Small But Crafty
We are a creative technology studio, made up of a diverse team of craftsmen, innovators and strategists who believe in the transformative power of design & technology.
What We Do
We specialise in crafting digital products & services. Product Strategy, User Research, Design, Technology, Analytics & Optimization: everything you need to make a successful digital product or service — nothing more.
Research & Strategy
Quantitative & Qualitative Research
User Personas & Scenarios
Design & Experience
Wireframing & Prototyping
Websites, Platforms & Systems
Planning & Implementation
DevOps & Cloud Services
We've produced cutting-edge creative solutions for startups and enterprises spanning tech, e-commerce, hospitality, healthcare, and beyond.
National University of Singapore invited us to carry out an ambitious project of completely redesigning and rewriting the front-end of their custom-built Learning Management System, IVLE. The new service, Luminus, is currently undergoing public beta and is scheduled to replace IVLE during the 2019/2020 academic year.
We helped Konica Minolta develop an e-concierge app for major-chain hotels. The app enables guests to order room service, browse local points-of-interest, and place service requests with hotel staff.
Over the course of our 6-month collaboration with Shanghai-based digital agency Mobile Now, we provided them with technical leadership over their development teams, as well as helped develop a WeChat CMS product.
Verso worked with Zilliqa on a website redesign. First started in June 2017, the company has risen to be one of the most highly watched industry movers today. It was thus important for Zilliqa to have an impressive website design to match their visionary goals of transforming the world, through their own high throughput blockchain platform.
Specialist Compounding Pharmacy contracted us to digitalize their workflow of compounding and dispensing tailor-made medication. We managed to markedly improve productivity by eliminating paperwork, providing a digitized compounding manual, and integrating with lab hardware.
Fullerton Health engaged Verso to redesign and develop their corporate website. Verso designed and built the site using ApostropheCMS, providing the client's communications team with powerful and easy-to-use authoring functionality.
We collaborated with Uncharted Partners, a digital transformation agency, to strategize and design a B2B sales and employee platform. We provided them with product design and branding strategy and execution of the platform.
Aktivo is an app and a platform bringing digital health to corporations and insurance companies. We worked with them in bringing up their MVP to a market-ready product through tech leadership and software development.
Fuelled by Passion. (and rice bowls.)
Timo Saikkonen Founder, Tech Lead
Timo is the lead technologist and driving force behind Verso Digital. He has over 14 years of experience building everything from logistics systems to Docker clusters, as well as managing and mentoring developers. In his 9 years in Asia, Timo has helped start-ups, boutique agencies, and MNCs deliver business-critical applications and better manage their development teams.
Aaron Fu Co-Founder, Strategy/Growth
Aaron is the strategy and growth lead at Verso. He brings in more than 12 years of experience in financial services and technology across Europe, Asia and Africa with Standard Chartered and Société Générale. Aaron is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya, leading the development of Pan-African training program, seed fund and incubator Mest's startup eco-system in the rapidly emerging innovation hubs of Africa.
Erfi Azhar Co-Founder, Design Lead
Erfi leads design and experience. As a digital craftsman, Erfi’s design ethos centers around taming complexity through empathy and understanding behaviour. This has brought him onto works that intersect the realm of design, technology and business, having led design initiatives with startups and enterprises across various verticals in Silicon Valley, New York, and Singapore.
Vivaldi Ibelio Chandra Software Developer
Ibel is a versatile software professional with experience in developing native Android apps, as well as AngularJS SPAs. He graduated with BA (Hons) in Information Systems from the National University of Singapore in 2015 and went on to work on an audience engagement product with Micepad, before joining Verso in 2017.
Jarrett Yeap Software Developer
A recent computer science graduate from National University of Singapore, Jarrett pursues for opportunities to innovate through the use of upcoming technologies. He has developed applications ranging from Programmable Logic Controller programs for cranes to web-based e-learning systems. Jarrett believes that versatility is an asset and is passionate in dabbling in both current and upcoming technologies alike.
Chester Lau Business Development
Chester started his career in the PR industry, turning his hobby in watch collecting into a media outlet that is today read by millions around the world. He spent time in the Bay Area sharpening his acumen through working with major clients and developing products that fit their needs. Till this day, he maintains close ties with clients from major brands both in North America and in Asia.