POC design services from an experienced design agency (proof of concept)

Your first step. Our proof of concept design. Your idea’s solid foundation.

Proof-of-concept is the first step for startups to breathe life into their idea. Our POC design services are about grounding your vision, ensuring it's viable, and crafting a roadmap that's based on solid research and insight. We study your idea, compare it with the market, and design its real potential.

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Why do you need a proof of concept?

You might think, "Why not jump straight into software product development?" POC helps assess if your product idea can actually work rather than spending resources on building something uncertain. Successful companies use it to present to higher-ups and secure funds. By opting for proof of concept, you can uncover challenges early, reduce risks, cut unnecessary costs, and confidently move forward.

The importance of POC design

With our proof of concept design, you get a fully formed idea and the architecture of your product. This upfront clarity can be invaluable, especially when seeking funding or stakeholder approval. Our design helps in catching challenges early, ensuring cost-effectiveness, and paving the way for a robust end product. In short, it's about making smarter, informed decisions.

What you can get

Merge has got you covered with our complete set of POC design services:

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Our approach to proof of concept design

When you're just starting out, the biggest challenge is time. Merge streamlines this early stage by understanding your idea deeply and aligning it with market realities.

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Discovery. In our kickoff, we dive deep into your idea. It's crucial we understand every facet, laying the foundation for what's to come.

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Ideation. We brainstorm, aligning with your vision and the idea to resonate with market trends and your goals.

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Research. We investigate market relevance, direct and indirect competitors, and analyze existing products.

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Deliverables. We craft the product's architecture, setting a clear roadmap for the subsequent development stages.

Who can benefit from our POC design services?

Why jump into the deep end without checking the water? Our proof of concept design services cater to those at the very early stages, ensuring ideas have a solid foundation. Whether you're looking to woo investors, get team feedback, or simply validate an innovative concept, our services mold visions into actionable, tested plans. With our insights, you're better equipped, more informed, and ready to make the best decisions for your startup's future.

Why choose Merge for POC design of your product?

Investor-ready deliverables

Investor-ready deliverables

We set you up with a pitch deck, branding, and promotional tools, positioning you effectively for potential investors and stakeholders.

Quick turnaround

Quick turnaround

Dive into market faster. Our proof-of-concept design focuses on time efficiency, helping you test ideas and attract investors sooner.

Cost-efficient validation

Cost-efficient validation

Save resources. We help you gauge an idea's merit without a full-scale launch, saving potential future corrections and overhauls.

In-depth market analysis

In-depth market analysis

Knowledge is power. We study competitors, trends, and similar products, ensuring your concept is aligned with today's market pulse.

Feedback-driven refinement

Feedback-driven refinement

Collaboration is key. We incorporate early feedback, ensuring the concept is molded according to real-world insights and potential user needs.

Risk mitigation

Risk mitigation

Test before you leap. Our POC design allows for early issue detection, minimizing risks associated with larger roll-outs.

Our proof of concept product design experience

Here’s a little sneak peek at previous POC design experience at Merge.

Waffly

Waffly

In just a month, our POC expertise turned Waffly's vision into reality. Through competitor research and rapid prototyping, we seamlessly integrated AI into their audio player, presenting a concise, compelling pitch deck to stakeholders and securing early buy-in.

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Insure+

Leveraging our POC expertise, we transformed an idea into a tangible, user-friendly mobile app for health insurance management. With market insights and careful research, we crafted a product design for Insure+ from scratch, accelerating its time-to-market.

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Convex

Our proof-of-concept design transformed Convex into a versatile web tool. Convex has secured a total funding of $29.6 million, backed by prominent investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Netlify, Neo, Fathom, SVAngel, General Catalyst, and over 80 individual angel investors.

Imagraph

At the intersection of biometrics and NFTs, Imagraph was born. We meticulously researched and aligned its concept with market trends, culminating in a proof of concept for a unique memorabilia solution, ensuring the project's feasibility and capturing investor interest.

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Create an MVP your investors will love

Get hands-on advice, real examples, and lots of winning strategies for startups and entrepreneurs to launch successful MVP.

Success and failure stories

MVP tech stack

MVP design guidance

Insights from our own MVP

Create an MVP your investors will love

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