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What we typically review in the process

Technical due diligence is a process by which the investor attempts to answer one or more specific questions related to a company’s technology capabilities, before making an investment.

Let's provide a bit of insight on the topics we most likely review. This can and will be different based on the stage of the company and the specific requests made.

Only some bullets to give you a quick overview:

The team

  • Experience in the team
  • Partnerships & responsibilities
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Who does what, strong dependencies on external companies for strategic assets?
  • Healthy balance internally? Are any disciplines missing?
  • Technical management
  • Drive the platform selection and technical design
  • Find the 80/20 balance
  • Grow technical leaders
  • Own the development methodology
  • and more...
  • The audit process for an average Technical Audit @ Audit à la Carte
    The audit process for an average Technical Audit @ Audit à la Carte

    The product approach

    • Ideation phase - What is the process of (feature) development
    • Planning & prioritisation / Clear roadmap - How is work planned?
    • Is this approach doable and how many developers are needed?
    • Is this concept copyable?
    • Validation of developed features - How do they check if the time invested has a positive ROI?
    • and more...
    • The user experience (if applicable)

      • Search engine readiness
      • Front end performance (load times, different devices)
      • Domain name ownership
      • Responsiveness check
      • Security
      • Privacy
      • and more...
      • The audit process for an average Technical Audit @ Audit à la Carte
        The audit process for an average Technical Audit @ Audit à la Carte

        The software and infrastructure (or hardware)

        • Hosting setup / infrastructure / DNS
        • Monitoring
        • Failover / redundancy
        • Code review / Architecture design
        • Abstraction of software design
        • Extendability (e.g. localisation and multiple geographic locations)
        • Scaling the code on substantial increase of usage
        • Scaling the code on maintainability
        • and more...
        • The maturity or processes

            This reviews several aspects of your business like e.g.:

          • Security in operations
          • Backups
          • Quality assurance
          • Customer support
          • Deployment
          • Automation
          • and more...
          • The audit process for an average Technical Audit @ Audit à la Carte