Looking for a top mobile app development company in Kansas City?

Building a mobile app is expensive. In fact, it can cost $10,000 to $150,000, unless you want an out-of-the-box solution with a DIY app builder. So, choosing the right app developer is important because it can save you time and money and result in an app that makes your business stand out.

As you begin the process of hiring an app development company, remember to define the type of app you want before starting conversations with developers. How complex your app idea is will determine your budget and the skill level you need in an app developer. Then, once conversations begin, ask for portfolio items, reviews, and references. Be sure to bring up timeline, too, so you align on expectations.

Overall, with about 90% of time on mobile spent in apps, investing in a mobile app for your business may help attract customers and get your brand in front of more people.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top mobile app developers in Kansas City. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Kansas City Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kansas City MO

    Lean Start Lab is a product development company that was started in 2017. The 12-person team is headquartered in Shawnee Mission, Kan., and offers mobile app development, web development, and product design to small businesses largely in the IT space.

    Clients
    Udo
    Stenovate
    Chain of Trust Technology
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lean Start Lab built the MVP of an online dating safety app. It included features such as safety ratings, record tracking and sharing, and more. The prototype arrived on time. 

    "The attention to detail was beyond what was expected." – Founder, Online Dating Safety App

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kansas City MO

    ActiveLogic Labs is a tech agency headquartered in Shawnee Mission, Kan., with additional locations in Kansas City, Mo., and Chicago. Founded in 2014, the team of 11 works with small and mid-market businesses and provides custom software development, mobile app development, and web development services. 

    Clients
    Ace Hardware
    Thumbtack
    Bernstein-Rein
    Notable Project

    ActiveLogic Labs worked with an advertising company and developed an interactive iOS app for an external partner that helped support the partner's marketing strategy. The advertising company and the partner were happy with the app. 

    “The client was extremely satisfied with the result. We were particularly grateful given the project’s aggressive timeline.”

    — Senior Technical Strategist, Advertising Company 
     

  • 3
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Blue Springs MO

    PocketCake is a custom app development firm with about 10 employees. Founded in 2012, the company is based in Blue Springs, Mo. and specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, UX/UI design, application management and support, marketing strategy, advertising, and branding. 

    Clients
    Lifecoach
    Autism Resource Connection
    Path Traq
    American Predator Challenge
    Notable Project

    The PocketCake team managed design and development for a custom mobile app. The platform sends push notifications when there are company updates and houses several features necessary for the heavy equipment industry. These tools include a calculator, flashlight, level, drill bit chart, and others.

    "Our customers love our app and find that they use the tools frequently. It's been our most popular gift to our customers." – Founder & President, Machinery Company

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kansas City MO

    Crema is a digital agency with offices in Kansas City, Mo., and Lafayette, IN. Since 2009, the agency and its team of more than 25 has specialized in web design and development, custom software development, UX/UI design, and mobile app development. The agency works in several industries, including non-profits, business services, and consumer products. 

    Clients
    Garmin
    HipHire
    Accuweather
    LaborChart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Crema created software for a staffing program. They developed a full-service staffing application that was extremely high-quality. The app has experienced strong growth as well as great feedback from users. The client prides Crema on their down-to-earth attitude and strong work ethic.

    "Crema is great at pushing me to do the right thing for my company as opposed to the right thing for them." -  CTO, On-Demand Staffing Program

  • 5
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kansas City MO

    Uhray is a software development house based in Kansas City. Founded in 2014, their team of around 40 services midmarket and small business clients. They focus primarily on custom software development, mobile app development, and web development.

    Clients
    CDLlife
    University of Notre Dame
    Little Hoots
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Uhray became the in-house development team for an ad firm. They handled smaller projects, like integrating Google AdSense, as well as larger projects, like fully creating a mobile app and custom CRM.

    "Overall, I have been very happy with the level of service that Uhray has provided me with.  The results they deliver to me have allowed me to grow my company substantially over the years and as a result of my work with them, they grow in unison." — President, Logistics Media Company

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kansas City MO
    Illumisoft is a mobile app development firm in Kansas City, Missouri. The small agency was founded in 2014. Their services include mobile app development, custom software development, AR/VR development, and web development.
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  • 8
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Overland Park KS
    Saicon Consultants Inc is a data analytics company. They focus on BI & big data consulting & SI, cloud consulting & SI, ERP consulting and SI, IT strategy consulting, and more and were founded in 1998. The company is in Overland Park, Kansas.
  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kansas City MO
    Code Koalas is a website development company. Founded in 2011, the team offers web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and e-commerce development. Their small agency is Kansas City, Missouri-based.
  • 10
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Shawnee KS
    Vonetel Communication is a mobile application development firm. Established in 2015, the team specializes in mobile app development, e-commerce development, custom software development, content marketing, and more. Their midsize agency is Shawnee, Kansas-based.
    Industries
  • 11
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Leawood KS

    Twentyseven Global is a software development firm founded in 2008 that has offices in both Kansas City, Kan., and Denver. Twentyseven Global's team of about 10 employees specializes in software and mobile app development and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Center for Fiduciary Management
    Happy Food Co
    Epilogue Systems
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Twentyseven Global partnered with a mobile-based engagement platform company to develop its management portal and applications for Android and iOS. Twentyseven Global developed a customer web platform with an administrative backend that allows the site managers to track accounts, users, and billing. They implemented a phone number verification system and a voice-to-text search function. 

     

  • 12
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kansas City MO
    Coda Dev is a web development firm. Founded in 2009, the small firm is in Kansas City, Missouri. Their services include web development, custom software development, and mobile app development.
  • 13
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lawrence KS
    Located in Lawrence, Kansas, Wildman Web Solutions is an e-commerce development company. The firm focuses on e-commerce development, mobile app development, social media marketing, and web design and is small.The firm was founded in 2016.
  • 14
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lenexa KS
    Shortcode Technologies is a Lenexa, Kansas-based mobile app development company. The small team specializes in mobile app development, web development, search engine optimization, web design, and more and was founded in 2018.
    Industries
  • 15
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lawrence KS
    LangfordMedia is a small email marketing company. Located in Lawrence, Kansas, the firm was launched in 2008. Their services include email marketing, mobile app development, social media marketing, and web development.
  • 16
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Overland Park KS
    Mersoft Corporation is a small custom software development company founded in 1996. Their services include custom software development, IoT development, mobile app development, web design, and more. The company is in Overland Park, Kansas.
  • 17
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    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Shawnee KS
    Enterprise software solutions, a custom software development company, is based in Shawnee, Kansas. Founded in 2004, the small team offers custom software development, IT strategy consulting, mobile app development, product design, and more.
  • 18
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Shawnee KS
    Infosoft Inc, a software development firm, was established in 2005. The small team specializes in custom software development, BI & big data consulting & SI, application management & support, mobile app development, and more. The agency is located in Shawnee, Kansas.
  • 19
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Shawnee KS

    Dimensional Innovations is a development and marketing agency headquartered in Overland Park, Kan.; they have additional offices in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Lenexa, Kan. The agency has about 175 employees that serve a variety of clients. Services include web development, branding, and software development. 

    Clients
    Ash Grove Cement Company
    Target
    Linkedin
    Chicago Cubs
    Notable Project

    A university's basketball program wanted to improve recruiting efforts. Dimensional Innovations worked on designing a new and improved basketball center with branded graphics and signage. The designs were the highlight of the recruitment period. 

     

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    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Kansas City MO
    Artisan Technology Group is a digital strategy company. They are headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and have a small team. The company provides digital strategy, custom software development, enterprise app modernization, mobile app development, and more.
  • 21
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Overland Park KS
    Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, Clarus Group is an IT strategy consulting company. The midsize team provides IT strategy consulting, accounting, BI & big data consulting & SI, IT staff augmentation, and more and was founded in 2007.
  • 22
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kansas City MO
    Miller Meiers is a branding agency. Launched in 2003, the company is located in Kansas City, Missouri. The small team offers branding, web design, mobile app development, print design, and more.
  • 23
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Overland Park KS
    Founded in 1985, Software Outfitters Inc is a small user experience company in Overland Park, Kansas. Their services include ux/ui design, application management & support, e-commerce development, IT strategy consulting, and more.
  • 24
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kansas City MO
    WYSIWYG Marketing is a SEO services firm launched in 2011. Their small team is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and focuses on search engine optimization, web development, content marketing, e-commerce development, and more.
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  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Kansas City MO
    Twisted Pair Labs, a custom software development firm, was established in 2015. They are in Kansas City, Missouri and have a small team. Twisted Pair Labs focuses on custom software development, IT strategy consulting, mobile app development, and BI & big data consulting & SI.
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  • 27
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Overland Park KS
    Yoodle LLC is a software development firm. They provide custom software development, CRM consulting and SI, e-commerce development, ERP consulting and SI, and more and were launched in 1997. The firm is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.
  • 28
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lawrence KS
    Located in Lawrence, Kansas, Brand New Box is a custom software development company. The small team provides custom software development, web development, mobile app development, e-commerce development, and more. The firm was founded in 2006.
    Industries
  • 29
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    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Overland Park KS
    Vertical Merger Technology Group, a small custom software development company, is in Overland Park, Kansas and Overland Park, Kansas. They provide custom software development, web development, enterprise app modernization, Artificial Intelligence, and more and were established in 2007.
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    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Shawnee KS
    In Shawnee, Kansas, Full Cycle Development Group is a small software development company. Established in 2017, the team provides custom software development, ux/ui design, web design, branding, and more.
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