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Scale your tech with less white-knuckling

Tech DD, technical direction and team development from top-tier engineers and CTOs. For high-growth software startups, scaleups and investors.

Testimonials

TESTIMONIALS

We are very happy customers of Zenio Partners. Their technical due diligence engagements are always well-executed and their technologists are of an extremely high quality. We highly value their advice and we have no hesitation in recommending Zenio Partners to other early-stage technology investors.

Michael Treskow

Partner - Eight Roads Ventures (Global VC firm; $8bn AUM)

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Services

WHERE WE FOCUS

Core Services

Zenio Partners Due Diligence

Due Diligence

We assist venture capital firms with technical due diligence on startups and scaleups. Our typical process covers architecture, engineering processes, infrastructure & operations and technical leadership, along with additional areas relevant to the investment thesis.

Zenio Partners Technical Direction

Technical Direction

Startups and scaleups encounter multiple technical inflexion points throughout their growth journeys. Our panel of technologists can advise on technical direction, architectural change, how to approach technical tradeoffs, and lots more.

Zenio Partners Team Development

Team Development

The best technology companies are built by high-performing engineering organisations. Our technologists have scaled these types of organisations and are ready to advise on org. design, line management practices, hiring, career progression and lots more.

Zenio Partners by Numbers

Zenio Partners by Numbers

10

Panel technologists

$150M

Total deal advisory to date

5

Industry sub-verticals covered

How we're different
NOT A TYPICAL CONSULTING FIRM

How We're Different

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Team
Background

All of our technologists have extensive experience in large tech companies or high-growth scaleups. They have worked at the leading-edge of modern web-application technology and can recognise common technical pitfalls along with with opportuntities for value creation.

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Focus on Web Applications

We are entirely focused on modern web applications and related technologies. Our coverage areas include SaaS, Entreprise Software, DevOps, Marketplaces, Fintech and Ecommerce. This focus ensures that we can deliver market-leading advice to both investors and operators.

Zenio Partners Real World Perspective
Real World
Perspective

Our technologists are not career IT consultants. They are experienced engineering leaders and operators who understand real world resource constraints, have made difficult technical tradeoff decisions, and crucially, have experienced the consequences of those decisions.

Why We Exist
WHY WE EXIST

It's hard to nail the tech in a high-growth startup

For high-growth startups, getting the underlying technology right is critical. But paradoxically, the scaling pressures created by initial commercial success make it very difficult to get the technology right. Even the most capable engineering leaders face extreme pressures in this environment, typically getting pulled in multiple directions simultaneously. This increases the risk of technology missteps, white-knuckle moments and 14-hour days. 

We exist to support companies and engineering leadership by providing an outside perspective on technical challenges, from people who have been in the trenches. We aim to reduce the occurrence and severity of technology missteps, and help companies to create additional value through better technology decision-making throughout their scaling journeys. 

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OUR TEAM BACKGROUNDS

Large Technology Brand Names + Venture-backed Scaleups

All of our engineering leaders and CTOs have worked at the world's leading technology companies or prominent venture-backed scaleups, and many have experience in both. As a result, they have worked at the leading-edge of modern SaaS technology and have extensive experience in evaluating, selecting and implementing modern technology stacks.

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We are only as good as the strength of our panel. Our bar is high and we aim to keep it that way. If you think you have the right profile, please get in touch with us below.

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