Software technology due diligence

Technical Due Diligence

Software technology due diligence

Quandary Peak experts understand the unique constraints and requirements involved in a complex technology transaction.

We advise world class organizations and top VC/private equity firms in intellectual property matters and technical evaluations of target companies in technology transactions.

We have a keen understanding of the issues at play

Our experience with hundreds of technology transactions and software litigation matters is the foundation of our expertise.

We can help inform your investment and M&A transactions in a wide range of technology areas such as artificial intelligence & machine learning, information management, consumer apps, supply chain, freight logistics, real-estate, fintech, ed-tech, enterprise and SaaS application and many others. We work with you to evaluate the quality of the company’s technology, team and IP promptly, fairly, and accurately.

Before you draw up your term sheet, contact us for a free, confidential consultation.

Technology Due Diligence Services

Our due diligence experts advise world-class organizations, VCs, and private equity firms in intellectual property matters and technical evaluations in technology transactions

Transaction Strategy
  • Corporate Growth Trajectory
  • Ecosystem Adoption
  • IP & IA Monetization and Licensing
  • Market Landscape Survey
  • Business Plan Evaluation
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Organizing Maturity and Readiness
Due Diligence
Risk Assessments
  • Software Source Code Evaluation
  • Software Development Assessment
  • Software Architecture Assessment
  • Data Engineering Analysis
  • Machine-Learning & AI Analysis
  • Open-Source License Analysis
  • Cybersecurity Analysis
  • Usability Testing and Analysis
  • Key Team Member Interviews
  • IT Security & Data Privacy
  • Regulatory Compliance and Risk Review
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intangible Asset
  • Financial Modeling
  • Technical Net Present Value
  • Cost-of-Replication
Transaction Structuring
  • Term Sheet Development and Review
  • Deal Process Management
  • Comparable Transaction Analysis
Post-Merger Integration
  • Technology Stack Integration
  • Product Roadmap Merge Analysis
  • Service Roadmap Merge Analysis
  • Leadership Alignment
  • Cultural Integration
  • Team Merge Planning
  • Change Management
  • 10+ Countries

    Our reach is international, our team is multi‑lingual

  • 500+ Cases

    We have investigated many litigation and TDD cases

  • $5B+ Massive stakes

    We’re not afraid to work on cases with large values at stake

  • 50M+ Lines of code

    Utilizing in-house tools to evaluate tons of code

  • 250K+ Identified Vulnerabilities
  • 35K+ Detected Bugs
  • 110+ Repositories Scanned
  • 4K+ Licenses Scanned
  • 600+ Open Source License Risks
Quandary Peak experts have represented Fortune 500 companies
and work with some of the top IP law firms in the industry
Gowling Lafleur HendersonSheppard MullinKirkland & EllisPerkins Coie

Over 10 years of experience in technology evaluation for startup investments and M&A transactions

  • Intellectual property and intangible asset valuation: patent, trade secret
  • Software interoperability, and scalability
  • Process, practices, tools analysis
  • Team interviews: people & skills
  • Open source licensing analysis
  • Software uniqueness, and quality
  • Risk assessment
  • Due diligence reports
  • Technology assessment reports

Our tech due diligence experts occupy a full range of business sectors & technologies

  • Health
  • FMCG
  • Marketing
  • Insurance
  • Auto
  • Energy
  • Media/News
  • Real Estate
  • SaaS
  • AI/ML
  • Blockchain
  • Fintech
  • Cloud
  • Big Data
  • NLP
  • CyberSecurity

Meet Our Due Diligence Team

Our Experts have experience with startups and tech companies in litigation or M&A transactions
Mahdi Eslamimehr - Senior Software Consultant

Mahdi Eslamimehr, PhD, MBA

VP of Emerging Tech Due Diligence Los Angeles

Dr. Mahdi Eslamimehr is an award-winning scientist and a senior tech executive in the software product and service industry. He has years of experience in leading tech companies around the world, including Ericsson R&D Center, Samsung Electronics R&D Labs, SAP Research Lab, and Y Combinator.

LitigationLitigationTestifying and Consulting Expert
Due DiligenceArea of ExpertiseProgram Analysis
Jae young Bang - Director of Software Development

Jae Young Bang, PhD

Director of Software Development Los Angeles

Dr. Jae Young Bang is a senior computer scientist and software technology consultant with a decade of experience in software engineering. He currently serves as a consultant and source-code reviewer in software litigation including patent/copyright infringement and breach-of-contract matters, and also as a researcher in software architecture design and analysis.

LitigationLitigationTestifying and Consulting Expert
Due DiligenceArea of ExpertiseSocial Media
Brad Ulrich - Software Expert Witness

Brad Ulrich

VP of Health IT & Audits Nashville

Brad Ulrich has a diverse career as a computer scientist, software engineer, technology manager, and entrepreneur. His experience spans software design, programming, patent management, healthcare, mobile devices, startups, technology licensing, regulatory compliance, and risk management.

LitigationLitigationSenior Testifying Expert
Health ITFocus AreaSoftware & Standards
Due DiligenceArea of ExpertiseHealth IT & Standards
Gordon Mackay - Senior Software Consultant

Gordon MacKay

Senior Software Consultant Austin

Gordon MacKay is a software and systems expert and technical executive with experience in telecom, network security, and SaaS/Cloud platforms. Gordon has led teams in architecting, developing, and deploying a multi‑tenant SaaS-based vulnerability management platform and scanning solution which is being used worldwide by fortune 500 organizations as part of their ongoing cyber defense programs.

LitigationLitigationConsulting Expert
Health ITFocus AreaCloud & App Security
Due DiligenceArea of ExpertiseCybersecurity Analysis
William Luk - Senior Software Consultant

William Luk

Regional Director, Northern California Silicon Valley

William Luk is an entrepreneur, software executive, and developer with over 20 years of experience in network and computer security. William has developed and led product teams to deliver enterprise class firewall, intrusion detection / prevention systems, database security, and data security / privacy solutions at Symantec and several security startups.

LitigationLitigationTestifying & Consulting Expert
Health ITFocus AreaSoftware Engineering & Security
Due DiligenceArea of ExpertiseEmbedded Systems & Security
Tuyana Molokhoeva - Legal Specialist & IT Expert

Tuyana Molokhoeva, LL.M.

General Counsel Los Angeles

Tuyana is an experienced foreign attorney and expert in arbitration and litigation. She advises clients on IP litigation and arbitration involving trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, and copyright infringement.

LitigationLitigationExpert Witness Support
Due DiligenceArea of ExpertiseInternational M&A Transactions

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Technical Due Diligence Expert Today

Experts at Quandary Peak are experienced
in all types of technical due diligence

Software startup investment
Startup Investment

We help our clients make technology-informed investment decisions by providing unique insights around the quality of software developed by target companies.

Technology M&A
Mergers & Acquisitions

Our clients benefit from Quandary Peak's years of extensive experience assisting with technical due diligence for M&A transactions.

Post Merger Integration
Post Merger Integration

Over 50% of M&A transactions eventually fail. We help you avoid these risks and unlock the full potential in your M&A transaction.

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Sell-Side Technology Diligence

Troubling findings during buy-side diligence can cost your company the entire transaction. Know what to expect and avoid costly findings and delays ahead of the buy-side diligence.

Startup acquihire
Startup Acqui-hire

As former technology executives, we understand the importance of teams in acqui-hires. We conduct interviews, review cultural and technical fit, and consider key employees’ preferences.

Technology commercialization
Technology Commercialization

We analyze the relevant technology space and consider a new service’s place within it by studying the competitive landscape, existing offerings, and potential to disrupt.

Technology Consulting
Technology Strategy Consulting

We provide unbiased advice to our clients on consequential and strategic technology decisions informed by our deep industry knowledge.