List of the Best New York City Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Livingston NJ

    AndPlus is a software product development company located in Southborough, Mass. Founded in 2009, they have 50 employees and serve companies of all sizes – from Fortune 100 companies like Bloomberg and Honeywell, to funded startups looking to launch their MVP. AndPlus focuses on creating mobile and web solutions for IoT, Big Data, User Experience, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and more.

    Clients
    Bloomberg
    ESPN
    MIT
    Cambridge Mobile Telematics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AndPlus developed a web application for a risk management system for financial institutions and publicly traded companies. Throughout the development process, the team worked closely with product owners to understand the needs and develop major features and enhancements that were rolled out in the first version in 2015. AndPlus still supports the software throughout its lifecycle.

    “I was very impressed that they were flexible to change their work methodology to fit what our needs were. ... They were always willing to change everything at the drop of a dime to make sure that they satisfied our needs. We profited from that type of relationship.” – Senior Project Manager, Data Management Analytics Company

  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    SEMnuxus is a New York based mobile app marketing agency. They were founded in 2017 and have a team of 12 employees who specialize in content marketing, affiliate marketing, and SEO.

    Clients
    WinQuik
    Notable Project

    SEMnexus provided SEO services for a jewelry company. They used a list of keywords supplied by the clients and optimized their site to appear on the top of those search results. The client reported that they saw a increase in their rankings as a result of the the SEO campaign.

    “We've worked with other companies before, but most didn't deliver. This team did.” – CTO, Jewelry Company
     

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  • 3
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    ArcTouch was founded in 2008 and has offices in San Francisco, Calif., New York, and Florianópolis, Brazil. They excel at app development, blockchain, and UX/UI design. They guide their enterprise clients through the app building process by defining a strategy for the best user experience, planning the visual design, developing and testing the prototype, and ensuring optimization and growth.

    Clients
    Hawaiian Airlines
    Audi
    3M
    HP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A California-based content discovery startup hired ArcTouch to design a content discovery platform and iOS app. They provided feedback on the startup's user stories, created wireframes, and developed the platform and app. The project was completed ahead of schedule.

    “We’re astonished at the quality of the work. We’re a small company, and we weren’t expecting the same level of service a Fortune 500 company might enjoy. We were amazed by their design and the effort that went into every screen.” – Senior Project Manger, Content Discovery Startup

  • 4
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    With a team of 50+, Fueled specializes in creating mobile apps and websites. The New York-based app development company aims to create easy-to-use and attractive products for customers, whether they are big or small brands.

    Clients
    MGM Resorts International
    9Gag
    Harvard
    Rite Aid
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fueled designed a bidding-style app for a company that deals with nightlife reservations. They built the app from scratch, taking into consideration what the company wanted, as well as giving advice. The app had a lot of functions, such as a list of venues, submission options, and tools that allowed notifications to be sent from venues.

    “They’re incredibly efficient in the work that they do and know what they're doing in design, coding, and executing their ideas. They have a great understanding of what's current and get things done very quickly compared to others.” – Founder, Mobile App

  • 5
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Five is web and mobile app development agency headquartered in New York with offices in Croatia. The 50+ person product team has been creating stunning, award-winning mobile products since 2008.

    Clients
    Rosetta Stone
    Marriott International
    Crestron
    AccuWeather
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Five paired with a prominent language app to revamp their mobile user experience, from back to frontend. Thanks to the team’s customer-centric design approach, mobile downloads have more than doubled since the app’s relaunch. Five also delivered their work ahead of schedule and under budget, surpassing all expectations.

    "They’re a lot more than a vendor; Five truly is a partner." – Head of Consumer Division, Language App

  • 6
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Blue Label Labs is a 64-person digital product development agency based in New York City with offices in Seattle and San Francisco. They build the right product by bringing together the expertise of the client, product knowledge, and iterative customer feedback. Since their founding in 2009, they have built and transformed over 300 businesses through strategy, design, and development. Their client ranges from startup entrepreneurs to Fortune 500s.

    Clients
    Bloomberg News
    Microsoft
    Google/Alphabet
    Fender
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Blue Label Labs both consulted for and developed an iOS and Android mobile app for an experience management platform. The client enjoyed the positive responses from app users, loved the team’s responsiveness, and referred to their project management as “excellent.”

    "They feel like they’re an extension of our team, and I can pick up the phone at any time and get a response." – Product Manager, Market Research Firm

  • 7
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New York NY

    A tech frontrunner since 1989, Zco is a full-stack app development firm offering web, mobile, and animation services. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire with a Boston office, the 200+ specialists comprise a powerhouse team with outstanding and varied proficiencies.

    Clients
    Golflogix
    Volkswagen
    Microsoft
    Harvard University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Zco developed an app for both iOS and Android to showcase the products of a large electrical parts manufacturer. Their prompt turnaround and response time, competitive pricing, and immaculate deliverables resulted in an experience that was “overwhelmingly positive.”

    "Their technical expertise is spot-on and they're highly responsive, even post-launch." – Senior Product Manager, Manufacturing Company

  • 8
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Mobile app development company Tapptitude has offices in Romania, the US, and London. The team of 40+ employees specializes in iOS and Android app development and offers UX/UI design, IT strategy consulting, and web development. Founded in 2013, Tapptitude mainly works with small businesses and startups in the real estate, automotive, and arts and entertainment industries.

    Clients
    Tenor
    Glorify
    Wellory
    Ontapp
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tapptitude developed an app prototype for a food ordering company. They executed the food ordering company’s vision perfectly and were retained to develop the full product. Some app features Tapptitude developed included platform signup, payment systems, and restaurant menu integration.

    “The proof that I’ve been happy with Tapptitude is that we’ve continued working long-term, even though I’ve had the option to use in-house developers. I felt that the communication was great and, most importantly, the quality Tapptitude provides is amazing, as is the communication.” – CEO, Food Ordering App

  • 9
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    DMI is the world’s first end-to-end mobility company. Their services are extensive, ranging from mobile app development and web development to branding, marketing, and user experience design to big data management and analytics. The large team of 1,000+ is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. with satellite offices around the world. DMI’s focus on the quality of the product they develop and on its marketing potential highlights the benefits of working with a full-service company.

    Clients
    Addison Lee
    Aerosoles
    African Wildlife Foundation
    .NYC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DMI developed a mobile app on Windows for a large hotel group, providing extensive user experience research and design input such as wireframes and mood boards. Their work stands out for mobile, branding, and data management.

    “They tend to think about the end product as a more marketable product. They don't just look at achieving the KPIs [key performance indicators] of the product owner here internally, but also looking to provide fantastic feedback in terms of how certain features or functions can be marketed.” – User Experience Lead, Large Hotel Group

  • 10
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    New York-based mobile app and web development company Utility was founded in 2013. The team of about 40 engineers, digital strategists, and creative designers serves small, mid-market, and enterprise clients across all industries. They complement their development expertise with UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Airbnb
    Samsung
    Verizon
    DirecTV
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Utility developed a live streaming platform for a new network. The project included UX/UI design, live streaming architecture, and search filtering. As a result of Utility’s work, the network received positive reviews and was acquired by a big name company.

    “We provided our goals, told them what we needed, and collaborated during the rounds of UX designs, but they took it all from there and steered the strategies around how to implement and execute everything digitally.” – Director, Network

  • 11
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Surf is a mobile app development studio founded in 2011 in Voronezh, Russia. Surf's team of nearly 40 employees specializes in Android and iOS mobile app development and UI/UX design. The firm primarily works with clients from the retail, IT, and manufacturing industries. 

    Clients
    KFC
    Société Générale
    MARS
    Forbes
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Surf was contracted to perform updates and maintenance for a mobile app. Surf made improvements to the visual design and the user experience by ensuring pixel quality. Surf made suggestions for API and performs long-term maintenance. 

    "Once we selected them, half of our app was completed within a week. It was absolutely perfect and I had no comments to make about their work." - CTO, Telecomm Startup 

  • 12
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Koombea is a digital product development company headquartered in New York with locations in Miami, San Francisco, and Barranquilla, Columbia. Founded in 2007, the company has a current team of around 100, specializing in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development. They primarily serve midmarket businesses in the IT, healthcare, and education industries.

    Clients
    Motorola Solutions
    eBay
    Welltok
    Aetna/Healthagen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Koombea transitioned a home improvement company's e-commerce website to Shopify Plus. Using Ruby on Rails, the team created an intermediate platform to facilitate the migration between Shopify and the client's back office. Since launching the new site, the client's sales have skyrocketed.

    "We have the most stable e-commerce platform. We had a huge increase of 700% in sales." — CIO, Home Improvement Company

  • 13
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Majestyk is a mobile app development company headquartered in New York, NY. Founded in 2011, the team of about 15 employees offers both app development and UX design for small, mid-market, and enterprise clients.

    Clients
    IBM
    Citi Bank
    Ally Auto
    Cognitoys
    Notable Project

    A filmmaker startup recruited Majestyk to develop a minimum viable project (MVP) for its platform, which allows students and professors in the film industry to connect, communicate, and submit projects. After the startup had a negative experience with another app development company, Majestyk saved the day, developing a web platform from the ground up.

    “Majestyk developed our web platform, starting again from scratch. We plan to develop a mobile app in the future. … They’ve all been helpful in terms of communication.” – Co-Founder and CEO, Film Startup

  • 14
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    With offices in New York, Walpole, Mass., and Boston, AppsChopper is a creative mobile app development company. It was founded in 2011 and employs a team of more than 50 experts. AppsChopper specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, strategy, and marketing services. Its client base mainly is comprised of mid-sized companies.

    Clients
    Intel
    Duracell
    Motorola
    Revlon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AppsChopper developed a shopping app for an investment firm. The app helps people buy groceries and other things online. AppChopper's high-caliber deliverable has received positive feedback internally and from users alike.

    "The AppsChopper team was absolutely dedicated to delivering unique, top-notch products. They delivered what they promise, and provided true value for our money."–Marketing Executive, Investment Firm

  • 15
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Umbrella IT is a development service company that's headquartered in Taganrog, Russia. They also have locations in Dubai and Vancouver, Canada. Umbrella IT was founded in 2009 and provides services for web and mobile app development. Umbrella IT has more than 150 employees that provide a range of services. 

    Clients
    Disney
    METRO Cash&Carry
    Hamleys
    Rolling Stones
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Umbrella IT developed the second iteration of a popular social media networking app. While the new version hasn't launched, it's already received positive feedback. The client is confident about its success. 

    "They [Umbrella IT] work at the highest level possible. If you know what you want, it will be built exactly per your specifications." – CEO, Social Networking App

  • 16
    $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

    A media company hired Lickability to support their development team for an iOS application. They assisted with the overall architecture, feature set, and task prioritization. The client is pleased with the final product.

    “One of the things they were good at bringing into the project was a sense of organization and definition.” – Director of Project Engineering, Media Company
     

  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    White Plains NY

    GreyChain Technologies is a web and mobile app development agency established in 2016. The New Delhi-based team of 10+ works with small, midmarket, and enterprise-level clients. Core services include mobile app and web development as well as enterprise app modernization.

    Clients
    UNICEF
    Harvard
    Bose Professional
    International Rescue Committee
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GreyChain Technologies developed a coaching app for a humanitarian relief organization. Built for iOS and Android, the solution assessed aid workers' performance and offered training resources. International users responded positively to the intuitive UX.

    "We had global staff there from all over Europe and the States as well. The feedback was really positive. We didn’t have to give people much training on how to use the app, which was really nice." – Information Management Specialist, Humanitarian Relief Organization

  • 18
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    New York City-based development company Postlight is a development company with experience in computing infrastructure and content management. Founded in 2015, the team of 40 technical architects, UX designers, writers, and software engineers specializes in mobile app and web development, as well as UI/UX design.

    Clients
    VICE
    Bloomberg
    Mailchimp
    Barnes & Noble
    Notable Project

    Postlight created web and mobile applications for a financial news provider. They handled all development, carefully following the client’s guidelines. Feedback for the app has been positive.

    “In terms of project management and communication, everything was phenomenal. I couldn’t ask for anything more. They’re incredibly polished and professional.” – Global Head of Digital Innovation, Financial Services Company

  • 19
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    Headquartered in New York, iTechArt is a custom software development company with additional offices in Marietta, Ga. and Iselin, N.J. Since 2002, iTechArt has helped startups and fast-growing tech companies fill in their talent gap and create robust web and mobile solutions that users love. To date, iTechArt’s talent pool includes 1600+ engineers with experience in all of the latest technologies.

    Clients
    ClassPass
    ZEFR
    Gain Capital (forex.com)
    Merkle
    Industries
    Notable Project

    iTechArt Group is assisting with the development of a content management software for video advertisements. The team is building the system to accommodate multiple social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook.

    “The engagement has been very successful overall thus far. The work we've been able to quickly launch wouldn't have been possible without iTechArt's help. In addition to the quality of their code, they've also integrated extremely well into our team, adapting to our internal processes relatively seamlessly.” – Founder & CTO, Software Consulting Agency

  • 20
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Clients
    Postmates
    Iora Health
    JoyDrive
    SplitFit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

  • 21
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    Rootstrap is a software development firm based in Los Angeles with offices in New York; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Established in 2011, Rootstrap has over 70 employees with experience with both consumer digital products and business applications. Their services include mobile development for Android and iOS, web app development, UI/UX design, custom software, and AR/VR development.

    Clients
    MasterClass
    Google
    Salesforce
    Universal Music Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rootstrap provided business strategy consulting and software development services for a music startup in the US. The client wanted to build a digital platform to connect local musicians. Rootstrap's team outlined an MVP process and monetizing strategy. Since the prototype was introduced, the client has received considerable funding from outside sources, as well as positive feedback from professional musicians.

    "Their work looks good and we’ve learned a lot. They’ve been great to work with." – Founder, Music Startup

  • 22
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Founded in 2015, Heady is development company with expertise in mobile app, website, and custom software development. Their team of 32 employees complements this development experience with UI/UX design and application management and support. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York with a second workspace in Mumbai, India, Heady has experience developing apps for both Android and iOS platforms

    Clients
    Gap
    Banana Republic
    Old Navy
    Athleta
    Notable Project

    A demolition and waste removal company hired Heady to design and develop web and mobile applications for both Android and iOS. The iOS and Android apps Heady created operate as both an internal tool for the waste removal company's employees and a consumer-facing product. Despite a few bugs, the apps have been excellent, according to the client, who praised Heady's accessibility and agility.

    "People on their team are always willing to help or contribute when I reach out, regardless of whether they're assigned to the project or not. ... It feels like their whole team is there to contribute to the betterment of the client." – Founder, Waste Removal Company

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    HubSpire is a digital agency based in New York with offices in Matawan, NJ, and Cochin, India. Founded in 2008, HubSpire's team of around 25 employees provides small and mid-market consumer products and IT companies with a range of services such as mobile app development, web design, web development, and big data consulting. 

    Clients
    Cubic Transportation Systems
    International Data Corporation
    Cubic Transportation Systems
    Lenevo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    HubSpire worked partnered with a a real estate tech to improve their online marketplace for shared housing rentals. They built a mobile app and a web app, using MySQL for a backend database and coding Python. The finished apps have search functionality, property listings, social media verification, and chat capabilities.

    "After we launched the products, we got up to roughly 50,000 users. We were getting 1,000 app downloads per week that were all organic." —Former Partner, Real Estate Tech Firm

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    AD:60 Agency is development and digital agency with offices in Chapel Hill, N.C. and Brooklyn, New York. Founded in 2009, they have a team of nearly 30 people that provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy services to small, mid-market, and enterprise clients.

    Clients
    Christie's Auction House
    Inscape
    Mercer
    Nutrisystem
    Notable Project

    AD:60 Agency worked with a global fine art and auction company to create a mobile app that complemented the client's website. The project required building APIs between the auction house's website and an iOS app. The work resulted in an improved e-commerce platform for the auction house that ultimately changed its auction model

    "They're also great about getting back to us quickly – making fixes to the app as they come up in a timely manner (even over weekends or holidays). They're a great partner in the sense that they stay on top of the small things that could either make or break the app." – Senior Product Manager, Global Fine Art & Auction Company 

  • 25
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Parsippany-Troy Hills NJ

    Origami Studios is a mobile application development company headquartered in Parsippany, NJ with additional locations in San Diego, and Lahore, Pakistan. Founded in 2012, they now have about 16 employees. Their services include mobile app and e-commerce development as well as UX/UI design for small to enterprise-sized clients in the advertising and marketing, business services, and gaming industries.

    Clients
    Nestle
    Johnson & Johnson
    Experian Hitwise
    Shell
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Origami Studios provided full stack development services to create an Android and iOS app for a health management company. They managed servers and the platform in app stores. Their responsiveness and ability to satisfy technical requirements resulted in a successful partnership.

    "They are working so closely with your tech needs and respond in a short period." — Co-Founder & CEO, Health Management Company

  • 26
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    LoyaltyPlant is an app marketing agency based in New York City, with offices in Ukraine and Russia. Founded in 2011, the team of 84 specializes in mobile app development, mobile and app marketing, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Burger King
    KFC
    Balance Grille
    Pizza Hut
    Notable Project

    LoyaltyPlant worked on a custom loyalty system for a restaurant. They developed an iOS, Android, and Windows app which serves an ordering and payment system and a loyalty program. They worked on every stage from the concept to testing. The client was pleased with the positive feedback the project received.

    “Our customers love it. They’re ecstatic about it. On any of our 2017 reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor, or Google, probably half of all the reviews mention our app. It’s popular with our customer base and our employees really like it too.” – Co-Founder, Restaurant 

  • 27
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Fuzz is an award-winning mobile app development company based in Brooklyn, NY. Fuzz’s team of 50+ strategists, designers, and engineers build innovative and creative mobile-first solutions for small, midmarket, and enterprise businesses.

    Clients
    mCommerce: Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wegmans, Forever 21, GNC
    Food & Hospitatlity: Shake Shack, Fairmont Hotels, Wingstop
    Media & Publishing: New York Post, Conde Nast, Huffington Post, Penguin Random House, Zagat
    Entertainment: CBS, Disney, The Met
    Notable Project

    When tasked with rebuilding the entire mobile app suite for a popular newspaper, Fuzz developed a range of sleek and intuitive tablet and phone apps that yielded a 20%+ increase in active users. The Chief Digital Officer of this newspaper lauded Fuzz for its creativity, reliability, expertise.

    “Fuzz has done a good job on all fronts, from their technical abilities to managing the project. They’re good communicators … and continued to support the apps, staying by our side whenever we had an issue. If we need them at three in the morning, someone from Fuzz’s team is there to answer the phone.” – Chief Digital Officer, Newspaper

  • 28
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Princeton NJ

    NewAgeSMB is a full-stack iOS, Android, and web development company based in Princeton, N.J. The company, founded in 1994, has more than 45 employees and provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services to companies and institutions in various industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A car wash startup hired NewAgeSMB to develop its website and its Android and iOS mobile apps for customers and washers. NewAgeSMB delivered both the website and the apps and are now continuing to provide maintenance services.

    "The team took my vision and made it into a product." - CEO, Car Wash Startup 

  • 29
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 2009 in New York City, Small Planet is a mobile app development company that produces top quality mobile apps for both iOS and Android devices, including 25 App Store Category #1’s. The close-knit team works in Brooklyn, NY, offering user experience (UX) and design for mobile and web, smart device and touchscreen development, quality assurance and user testing, product management, and consulting services. They also recently started a Machine Learning Lab to work on some exciting AI-related projects.

    Clients
    Aetna
    Boehringer Ingelheim
    Stoney Clover Lane
    Disney Publishing Worldwide
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A fantasy sports company had a concept for a live fantasy basketball game and back end developers but needed help on the front end. Small Planet came in and brought the game to life, delivering a quality, reasonably priced product in a timely manner.

    “Small Planet has a great passion for their work – that definitely came through and showed they cared about the success of the project.” – Product Manager at a Fantasy Sports Company

  • 30
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    The Sneakers Agency is a product studio based in New York City. Founded in 2014, the team of 8 specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design. They work primarily with midmarket clients, mainly in the real estate industry.

    Clients
    Pepsi
    IBM
    Sony
    Soul Cycle
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Sneakers Agency worked on app support for a restaurant content platform. They provided iOS development services and transitioned an app to a new infrastructure. They led the rebuilding and retooling process by scoping out the work and implementing changes. The client was happy with their dedicated efforts.

    “They were successful in rebuilding the app and getting it to launch. It was a pretty painless process and we’re very happy to get it out into the world.” – Head of Production, Restaurant Content Platform

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