Top 11 Minority Owned Custom Software Developers

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    Sidebench

    Sidebench is a strategy, design, and development consultancy with a team of 70+ experts headquartered in Los Angeles. Founded in 2012, Sidebench caters to enterprise companies and new ventures seeking the management consultants & experienced founders, the technical chops of systems architects, and a UX-first approach. Sidebench provides app and web development, UX/UI design, web design, and app testing via a fully integrated product delivery team.

    Notable Project

    Alongside a major entertainment studio, Sidebench designed and developed native mobile and web apps that connect creatives from around the world with producers, talent, and executives in Hollywood. The app has cultivated a network of 30,000 writers from over 80 countries and developed 72 projects, 25 of which have been set up 24 at major studios.

    “The app has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from our users. They like the way it looks and feels, as well as how easy it is to use. The features integrate well into users' workflows. Sidebench was flexible and did everything they could to meet expectations” - Head of Operations, Entertainment Company

    Former clients
    Imagine Entertainment
    Red Bull
    Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    Instagram
    American Heart Association
    Pabst Blue Ribbon
    Oakley
    Sony Pictures
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Santa Monica, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    34 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Inc. 5000: Fastest Growing Companies , Forbes 30: Under 30 (2017) , Mobile UX Awards: Social Impact Award (2017) , Entrepreneur: 360 Most Entrepreneurial Companies , W3 Awards , Fast Company: Innovation Award , Certified Diverse Supplier (Minority Business Enterprise) , BuiltInLA: Top Social Impact Company

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  • 2

    Endertech

    Endertech is a California-based design agency was founded in 2000. Its team of 20+ has experience in digital marketing, web design, software development, and UX/UI design.

    Notable Project

    Endertech was hired by a food manufacturer to develop their new site. Endertech designed the site based on the manufacturer's priorities, which included navigation and customization. Since the launch of the website, the food manufacturer has experienced higher quality contacts and increased web traffic. Their relationship continues five years after first partnering. 

    "[Endertech] is disciplined in their approach, so the execution is good. Everything was delivered on time and within the budget." – Owner, Food Manufacturer

    Former clients
    Doyle New York
    Score Sports
    Milk Jar Cookies
    United Oil
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Los Angeles, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    17 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Neon Rain Interactive

    Neon Rain Interactive is a Denver-based custom web development firm that was founded in 2002. The firm has around 10 employees and provides custom software development, web design, and web development services mainly to small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Another development agency hired Neon Rain to help develop a complex CMS for one of its clients, a real estate site. Neon Rain helped integrated Google Docs into a WordPress front-end. The site was a success and listed more than triple the number of units a year after Neon Rain's help. 

    "Their process is wonderfully streamlined. It felt automated with how simple and clear it was moving from step to step." - Owner, Development Firm

    Former clients
    Sprint
    ADT
    Subway
    Salvation Army
    United Way
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Denver, CO
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Colorado Technology Association: Apex Award, , Hermes Creative Awards: Gold and Platinum Winner 2017 , Denver Business Journal: Top Denver-Area Designers & Developers 2008-2017

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    One Team US LLC

    One Team US LLC is a custom software development, e-commerce development, and enterprise app modernization provider. They were founded in 2010, and are based in Troy, Mich. They primarily work with mid-market businesses in a variety of industries. 

    Notable Project

    One Team US LLC helped develop an emergency medical app that stores personal information to make patient intake easier for first responders. Their work increased the functionality of the solution, leading to more app downloads. 

    "They believed in what I was doing and were accommodating to my needs." – President, Medical App Startup 

    Former clients
    GOAT Pet Products
    Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy
    Emergency Medical Form LLC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Troy, MI
    4.8
    4.8
    16 Clutch reviews
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    The Tactile Group

    The Tactile Group is a full solution digital agency based in Philadelphia. Founded in 2004, the Tactile Group has more than 10 employees offer web development, web design, custom software development, and UX/UI services to local, state, and federal government entities, as well as enterprises and non-profits.

    Notable Project

    The Tactile Group was hired by a federal agency to build a performance report app. The Tactile Group used PHP, with a MySQL database and a Tableau server. The Tactile Group's technical capabilities ensured a data collection burden reduction of 89%, and received a government performance assessment average of 3.5/4 for their work with the agency.

    “Utilizing and working from an integrated schedule, The Tactile Group consistently delivers high quality products on-time and within budget.” – Contracting Officer Representative, Federal Agency

    Former clients
    Amazon
    Vetter Pet Care
    Atkin Olshin Schade Architects
    City of Boston
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Philadelphia, PA
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Gold Award Politics (2016) , W3 Silver Award Professional Services (2016) , W3 Silver Award Corporate Communications (2016) , African American Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year (2016)

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    Zagaran Software

    Zagaran, Inc. is a Harvard-alumni led software development company headquartered in Boston, MA that offers web development, custom software, and mobile apps. Their team has provided software development for clientele ranging from Global 500 companies to universities to government agencies, working primarily with Python, Django, and React/Angular.

    Notable Project

    Zagaran augmented the development team of a large pharmaceutical company. Their development team could not handle the sophisticated project, which involved a Django backend to a mobile app and continuous integration. Zagaran delivered the necessary support for less than half the projected cost to do so in-house.

    "I know they do good work. The team resolves issues in a careful and thorough manner, and without the need of external supervision." - Senior Web Developer, Pharmaceutical Firm

    Former clients
    Harvard University
    MIT
    Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Boston, MA
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
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    Calibre Consulting

    Calibre Consulting is a software development firm founded in 2014. Based in Calgary, Canada, they have a team of less than nine employees. Calibre Consulting specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. 

    Notable Project

    Calibre served an energy company by working on a software development project, including an Office 360 email migration. The client was impressed with the team's involvement and dedication to the project.

    "Working together made it much less of a struggle to accomplish what we have within the set timeframes." – President, Energy Company

    Former clients
    TomTom
    University of Oxford
    virgincare
    tech21
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Calgary, Canada
    4.8
    4.8
    6 Clutch reviews
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    MAS Global Consulting

    MAS Global Consulting is a software development consulting firm that was founded in 2013. Their 154-person team also is headquartered in Palm Harbor, Fla. and has offices in Medellin, Colombia. They offer custom software development, application testing, and enterprise app modernization to predominantly enterprises in manufacturing, financial services, and health care.

    Notable Project

    MAS Global Consulting provided nearshore staff augmentation for a money transfer service. They modified the client's codebase — which used Java and Angular — to enable service in South America. The client was satisfied with the quality of MAS Global Consulting's unit tests.

    "The account management team is always there to sort through any issues." – Former Director of Engineering, Money Transfer Service

    Former clients
    Clarios
    Johnson Controls
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Palm Harbor, FL
    4.3
    4.3
    2 Clutch reviews
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    Modernized Mobile LLC

    Modernized Mobile LLC is a mobile marketing and app development company based in Gainesville, Fla. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of more than ten that provide mobile app development, custom software development, and marketing strategy services to various companies.

    Notable Project

    An Advocacy Group hired Modernized Mobile LLC to provide app development, website development, social media marketing, and email marketing services. Because of this engagement, the Group saw a 7% increase in attendance to their biggest event and a 4,000% increase in organic responses to its social media posts. 

    "We saw an increase, for the first time in five years, at our largest event." - Former Foundation Director, Advocacy Group 

    Former clients
    Tom Shed
    RunIt
    Maverick Moving Co.
    Inocove
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Gainesville, FL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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    Simublade

    Software development company Simublade is located in Houston. Founded in 2014, the agency and its team of fewer than 10 work with a variety of clients on mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.

    Notable Project

    Simublade built applications for iOS and Android platforms for a startup. Simublade planned, designed, and developed the app that focuses on helping others commit to a healthy lifestyle. Although the app has just recently been put on the market, it has received great praise and reviews. The client thought Simublade was professional, transparent and communicative.

    "They [Simublade] treat you like family, but deliver everything as promised." – Employee, Healthy Lifestyle Company

    Former clients
    PantryFi
    US Home Builders
    Notifi
    Clinical Ticketing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Houston, TX
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
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    Forty4 Design

    Forty4 Design is a digital experience design agency based out of Round Rock, Texas. Founded in 2014, their team of under 5 employees provides web design, UI/UX design, and other digital marketing services mainly to small companies in the business, financial, healthcare, and real estate industries. 

    Notable Project

    Forty4 Design redeveloped a website using WordPress for an AC and heating company, focusing on creating a more modern-looking product. Other services included product and team photography and the overall efforts resulted in a website that gets positive feedback.

    "Clients and prospects have noted how modern and up to date our site looks." – Director of Strategy and Operations, AC & Heating Company

    Former clients
    Planet Fitness
    The Daily Dot
    St. Edward's University
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Pflugerville, TX
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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