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Top 80 Publishing App Development Companies in the United Kingdom

July 2022

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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 United Kingdom Digital Publishing App Developers

  • 1
    • 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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    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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  • 2
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Manchester, United Kingdom

    Based in Manchester, UK, Corporation Pop has been around for over a decade and is now an established part of the mobile and web development industry. The small team delivers powerful results to clients across several industries.

    Clients

    • NHS
    • The Cream Group
    • Live Nation
    • BBC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Corporation Pop developed a new gaming experience using Unity for an immersive gaming company. The client provided thorough documentation, and then Corporation Pop created the artwork and sound and game design. 

    "Corporation Pop's team clearly cares a lot about the projects they're working on."

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      4.3
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.2
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 250 - 999 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Softwire is a digital design, engineering and support agency, with offices in London, Cambridge and Manchester. Employing over 200 engineers we create bespoke digital software, mobile apps, and offer strategic IT consulting for some of the UK’s leading brands including the BBC, David Lloyd Clubs, Channel 5 and many large Government Departments.

    Clients

    • The BBC
    • David Lloyd Clubs
    • RSA
    • The Cabinet Office

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A property portal company has collaborated with Softwire for custom software development using React, Java, and more. They manage product research, MVP creation, launching process, and various optimization. 

    "They operate independently and raise issues only when necessary."

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  • 4
    • $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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  • 5
    • 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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  • 6
    • $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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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    TH-EY is a development agency in London, England. Founded in 2017, they have about 8 employees that serve clients in a variety of industries. Services include custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • Launchworks
    • Own-Kind
    • pixable
    • First Ascent

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TH-EY built a web app for a management consulting firm's internal workflow. The client wanted to transition from Microsoft Office to a dedicated app that scales their company.

    "They showed commitment to our result!"

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  • 8
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Watford, United Kingdom

    AppDrawn is a software solutions company founded in 1999. Their headquarters are in London and they have a second office in Barcelona. Across these 2 locations, they have a team of a dozen staff that do custom software development, web development, and mobile app development for small and medium-size businesses.

    Clients

    • Aspire Customer Communication Services
    • Imagine Property Group
    • Renteq Highways
    • HSM

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AppDrawn Software Development provides ongoing custom software development for a fulfilment technology company. The team created a cloud-based software system for the business to operate in real-time.

    "They are always trying to figure out what the customer needs before the customer even knows it."

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  • 9
    • $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.

    Industries

    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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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.4
    • Cost

      4.4
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

    Entropy is a digital development company based in Bletchley, England, and founded in 2013. Their team of more than 10 employees specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. They primarily work with midmarket clients in the media, education, and healthcare fields. 

    Clients

    • Entropy is extremely proud to work with the largest media
    • publishing
    • and academic content owners in the world including Dictionary.com
    • Oxford University Press

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Entropy created an app for a media company. They designed and developed apps for Android and iOS that allowed users to stream and download content produced by the client. The client was impressed with the results of their work. 

    “Because they had so much expertise in developing mobile apps, they were able to offer incredibly helpful advice on how to build the product.” – Managing Editor, Media Company
     

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  • 11
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $100,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Leeds, United Kingdom

    Pocketworks was founded in 2012 and is located in Leeds, United Kingdom. With 17 employees, they provide mobile app development, custom software development, and UX/UI for enterprise and midmarket sized businesses.

    Clients

    • ASDA
    • Yorkshire Plant Hire
    • Global Label Printer WasteCare
    • National Waste Disposal Veezu

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Pocketworks is engaged with a waste management company, providing Android app development work to extend their core business app into fieldwork. This project also enables the drastic reduction of paperwork.

    "It is impressive how well they take feedback, changing their processes to better provide for their customers."

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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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  • 13
    • 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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    • $50,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    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

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ustwo partnered with a large bank to assist with a geolocation-based project. The team provided UX strategies to use in the development of the prototype. They pleased the client with their productive work ethic and range of skills.

    “Their ability to move very quickly was something that set them apart when we were observing how they work. They had a fantastic developer with us early who was great regarding business.” — Executive Manager, Large Bank

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Webdesign7 is a digital marketing agency based in London. Founded in 2011, their team of 8 specializes in web development and design, mobile app development, and digital strategy. The industries they focus on are advertising and marketing, consumer products and services, arts, entertainment and music.  

    Clients

    • Turkey Homes
    • Nissan
    • Cardiff Pinnacle
    • Nissan

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Webdesign7 designed and developed a new website for a property investment company. They provided end-to-end development and marketing services, which included landing pages and branding and advertising services. The client was impressed by the scope of their work.

    “Their great service, quality, excellent value for money, attention to detail, great design, and outstanding results in terms of online visibility. All our requests have been handled with dedication, patience, and the determination to satisfy our needs.” – Director, Property Investment Company

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  • 16
    • Scheduling

      4.2
    • Quality

      4.2
    • Cost

      4.3
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Somo is a digital development company of 125 employees, founded in 2009. Their headquarters is in London, England, with other locations in New York, San Francisco, Singapore, and Bristol, England. They offer numerous service lines, including mobile app development, enterprise app modernization, web development, and mobile marketing. They serve midmarket and enterprise businesses in various industries: media, automotive, business, financial services, advertising, and more. 

    Clients

    • Audi
    • De Beers
    • Hive
    • The Economist

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Somo created an overarching mobile strategy for a magazine publication group. They worked on several projects, including a new app. They delivered over 100,000 installs during the course of two and a half months. The client appreciated their creativity and small agency feel. 

    “A really great thing about Somo is that they are able to draw on a diverse set of previous client experience.” – Head of Digital Marketing, Magazine Publication Group

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      4.8
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

    DabApps is a web and mobile application development agency based in Brighton, England. They were founded in 2010 and have a staff of 21 employees. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for primarily small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and education industries.

    Clients

    • LOD
    • One Research
    • FUTRLI
    • Brighton Fringe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    DabApps built an app for an illustration agency. They created apps for Android and iOS that fit the client's specifications and incorporated their visuals, artwork, and custom emojis. The client was very satisfied with the product, and with the professional partnership. 

    “They were really good. They stuck to all the deadlines we set which were quite tight at times. They had very good project management overall.” – Agent, Illustration Agency
     

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  • 18
    • $50,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Chelsea Apps is a software company based in London, with offices in Chicago and Bournemouth, England. Since 2010, their team of less than 50 has provided mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development assistance to mid-market firms as well as other clients such as startups and enterprises. They have experience working in industries such as consumer products, retail, and business services.

    Clients

    • Transport for London
    • Ladbrokes
    • Vanquis
    • Peace one day

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Chelsea Apps built an SDK for a customer feedback corporation. The SDK was to be inserted in customers' own mobile applications for better testing. It needed to be easy-to-understand for development teams to work with easily. Chelsea Apps made an SDK that was compatible for both Android and iOS.

    "We're in the early days, but we've had 3 clients sign up to use the SDK and 2 of those clients are releasing updates to there own apps in the next month, so we're excited to see the user feedback, but the developer feedback so far has been great." - CTO, Customer Feedback Co.

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    IMEDIAVAN, an application development company, was launched in 2013. They are in London, United Kingdom; Barcelona, Spain and Paris, France and have a small team. Their services include mobile app development, web development, e-commerce development, and IoT development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    ROCKETVAN developed a website for a branding agency. The team participated in several meetings with the client before building their website. The goal was to help the firm acquire a good digital presence. 

    "The responsive and professional background of theirs was impressive."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Augmetic Technology is a small global technology company based in Ahmedabad, India. Founded in 2013, their team specializes in application management, application support, and e-commerce development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Augmetic Technology provided platform development containing a website and admin dashboard for an online lottery company. The team also made a way for users to earn money and get offers during festival days.

    "The most impressive part was their engagement and support provided to us."

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  • 21
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

    Contic, a web development firm, was launched in 2019. Their small team is in Petersfield, United Kingdom. Their services include web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and Artificial Intelligence.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Contic is supporting a software company’s development team. Following the client’s agile processes, they work on development backlogs and provide suggestions about the product. 

    "Their team as a whole is very uplifting and a joy to work with."

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Leeds, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2010, NewRedo Ltd. is a software development company headquartered in Leeds, England. Their team of under 10 serves businesses of all sizes in industries such as healthcare, financial services, and government. Services include custom software development, IT managed services, and mobile app development. 

    Clients

    • RaceBest
    • Off Limits
    • British Library

    Industries

    Notable Project

    NewRedo Ltd. developed a backend web API to a game development company. The company was impressed with the team's ability to deliver a high-quality product.

    "NewRedo is really communicative and really friendly." – Technical Director, Game Development Company

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  • 23
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom
    InternetStars is a London, United Kingdom-based application development firm. The small team focuses on mobile app development, mobile & app marketing, ux/ui design, web development, and more. The firm was founded in 2011.

    Clients

    • National Bank of Poland
    • Selgros Cash&Carry
    • Orange Telekom
    • Marvipol Development

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  • 24
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom
    Application development firm DigizoneLabs was established in 2019. Their small team is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. DigizoneLabs provides mobile app development, custom software development, ux/ui design, IT strategy consulting, and more.

    Clients

    • TETHR
    • BUNNAHABHAIN
    • BLACK BOTTLE
    • BITSOFSTOCK

    Industries

    Notable Project

    DigizoneLabs was hired by an innovation lab to develop an MVP in support of a startup. They provided full stack development services, as well as hosting and maintenance.

    "We were very impressed by their flexibility — that´s what any company needs, no matter the size."

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

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

    Launched in 2005, Wirebox Ltd is a custom software development firm. Their small team is located in Watford, United Kingdom and specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, web development, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Wirebox Ltd provides web development services to help a marketing consultancy firm with their end clients' sites. The team focuses on the functionality aiming for a 10% to 50% speed increase response rate.

    "Wirebox achieved more for our clients, faster, and at better rates than any other agency we have worked with."

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  • 26
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

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

    Founded in 2018, Artecha is a development firm. Their team of around 5 employees is based in London, with additional offices in Kyiv, Ukraine and Milan They focus on web development, mobile app development, and application management.

    Clients

    • Propertalis

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Artecha developed a machine learning model for a business consulting company using Spark, MongoDB, Apache Hadoop, and Pytorch. The tool can analyze end clients’ databases and design marketing campaigns.

    "They provided a great experience and the results reached were higher than we expected."

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  • 27
    • $100,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Founded in 2009, Mubaloo is a mobile app developer and IT strategy consultancy based in London. Also working from their Bristol office, this award-winning team of 50+ creates digital solutions for both enterprises and smaller companies.

    Clients

    • Amazon
    • ABRSM
    • Go-Ahead Group
    • Hermes

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Mubaloo supports UX changes for a global real estate firm. Working from user story requirements, they’ve built wireframes to present to stakeholders ahead of any major development projects.

    “I have a very good experience with them. They integrate with us, and I can't fault them for anything.”

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  • 28
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Esoft Response is a custom software development company based in London, United Kingdom. The small team offers custom software development, mobile app development, web development, other application development, and more. The company was established in 2015.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A luxury homes platform hired eSoft Response for web development services. They worked on amendments to the website's frontend from scratch using Vercel, based on designs provided by the client.

    "The quality of what they delivered was remarkable."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.6
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

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

    Sell Staged is a London-based web and mobile app development company founded in 2019 with no more than 50 professionals. They specialize in web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Clients

    • GymCall
    • Qikr
    • Coraltons

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sell Staged developed a mobile app for a software company. The app was to allow users from all over the world to connect, with a focus on location. The company’s client was satisfied with the prototype that Sell Staged developed.

    “Very effective. Communication was key and they were on top of it.” - Director & CEO, Software Company

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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • London, United Kingdom
    Mobile application development firm Solid State Group is based in London, United Kingdom. The firm specializes in mobile app development, ux/ui design, custom software development, web development, and more and is small.The firm was established in 2002.
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