, SK ID Solutions, and Skype among them. Having a software engineer background he has also participated in projects as an architect, analyst, project manager and product manager. Ergo’s strengths are process and risk management. He is known for building teams that are self-managed, automated and accountable.

Why is Ergo here?
Ergo knows how to scale up engineering without a mess. You can do just fine when you have two engineers, but how can you build a working process when the company scales to 20, or 200?

Veiko Raime

  • MBA in Entrepreneurship & Technology Management
  • 20 years of professional experience in technology companies

Veiko is a combination of an entrepreneur, investor, and executive manager. His professional career started as a software developer building POS systems for the Linux platform. He has worked as an accountant in a brewery and studied design thinking in the University of Arts, London.

One of Veiko’s strengths lies in his corporate experience. Working as a project manager at Skype, he had to work with multiple external partners and in-house shareholders to execute development and go to live processes for a number of applications.

Why is Veiko on the team?
He understands best what investors want. He knows when you need to hire versus outsource, or when it makes sense to invest in technology versus sales.

Harri Kirik

  • MSs in Information Technology
  • 15 years of experience in software engineering

Harri has a strong academic background, being a researcher at the University of Tartu and working on statistical machine translation software. After joining Mobi Lab, he has worked with business-critical and heavy security standard mobile applications.

Harri’s strength lies in new technologies and team-building. He is an organiser of Google Developer Group meet-ups, does code reviews and builds architecture for software.

What does Harri bring to the team?
He's always up to date with what is happening in the technology ecosystem and knows the difference between buzzwords and proven technologies.

Contact us for a free consultation and proposal

Veiko Raime
CEO
veiko.raime@lab.mobi