Looking for a top mobile app development company in Richmond?

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 Richmond. 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 Richmond Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond VA

    Shockoe is a full-service digital agency that creates innovative mobile apps for both consumers and employees and focuses on delivering the latest in mobile, mixed reality, and voice technology. Founded in 2010, Shockoe has over 40 employees at its Richmond, Va. headquarters. From product strategy through design and implementation, Shockoe partners with its clients build solutions driving intentional behaviors that help meet clients’ overall digital and business objectives.
     

    Clients
    AC Moore
    JB Hunt
    T-Mobile
    Winn Dixie
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A grocery store wanted to create a mobile customer rewards system, and knew developers, but didn’t know any that excelled in mobile app development. They found Shockoe and were really impressed with them.

    “Having the owner and the core team members being in on all the calls and really taking the time to make sure we were taken care of was very impressive.” – IT Manager, Grocery Store Chain

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Henrico VA

    NS804 is a software development firm founded in 2012. Their team consists of 11 employees, and they have offices in Richmond, Va. The firm specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development for a variety of industries.

    Clients
    Whystle
    Dental Pro Trader
    Parket
    Paxis Pro
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A technology consulting firm wanted to develop a mobile app but needed technical resources to support the development. NS804 helped the client fine-tune its general concept before completing the app's design, development, and coding. Throughout the project, they leveraged their experience and expertise to proved crucial guidance.

    "They were able to grasp our concept, pick up the ball, and run with it. They even provided improvements on my original idea." - Managing Partner, Technology Consulting Firm

  • 3
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Richmond VA

    Founded in 1997 in Richmond, VA, CapTech has since expanded to almost 1000 employees across offices in Charlotte, NC, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC. With over 20 years experience in the industry, CapTech offers mobile app development, UI/UX design, IT and data consulting, IT strategy, cloud services, and web content management.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Duke's Mayonnaise
    SEPTA
    Government of Virginia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In an attempt to reach a younger, college student audience, a large bank wanted to develop a mobile game to teach good financial habits and generate brand loyalty. CapTech worked with the bank to develop the app, which has tested well.

     

  • 4
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Richmond VA

    Fulcrum Collaborations is a software development company. Founded in 2010, the company's team of 9 works out of their offices in Richmond, Va. They focus on custom software development, mobile app development, CRM consulting, and sales intelligence for clients in finance, real estate, and healthcare.

    Clients
    Credit Suisse
    Mckesson
    Edleman
    Jone Lang LaSalle
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A banking company had several critical data centers and needed them to be connected. Fulcrum Collaborations synced all the data centers by using real-time data in the bank's reporting process. The platform boasts an intuitive interface that's accessible to the management.

    "Fulcrum continues to provide new ideas and always takes it to the next step when they see what the customer needs." - Regional Director, Banking Company

  • 5
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    King George VA

    Founded in 2009, Creative 2 is a digital development company based in King George, Va. Their team of 13 employees specializes in web design, web development, and mobile app development for small business and midmarket clients in the advertising and IT industries.

    Clients
    NVRetail
    Ninja Skincare
    PanoPlanning
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Creative 2 built several sites for a VR creative agency. They used designs and input from the client to create websites specific to each of their products. The most common project was building a Wordpress site, but their work also included Drupal, Joomla, and .NET sites. The client was very happy with the work and says that the team is very reliable. 

    “They’ve also done a great job of building sites that even non-technical clients can use effectively with very little need for additional site maintenance or follow-up.” – CEO, VR Creative Agency
     

  • 6
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Richmond VA

    Founded in 2017, Syncware Technologies is a development firm. Their team of around 5 employees is based in Philadeplhia. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    The Wilson Concept
    Be Proud Foundation
    2one5 Creative
    Notable Project

    Syncware Technologies developed a mobile app for a DNA company. Working in React Native, the team built the app with an AWS framework. They also built out mockups and design architecture.

    "This company was very good at distilling the most efficient way we could build out a technology solution to our business problems." – CEO, DNA Company

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond VA
    Mobelux is a Richmond, Virginia-based custom software development firm. They specialize in custom software development, mobile app development, ux/ui design, content marketing, and more and were established in 2008.
  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond VA

    V4 Development is a full-service web and mobile development company established in 2010. The company is located in Richmond, Va. where their team of 7 offers a range of services, including mobile app, web, and custom software development.

    Clients
    Touchstone Energy
    Motormouth
    Center for Innovative Technologies
    Science Museum of Virginia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A youth sports coach wanted to facilitate data storage and communication between parents and coaches. As a result, he approached V4 Development to create a technical solution. They built an iPad app that lets coaches and parents track various logistics such as playing time, stats, and rosters.

     

  • 9
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Mechanicsville VA
    Data Directions, Inc. Is a custom software development company. In Mechanicsville, Virginia, their small team focuses on custom software development, mobile app development, web development, enterprise app modernization, and more. The firm was launched in 1982.
  • 10
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond VA
    EBizTrait Technolabs is a web design agency established in 2014. They are located in Richmond, Virginia and Ahmedabad, India and have a small team. The agency focuses on web design, web development, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and more.
  • 11
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Henrico VA

    OpenSense Labs is a Drupal development company that was founded in 2015. They are headquartered in New Delhi and they also have locations in Richmond, Va., Lille, France, Bredbury, U.K., Hannover, Germany, and Singapore. Along with web development, their team of 32 specializes in IT staff augmentation and UX/UI design. They focus on serving enterprise and midmarket clientele in the media, education, and business services industries. 

    Clients
    Men's Health
    Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
    Arty Wear
    MMGY Global
    Industries
  • 12
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Richmond VA
    Ameronix is a web design company based in Richmond, Va. It was founded in 2003 and now has a team of 10 who specializes in web design, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web development.
    Clients
    TicketsToBuy
    Kentucky GoodHelp ACO
    Fashion Window Treatments
    Trilogy Mentors
    Notable Project

    A small beauty company hired Ameronix to develop a fully functional e-commerce website to accompany its growing brand. Ameronix used Magento to create the site, which is mobile-compatible, integrates with social media, and uses PayPal for payment purposes.

  • 13
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond VA
    Rezpa is a small Richmond, Virginia-based user experience design company. Launched in 2019, the team offers ux/ui design, custom software development, mobile app development, web design, and more.
    Industries
  • 14
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Richmond VA
    BLDR is an UX agency established in 2017. Located in Richmond, Virginia, their small team specializes in ux/ui design, custom software development, web design, web development, and more.
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