Toptal Accelerates Your Innovation Cycle
Collaborate with top domain experts to whiteboard, stress test, and refine your ideas.
Build lean, rapid prototypes to bring your vision to life, test concepts with functional mock-ups, and iterate quickly.
Our hand-picked delivery teams turn your prototypes into complete products using a human-centric, agile approach.
Driving Loyalty Through Innovation
Toptal helped a global airline rapidly develop and test innovative concepts to drive customer loyalty and bring them to scale.Let’s innovate
Idea to Launch in 4 Weeks
Toptal helped a global equipment manufacturer take a customer experience idea from concept to market in 4 weeks.Let’s innovate
Accelerating Advanced Research
Toptal helped a top pharmaceutical company develop technology to drive innovative new research to improve crop yields.Let’s innovate
Work With Leading Experts in Emerging Technologies
Our teams specialize in custom software design and development across any platform, market sizing research and financial modeling, as well as project management and execution. Our experts have deep experience across the most critical emerging technologies.
Internet of Things
Virtual and Augmented Reality
How Toptal Works With Innovation Teams
Talk to One of Our Domain Experts
Toptal Directors of Engineering, Design, Finance, and Project Management will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
Work with Hand-Selected Talent
Within days, we'll introduce you to a few experts for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
The Right Fit, Guaranteed
Work with your new team member for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.
Trusted experts only
Work with seasoned experts, ready to integrate and contribute right away.
To join our network, all Toptal experts must pass our rigorous screening process. This allows us to ensure that you only work with the best.
Powered by a cutting-edge platform, our process enables you to expand and contract your team with absolute flexibility.
We'll take care of the overhead, while you focus on building great products.
Choose the engagement type and model that best suits your company's needs at any point.
World class support
Focus on your project while enjoying support from domain experts and a dedicated account executive.
The Rise of Automated Trading: Machines Trading the S&P 500
The financial markets are a crucial frontier for machine learning. In this article, we walk through the design of a simple trading program to show how machine learning helps traders earn a positive return.
Creating New Concepts with Design Thinking
The concept of design thinking has been around since the late sixties—but its impact on innovation is just beginning. This article explores six methods for generating ideas using design thinking.
Building Teams for Rapid Innovation
Many organizations pursue innovation through in-house teams. This article suggests that augmenting employees with agile talent can create an innovation strike force with the best traits of both worlds.
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“Managers describe the primary benefits of agile talent as increasing flexibility, speed, and innovation.”
“Tech companies simply cannot find the quality employees they want to hire. The solution: Toptal.”
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