Startups and Scaleups

Adaca services startups and scaleups by building and managing high performance, dedicated software development teams cost effectively.

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Software Development for Startups and Scaleups

Software development teams are often not optimised for startup and scaleup environments.

Adaca provides a transparent process of developing custom software solutions with expert talent uniquely available to us through our values driven hiring process.

Align Technology with Startups and Scaleups

Access High Performance Talent

Become Proactive with Technology

Project Types

Adaca has developed solutions for a wide range of startups and scaleups.

Web App Development

Development of web applications involving front and back end applications.

Mobile App Development

Development of mobile applications with native or hybrid technology stacks.

Custom Platforms

Creation of custom platforms that are built with web or on premise technologies.

API Integrations

Integrations between third party applications to enable automation of processes.


Development of blockchain solutions, including smart contracts and custom chains.

Machine Learning

Custom development of machine learning applications or leveraging third party solutions.

Our Process

We partner with startups and scaleups to develop software more efficiently and cost effectively. We can work independently or by augmenting existing teams depending on the company’s requirements.


Initial scoping and ideation of the digital product to be created.


Design a user experience and user interface for the solution.


Undertake software development of the solution.


Test the output to ensure it fulfils the original scope.


Deploy the final solution and go live.

Case Studies



ShoreTrade developed a technology solution that connected buyers with sellers in the seafood industry to facilitate digital trade.

ANZ Bank

ANZ Bank developed a reporting engine during the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Financial Services Industry.

World Food Programme

World Food Programme developed a data analytics platform tracking conflict sensitivity in countries receiving aid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Adaca can get involved at any stage of the technology development process. As part of the software development life cycle, Adaca can provide exploratoration services to ensure the business processes you are looking to automate with technology are scoped accordingly. However, we can also contibute at any stage following this, too.

The exact time to mobilise a team can vary depending on a project’s programming language requirements and availability of talent. Software developers in some cases can be mobilised in as quickly as 2 to 3 business days after an engagement with Adaca commences. We recommend accounting for up to 30 days if your requirements are more unique.

Adaca has a unique model whereby our recruitment team is constantly sourcing and vetting talent for the most common programming languages, meaning these resources can be mobilised faster.

Adaca hires only senior software developers with a minimum of 7 years’ commercial experience as well as a Bachelor’s degree. Our over 100 developers have undertaken a unique recruitment process that has been designed to find the best quality talent and to retain them.

Adaca has never had an issue finding the right talent for a project. With over 10 years of experience, and a talent pool within a population of over 110 million people, we have consistently been able to find incredible talent for all projects we undertake.

Adaca offers a 30 day replacement guarantee, where if a developer is not suitable for your project, we will replace them completely free of charge. We will also ensure an overlap with the original developer to allow all materials to be handed over, minimising the operational risk to your business.

Adaca supports all major programming languages, including but not limited to TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, .NET, Go, Java, PHP, iOS, and Android. We are also well equipped in all major frameworks such as React, React Native, Node JS, Kotlin, Laravel, and Drupal.

You can find a list of our most commonly supported programming languages here.

Adaca can either provide you with a project manager or educate your team on strong technology management processes. The reporting this generally includes differs from team to team. We are capable of providing reports such as Gantt charts, changelogs, weekly agendas, end of week updates, testing plans, decision registers, risk registers, timesheets, project plans, resource registers, and release documents.

If your question isn’t answered, get in touch with us to learn more.