List of the Best Raleigh Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $250,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Durham NC

    Mobile application development company WillowTree, Inc. was founded in 2007. With headquarters in Charlottesville, Va., and offices in New York and Durham, N.C., WillowTree has a team of 200+. They offer full-service development for both iOS and Android platforms, including mobile strategy, user experience design, testing, launching, and maintenance. 

    Clients
    AOL
    Time Warner
    Fisher-Price
    Johnson & Johnson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    WillowTree worked with a cinema to maintain an existing mobile app and eventually rebuilt the app, integrated a loyalty program, and made it easy for customers to purchase tickets. The client appreciated WillowTree’s willingness to work with an existing app instead of redeveloping the whole project.

    “The biggest success for us was having WillowTree take over the app. After that, they integrated our entire loyalty program into it, which was already the biggest of its kind in the movie industry.” – Vice President of Media, Cinema

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Durham NC

    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
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate
    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

  • 3
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Durham NC

    Apzumi is a software agency based in Poznań, Poland with a team of 39 experts. Since 2013, the company has offered custom software, mobile app, and AR/VR development to clients ranging from startups to large corporations. They primarily use Spring MVC and AngularJS for frameworks, and Java, Swift, and JavaScript for languages.

    Clients
    Elevatr
    iScribes
    1time
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Apzumi helped a health support platform with iOS development for their flagship app. Apzumi was able to get rid of any unneeded functionalities and improved the existing features of the application. The functionality improvements were in line with the platform's expectations.

    "The best thing about them is the value. They’re obviously much more affordable than domestic developers in the US or even Europe, but you are getting quality that is on par with any of those companies. They deliver really incredible value for the price that they charge." - Co-Founder & COO, Health Support Platform

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    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.

    Clients
    Forbes
    Martha Stewart Living
    NBCUniversal
    LG
    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.

  • 5
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Based in Reston, VA, Savvy Apps is a mobile design and development agency. The team of almost 20 works with businesses of all sizes from innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies.

    Clients
    NFL
    Speek
    PBS
    LifeFuels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Savvy Apps created an app that connects families with geolocation technology. The client was pleased with Savvy App’s work. Since its launch, the app has about 6,000 users and earned positive media coverage as one of the best family locator apps.

    “I just can't say enough good things about Savvy Apps. I have the highest respect for every single person that I've ever worked with at Savvy Apps. They're just so committed to the project.” – President, Locator App Startup

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    Founded in 2013, Savas Labs is a digital development agency that offers web design, custom software development, and web development services to their clients. Their 50 employees are based out of Durham, N.C. 

    Clients
    MIT Press
    Omega Institute
    Duke Today
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Savas Labs recently worked on web development for a healthcare research non-profit. They created a database platform with Drupal for that client. 

    “Each initiative is a success story because it provides the tools for the delivery hospitals to look at the work they're doing and improve quality. ” — Associate, Healthcare Research Non-Profit

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    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.

    Clients
    MDC
    Inc.
    Discovery Communications
    CustomMade
    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 

  • 8
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Founded in 2020, Dodson Development is a freelance development firm. Their team is based in Raleigh, N.C. They focus on web development and mobile app development.

    Clients
    A Better Chance A Better Community
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Dodson Development developed a mobile app and website for a nonprofit. Their team was responsible, building and designing the deliverables. They built both an iOS and Android version of the platform.

    "I am exceedingly happy with the work we’ve received so far." – CEO, Nonprofit

  • 9
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    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.

    Clients
    Bernard Health
    MD Logic
    Vance Granville Community College
    North Carolina State University
    Industries
    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

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC

    Mindtech Apps is a mobile application and web development firm based in Budapest, Hungary. Founded in 2015, they have 20 employees who provide mobile app development, website creation, UX and UI design, and technology solutions. They work for various small, midmarket and international businesses.

    Clients
    Cheekyheads
    Turbine
    Sziget Festival
    XXLFoto
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mindtech Apps developed an MVP of a mobile healthcare app for a healthcare company. They added new features to the app, including user authentication, a calendar, notifications, data management, and offline access. Positive feedback from test users exceeded expectations and prompted further development of the app.

    “The mobile and backend partners worked together seamlessly. I was impressed by their communication abilities and the level of knowledge in the field of mobile development. The product was not only delivered on time but also implemented high quality.” – CEO, Healthcare Company

  • 11
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    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.
     

    Clients
    Draft Kings
    Intel
    Coworks
    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
     

  • 12
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Benson NC

    Enterra is a software development company based in Tampa, Fla. with offices in Barnaul, Russia. Founded in 2001, Enterra's team of 48 employees provides mobile app development, custom software development, and web development services for small and midmarket businesses.

    Clients
    CAT
    GoWash
    Sulpak
    Extended Results
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Enterra worked with this media firm on a tight budget and deadline to build its iOS and Android mobile app, which offers hundreds of both free and purchasable coupons. Enterra assisted with the backend server platform and continues to supply the client with support and management services. The client prides Enterra on their responsiveness. 

    "In general, they meet the budget that they estimate in both time and financial resources. We were very impressed with the very first product we delivered." – CTO, Media Firm

  • 13
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC
    Small mobile application development firm Linker Logic Technologies, is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. Launched in 2014, the team offers mobile app development, ux/ui design, custom software development, application management & support, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A tennis startup hired Linker Logic Technologies to build out the UI for his platform. They built out the entire platform, transforming the dream into a reality.

    "The workflow was extremely effective. The response time was immediate and I never had to wait to hear back."

  • 14
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    AppTailors is a mobile app agency based in Poznań, Poland, and founded in 2018. With more than 10 members, they specialize in mobile app development and IT strategy consulting for small businesses in the fields of business and financial services.

    Clients
    Backtrace I/O
    Vagus Health
    Rent Items
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AppTailors developed a mobile app for a diagnostic health company. The company needed an app for a smartwatch, and AppTailors built the iOS version of it. The company is happy with AppTailors’ work.

    “The solution is working as expected. Also, the team is very knowledgeable.” - Founder & CEO, Diagnostic Health Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durham NC

    Massbridge Software is a boutique software consultancy and shop based in Durham, N.C., The company, founded in 2019, has a team of less than ten that provides mobile app development, web development, and application management & support services.

    Clients
    Boomy
    Priceflow
    Notable Project

    A fitness training network company hired Massbridge Software to help build the trainer side of their app. Massbridge Software used React Native to build the platform together with several features. The project was completed and the app went live. The company received good feedback about the app, such that the company is looking to tap Massbridge Software to work on version two of the app.

    "They’re great at talking through our suggestions and coming up with their own ideas in the process." - CEO, Fitness Training Network Company

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sanford NC

    Founded in 2017, CodeBerry Solutions is a development firm. Their team of around 5 employees is based in Sanford, N.C. They focus on web development, mobile app development, and BI and big data consulting.

    Clients
    Condis
    Orbal Soluciones Informáticas
    WineJaunt
    Swipcar
    Notable Project

    CodeBerry Solutions developed a website for a health science platform. The team implemented functionality in agile methodology. The development helped the client register users who then participate in scientific communications.

    "The growth is being very remarkable, so we anticipate that this year we will have a great congress." – CTO, Health Science Platform

  • 17
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Chapel Hill NC

    Techverx is a software development firm that has been offering web development, mobile app development, and custom software development to their mid-market, small business, and enterprise clients in the hospitality and leisure, gaming, and advertising and marketing industries since 2010. Their 50 employees are based out of their Lahore office.

    Clients
    Kickfurther
    MentorCity
    DrivingLoyalty
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Techverx recently completed web development for an invoicing database. They crafted a new invoicing database WordPress site for the client. 

    “The website generates income that far exceeds whatever their monthly recurring costs are. The work Techverx has done makes money for our business. A lot of our services are a tad complex, but their team has been working well through all of those in the past three years.” - President, Invoicing Database

  • 18
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chapel Hill NC
    Web development firm Visible Magic LLC is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The company focuses on web development, mobile app development, and blockchain and is small.The company was established in 2019.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A marketing agency hired Visible Magic LLC to help with an RFP response and a pitch. The client offered a partnership with the team, collecting ideas and suggestions from each side to get results.

    "They were consummate professionals at every step of the way."

  • 19
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Holly Springs NC

    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.

    Clients
    Lifeway
    Sayfa Systems Group
    Rapidair Products
    Industries
    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

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Digital Mettle is a technology consultancy and custom software development firm based in Raleigh, N.C. The firm, founded in 2001, has a team of more than ten that provides custom software development, mobile app development, web development, and IT strategy consulting services to small and midmarket companies and institutions in business services, consumer products & services, education, financial services, health care and medical, nonprofit, and other industries.

    Clients
    Alcami
    Special Olympics NC
    Destinations International
    Junior Golf Hub
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A network support company onboarded Digital Mettle to help provide to their clients additional services that they do not have expertise in. These services include developing custom software and linking their website to an inventory or accounting system. For some of these tasks, Digital Mettle work with a .NET framework. They use SQL if they're designing a database application. The end-clients are happy with the service that Digital Mettle provided them, which places the network support company in a good light.

    "I appreciate their honesty because I have a more accurate representation for the customer." - President, Network Support Company 

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Collab is a software consulting firm with about 5 employees which was founded in 2019. Based out of Raleigh, N.C., they provide a wide variety of services mostly to small businesses, the main ones being UX/UI design, mobile app development, web design, and custom software development.  

    Clients
    DigiHome
    Notable Project

    Collab assisted a consultancy with its own client on the matter of mobile app development. Their team handled the entire design and development portion of the work, creating an intuitive and seamless user experience for the end client. 

    "I was impressed with their creativity, and how they took the idea and ran with it." – Principal, Consultancy

  • 22
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sanford NC

    AIMLEAP - Full-Stack Techies is an IT managed services company founded in 2012. The firm provides IT managed services, mobile app development, web development, IT strategy consulting, and more and has a midsize team.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    AIMLEAP - Full-Stack provided staff augmentation services for an IT services company. The client was looking to recruit full-stack developers for a specific project.

    "They had a mature process and great work culture."

  • 23
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Raleigh NC
    Amplifi Labs is a small web development company based in Raleigh, North Carolina. They offer web development, mobile app development, custom software development, Artificial Intelligence, and more and were founded in 2019.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Through various engagements, Amplifi Labs provided web development and UI design for an online automotive platform hosted on AWS. They built a full JavaScript stack and used React, Express, and MySQL software.

    "It’s one of the best vendor relationships I have had within 20 years of software experience."

  • 24
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Vapoware, Inc. is a software agency based in Raleigh, N.C. and founded in 2013. They have a team of 8 employees who specialize in UX/UI design, web development, and mobile app development for small business and midmarket clients.

    Clients
    Scoutr
    Whoa
    Evalus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vaporware, Inc. built a web app for a local art and music space. They used Ruby on Rails to build the application, which would serve as an event calendar, member directory, and online radio. The clients were happy with the quality of the work.

    “Vaporware has been very forthright regarding feedback for our work. They have very good insight, so they've helped us stay on track.” – Founding Partner, Art and Music Space
     

  • 25
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Raleigh NC

    Dualboot Partners is a product design and software engineering company founded in Raleigh, N.C. in 2018 with over 50 professionals. They offer custom software development and application testing solutions for various clients.

    Clients
    DebtBook
    PetScreening
    MyWorkChoice
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Dualboot Partners provided web and e-commerce development solutions for a baby products retailer. The retailer had the site designed by Dualboot Partners with a complete e-commerce solution. Dualboot Partners’ assistance improved uptime for the site and increased overall sales.

    “We have been impressed with their responsiveness.” - Founder & CEO, Baby Products Retailer

  • 26
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC
    FAB Web Studio is an e-commerce development firm. They offer e-commerce development, mobile app development, web development, branding, and more and were established in 2013. The company is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina and Panchkula, India.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fab Web Studio developed a website for a wallet supply company. The goals were to optimize and troubleshoot the Shopify page as well as to improve the web design and loading time. 

    "They communicated regularly and there were no delays throughout the workflow."

  • 27
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Chapel Hill NC

    CC Studio, LLC is a software house founded in Chapel Hill, N.C. in 2009 with fewer than 10 professionals. They specialize in web development, cloud consulting, and web design solutions for small businesses in the fields of education, government, and healthcare services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    CC Studio, LLC developed a mobile app for an educational technology company. The app was to be published on the App Store for a novice client. The app was published in record time, which the company was happy with.

    “They were able to meet our budget.” - CEO, Educational Technology Company

  • 28
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durham NC
    Big Fish App Development Studio is an application development company located in Tampa, Florida. The small team offers mobile app development, custom software development, and ux/ui design. The company was launched in 2010.
    Industries
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    10 - 49 Employees
    Durham NC
    Custom Software by Preston is an application development company and website development company launched in 1998. The company specializes in mobile app development and web development and has a small team.
  • 30
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Raleigh NC
    Bridgera LLC is an IoT development company in Raleigh, North Carolina. They provide IoT development and mobile app development and were established in 2015.
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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.

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