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July 2022

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  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Fortnight is a boutique design and development studio based in Manchester, U.K., with offices in London and New York. The studio, founded in 2014, has a team of more than ten that provides mobile app development, branding, product design, web design, and UX/UI design services to small and larger-sized companies. 

    Clients

    • OnePlus
    • Bumble
    • Thursday
    • Simba Sleep

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fortnight was hired by a sustainable shopping company to completely to redesign the look and feel of their current website. This involved wireframing, creating high-fidelity prototypes, and more.

    "We appreciated their patience and ability to adapt."

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  • 2
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alvechurch, United Kingdom

    Exploding Phone is a software development and design firm founded in 2008. Based in Birmingham, U.K., the team of 10 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development and custom software development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the business services, manufacturing, and health care industries.

    Clients

    • The NHS
    • Taylor Wimpey
    • The Coleman Group
    • Capital Fireplaces/Solution Fires

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A health organization has tapped Exploding Phone's team to build their mobile app from the ground up. They've developed solutions to accommodate automated data organization based on date and intervention time.

    "They’re a responsive and adaptable partner that continuously devises innovative methods to refine our product."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Kraków, Poland

    Softnauts is a software development company founded in 2012. Since then the company has expanded to 30 employees and is headquartered in Krakow, Poland. Softnauts focuses on mobile app development, web development, custom software development, and UX/UI design for companies of various sizes.

    Clients

    • Tesco
    • PregLife
    • Exhibit-E
    • World Customs Organization

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Working from scratch, Softnauts designed, developed, and launched an iOS dating application. The app has messaging, swiping, and video-chat technology, as well as conversation starters to initiate interaction.

    "Thanks to Softnauts, we developed something that’s really extraordinary."

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  • 4
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • York, United Kingdom

    Thumbmunkeys Ltd is a mobile app development company based in York, United Kingdom. This company was founded in 2012 and has 25+ employees. Thumbmunkeys Ltd is responsible for mobile app development, web development, and wearable app development.

    Clients

    • Capita
    • Transport for London
    • Stansted Express
    • SAP

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A motorsports company hired Thumbmunkeys Ltd to provide web development and design. They're helping the client rebrand their online presence and assist with social media and Google search optimization.

    "They've been handling everything, requiring minimal involvement on my end."

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Digiruu is a digital firm founded in 2016 run by a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Based in London, the company lends their expertise in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web design to clients ranging from startups to large enterprises, working in various industries such as consumer products, advertising, and media.

    Clients

    • Pretty Lavish
    • ByErim
    • The Climate Week NYC
    • Subconsciously

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A climate group hired Digiruu to develop an app for over 500 events. The team managed the backend development, integrated a complex integration with the website, and ensured the quality of content.

    "Their knowledge of apps is high. This allowed us, as people new to the space, to feel we were getting the best advice."

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  • 6
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    App Makers LA is a mobile app development company of around 10 employees. Founded in 2014, they are based in Los Angeles. They offer services in mobile app development and UX/UI design.

    Clients

    • Los Angeles Apparel
    • Austin Ekeler
    • BookClub
    • ClassCalc

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A permit and HERS rating firm hired App Makers LA to revamp their portal and create their CRM system, which would help them contact their customers efficiently. The team continues to add features to the portal.

    "They’re organized and timely, and they’ve done a great job at keeping the project moving along."

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  • 7
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Burnaby, Canada

    Raccoopack Media is a software agency based in Burnaby, Canada with more than two experts. They have offered mobile app development and UX/UI design solutions since their founding in 2016. They work primarily with small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients

    • Vancouver Coastal Health
    • University of British Columbia
    • BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services
    • SafeCare BC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Raccoopack Media has built a mobile app and a web-based platform for a cabinet supplier's customers and staff. They've integrated a QR scanning feature into the apps to generate information on service orders.

    "They strive to deliver the best solutions at the fastest rate possible."

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montevideo, Uruguay

    Horus is a mobile development studio in Montevideo, Uruguay, and Kitchener, Canada. Founded in 2018, they have about 7 employees that serve midmarket and small-business clients in the arts, telecommunications, and transportation sectors. Their services are specialized in mobile app development.

    Clients

    • Innomind
    • VBCFinder
    • Planet 01
    • Cavepot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Horus developed a social networking app for Android and iOS. They worked on low- and high-fidelity designs from the client, iterating based on feedback. The solution contained coupon and map functions. 

    "Our experience with this agency was really collaborative and positive."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Dublin, Ireland

    Appuchino is a mobile development company based in Blackrock, Ireland. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of more than ten that provides mobile app development, web development, UX/UI design, and wearable app development services. Appuchino serves small and mid-market companies in the business services, education, IT, transportation, retail, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients

    • Key Customers: Phorest Salon
    • Flipdish
    • Axonista
    • Clevr Mobility (Grüv app)

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Appuchino provides a video-focused development firm with developers to augment their in-house team. They handle cross-platform mobile app development and Android TV and Apple TV projects using Kotlin and Swift. 

    “Whenever I have high-profile customers, I utilize Appuchino’s team.”

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Lickability is a New York-based boutique software studio founded in 2009. Their 7-person team offers services in mobile app development and wearable app development, along with application testing, management, and support.

    Clients

    • The Atlantic
    • Houseparty
    • Meetup
    • Jet.com

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Lickability helped translate an iOS digital disposable camera experience app into Japanese. They also worked on translation for the server and push notifications.

    “The quality and speed of their work were really great.”

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  • 11
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    Blue Sparrow Apps is a development agency based in Bristol, England, and founded in 2015. With fewer than 10 employees, they specialize in mobile app and custom software development solutions for both small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients

    • Coeus Software
    • Cartakeback
    • Bishop Fleming
    • FanHub

    Notable Project

    A football enthusiasts organization partnered with Blue Sparrow Apps to develop a mobile app. The solution will gamify fans' behavior as they follow their favorite football team.

    "They really care about their work and bringing our vision to life."

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  • 12
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Gateshead, United Kingdom

    ARCH is a digital solutions firm specializing in the design, development, and hosting of websites, mobile apps, and business systems. They also have extensive experience in e-commerce, intranet, e-learning, CMS and CRM systems. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in London, with an office in Gateshead, U.K., their team consists fo fewer than 10 employees. 
     

    Clients

    • Nestle
    • So Vegan
    • NHS Engalnd
    • SKIN

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ARCH is developing a recipe platform’s app for iOS and Android. They’ve provided prototype designs before building the tool using Flutter. 

    "We have been very pleased with the quality of work ARCH has produced."

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  • 13
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bengaluru, India

    Aalpha Information Systems India Pvt. Ltd. is a software outsourcing company founded in 2007. Based in Hubli, India, they have additional offices in Bridgewater, N.J., Sandane, Norway and Bangalore, India. The team specializes in web development, e-Commerce development, and custom software development. They primarily serve small businesses in the consumer products & services, business services, and advertising & marketing industries. 

    Clients

    • Wurkr
    • World Bank
    • Securitas
    • SwissRe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Aalpha Information Systems India Pvt. Ltd developed a custom management software for a branding agency. They continued to provide ongoing development services to support the platform.

    "We're impressed with the timeliness of their delivery, competitive pricing, and the quality of their work."

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  • 14
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    Mobile application development company AppLaunch Limited was launched in 2020. Their small team is located in Bristol, United Kingdom. AppLaunch Limited focuses on mobile app development, custom software development, and other application development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AppLaunch Limited developed an iOS ordering app for a food manufacturing company. Their responsibilities included wireframing, building, and testing the app.

    "They cared deeply about making sure that the app matched what we were picturing."

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  • 15
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Otrofy Inc. is a mobile development agency based in Toronto, Canada. The agency, founded in  2018, has a team of less than ten that provides iPhone and Android app development, web development, web design, and UX/UI design services to startups, agencies and small/larger sized companies. From concept to design, from development to publishing, Otrofy offers services that have complete transparency through each phase of the process.

    Clients

    • Travel App
    • Hockey Shot Tracker
    • Proximity-Based Marketing App Powered by iBeacons.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Otrofy Inc. was hired to create a mobile app for a hockey themed game platform. The vendor is expected to provide guidance and expertise on how to best market and launch it.

    "Their communication was excellent - they were professional, timely, and straight to the point."

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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Binary Mango is a mobile app development platform that's based in London. Since 2016, their team of fewer than 10 have provided mobile app as well as AR/VR development assistance to mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the fields of consumer products and advertising. 

    Clients

    • GetLeslie
    • Whering
    • Medishout
    • Fundspace

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A health and wellness platform hired Binary Mango to provide mobile app development. They replicated the design that the client handed to them to build a meditation music player.

    "They’re outstanding on all fronts."

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  • 17
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • North Melbourne, Australia

    Wave Digital is a development agency with offices in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. With under 50 members on their team, the agency has focused on mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design since its founding in 2000.

    Clients

    • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
    • the Chisholm Institute
    • VicRoads
    • eHealth NSW

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Wave Digital provided a digital product strategy for a digital healthcare platform. The team also handled the prototype design, website development, and technical consulting services.

    "The communication was always efficient and they were always flexible in fitting me in on short notice for work."

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  • 18
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Irving, TX

    Founded in 2018, Aloa is a mobile app development company. The company focuses on mobile app development, web development, and custom software development and has a small team.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Aloa has built a website to help launch a nonprofit's scholarship program. The team has relied on pre-provided site content and devised English and Spanish website versions to cater to the client's demographic.

    "Aloa has performed fantastically by taking ownership of the project."

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  • 19
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Appetite Creative Solutions is a creative digital marketing agency in London, England – with offices in Madrid and Dubai, too. Established in 2015, Appetite Creative Solutions has a team of 25 employees. They offer logo, web design, games development, and social media marketing services.

    Clients

    • Tetra Pak
    • Jaguar
    • Amazon
    • Patek Philippe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Appetite Creativity developed a Shopify website from scratch and upgraded an existing site. Their work reached from the frontend to the backend, involving client-facing and user-facing components. 

    "They don’t overcomplicate coding delivery, and they’re fast." 

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  • 20
    • $100,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Beaverton, OR

    Groove Development prides itself on building beautiful and creative apps. Founded in 2010, the Oregon-based company and its team of 10 employees develops mobile apps for Android and iOS.

    Clients

    • Nike
    • JH Kelly
    • EventFarm
    • The Lavidge Company

    Notable Project

    Groove Development, LLC is developing Android and iOS applications and supporting an existing web landing page. Their work has involved integrating APIs and designing a smooth, modern UI.

    "Their (and specifically Rick’s) ability to put imagination to work in a broader context helped realize my vision." 

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Pavia, Italy

    Digital agency glueglue is based out of Pavia, Italy. The small team of seven has been specializing in UX/UI design and branding since 2007. Glueglue works with various industries including consumer products, business services, and information technology.

    Clients

    • Automotive and Flight: Argos ViP
    • Mercedes
    • GKN Sinter Metals Telecommunications: Funambol
    • Telefónica O2

    Industries

    Notable Project

    glueglue designed and developed a financial services company’s mobile app. They conducted UI/UX study before proceeding to build the solution. 

    "We were able to coordinate all the activity."

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  • 22
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Dallas, TX

    Touchtap is a Dallas-based mobile app development agency established in 2015. Their 4-person team offers services in mobile app development, web development, custom software development, and application management and support.

    Clients

    • Veryable
    • Musicbed
    • Voicelayer
    • Talley Amusements

    Notable Project

    Touchtap designed and developed an informational website to showcase a wedding venue. They curated the copy, selected the photos, and launched the site.

    “Touchtap was encouraging throughout the process. They respected our concerns and helped us represent our brand.”

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  • 23
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Jodhpur, India

    Founded in 2011, Sparkle Appz is an app development company that offers UX/UI design, mobile app development, and wearable app development to their small business, mid-market, and enterprise clients in the arts, entertainment, utilities, and education industries. Their 10 employees are based out of Jodhpur, India.

    Clients

    • NFL
    • Limevpn
    • Tapcrew
    • The Soundpipe Media

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sparkle Appz updated an existing website, rewriting it in PHP and making it responsive for mobile devices and various tablets. 

    "They provided a good value for the money and everything was completed quickly."

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  • 24
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Dublin, Ireland

    GRIP Software Solutions is a software company based in Dublin with more than two experts. They have offered custom software development, mobile app development, and IT strategy consulting solutions to small businesses since their founding in 2006.

    Clients

    • Excursions Ireland
    • Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)
    • DX2

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GRIP Software Solutions converted a luxury food company’s spreadsheet-based stock control system into a multi-user online platform. They continue to do platform maintenance and will soon add new user features. 

    We knew from day one that there was nothing that we were asking for that GRIP Software Solutions couldn’t implement.”

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Hero Team is a digital agency located in London. Founded in 2018, their services include mobile app and web development in addition to UX/UI design. Their team of 3 works with small businesses.

    Clients

    • Hugo
    • Cuckoo Broadband
    • Virtuall
    • Tried And Supplied

    Notable Project

    Hero Team developed a custom website for an independent creative agency. The team built the brochure site as well as an e-commerce platform.

    "They are transparent and approachable."

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  • 26
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Denver, CO

    Volare Systems is a software development company founded in 2009 in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Their 3-person team offers development for custom software, web, and mobile apps. They primarily serve enterprise and midmarket clients in various industries: e-commerce, telecommunications, nonprofit, retail, advertising, business, and education.

    Clients

    • Air Force
    • AT&T
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Jeffco Public Schools

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Volare Systems provides software development and consulting for a data integration project. They’re working to connect an internal management system with external, third-party solutions.

    "Their team is always thinking ahead, frequently presenting creative ideas and solutions."

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  • 27
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Marina del Rey, CA

    Wildebeest is a California-based agency that specializes in app development, software development, and web design. With less than 50 members on staff, the agency delivers custom web and software solutions for their clients. 

    Clients

    • Google
    • PepsiCo
    • Toyota
    • Microsoft

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Wildebeest designed and developed a WordPress website and mobile app for a housing insecurity nonprofit. Along with the website, they provided SEO efforts, training, and tech support.

    The ability to create a website that looks beautiful, and is interactive with the community...was impressive.

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  • 28
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    Natural Apptitude is a software development company based in Bristol, UK. The company, founded in 2013, is a team of less than ten who provide web development and mobile app development services to education, non-profit, and energy & natural resources organizations.  

    Clients

    • RSPB
    • The Environment Agency
    • Butterfly Conservation
    • University of Bristol

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A butterfly conservation charity hired Natural Apptitude to update their website and develop a new app that will better fit their purposes.

    "All the team were very engaged, willing to listen and work with us to achieve our vision and address our data needs."

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  • 29
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cincinnati, OH

    Centogram is a mobile and web app development company based in Cincinnati. They were founded in 2009 and have a team of 3 employees who specialize in mobile app design, UX/UI design, and wearable app development.

    Clients

    • P&G
    • Cintas
    • Rolls Royce
    • Time Warner Cable

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A computer programming company engaged with Centogram to build their mobile and web app. The team utilized Vue.js, MongoDB, and the entire Node environment as their primary tools for development.

    "Centogram is highly skilled in mobile development and we definitely got good value for the dollar."

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  • 30
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Chicago, IL

    Since 2014 web and mobile app development agency LakeView Labs has served clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. The small team of fewer than 10 applies its skill in mobile app, software, web, and e-commerce development to help these clients build engaging digital products.

    Clients

    • Octothorpe
    • Little Nugget
    • Shift
    • Nourish.ai

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An epilepsy nonprofit hired Lakeview Labs to help create a mobile app. They continue to maintain the app that hosts epilepsy research news and allows it to push out notifications.

    "Feedback has been quite positive on both the app as a concept and in the execution."

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