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Grupa connects Early-Stage VC Backed Startups with product engineering teams in FAANG Companies to work for cash and equity.

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Best Product Engineering Teams in the world

Get product engineering teams from Silicon Valley Big Tech companies like Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon to work in exchange for equity and cash.

Get matched to teams that fit your preferences and are excited about your product.

We handle the legal side of everything

Manage work effectively, make sure everyone stays in sync.

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Founders backed by

Backed by

YC

Backed by

Agyaventures, TopAngels

Raised

$3.8m seed round

Backed by

YC, HustleFund, LaunchAccelerator

Backed by

YC

Backed by

Agyaventures, TopAngels

Raised

$3.8m seed round

Backed by

YC, HustleFund, LaunchAccelerator

See what top founders say about Grupa
"
I've tried to get contract help a number of times for a series of projects, but never came across such high-quality service and product engineering experts until I found Grupa. For us at Alta, quality is vital and we won't engage with anyone else now that we've found Grupa!
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Ricky Moezinia
Alta Labs (Leo Capital)
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Grupa has been great, I think it works well especially in the early days of a company; we have used Grupa to hire some of our best engineers.
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Tope Alabi
Afriex (YC, Softbank)
"
I've tried to get contract help a number of times for a series of projects, but never came across such high-quality service and product engineering experts until I found Grupa. For us at Alta, quality is vital and we won't engage with anyone else now that we've found Grupa!
"
Ricky Moezinia
Alta Labs (Leo Capital)
"
Grupa has been great, I think it works well especially in the early days of a company; we have used Grupa to hire some of our best engineers.
"
Tope Alabi
Afriex (YC, Softbank)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How is Grupa Different?

You don’t have to outsource! You get embedded teams who integrate with your company, culture, communication, collaboration tools, and work systems.

With our integrated system, tools, resources, and infrastructure, you also get to work with a Silicon Valley expert team from FAANG companies who dedicate 15-30 hours a week and weekends to help you build a high quality product easier and faster.

How do you screen and qualify experts on Grupa?

To be a verified expert on Grupa, you must be a top talent from FAANG with a great past experience, communication skill, work attitude, and top-level professionalism.

Grupa expert teams go through a vetting process that includes; portfolio review, review from previous clients, video interviews & background checks before they are activated.

Where are your expert teams located?

The expert teams on Grupa are currently located in San Fransisco Bay Area, California.

How does Grupa handle the legal standpoint with respect to talents and IP protection?

We ensure several legal agreements; Conflict of Interest, Non-Competes, a mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDAs) and Service-Level Agreement (SLAs) are signed between you and the expert team. Whatever happens in Grupa, stays in Grupa.

However, For Non-Compete Clauses, we focus on California, where the non-competes are not enforceable. We also try to match expert teams with projects that do not directly compete with their current work. 

Are there any upfront costs?

YES. A $500 expert team reservation fee issued to startups who want to be on the priority list.

A priority list is for startups who are ready to build their products ASAP! And have paid an initial deposit of $500 to get the best-fit expert team reserved just for them.

A waiting list is for startups who want to build their products but are not fully committed yet, but just want to explore Grupa. They pay no upfront fee.

What is the pricing model?

The compensation model between startups and expert teams is effective in three possible ways;

•  Cash only (starts at $10k)

•  Mix of Cash & Equity (starts at $7.5k + 0.125%)

•  Equity only (starts at 0.375%)

How does Grupa charge startups?

Grupa operates in a recurring subscription model depending on your preferred iteration plan with the expert team.

What methods of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards and Stripe.

Still have questions? Check the FAQs Page or email us at team@grupa.io