The Best Mobile App Development Companies in The Music City

Looking for top mobile app development companies in Nashville?

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 Nashville. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Nashville Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1

    Mobile Mentor

    Mobile Mentor is an app development company based in Nashville, Tenn. with other locations in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand, and Sydney, Australia. The company was founded in 2004 and has since grown to a team of 55 that is dedicated to building mobile apps.

    Notable Project

    A forestry company had supply chain problems and needed to develop a software solution. Over the course of two projects, Mobile Mentor has developed an app for iOS and Android that streamlines communication throughout the company, providing real-time product and driver information and receipt tracking.

    "The time that we spent managing our docket information reduced by roughly 20%, which equates to saving roughly five people several hours of work. However, the real power and impact came from the quality of information and our ability to now make better business decisions with this information." — Project Coordinator, Forestry Company

    Former clients
    BP
    Price Waterhouse Cooper
    Hospital Corporation of America
    Onesie
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    APAC Innovation Partner of the Year (2016)

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  • 2

    Metova

    Metova is a privately held leading technology company based in Franklin, Tenn., with a team of 131 professionals. Since 2006, they have provided their services in custom software, mobile app, and web development for clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

    Notable Project

    One of Metova's projects involved work with a compliance system. The system needed help with creating a cloud option for their clients. Metova provided the cloud solution and continues to work with the system for ongoing support and development. Deployment, maintenance, and support so far have been smooth with Metova.

    "Their responsiveness was impressive, and they were willing to work hard for our business even though we are a really small company. We felt heard, important to them. They also listened to our concerns as to why we left the other, original vendor." - Co-Founder, SILO Compliance System

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    Amazon
    Netflix
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Franklin, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Slingshot

    Slingshot is a software and app development company headquartered in Louisville, Ky. They were founded in 2005, and they have a team of over 25 people. The company mainly provides custom mobile app development, software development, and UX/UI design services.
     

    Notable Project

    Slingshot built an app for a pet insurance company to build their ability to deliver outstanding customer service. They implemented the ability to submit claims via a streamlined process from within the app, eliminated the need to fill out paperwork and track down information from vets, and allowed users to upload pictures of their pets and submit claims via a conversational interface. The client was impressed with their communication and ability to execute. 

    “Slingshot is highly communicative and requires minimal oversight. Their work is consistently high quality, resulting in increased retention rates and decreased claims processing time. They could provide more pushback when needed, but the team does phenomenal work.” — CEO, Pet Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Petfirst
    Metlife
    Petfirst Metlife Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    Churchill Downs
    University of Louisville
    Texas Roadhouse
    Louisville Metro Government
    New Roots
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Acklen Avenue Software

    Acklen Avenue Software is a digital production agency that is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., and was founded in 2011. Acklen Avenue Software's team of about 60 employees specializes in custom software, web, and mobile app development, as well as digital marketing and engagement.

    Notable Project

    Acklen Avenue Software partnered with an entertainment data startup that provides wearable devices for large events that offer event-specific surveys. Acklen Avenue Software built an SMS-based survey distribution system, built a backend using AWS to create survey questions, and developed Raspberry Pi software to collect survey answers and broadcast info to the wearable devices. 

    "Acklen Avenue has their clients' best interests at heart. They take ownership. They're a great team and tool. They make software make sense." - Co-Founder/CTO, entertainment data startup

    Former clients
    SplitSecnd
    Drillnomics
    TAFS
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    PointClear Solutions

    PointClear Solutions is a 50+ app and bespoke software developer founded in 2006. Highly experienced in the healthcare space, this Atlanta-based team also works from New York, Birmingham, AL, and Nashville, TN.

    Notable Project

    PointClear developed, designed, and provided UI/UX work for the client’s mobile apps. The team’s experience with healthcare, their expertise, and their functional end-product were appreciated.

    “Everyone that I’ve dealt with at PointClear has been very professional. They are very well credentialed.” – Project Manager, Healthcare Firm

    Former clients
    Nuance
    Philips
    St. Jude Medical
    Walgreens
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Brentwood, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Twin Sun

    Twin Sun is a digital firm that was founded in 2017 and is located in Nashville, Tenn. Twin Sun's team of about 10 employees specializes in web development, custom software development, and mobile app development. 

    Notable Project

    Twin Sun partnered with an app project that had become stagnant and had unresolved problems. Twin Sun conducted a code analysis and an infrastructure review of the current state of the product before developing a new action plan and set of goals. They met all project goals and budgetary requirements, leading to the app's long-awaited launch. 

     

    Former clients
    US Framing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Speak Creative

    Speak Creative, founded in 1999, is an agency that specializes in web design, digital strategy, mobile app development, and video production services. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., with an additional office in Nashville, Tenn. Their team of 39 employees  works with small businesses; they also work with some mid-market and enterprise businesses. They focus work with  non-profit, health care & medical, and education industries.
     

    Notable Project

    Speak Creative provided web development and digital marketing services for an animal rescue. The client had recently merged with another organization, and needed a website to represent the new merger. Speak Creative created a new website that is also mobile-friendly, and they were able to combine the organizations’ information to put on the site. They added multiple visual features and an “Adopt a Pet” button. The company and the client continue to work together on the site and on digital marketing initiatives.
     

    “People were impressed with the quality of work and creativity that they injected into the project. We've also seen an increase in traffic and an increase in adoptions since launching the new website.” — Digital Director, Animal Rescue 

    Former clients
    Graceland
    Gathering Place Tulsa
    Omaha Zoo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    DePalma Studios

    Founded in 2012, DePalma is a UX/UI design and development shop headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. A team of 15+, DePalma is a veteran-owned small business (VOSB) with experience in industries including accounting and finance, electronics manufacturing, gas and oil, government, healthcare, insurance, music and entertainment, utilities, telecommunications, and transportation.

    Notable Project

    A shipping company that moves goods via waterways hired  DePalma Studios to design a web-based application to help captains safely navigate rivers. DePalma Studios launched a discovery phase for the app, speaking with employees at all levels of the shipping company to learn what features may be useful. Then, they transitioned to designing and prototyping the application. At the time of the review, the development process was about to begin. The shipping company is satisfied with the preliminary work and research that DePalma Studios completed. 

    "DePalma Studios understands how to communicate to individuals of varying levels of expertise. I can put them in front of executives, captains, or IT partners and be confident they'll speak appropriately." – Marketing Manager, Shipping Company 

    Former clients
    Deloitte
    Unum
    Edgenet
    Schneider Electric
    MAPCO Express
    Xima Software
    Corecivic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    FortyAU

    Founded in 2011, FortyAU is a development firm. Their team of around 65 employees is based in Nashville, with an additional office in Denver. They focus on custom software development, UI/UX design, and mobile app development, primarily for the healthcare and financial industries.

    Notable Project

    FortyAU developed software for a healthcare services practitioner. The system managed scheduling and automated processes for the client. The team also provided data migration services.

    "Our entire front-end revenue cycle process became paperless." – COO, Healthcare Services Practicioner

    Former clients
    Healthcare Corporation of America
    Smile Direct Club
    Connect Your Care
    Center for Medical Interoperability
    Vanderbilt University
    Parachute Media
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Levogy

    Levogy is a tech firm based in Nashville, Tenn. with fewer than 10 members. Founded in 2019, they specialize in custom software development, mobile app development, and cloud consulting services for clients ranging from small startups to large corporations.

    Notable Project

    Levogy provided IT consulting advice for a medical equipment provider. The provider wanted to improve the log-in times of one of their Microsoft WVD solutions. The project was successful.

    “There was constant and open between myself and Aaron to make sure everything was working as expected.” - Systems Administrator, Medical Equipment Provider

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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