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Top 100 E-Commerce App Development Companies in the United Kingdom

May 2022

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List of the Best United Kingdom E-Commerce Mobile App Developers

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      4.5
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      4.6
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      4.5
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    • $75,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2007, hedgehog lab is a global software consultancy of 200+ that specializes in multi-platform software and device innovation. Headquartered in London with six offices across three continents, their team architects, designs, and develops app solutions that prepare brands for the future of post-PC devices.

    Clients

    • Deliveroo
    • Standard Life Aberdeen
    • LaserShip
    • Go City (former: Leisure Pass Group)

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    hedgehog lab was hired by a petcare company to help manage their product roadmap on an interim basis. They were chosen for this project based on their expertise and customer-centric approach.

    "They really wanted to do everything possible to add value."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Salford, United Kingdom

    Apadmi is a 140+ member mobile tech group specializing in app development, IoT, and consulting for big data, BI, and SI. Founded in 2009 and based in Manchester, UK, their team excels at helping organizations use technology to achieve a competitive advantage.

    Clients

    • BBC
    • Argos
    • Lexus
    • Range Rover

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Apadmi serves as the mobile app development partner to a SaaS company. They used React Native to build iOS and Andriod solutions, including three software development kits and a sales demonstration app.

    "There’s a lot of expertise and passion on their team."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Glance Creative Ltd. is an app development firm founded in 2016. Based in London, the team of 10 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI and wearable app development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the entertainment, media and consumer products industries. 

    Clients

    • The Times
    • The Sun
    • Universal Music
    • Lucozade

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    Notable Project

    Glance Creative developed a mobile app for a student housing company to combine resident services in one platform. The team provides ongoing maintenance. 

    "It was the first app I’ve developed with an agency and it was by far the easiest and smoothest run I’ve done."

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    • $75,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    The Distance App Developers is a mobile app development company based in London with an additional office in York, United Kingdom. Founded in 2009, the team of 24 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and application management and support. They work primarily with midmarket clients in the advertising and marketing, business services, and education industries.

    Clients

    • Eurotunnel
    • Virgin Trains East Coast/LNER
    • Adidas
    • EDF Energy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Distance App Developers took a prototype application—and application flowcharts—to develop and design an intricate Android application.

    “I noticed steady development progress and felt that the team’s management was professional.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2010, Silverchip is located in Manchester, United Kingdom. Their team of 13 employees provides mobile app development and custom software development services for enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses.

    Clients

    • Suits Me Banking
    • England Squash
    • LGBT Foundation
    • Boundary Outlet

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    Notable Project

    Silverchip developed a documentation system to make it quicker and more customizable. They built out the database architecture and added a template builder. They developed with React, JavaScript, and C++.

    “They enjoy what they do, and it shows in what they deliver to their clients.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Fortnight is a boutique design and development studio based in Manchester, U.K., with offices in London and New York. The studio, founded in 2014, has a team of more than ten that provides mobile app development, branding, product design, web design, and UX/UI design services to small and larger-sized companies. 

    Clients

    • OnePlus
    • Bumble
    • Thursday
    • Simba Sleep

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fortnight was tasked with developing and designing the website of a mental health technology company. The site was expected to be consistent with the brand. Webflow was used as the platform.

    "We were impressed with their ability to respond swiftly to tasks."

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Alvechurch, United Kingdom

    Exploding Phone is a software development and design firm founded in 2008. Based in Birmingham, U.K., the team of 10 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development and custom software development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the business services, manufacturing, and health care industries.

    Clients

    • The NHS
    • Taylor Wimpey
    • The Coleman Group
    • Capital Fireplaces/Solution Fires

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A health organization has tapped Exploding Phone's team to build their mobile app from the ground up. They've developed solutions to accommodate automated data organization based on date and intervention time.

    "They’re a responsive and adaptable partner that continuously devises innovative methods to refine our product."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Digiruu is a digital firm founded in 2016 run by a team of fewer than 10 professionals. Based in London, the company lends their expertise in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web design to clients ranging from startups to large enterprises, working in various industries such as consumer products, advertising, and media.

    Clients

    • Pretty Lavish
    • ByErim
    • The Climate Week NYC
    • Subconsciously

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Digiruu is building a mobile app prototype for a digital workout startup. The vendor will also be maintaining the platform with continual testing and updates. 

    "They provide honest and trustworthy advice and feedback for the client's propositions."

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      4.7
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $25,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Digiryte is a web and mobile app development company based in Manchester, United Kingdom with another UK office in Preston. Since 2015, their team of 28 has been specializing in mobile app development, custom software development, and web development for midmarket clients. 

    Clients

    • NHS
    • Channel 4
    • Close Brothers
    • Hinch Property Management

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Digiryte developed a custom system to improve the client sign-up process for a legal firm. The system allows clients to fill their information online and automatically get an agreement document ready to sign.

    “Digiryte is very knowledgeable in their field, so they’re able to implement what we ask for.”

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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • York, United Kingdom

    Thumbmunkeys Ltd is a mobile app development company based in York, United Kingdom. This company was founded in 2012 and has 25+ employees. Thumbmunkeys Ltd is responsible for mobile app development, web development, and wearable app development.

    Clients

    • Capita
    • Transport for London
    • Stansted Express
    • SAP

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A motorsports company hired Thumbmunkeys Ltd to provide web development and design. They're helping the client rebrand their online presence and assist with social media and Google search optimization.

    "They've been handling everything, requiring minimal involvement on my end."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    STAKK is a London-based mobile app company founded in 2020. With fewer than 50 employees, they specialize in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design for clients that work in various industries, such as IT, business services, and the government.

    Clients

    • The British Museum
    • Nivoda
    • London North Eastern Railway
    • Volopa

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    Notable Project

    Stakk provides web development and maintenance services for a fitness company. They rebuilt the website, revamping MemberPress and matching the UX to the client’s app. Currently, they provide site maintenance.

    "I appreciate the amount and depth of communication we get from Stakk."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Apposing Limited is a development agency based in Liverpool, U.K. with around 15 employees. They mainly focus on mobile app development for their clients mainly in the e-commerce, consumer products, and automotive services industries. 

    Clients

    • Foot Asylum
    • Caroo
    • Tickr
    • Toot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Apposing Limited provided frontend development for a car-sharing platform, working on the mobile and web apps. They worked primarily in React for the native iOS and Android platforms. Their work was of high quality and met all of the milestones necessary. 

    "Their resilience and commitment to the project has been very impressive." – Head of Product, Car-Sharing Platform

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sarratt, United Kingdom

    Clock Limited is a digital design and build company. Founded in 1997, the company is headquartered in Kings Langley, United Kingdom. They have a team of around 35 employees who focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • International Tennis Federation
    • Leicester Tigers
    • Northampton Saints
    • Wall Street Journal

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A media company wanted to develop a website to manage their loyalty program and increase engagement. They chose to partner with Clock Limited after getting several recommendations about the vendor's work.

    "Clock's project management style is exceptional."

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Red C London is a mobile app development agency, founded in 1997. Based in London, their team of 11 specializes in mobile app development, web design, and UX/UI design. They work primarily with enterprises and midmarket businesses, focusing on financial services, government, and nonprofits.  

    Clients

    • Sony
    • Save The Children
    • NHS
    • Thames Water

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Red C London worked with an event advertising startup to create an iOS application. They provided development services to design and build an iOS-based mobile application.

    “Red C displayed great communication and development skills throughout the project. They worked at a competitive price and willingly performed corrections when necessary.” – Founder, Event Advertising Startup

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    • Scheduling

      4.4
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      4.6
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Incepteo is an innovation-led ‘IDEA TO MARKET’ technology services firm providing 360-degree offerings starting from software development, hosting, support, and digital marketing. Our mantra is to deliver growth outcomes with entrepreneurial vision, effective user experience, and innovation. We bring start-up know-how, corporate maturity, and strategic techno- entrepreneurial experience on the table from inception to growth phases.

    Clients

    • Geodis
    • Betterlogic
    • Capium
    • Vision Engineering

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    Notable Project

    Incepteo designed the UX/UI for an online wellness platform using Adobe. They led an extensive discovery workshop to discuss the client’s vision and branding — the client also provided Incepteo with wireframes.

    “I was impressed with Incepteo’s designer, who went above and beyond to deliver what we needed.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Novoda is a digital-product agency based in London, England, that was established in 2008. Their team of 71 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and AR/VR development services.

    Clients

    • Tesco News UK
    • The Times
    • CCleaner
    • Channel 4

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Novoda configured a desktop application and built an Android prototype for a system-optimization software company. Their team coded the main functionalities and inserted an in-app purchasing feature. The app gained over 50 million downloads and a 4.4-star rating on the Google Play Store.

    "Last December, monthly revenue for CCleaner was about $100,000. I attributed these metrics to the freemium model and Novoda’s collaborative efforts." – Head of Product, System Optimization Company

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Purr Digital is a software development agency that has been offering web development, mobile app development, and custom software development to their small business and mid-market clients in the hospitality, arts and entertainment, and consumer products and services industries since 2013. Their 50 employees are based out of their London and Birmingham, UK offices. 

    Clients

    • Elder
    • Loyalty Lion
    • Unicef
    • MCFC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Purr Digital provided custom software development services for a creative and design agency. Their team handled frontend development of a web solution utilizing Laravel and React.

    “They’re very collaborative. Purr Digital was open to feedback.”

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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Bristol, United Kingdom

    Mobile application development company AppLaunch Limited was launched in 2020. Their small team is located in Bristol, United Kingdom. AppLaunch Limited focuses on mobile app development, custom software development, and other application development.

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    Notable Project

    AppLaunch Limited developed an iOS ordering app for a food manufacturing company. Their responsibilities included wireframing, building, and testing the app.

    "They cared deeply about making sure that the app matched what we were picturing."

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    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

    Black Pepper Software Ltd is a software development firm based in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom with a team of 40 experts. Founded in 1999, they have provided custom software development, IT strategy consulting, and UX/UI design solutions for small firms, midmarket businesses, and large companies. They have experience working in multiple industries, including consumer products & services, financial services, and non-profit.

    Clients

    • Jaguar Land Rover
    • EDF Energy
    • Engie
    • Specsavers

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Black Pepper Software Ltd. updated an online portal they built several years ago for a university. Maintaining the existing UI, they developed a new backend that enhanced platform security.

    “The project manager and developer had daily catch-ups, which I was welcome to join if I wanted to.”

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cranfield, United Kingdom

    SO technology is a design & technology company based in Cranfield, U.K., with an office in London. The company, founded in 2007, has a team of around ten that provides e-commerce development, web development, custom software development, digital strategy, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web design services. SO technology serves small and mid-market companies in the e-commerce, business services, energy & natural resources, retail, and education industries.

    Clients

    • bakerdays
    • House of Hackney
    • Tom Dixon
    • Bernhardt Furniture

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An education app provider hired SO technology to develop a math teaching app. As part of the engagement, SO technology designed the app's architecture, outlined rudimentary designs, developed the database and back end, built an admin site, and built a game for the platform. The platform was completed and became popular among children, parents, and teachers. SO technology continues to provide technical support.

    "They’re very versatile. I know that I can ask them to handle a bunch of different tasks, and they will be able to manage it." - Owner & Director, Education App Provider

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Gateshead, United Kingdom

    ARCH is a digital solutions firm specializing in the design, development, and hosting of websites, mobile apps, and business systems. They also have extensive experience in e-commerce, intranet, e-learning, CMS and CRM systems. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in London, with an office in Gateshead, U.K., their team consists fo fewer than 10 employees. 
     

    Clients

    • Nestle
    • Willmott Dixon
    • Gateshead Council
    • BBMV

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ARCH is developing a recipe platform’s app for iOS and Android. They’ve provided prototype designs before building the tool using Flutter. 

    "We have been very pleased with the quality of work ARCH has produced."

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cheadle, United Kingdom

    Foresight Mobile is an end-to-end mobile development agency founded in 2016 based in Manchester, England. Run by a team of fewer than 10, they offer custom software, mobile app, and web development services to their clients.

    Clients

    • Table.co
    • EA
    • Arm
    • Levi Strauss & Co

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Foresight Mobile aided the mobile and web app development efforts of an AI startup. They collaborated with the client's team to build the apps using Flutter and PostgreSQL databases and conduct API integration.

    "Foresight Mobile effectively and promptly met our needs."

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    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

    Appoly Ltd is a mobile and web application development company based in Leamington Spa, UK. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than 15 who provide mobile and web development for business processes to various businesses.

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    Notable Project

    Appoly Ltd was hired by a Waste Logistics Business to develop mobile apps that do business functions like fleet management and customer service. Appoly Ltd has developed two apps: one for drivers to coordinate with the transport hub at the main office, and the other is for customer interaction. The app developed for professional kitchen and bathroom fitters can pass on a diary of works that allowed tracking of the business to go ten times faster.

    "In each project, Appoly contributed ideas and listened to ours, suggesting ways to implement them." - Head of IT, Waste Logistics Business    

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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Bad Dinosaur is a development company in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded in 2013, they have about 15 employees that serve small-business and midmarket clients in the financial, education, and business sectors. Services include custom software development, UI/UX design, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • University of St Andrews
    • OneDotAll
    • Altor Wealth Management
    • The Lang Cat

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bad Dinosaur provided prototype development for a smartphone ordering solution. Their team implemented existing sketches and wireframes to build an Adobe XD prototype. The prototype has helped the client to interact with their customers and has received positive feedback.

    “The work was delivered to a high standard and the overall output exceeded our expectations at the beginning of the campaign.” – Co-Founder & CEO, Smartphone Company

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Web Epoch is a development house that was founded in 2014 and provides custom software, mobile app, and e-commerce development. The London-based team of under 10 employees mostly services mid- and enterprise-level clients, though they also support small businesses.

    Clients

    • KFC
    • Birnberg Peirce
    • MSDUK
    • Croydon Council

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An HR consultancy hired Web Epoch to revamp their website through design and content creation services. The team rewrote and created new copy for the client. The finished site is ready for launch.

    "Their team was involved in every aspect."

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    • Scheduling

      4.5
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    TechTIQ Solutions is a web design and development agency in London. Founded in 2017, they have about 5 employees that work with a range of clients.  

    Clients

    • Oxford University
    • Imperial College London
    • Total Active Solutions
    • Sake Sommelier Association

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TechTIQ Solutions developed a website and mobile app. Its features include online ordering in addition to ordering through Facebook and the mobile app. They continue to maintain both services.

    “They have an expert mobile app development team and always respond to our inquiries.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    DxGreat is a digital experience company based in London with an office in Istanbul. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than ten that provides UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development services. DxGreat serves enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the consumer products & services, financial services, hospitality & leisure, IT, and e-commerce industries. 

    Clients

    • Diageo
    • Mercedes Benz
    • Goodyear
    • Danone

    Industries

    Notable Project

    DxGreat was hired to develop, design, and launch the website of a logistics company from scratch. The site was built on WordPress.

    "We were very impressed with the level of efficiency and competency of DxGreat."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Glasgow, United Kingdom

    Vecro Tech is a mobile app development company in Glasgow, United Kingdom and London, United Kingdom. The small agency was established in 2016. Their team provides mobile app development, search engine optimization, and pay per click.

    Clients

    • Jonston Oils
    • My Prep
    • London North Eastern Railway
    • Pesticide Action Network

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In need of a mobile risk assessment app for the management team, a mainline rail services company hired Vecro Tech. They’ve built a mobile app that assesses risks to the station's platform train interface.

    "What impresses us with Vecro Tech is their level of engagement and excitement on our ideas."

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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Heveloon ltd is a mobile app development company in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2018, they have about 5 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the medical, business, and financial services sectors. Services include mobile app development, blockchain, and enterprise app modernization. 

    Clients

    • Cocconapp
    • TherapYOU
    • Cabalda
    • Wtatruffles

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Heveloon ltd provided custom software development services for a blockchain-powered fashion marketplace. This mainly involved API management and the implementation of blockchain tools.

    "They were a very professional and skilled team."

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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Woodmansey, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2015, Addict2Web is headquartered in Ahmedabad, India with another location in Beverly, U.K. With 10+ employees, they provide UX/UI design, graphic design, and web development services for enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses focused on e-commerce, education, and real estate industries.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Addict2Web Technologies was hired by a fine jewelry brand for UI/UX design services. They redesigned the client's site's collection pages to better reflect their brand, improve traffic and bounce rate.

    "They provided an easy-to-use solution very quickly and they were very responsive throughout the process."

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