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Tom Lovett

Freelance MVP Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since April 23, 2019

Tom is a senior full-stack developer, team lead, and architect. He specializes in team augmentation, greenfield builds, and even writing technical documentation. A former Coast Guard mechanical engineer, Tom's leadership, communication skills, and technical insight enable him to turn raw business requirements into high-quality, robust code.

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Shelley Nason

Freelance MVP Developer
United States
Toptal Member Since January 15, 2015

Shelley is a full-stack engineer with 15 years experience building software in a variety of industries. She is comfortable starting with rough requirements and working with stakeholders to turn an idea into a useful, appealing piece of software. Shelley writes clean, fast, well-documented, and well-tested code, provides realistic estimates, and works well with teammates. As a student, Shelley spent several years in an AI Ph.D. program and she maintains a strong interest in that field.

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Anton Goncharov

Freelance MVP Developer
Netherlands
Toptal Member Since July 29, 2016

Anton is a skilled back-end software engineer and a passionate learner. He has extensive expertise in designing robust and scalable applications, mainly creating and supporting several large-scale distributed systems. He's extremely fluent in Java, Kotlin, and DevOps stack. He has hands-on experience with full-stack JavaScript development. Anton also strives to participate in community work. He contributes to open-source repositories, has published articles, and delivered public speeches.

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Timofey Bugaevsky

Freelance MVP Developer
Portugal
Toptal Member Since March 23, 2021

Timofey is a full-stack software engineer with almost 20 years of experience. He's great at sustaining, enhancing, and optimizing performance for existing in-house built systems for small businesses. He's also skilled in developing unique products from scratch and has worked on projects with a budget of over $1,000,000. He can work with almost any language but prefers Laravel, Livewire, and MySQL for rapid application development and Elixir, Rust, and LiveView for robust and performant systems.

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Karen Chioma Okonkwo

Freelance MVP Developer
United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since December 15, 2021

Karen is a software engineer with four years of professional experience. She loves building web software solutions that impact users. Karen is well-versed in creating easy-to-use, responsive, accessible, and user-friendly websites and web applications. She is also experienced in the development of back-end services and APIs. A developer with an excellent grasp of engineering concepts, data structures, algorithms, and system designs, Karen makes sure to provide the best possible quality.

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Simon Santiago Soriano

Freelance MVP Developer
Netherlands
Toptal Member Since June 10, 2015

Simon is a software engineer with over six years of experience in the back end, distributed systems, CI, and web development. An ex-Uber employee and a founder of Salonomi.com, Simon has co-authored the paper "Keeping Master Green at Scale" (published at EuroSys '19) and created two 5-star rated courses about Ruby and Ruby on Rails for Platzi, the largest online tech school in Latin America.

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Matteo Carpi

Freelance MVP Developer
Italy
Toptal Member Since November 3, 2021

Matteo is a front-end developer with several years of experience building apps used by hundreds of users and engaging with a vast variety of clients, ranging from small artists to big corporations. Whenever Matteo designs and builds a web page bespoke to a client, he enjoys taking on the challenge of solving the unique problems he encounters. Matteo places himself in the user's shoes as he constructs efficient user-friendly interfaces and software that solves problems.

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Jacob Shtokolov

Freelance MVP Developer
Armenia
Toptal Member Since March 6, 2017

Jacob is a professional web developer with more than 10 years of experience. Generally, he uses PHP, Python, and JavaScript to build complex web applications, but he is also versed in low-level languages for special cases. Jacob is particularly good at web scraping with Python.

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Joslyn Lim

Freelance MVP Developer
Malaysia
Toptal Member Since September 28, 2022

Joslyn is a seasoned data practitioner with demonstrated experience across multiple industries, including technology consulting and customer service. With her academic background in applied statistics and a skillset in machine learning, data analytics, Python, and SQL, Joslyn has delivered numerous projects with positive business impacts on customers.

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Matthew Wang

Freelance MVP Developer
Taiwan
Toptal Member Since April 29, 2022

Matthew is a full-stack developer with over five years of experience and a proven track record of delivering successful projects for small to mid-sized teams in various industries, including marketing and logistics. Matthew uses React and Node.js to help build the next generation of software products. Matthew is committed to using best practices to create scalable and user-friendly solutions and is always eager to take on new challenges and contribute to exciting projects.

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Ermias Gashu

Freelance MVP Developer
Ethiopia
Toptal Member Since September 27, 2022

Ermias is a software engineer with extensive expertise in building full-stack applications with React, Express.js, Flutter, and React Native. Over the course of his career, he has held various positions in both junior and senior development roles. Ermias is excellent at efficiently communicating with customers and completing deliverables on schedule. One of his applications in the Google Play Store has over 100,000 downloads.

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Toptal understood our project needs immediately. We were matched with an exceptional freelancer from Argentina who, from Day 1, immersed himself in our industry, blended seamlessly with our team, understood our vision, and produced top-notch results. Toptal makes connecting with superior developers and programmers very easy.

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As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right MVP developer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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FAQs

  • How are Toptal MVP developers different?

    At Toptal, we thoroughly screen our MVP developers to ensure we only match you with talent of the highest caliber. Of the more than 200,000 people who apply to join the Toptal network each year, fewer than 3% make the cut. You’ll work with engineering experts (never generalized recruiters or HR reps) to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics. The end result: expert vetted talent from our network, custom matched to fit your business needs.

  • Can I hire MVP developers in less than 48 hours through Toptal?

    Depending on availability and how fast you can progress, you could start working with a MVP developer within 48 hours of signing up.

  • What is the no-risk trial period for Toptal MVP developers?

    We make sure that each engagement between you and your MVP developer begins with a trial period of up to two weeks. This means that you have time to confirm the engagement will be successful. If you’re completely satisfied with the results, we’ll bill you for the time and continue the engagement for as long as you’d like. If you’re not completely satisfied, you won’t be billed. From there, we can either part ways, or we can provide you with another expert who may be a better fit and with whom we will begin a second, no-risk trial.

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    The Right Fit

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    Scale as Needed

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    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

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    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

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