The Best Finance Mobile App Developers in The Windy City

Looking for a top finance mobile app agency in Chicago?

The best feature of financial apps is tracking spending and transactions. Understanding how much you spend and in what categories like dining, groceries, or gas can help you save money. Other popular finance app features include budget builders and trackers, financial goals, and accounts aggregation. For example, personal finance app Mint allows multiple users to sync their accounts so all wealth, transactions, and spending is aggregated in one place. This feature is helpful for families with separate accounts. If these finance app features seem like a good fit for your users, consider hiring a mobile application development company with experience developing finance apps. We have a complete list for you here!

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top financial app development companies in Chicago. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Chicago Finance Mobile App Developers

  • 1

    Red Foundry

    Red Foundry is a mobile application design and development consulting firm based in Chicago. Founded in 2009, they create native and cross-platform mobile applications for the iOS and Android platforms. The team provides UX/UI product design, full-stack application development (mobile apps, APIs and backend) and proactive post-launch support and maintenance services. Red Foundry’s clients include entrepreneurs and startups, small companies, and mid-market corporations.

    Notable Project

    A photography agency needed a mobile app and came to Red Foundry for their expertise. The app allows anyone to locate photographers all over the city of Chicago. They’re still testing the impact of the app for on-demand users.

    “They [Red Foundry] were very organized and worked overtime. They made the process easy to understand, so I can focus on managing the company and not the IT part.” – CEO, Photography Agency

    Former clients
    Clark Brands
    Galaxy Digital
    Travelliance
    Reader’s Digest
    Traveling Vineyard
    Random House
    Gearflow
    Vacation By Rails
    Central Insurance
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    25 Clutch reviews
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    Simpalm

    With offices in Chicago and Washington D.C., Simpalm is a leader in the mobile app market. They’ve designed over 200 apps and also work in web development and UX/UI design. The team of 30+ designers creates products for a variety of industries, including financial and business services, consumers, education, health, and retail. They work with companies of all sizes.

    Notable Project

    A medical software company hired Simpalm to create a bilingual pregnancy app. The team created an app that could be used in both English and Spanish. They worked through the project from inception to completion.

    “I had a weekly telephone call with the regional rep who I worked with the most. They set up a specific place where I could list the changes I wanted on the app, and I got an email when each task was completed.” – Founder, Medical Software Company

    Former clients
    Taptin
    Forte Payment System
    AudiobookNow
    Ghost Post
    Mezy App
    Audio Chef
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    22 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Top Mobile App Developer 2015

  • 3

    Punchkick Interactive

    Punchkick Interactive is a digital development agency in Chicago that was founded in 2006. It has more than 30 employees and specializes in custom software development, UX/UI design, and mobile app development for enterprise and midmarket clients.

    Notable Project

    Punchkick Interactive created a website using WordPress for an insurance company. The site was built for mobile, but is as responsive as possible on all devices. The team started with research and consulting, then designed the UX design and performed some initial user testing. The client was very happy with the finished product, citing an increase in leads.

    "The website is a vehicle for driving leads to our doorstep. Also, the efficiencies on the backend save administrators considerable time." –Assistant VP of Marketing, Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Marriott
    PetSmart
    Home Credit
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Kin + Carta

    Kin + Carta is a tech-centered management consultancy based in Chicago. Founded in 1964, they also have offices in London, San Francisco, New York, and Singapore. Their team of approximately 3,000 focuses primarily on enterprise clients in the financial services and health care fields. Services include mobile app development, cloud consulting, and more.

    Notable Project

    Kin + Carta built a native mobile app for a health care nonprofit in advance of open enrollment, upgrading their old platform. They built the app for iOS and Android with a focus on human-centered design,

    "They helped us go beyond the average of health care to meet the expectation of digital." - CIO, Nonprofit Health Insurance Provider

    Former clients
    AstraZeneca
    Expedia
    Santander
    Pizza Hut
    BainCapital
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    LaunchPad Lab

    LaunchPad Lab is a web development firm based in Chicago. Founded in 2012, LaunchPad Lab’s team of 17 provides web development and design, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Notable Project

    LaunchPad Lab worked with a nonprofit to build a new website to reflect their recent rebranding campaign. The team created a Locomotive CMS from scratch and developed the website to consistently track its internal operations. The client experienced a 225% increase in usage after the first couple of months.

    "They give us great advice. They have a lot of ideas on social media and how to track our numbers." – Director of Marketing, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Whirlpool
    Kubo Health
    Breadcrumb
    Chicago Line Cruises
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    33 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    TangoCode

    TangoCode, founded in 2015, is a woman-owned custom development company. The company is headquartered in Chicago, with additional offices in Montevideo, Uruguay, and Cuenca, Ecuador. Their team of 41 employees specialize in custom software development, mobile app development, and AI. They work with mid-market and small businesses that are mostly in the advertising & marketing, financial services, and automotive industries. 
     

    Notable Project

    TangoCode did mobile app development for an arts and social impact nonprofit. The client needed a mobile app that would help promote their new initiative to a younger audience. TangoCode developed the app for iOS and Android, and they used TestFlight and Nevercode to test the app. The company has built a relationship with the client, and the client was happy with the app. 

    “Their team created really beautiful designs. They developed an app that is very much on brand, implementing our logos, colors, and patterns into the platform.”— Chief Communications Officer, Arts & Social Impact Nonprofit
     

    Former clients
    Barnes & Noble
    Aprimo
    RentPath
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Lakeview Labs

    Since 2014 web and mobile app development agency LakeView Labs has served clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. The small team of fewer than 10 applies its skill in mobile app, software, web, and e-commerce development to help these clients build engaging digital products.

    Notable Project

    A software company that's well-known for its checklist web application hired LakeView Labs to create a complementary iOS app. LakeView Labs was responsible for all aspects of development and successfully built important capabilities such as the ability to log in through a third-party, download a checklist template, and upload and share a completed checklist.

    "They’re excellent communicators and bring fresh ideas to the development process. Their knowledge of mobile applications made my life easier." – Founder, Software Company With Checklist App

    Former clients
    Groupon
    EZOME
    SuperTailgate
    AllState
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Very Good Ventures

    Very Good Ventures is an app development agency based in New York and founded in 2018. With no more than 50 employees, they specialize in mobile app development, web development, and application management and support solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    Very Good Ventures developed a mobile app for a social media marketing company. The company needed an app that allowed for more customer engagement. The app now has three million users.

    “I really have been totally satisfied with all of the work they’ve done for us.” - Director of Client Services, Social Media Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Hamilton: The Musical
    Google/Flutter
    Policygenius
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Evanston, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Surge – a Catalyte company

    Surge Software is a software development agency headquartered in Bellevue, WA, with other offices in Sacramento, CA, Baltimore, MD, and Salt Lake City, UT. The agency of 160+ employees provides custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development services.

    Notable Project

    A consulting firm hired Surge Software for web development and UX work. The agency provided staff augmentation across different platforms. The consulting firm felt that Surge was responsive and that its work has been extremely valuable to the company. 

    "I’m comfortable in the knowledge that if issues arose with any team member, I could talk honestly with Surge and they would remedy the situation. Be open, articulate your goals, and they will work with you to provide solutions." – Director of Software, Management Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Ralph Lauren
    Verizon
    UnderArmor
    Purdue University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies (2012-2018) , Stevie Awards: Bronze - Company of the Year - Computer Software (2014)

  • 10

    Enkode Technologies

    Enkode Technologies is a software development company that is headquartered in Chicago and was founded in 2017. They also have an office in Minsk, Belarus. As a company of 10+ employees, they specialize in web development, e-commerce development, and UX/UI design.

    Notable Project

    Enkode Technologies partnered with an encrypted email service company where they provided coding for the program and helped to bring the project into the testing phase. The client was pleased with the team's work.

    "The team is very accessible via email and phone." – Owner, Email Encryption Service

    Former clients
    BMW
    Bayernkraft
    SPOT
    Real Estate
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Team Harbour

    Founded in 2014, Team Harbour is a development, AI, and blockchain company based in Cincinnati, Ohio. They primarily work with small businesses in the financial services, e-commerce, and real estate industries. 

    Notable Project

    Team Harbor worked with a software company to provide ongoing support to the in-house development team. They have a proven track record of success with the client. 

    "We wouldn’t have continued working with Team Harbour if they weren’t doing a good job." – CEO, Software Company

     

    Former clients
    XchangePlus
    Visa
    COMO Global
    RINA Systems
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Plego Technologies

    Based right outside of Chicago, Plego Technologies is a digital agency founded in 2002. Their team of around 20 has expertise in web development, SEO, IT staff augmentation, and software development.

    Notable Project

    Plego Technologies develops and maintains several online games for a game provider for the restaurant industry. Plago Technologies also manages and maintains the digital game company's e-commerce website, in addition to web development and design work, and has since 2013.

    "We’re pleased with Plego’s work, and none of our clients have complained. If any games need to be fixed or updated, Plego does it. They supply exactly what we want, and the games are successful." – Owner, Digital Games Company

    Former clients
    Motorola
    Chicago Park District
    Sara Lee
    Zebra Technologies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Elko

    Elko is a product-focused software development shop based in Minneapolis. The company, founded in 2018, has more than ten employes and provides custom software development, mobile app development, IT managed services, and web development to enterprise and smaller-sized companies.

    Notable Project

    A software development consulting company hired Elko to help it with a web design project using .NET and Microsoft Azure. They were to connect DecoNetwork via JWT with another connection between the new app and the client. They used DevOps, Azure, and C# Corner to complete the project. Elko completed its part of the project and the end client was very impressed with the results.

    "The standard of quality was extremely high and the project was accomplished under budget and within the expected timeline." - Marketing Manager, Software Development Consulting Company

    Former clients
    Colorado Avalanche
    DQ
    Holiday
    General Mills
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Softweb Solutions

    Softweb Solutions is a tech consulting company based in Elgin, Ill. They also have offices in Dallas and Ahmedabad, India. Since 2006, their team of over 300 has provided IT strategy consulting, big data consulting, cloud consulting & SI, and more for primarily enterprise-level clients. 

    Notable Project

    Softweb Solutions provided support for a business consultancy's website and e-commerce system. They were also contracted to create an iPad app that syncs with the database. The client prides Softweb Solutions on their technical skill. 

    "They use a project management software that’s phenomenal that their team uses for problem solving and additions or whatever. It has been fantastic." – Founder, Business Consultancy

    Former clients
    T-Mobile
    ADA
    GEA
    Cobra Electronics
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Elgin, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Innovative Achievers Award (2017)

  • 15

    SYNERGY Consulting

    SYNERGY Consulting is a development agency based in New York with more than 10 experts. Founded in 2006, they specialize in mobile app development, custom software development, and UX/UI design solutions for clients ranging from small companies to large firms.

    Notable Project

    SYNERGY Consulting developed a website for a restaurant. SYNERGY Consulting worked on both front and backend development for the website. The site originally had problems but they were eventually resolved.

    “I would consider him rehiring him for the hotel itself.” - General Manager, Restaurant

    Former clients
    SummerTech
    JLD Evaluations
    Uplift
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IN
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Thinkship

    Thinkship is a digital business consulting firm of 19 employees, founded in 2016. Their headquarters is in Chicago, and they have secondary locations in Edina, Minn. and Wuhan, China. They offer custom software development, web development and mobile app development. They serve small and midmarket businesses in the IT, consumer products, business and real estate industries.

    Notable Project

    A referral management platform hired Thinkship to develop a mobile-responsive solution, for a web app compatible with mobile platforms such as iOS and Android. They built a demo version, handled testing, and built new features. The client was pleased with their adaptability.

    “What really struck me about Thinkship is their architecture expertise. They take care with every aspect of the build.” – COO, Referral Management Platform
     

    Former clients
    G&U Orthopedic
    Tie Accounting
    MatrixEx
    SynoPay
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Vokal

    Based in Chicago and founded in 2009, Vokal is a mobile and digital agency with nearly 50 employees. Their team specializes in web design and development, mobile app development, and digital strategy.  

    Notable Project

    Working with an in-house team, Vokal helped an industrial distributor build a mobile e-commerce platform, developing the application and managing the engineering aspects. The app is responsive and has received positive reviews in the app store. 

    "It was a collaborative process and they became our true partner." —Senior Director of E-Commerce, Industrial Distributor

    Former clients
    Whole Foods
    Spot Hero
    Walgreens
    Groupon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.8
    4.8
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Calibrate Software

    Calibrate Software is a Chicago-based development company founded in 2017. They offer UX/UI design, mobile app development, and web development services to small businesses and midmarket companies.

    Notable Project

    Calibrate Software designed and developed a game application as an ad platform for legal cannabis. They created the UI/UX designs from scratch and built the app for iOS and Android. The client — a lifestyle company — was pleased with the feedback that the app received in the community. 

    "They delivered exactly what we envisioned and discussed." – Co-Founder, Lifestyle Company

    Former clients
    Tally
    LeveledPro
    Mince
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    PlotnikovSoft LLC

    PlotnikovSoft is an IT solutions company based in Des Plaines, Ill. The company, founded in 2010, has around 100 developers who provide cloud consulting & SI, web development, CRM consulting & SI, ECM consulting & SI, and mobile app development services. PlotnikovSoft serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the IT, telecommunications, utilities, and energy & natural resources industries.

    Notable Project

    A software development company hired PlotnikovSoft for an ongoing engagement to augment their development team in developing a mobile app. PlotnikovSoft developed the app using Xamarin after the UI had been designed by the company. The PlotnikovSoft team has been providing quality services that meet the expectations of the company.

    "They continue to do what we ask of them very well.""- CTO, Software Development Company

    Former clients
    Telarus
    CRAFT
    AAM
    James Edward and Companies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Des Plaines, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Techno's Tech Solutions

    Techno's Tech Solutions is a software company founded in 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. Their team of over 10 specializes in custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Notable Project

    Techno's Tech Solutions developed an app solution for a digital marketing agency. The agency lacked resources and needed an overseas team to support development. The agency enjoys working with Techno's Tech Solutions due to the quality of their work.

    “I like the structure we have in place, and their communication and delivery are both excellent.” - General Manager, Digital Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    Design Box
    Oomph
    Sportssouk
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Carol Stream, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    Incredible Visibility Inc.

    Incredible Visibility Inc. is a multidisciplinary agency founded in 2014 and headquartered in Parkland, Fla. with secondary offices in Torrance, Calif. and Kollam, India. Their 50+ employees specialize in web and custom software development, e-commerce solutions, web design, UI/UX, and more, serving small and mid-sized clients in various industries.

    Notable Project

    Incredible Visibility Inc. provided web development, SEO, and social media marketing for a health clinic that needed a digital upgrade. They created a new website and set up marketing campaigns on Yelp and Google. Their efforts produced an uptick in appointments for the client, who was pleased with all of the deliverables but especially with the SEO results.

    "We’re now one of the largest private mental healthcare facilities in the entire southern Los Angeles area..." – IT Manager, Health Clinic

    Former clients
    Motor Trend
    Federal Premium
    Sand Cloud
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Neudesic

     Neudesic is a technology company with offices in Irvine, CA, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Irving and Houston, TX, Denver, CO, Las Vegas, NV, Exton, PA, Tempe, AZ, Portland, OR, New York, and India.  It specializes in big data consulting, custom software development, cloud consulting, and mobile app development. The agency of more than 800 employees was founded in 2002. Most clients work in the healthcare, energy, and gaming industries. 

    Notable Project

    Neudesic upgraded a recipe website to an efficient Cloud platform.  The system makes available to users a variety of easily accessible recipes, reviews, videos, and shopping lists. These content offerings are customized and can be set to fit users' specific preferences. The website has been growing consistently since Neudesic began their involvement. 

     

    Former clients
    Hasbro
    American Cancer Society
    Hyatt
    Xerox
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Lombard, IL
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Microsoft Gold Partner , Nintex Partner Awards: Business Acceleration (2016, 2017)

  • 23

    Accrual Group

    Based in Islamabad, Pakistan, Web Creative Media is a leading digital and creative agency that was founded in 2012. The team of 10+ specializes in UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development, web design, and more for primarily small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Web Creative Media built an in-depth software system with AI capabilities to manage different user levels and fetch futures prices. The team turned Excel spreadsheets into a software program for internal use. They delivered a system that works well and efficiently. 

    "It's a logical system that works great." – President, Futures Firm

    Former clients
    The Hueber Report
    Coda
    Online Yourself
    Dividend Marketing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place 4403911275, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    ProdRocket

    ProdRocket is a Chicago-based MVP development studio founded in 2019. Their team of 1–2 employees primarily serves startups by providing web and mobile app design and development. They also provide UX/UI design, marketing strategy, and app marketing. They're particularly proficient in the WordPress and React Native frameworks.

    Notable Project

    ProdRocket developed a market strategy for a content marketing and networking startup. They collaborated with the client to define the client's revenue model, target market, and channel strategy. Their work enabled the client to attain users and quickly attain revenue.

    "Yes, we’ve launched the platform and have quickly got adoption - with dozens of projects and already generating revenue." — Founder & CEO, Content Networking Startup

    Former clients
    BookMigo
    Motivity
    TuneKey
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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