list of app developers in raleigh

List of the Best Mobile App Development Companies in Raleigh

Which App Development Firm in Raleigh Is the Best Fit For Your Company?

As the global demand for mobile products and solutions continues to grow, Raleigh’s development talent is increasingly sought after. Working internationally and locally, the leading local app developers recognize the importance of connectivity and know how to build unique, reliable features for their clients' mobile products.

Our list of the Top mobile app developers in Raleigh is comprised of the most innovative, ambitious, and agile developers that stand out from the rest.

Use this guide to evaluate client feedback, shorten the search process, and make a confident hiring decision that will lead to business success

  • 1

    CrossComm

    Headquartered in Durham, NC, CrossCom is a mobile and web development company. The team of 15+ employees specializes in development for web, native, iOS, Android, and cloud-based apps. Founded in 1998, CrossCom serves mostly small and mid-market businesses in the business services, consumer products, and health care and medical industries.

    Notable Project

    CrossCom developed an iOS app for cancer patients that helps them record symptoms and remember to take medications. The app also displays the data in graphs so doctors can track symptoms and medication over time.

    “Their [CrossCom’s] method of listening first and asking questions continued from our first meeting. If they see a better way to go about something, they present it as an option, rather than changing what we’re doing.” – Associate Professor, University Cancer Institute.

    Former Clients
    Forbes
    Martha Stewart Living
    NBCUniversal
    LG
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Durham , NC
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Top App Creators: Top iPhone App Development Companies; 2008 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility

  • 2

    Caktus Group

    Located in Durham, NC, Caktus Group is a full service development and consulting firm with around 25 employees. Founded in 2007, Caktus Group works closely with clients to create, develop, and launch custom applications. With a background in Django, Python, RapidSMS and RapidPro, Caktus Group helps clients with their web development, mobile app development, and custom software development needs.

    Notable Project

    Caktus Group worked with a research consortium to modernize its online presence by creating a Django-based website built to grow with developing business needs.  

    "They've been very flexible, as our business needs have changed." – Manager of Information Systems & Technology, Research Consortium 

    Former Clients
    MDC
    Inc.
    Discovery Communications
    CustomMade
    iN DEMAND
    ORCAS
    University of Chicago
    UNICEF
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Durham , NC
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    CMS Website Services, LLC

    CMS Website Services, LLC is a custom software and app development company in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2005, CMS Website Services, LLC offers web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and web design services. With over 40 employees, CMS Website Services, LLC is a cost effective service provider that has experience working with a variety of organizations.

    Notable Project

    CMS Website Solutions, LLC worked an organic health and beauty company to increase its online traffic by designing and developing a Drupal website with e-commerce capabilities. 

    "Each website redesign they've done has led to an increase in traffic and productivity." – Owner, Health and Beauty Company

    Former Clients
    Bernard Health
    MD Logic
    Vance Granville Community College
    North Carolina State University
    Stanford University
    Columbia University
    Ocean County Library
    Rolling Plains Management Corp.
    Stradix
    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Raleigh , NC
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    RoleModel Software

    RoleModel Software is a custom software development agency with headquarters in Holly Springs, N.C., and an office in Rochester, N.Y. Since 1997, their team of 18 has assisted in providing web development, web design, and mobile app development expertise to a wide range of clients in industries such as manufacturing, business services, and health care.

    Notable Project

    RoleModel Software was tasked by a higher education company to develop two web applications for their platform. The company also had RoleModel Software modify their mobile app using Ruby on Rails stack. RoleModel Software's services allowed the company to work more efficiently with updated functions. 

    "Everything met or exceeded our expectations. From the person leading the project down to the individual developers, communication overall was very good." – IT Manager, Higher Education Company

    Former Clients
    Lifeway
    Sayfa Systems Group
    Rapidair Products
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Holly Springs , NC
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Pathos Ethos

    Pathos Ethos is a design and web development agency located in Durham, NC. With a team of fewer than 10 employees, they help organizations create unique brand experiences. Founded in 2009, Pathos Ethos is influenced by agile methodologies and they primarily help clients with digital strategy, custom software development, and web design.
    Notable Project

    Pathos Ethos worked with a faith-based nonprofit organization to develop a strategy for its organization and a blueprint for stakeholders. They ultimately created a five-year business plan and redesigned its website. 

    "They helped us understand our own organization and we've grown as a result." – Executive Director, Nonprofit Organization

    Former Clients
    Willow Creek Association
    American Bible Society
    Investors' Circle
    Capital Broadcasting Company
    American Underground
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Durham , NC
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Dropsource

    Dropsource is a mobile app development company based in Raleigh, N.C. Founded in 2014, their team of approximately eight employees provides full-stack mobile app development services.

    Notable Project

    Dropsource developed a mobile app for an email security company. Using mockups and other designs provided by the client, the team implemented a variety of features, including a push notification tool. The team gave accurate estimates and regular updates while adhering to set deadlines. 

    "They know how to develop a great product and widely distribute it. They check off many boxes for us." – Product Manager, Email Security Company

    Former Clients
    Cintas
    Estee Lauder
    Agari
    Sweetwater
    Ocean Reef Club
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Raleigh , NC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Lithios

    Lithios is a mobile and web app development company headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. The company was founded in 2014, and they have 11 employees who specialize in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services. They work with mid-market, enterprise, and small businesses.  

    Notable Project

    Lithios developed an app for a marketplace for refs and leagues. The client already built an API, but needed help creating a mobile app. Lithios worked closely with the client and implemented their design ideas into the app; they used React Native to design the app. After working with the company to develop an MVP, the client received positive feedback. 

    “We’ve received excellent feedback from users on the speed, slickness, and usability of the mobile app. That is a testament to Lithios’ design skills and ability to take our ideas that put them together.” — CTO, Marketplace for Refs and Leagues  

    Former Clients
    Draft Kings
    Intel
    Coworks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Raleigh , NC
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Software Development Europe

    Software Development Europe is a software company founded in 1996 and located in Durham, NC, Raleigh, NC and Brno, Czech Republic. With fewer than 60 employees, Software Development Europe provides custom software development, mobile app development, web development, and e-commerce development. Software Development Europe is a global company, but has a local presence on its European and U.S. campuses. 

    Notable Project

    Software Development Europe worked with a telecommunications firm to increase its revenue, profit, and customer satisfaction by developing a network monitoring application.

    "They were willing to run an extra mile to make sure our customers were satisfied." – Senior Manager, Telecommunications Firm 

    Former Clients
    Intuit
    FoodLogiQ
    Oracle
    Sensus
    ARCA
    Medfusion
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Durham , NC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    New Media Campaigns

    New Media Campaigns is a full-service web design, development, and marketing agency located in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2006, New Media Campaigns works with Fortune 500 brands, international programs, startups, and local non-profits. With fewer than 20 employees, they rely on design talent, front- and back-end development skill, and technical depth to help clients across industries transform their goals into realities.
    Notable Project

    New Media Campaigns worked with a North Carolina business that specializes in non-woven fabrics. The company wanted to strengthen its website design and development, and New Media Campaigns came onboard to create straightforward, easily accessible "Product Request" and "Contact" pages that allow customers to get the information they need quickly.

    Former Clients
    The Rhodes Trust
    Hutchison
    Boeing Beyond Earth
    UNC Dining Services
    Andrew Goodman Foundation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Carrboro , NC
  • 10

    Everest Agency

    Everest Agency is an interactive, integrated marketing agency located in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2006 as BGM Creative Group and renamed Everest Agency in 2010, Everest Agency designs websites, assists with branding, creates marketing collateral, and strategizes for online marketing campaigns. Comprised of about 10 employees, Everest Agency complements its marketing expertise with web and mobile app development services. 
    Notable Project

    Everest Agency worked with hair-care and beauty company to enhance its online presence and marketing projects. They built e-commerce capabilities for the company's website and developed a custom inventory management system. 

    Former Clients
    Clinical Solutions Group
    Ellinwood + Machado
    GoodBookey
    NC Vision Zero
    R. Jacobs
    Cline Design Associates
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Raleigh , NC
  • 11

    Webonise

    Founded in 2009, Webonise is a product development company headquartered in Raleigh, NC with an additional office in India. Servicing clients ranging from startups to enterprises, the team of nearly 250 software engineers, usability experts, and business analysts offer an array of services: web design and development, mobile app development, UI/UX design, and IT consulting.
    Notable Project

    Webonise worked with a company responsible for organizing educational interscholastic sports and activities. The client needed help restructuring its website, so Webonise created and implemented a custom design for each main page.

    Former Clients
    Daily Racing Form (DRF)
    USA Football
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Raleigh , NC
  • 12

    Adapt Marketing

    Based in Morrisville, North Carolina, Adapt Marketing is an experienced digital growth company that aims to create sustainable success in the digital space. Founded in 2008, Apapt has served a variety of clients with a focus on web development, mobile app development, and social media marketing for businesses that work through e-commerce, B2B, or SaaS.
    Former Clients
    Raven Tools
    Ignite Social Media
    Starbucks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place Morrisville , NC
  • 13

    Mext Software

    Mext Software is a software development company based in Palo Alto, Calif. Founded in 2017, Mext Software's team of 2 provides custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and application testing.
    Former Clients
    Fishball
    Streamify
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Palo Alto , CA
  • 14

    Smashing Boxes

    Smashing Boxes is a human-centered design and technology firm with offices in Durham, NC and New Orleans, LA. A versatile company with more than 200 employees, Smashing Boxes is comprised of cross-disciplinary product designers, developers, and engineers. Since 2010, they've worked with small, mid-market, and enterprise clients, assisting and leading projects that require web, software, app, and IoT development skills.
    Notable Project

    An insurance group hired Smashing Boxes for help designing and building a mobile app that allows customers to view their insurance information, contact their agent, and make payments. Smashing Boxes executed the project successfully, designing and developing native iOS and Android apps for the insurance group.

    "We chose Smashing Boxes because we liked their enthusiasm and felt that they possessed the creativity that we wanted to see in our new app." – Insurance Group

    Former Clients
    EmployUS
    Moogfest
    FHI360
    Phononic
    Sqord
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group51 - 250 Employees
    place Durham , NC
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