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Top 70 Publishing App Development Companies in New York City

February 2023

Looking for a top digital publishing app developer in New York City?

Publishing apps are best for content marketing, branding, advertising, and other online content-related activities. Whether you're a newspaper or magazine attempting to make publishing easier for your staff or a small business hoping to scale content marketing, a publishing app may be a good fit to help you meet your goals. 

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List of the Best New York City Digital Publishing App Developers

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      4.8
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      4.9
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      4.8
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    • $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.

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    ArcTouch developed an app for business and aviation groups, with the goal of allowing salespeople to update information while in the field. They also built an iPad app.

    "ArcTouch has excellent design skills, were always on time, never missed a deadline."

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $75,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Blue Label Labs is the App Development Agency That Helps Fortune 500's and Funded Startups Grow

    We are strategists, designers, and engineers guided by analytics, supported by acumen, driven by measurable business results. We create digital products for enterprise & large brands like Microsoft, Google, Bloomberg, Time, P&G, Consumer Reports, Kung Fu Tea (and many more), and for funded startups that want to grow. 

    Clients

    • Bloomberg News
    • Microsoft
    • Google/Alphabet
    • Procter & Gamble

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    Notable Project

    Blue Label Labs designed and developed the front-end of a social network's core iOS app.

    "We're very happy with the work. The two teams worked very well together."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
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      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Zazz is a Seattle-based mobile app development company founded in 2011. They have an additional office in San Francisco. Their team of approximately 50 employees serves clients of all sizes and industries. In addition to app development, they also specialize in enterprise app modernization and UX/UI design.

    Clients

    • Inclose
    • Ideal Smart
    • Sparehandz

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    Zazz provides cloud infrastructure technical support for a cloud platform. They mainly focus on DevOps consulting, cloud migration automation, and continuous integration and delivery.

    “One of the things that we like the most about them is the technical expertise.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $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

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    Fueled created a simple, straightforward app to serve clients in the luxury nightlife market. They later guided the app through several iterations.

    "I think they’re good at finding the right approach."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    L+R is an international design & technology studio and boutique strategy consulting firm founded in Brooklyn, New York City in 2012. The firm is made up of 25 skilled strategy, design and technology consultants, specializing in brand identity systems, go-to-market strategy consulting, technology strategy, UX/UI design, and next-generation mobile application development. They have offices in Brooklyn, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Milan and work with middle-market and Fortune 500 clients.

    Clients

    • Amazon Web Services
    • The Estée Lauder Companies
    • Hilton Worldwide
    • Louis Vuitton

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    Notable Project

    L+R redesigned an ad agency’s website using Figma. They did extensive research during the discovery phase. For the design, they focused on lead generation, improving the portfolio presentation, and SEO.

    “L+R’s style stands out; they’re very in tune with the marketplace and UI/UX best practices.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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

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    Notable Project

    Lickability restructured the entire architecture of the client’s iOS app, using Swift technologies to rewrite everything in a sustainable and scalable way.

    "[Lickability’s] knowledge of the tools and the technology from an iOS standpoint is so deep that it’s as if you’re engaging directly with Apple."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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

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    Notable Project

    Small Planet was hired to digitize a fashion brand's business components, such as their products, fonts, and other assets to create a better customer experience.

    "They were able to adapt to our specific business model and requirements to create a product very unique to us!"

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
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      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    noformat is a strategic design agency based in New York City. The agency, founded in 2001, has a team of more than 15 that provides web design, UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development, graphic design, logo, print design, and packaging design services. noformat serves mid-market and other-sized companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, arts & entertainment, and business services.

    Clients

    • Coca-Cola
    • Heineken
    • Capital One
    • Grand Marnier

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    Notable Project

    A bitcoin mining company hired noformat to redesign their website and provide ongoing development and improvements, as well as bring them to full compliance with accessibility codes.

    "They are exceptionally willing to overcome any obstacles to meet our demands."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    Perpetual is a software product innovation and development company based in New York City. Founded in 2012, Perpetual's team of around 25 employees provides a wide range of services including UX/UI design, web design, mobile and custom software development, IT staff augmentation, product design, and more.

    Clients

    • Reuters
    • Fox Sports
    • HIMSS
    • Colgate

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    Notable Project

    Perpetual developed a website for a homeowner insurance company. They use Figma for the design process and Webflow for hosting. The team also implements SEO strategies and is currently providing maintenance.

    "They’re highly committed to delivering their work accurately."

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $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

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    Notable Project

    Utility upgraded an old site and then built a custom financial solution meant to aid online securities investments. Enhancement is now the main focus, which demands careful attention to complicated tax laws. 

    "Our digital platform has gotten kudos as one of the top two or three on Wall Street."

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    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $25,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • New York, NY

    Innovecs is a software development company headquartered in New York City with offices in Tel-Aviv, Israel, London, Frankfurt, Germany, Bern, Switzerland, San Francisco, and Kiev, Ukraine. Their team of 360 provides web development, custom software development, mobile app development, application testing, and more.

    Clients

    • SGN
    • Warner Brothers Turbine
    • CallFire
    • Iron Source

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    Notable Project

    Innovecs developed/launched a search data intelligence solution for the web and mobile devices. Their involvement remains ongoing.

    "[They're] organized and have made an effort to provide a solid project manager for us."

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Brooklyn NY, NY
    Beagle Reality Studio is an AR/VR development company. Their small team is in Brooklyn NY, New York. The agency offers AR/VR development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development.

    Clients

    • BBDO
    • L'Oreal
    • Dodo
    • PUMA

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    Notable Project

    Beagle Reality Studio is creating an Instagram filter for an apparel and lifestyle retailer. The client asked for an ethereal feel that featured flowers, sparkles, and minimal makeup.

    "They've also set the precedent for the project by creating a timeline."

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      4.7
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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

    Heady helped develop an Android app for a startup that created an online marketplace for gift card resale. Specifically, they worked on the app’s UX and landing pages.

    "They're proactive, incredibly communicative, and reliable."

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

    Unified Infotech is technology company headquartered in New York with another office in Kolkata, India. Founded in 2010, their team of 150+ works with enterprises, small to medium businesses, and startups as end-to-end solution partners for custom-tailored software, web, and mobile apps.

    Clients

    • Citi Bank
    • United Nations
    • Sony
    • Bluesky Communications

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    Notable Project

    United Infotech performed a discovery phase to understand the scope of the project and developed a rent payment platform. They also developed features to tie in bank and payment processors.

    "They have no issues making complicated tasks into functional features."

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    • $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

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    Notable Project

    Five has helped the client with product development and testing on iOS, Android, and web platforms and have provided design when needed.

    "[Five]’ve always delivered excellent work. "

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      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $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

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    Notable Project

    HubSpire fully designed and developed a social platform for chefs to promote and grow their business. The app and website connect chefs and guests through event posts, reservations, and payment features.

    “Each member of the HubSpire team was very knowledgeable in each step of the development process … .”

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Dom & Tom was founded in 2009 and has offices around the U.S. in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. They are an end-to-end digital product development agency that focuses on emerging technologies. Their team of 100+ created over 120 native mobile apps and worked on 400+ web projects. They specialize in research and planning, UX strategy and design, engineering, QA (quality assurance), and deployment.

    Clients

    • Samsung
    • GE
    • NBA
    • Fitch Ratings

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    Notable Project

    Dom & Tom designed and developed student applications for iOS, Android, and the web. They provided requirements scoping, wireframes and mockups, brand briefing, and back-end development. 

    "I really can’t think of any way in which they haven’t been responsive to our needs."

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

    The Smyth Group is a digital agency founded in San Diego in 2005. Their team of more than 10 specializes in UX/UI design, custom software development, and web development solutions for mid-market and enterprise-level clients.

    Clients

    • Columbia Sportswear
    • MedStar Health
    • VW of America
    • AgMark Logistics

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    Notable Project

    The Smyth Group helped improve the client B2B entry site and eventually designed and built a mobile proof of concept based on our requirements.

    "The Smyth Group UI/UX Designers were effective in running workshops."

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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    User experience design company Athlon: digital brand and product is in London, United Kingdom; Brooklyn, New York; Toronto, Canada and Sofia, Bulgaria. The midsize agency was launched in 2009. Their team focuses on ux/ui design, product design, web design, web development, and more.

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    Athlon: digital brand and product designed and developed a website for a pharmaceutical event company's rebranding project. They built the client's site from scratch using WordPress.

    "You can clearly see that there is a great culture, showing through their team."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    SWARM is a management consultancy located in New York. It was founded in 2013 and has an 11-person team that serves enterprise and midmarket clients in the consumer products & services and media sectors. They offer mobile app development, UX/UI design, web design, and web development services.

    Clients

    • CBS interactive
    • CBS Sports Apple TV
    • College Sports Live
    • Advance

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    Notable Project

    The client is Jessica Brondo Davidoff founder of Admitted.ly. Admitted.ly is a platform focused on connecting high school students with colleges and universities that would be a good fit for them based on their interests and G.P.A. Admitted.ly was in need of a business partner who could help take their web-based platform and move it to mobile. This client interviewed mulitple service providers and found that SWARM best fit their budget and timeline. This project was completed on-time and under initial cost estimates. Jessica at Admitted.ly still looks to SWARM for all of their mobile needs and for guidance of their mobile strategy.

    "Their focus and expertise on UX/UI design is what really sticks out. As someone unfamiliar with the mobile world it was nice to have SWARM help guide our strategy"

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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    ustwo is a digital design studio based in London with around 250 employees. Since its start in 2004, the team has provided web design and development, e-commerce development, mobile development, and UX/UI design services for large companies in a variety of industries.  

    Clients

    • Google
    • Sky
    • Ford
    • Qantas

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    Notable Project

    ustwo was contracted to work on a project for a large bank that dealt with geolocation that would connect customers with merchants, as well as construct the UX [user experience] design.

    "They had the ability to think quickly, act quickly, and build quickly."

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      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    Reflections is a New York based digital innovations lab. They were founded in 1999 and have a team of 16 employees. They specialize in web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design. They mainly work with small business and mid-market clients in the advertising, consumer products, and business services industries. 

    Clients

    • The Shade Store
    • Aveeno
    • State Farm
    • Draft Kings

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    Notable Project

    Reflexions helped develop/design a custom reporting dashboard, thus replacing an obsolete [manual] tracking process for state lottery sales. They were also involved in several other high-profile projects. 

    "It's rare to meet an independent company with the depth of knowledge and expertise that [they] have."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    VENRUP is a software company founded in Lahore, Pakistan in 2021 with fewer than 10 experts. They offer custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to small and mid-market companies alike.

    Clients

    • Astellas
    • Pectus
    • Vencash
    • Interloop

    Industries

    Notable Project

    VENRUP serves as a custom software development partner to a data-focused startup. Since completing a simple UI/UX project, they have started on a Python-based machine learning backend development project.

    "They make sure they deliver value to us."

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

    Intrepid is a full-service web and mobile development firm based in Cambridge, MA with an office in New York, NY. Started in 2010, the 120+ team specializes in UI/UX design, product strategy, and digital product development.

    Clients

    • Proctor & Gamble
    • Saucony
    • Hilton
    • WBUR

    Notable Project

    Intrepid redesigned the user interface for a virtual reality medical software application on the iOS platform.

    "[E]verything is tailored to your needs."

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    • Scheduling

      4.4
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    SoluteLabs is web and mobile development firm based in Ahmedabad, India. Since 2014, this 25+ team has created numerous chart-topping apps for their diverse global clientele.

    Clients

    • Synergy Marine Group
    • Amagi Media Labs
    • Roche Diagnostics
    • Ivy Mobility Solutions

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    Notable Project

    A digital platform hired SoluteLabs to develop an engaging web app for their content and products. They also built a backend that enabled the client to manage their content, user accounts, and subscriptions.

    "They brainstormed with the client to find the best way to meet the end objectives."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • New York, NY

    JumpGrowth, a mobile app development firm, is in Dallas, Texas; New York, New York and Austin, Texas. The midsize team specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, enterprise app modernization, AR/VR development, and more. The company was founded in 2018.

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    Notable Project

    JumpGrowth has modified a software algorithm company's legacy platform to meet the needs of their new product. This involved redeveloping the platform's APIs, database, AWS auto-scaling, and web app features.

    "The management performed periodic check-ins with us and resolved problems in a timely fashion."

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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Elmwood Park, NJ

    Small website development firm Adorebits Technology, is based in Ahmedabad, India and Elmwood Park, New Jersey. They provide web development, mobile app development, and blockchain and were launched in 2015.

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    Notable Project

    An IT company hired Adorebits Technology to develop a hybrid mobile platform for one of their customers. The team utilized Laravel and Flutter to implement the designs supplied by the client.

    "They pick up the phone without any hesitation, provide me with professional answers, and work quickly."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cranford, NJ

    12 Tech is a software company based in Cranford, N.J., and founded in 2012 with over two employees. They are experts in cloud consulting, IT staff augmentation, and custom software development solutions for small businesses.

    Clients

    • Best Friend Jack
    • Cranford
    • CoachRanking

    Notable Project

    12 Tech was engaged by an AI startup to move its team's work into the cloud as well as build an AWS architecture. Doing so will allow the client's customers to utilize their AI models.

    "12 Tech were prompt to respond to any questions and queries and delivered as promised."

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • New York, NY

    HimFlax Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a software development company founded in 2018 in New York with more than 10 experts. They provide e-commerce, web, and mobile app development solutions to small and mid-market businesses alike.

    Clients

    • Septic Parts And Supplies
    • LLC. Produce at your door
    • Shabbat at your door
    • Ghartak THE EVENTS SPACE

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A restaurant partnered with HimFlax Information Technologies to develop e-commerce platforms to take their business online. 

    "Most impressive thing I found was the communication, good suggestions as per my budget and requirements."

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

    Rose Digital is a technology consulting firm based in New York City. Founded in 2014, their small team of 5 specializes in mobile app development, web development, and AI. They work with midmarkets, enterprises, and small businesses, focusing on advertising and marketing, business services, arts, entertainment, and music.  

    Clients

    • Annex88
    • Adidas
    • Airbnb
    • Skanska

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Rose Digital built a web–based augmented reality (AR) experience that enabled global users to interact with 3–D product animations. This individualized animation was viewed by a worldwide audience.

    "We had thousands of users per second, and Rose was prepared to handle more."

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