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Top 30 E-Commerce App Development Companies in South Africa

June 2022

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List of the Best South Africa E-Commerce Mobile App Developers

  • 1
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Bluegrass Digital is a managed services company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 1996, their team of 21 employees provides web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients

    • iClover
    • Equity Maven
    • PosTrack
    • Sanlam

    Industries

    Notable Project

    To expand their reach, a fintech firm hired Bluegrass Digital to develop a mobile app. The team built an iOS and Android version of the app, and they applied several features based on the client's requirements.

    "They took the time to understand our goals and openly shared contrasting opinions on some of our initial assumptions."

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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
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Melsoft is a website design and development agency located in Johannesburg. They have about 4 employees who provide web design, web development, and e-commerce development services to primarily small businesses in the business services, e-commerce, and education industries. They were founded in 2018.

    Clients

    • CIPS ISAF
    • ISAF Africa
    • Ikusasa Ikamva

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Melsoft is providing custom software development services for an IT services company. They are tasked with developing the website landing page, chrome browser, and custom software app.  

    "The passion of the team in terms of developing and delivering software with great customer service is impressive."

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  • 3
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    App Developer Studio is an app development compant based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of 9 employees specializes in mobile app development and UI/UX design.

    Clients

    • Penguin Random House
    • MTN
    • Mukuru
    • Huawei

    Industries

    Notable Project

    App Developer Studio developed multiple mobile apps for a publishing house. These interactive apps integrated videos, games, and recording capabilities. The apps have received positive reviews from customers. 

    “They have excellent customer service and make sure everyone is on the same page.” –Digital Product Manager, Publishing House

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.2
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      4.7
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    • $10,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    SovTech is a custom software development company based in Johannesburg with offices in London and Nairobi. Founded in 2012, they work with enterprise and midmarket businesses with a focus on clients in the financial services industry. 

    Clients

    • Discovery
    • Deloitte
    • Standard Bank
    • SureSwipe

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SovTech designed and developed an MVP for a financial services company to connect customers with third-party partners. Their work is ongoing with support efforts.

    “Their team was always accessible.”

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  • 5
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa
    Liorra Tech is a custom software development firm headquartered in Sandton, South Africa. The company specializes in custom software development, web development, mobile app development, IT strategy consulting, and more and has a small team.The company was founded in 2018.

    Notable Project

    An ed-tech platform hired Liorra Tech to develop a website. They utilized React and Node.js technologies to revamp both the front- and backend, making several iterations and adding new features. 

    "They were good communicators and very flexible."

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  • 6
    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Fluidity Software Solutions is a software company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Run by more than 10 members, they have provided custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to clients since their founding in 2013.

    Clients

    • Bravely
    • PathCare
    • Worth Busines

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Fluidity Software Solutions developed custom software for a business evaluations platform. The goal was to develop a valuation SaaS. So far, the platform has been satisfied with the level of work done by Fluidity Software Solutions.

    “They’re very dependable, available, and committed to the project.” - Co-Founder & Director, Business Evaluations Platform

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  • 7
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    App development firm Netgen Custom Software was launched in 2000. Their small team is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa; Cape Town, South Africa and Schiphol, Netherlands and focuses on mobile app development, digital strategy, and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Netgen Custom Software was hired by an educational institution to develop a mobile app. The team aims to rewrite an existing app in order to complement an existing legacy system.

    "The application has a very modern look and feel with no major bugs discovered."

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  • 8
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Umhlanga, South Africa

    App development firm Phantom Digital is based in Umhlanga, South Africa. The small company was established in 2015. Their team focuses on mobile app development, digital strategy, social media marketing, marketing strategy, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Phantom Digital developed an African-centered marketing strategy for a steel company. Their team utilized their regional expertise to determine which market sectors to target to promote the client’s products. 

    “I was very happy with our partnership with Phantom Digital.”

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  • 9
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    Data Intellect Solutions is an application development company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than ten that provides mobile app development, web development, ERP consulting and SI, and enterprise app modernization services to midmarket and other-sized companies institutions in the business services, health care & medical, and other industries.

    Clients

    • Pepsi
    • Nokia

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A development firm hired Data Intellect Solutions to provide e-commerce portal design, cart design, payment gateway configuration, and category specification services. Data Intellect Solutions met all expectations for all these projects.

    "Data Intellect has a detail-oriented team with a good problem-solving attitude and fine coding." - Former Business Head, Development Firm. 

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  • 10
    • Scheduling

      4.0
    • Quality

      4.2
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $250,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Codenatics is a software development agency with a team of around 10 employees based in Cape Town, South Africa. They provide custom software development, e-commerce development, and mobile app development services to small businesses in a variety of industries including education, financial services, and telecommunications. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    In partnership with an e-learning company, Codenatics developed an e-learning platform using a variety of front- and backend technologies. They collaborated on a product plan and then developed the platform according to agreed-on specifications. 

    "The dynamic of the technologies they used is quite unique, and setting it up was a complicated process. Codenatics is very skilled in modern technologies." – CEO, E-Learning Platform 

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  • 11
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Edenvale, South Africa

    Softserve Digital Development is an Edenvale, South Africa-based custom software development company. The small firm was launched in 2011. Their team specializes in custom software development, web development, ux/ui design, mobile app development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Softserve Digital Development created the brand identity of a change management company, defining the logo and color schemes. They also built a WordPress website and integrated payment functions and plug-ins.

    “They not only do what we say we want, but they also understand what we’re looking to create with our customers.”

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  • 12
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Vanderbijlpark, South Africa

    TransformIT Dynamics is a Vanderbijlpark, South Africa-based software development firm. The small company was established in 2020. Their services include custom software development, web development, mobile app development, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An online car marketing company partnered with TransformIT Dynamics to develop a website. The project will help to view detailed dashboards and portals.

    "They go the extra mile to make sure you are happy and satisfied."

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  • 13
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Edenvale, South Africa

    Intellinov Digital is a full-service digital agency headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2018, their small team of five specializes in digital strategy, IT strategy consulting, and mobile app development.

    Clients

    • Sagehill Business Solutions
    • Carol Kondon
    • Smart Instinct

    Notable Project

    Intellinov Digital created a website and digital marketing campaign for a construction company. They assisted with social media, SEO, and website maintenance. The construction company’s social media following increased, potentially leading to more clients.

    “We’ve also been able to improve our social media presence and our Instagram following has increased from zero to 500 people.”– Managing Director, Construction Company

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  • 14
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Midrand, South Africa
    Apptechnix Mobile Apps is an application development firm. Their small team is in Midrand, South Africa. The company specializes in mobile app development. The company was founded in 2016.

    Industries

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  • 15

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Swellendam, South Africa

    Simon Barnett Website Design and Development is an UX design company founded in 2010. They are based in Swellendam, South Africa and have a small team. Their services include ux/ui design, web development, e-commerce development, web design, and more.

    Industries

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  • 16
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Durban, South Africa

    ElmMac Media is software development & digital marketing company based in Durban, South Africa, with an office in North London, Canada. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of more than ten that provides e-commerce development, SEO, web development, mobile app development, IT managed services, and custom software development services. ElmMac Media serves small companies in various industries that include IT, telecommunications, and advertising & marketing.

    Clients

    • Fresh Foods LLC
    • DebtNett
    • Coca Cola RSA
    • MTN UG

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A network marketing organization hired ElmMac Media for an ongoing engagement to provide marketing services. ElmMac Media has been meeting the organization's expectations during this engagement.

    "Acording to my experience with them everything is great." - CEO, Network Marketing Organization

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  • 17
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Launched in 2003, Flint Studio is a digital strategy company. They are in Johannesburg, South Africa and have a small team. The company provides digital strategy, ux/ui design, social media marketing, custom software development, and more.

    Industries

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  • 18
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    PsybrTech Initiative is a small software development company established in 2017. Their services include custom software development, mobile app development, web development, application management & support, and more. The agency is based in Sandton, South Africa.

    Industries

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  • 19
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Pretoria, South Africa

    Established in 2018, TEQ VIRTUAL is a mobile app development company. Their small team is in Ahmedabad, India and Pretoria, South Africa and specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, e-commerce development, and web development.

    Industries

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  • 20
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Roodepoort, South Africa
    Primotion is a small application development company. The Roodepoort, South Africa-based firm was founded in 2020. Their services include mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.

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  • 21
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Benoni, South Africa
    Anima Media is a small e-commerce development company. Launched in 2014, the agency is based in Benoni, South Africa. Their services include e-commerce development, search engine optimization, IT strategy consulting, CRM consulting and SI, and more.

    Industries

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Mobile app development company Flat Rock Solutions was founded in 2011. Their small team is in Cape Town, South Africa. Their services include mobile app development, cloud consulting & SI, product design, custom software development, and more.

    Industries

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  • 23
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    The Process Enterprise, a mobile app development firm, is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2019, the small team offers mobile app development, web development, search engine optimization, web design, and more.

    Industries

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  • 24
    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Kempton Park, South Africa
    Launched in 2010, Iweb Interactive is a SEO company. Their small team is headquartered in Kempton Park, South Africa and Umhlanga, South Africa. Their team focuses on search engine optimization, web development, pay per click, mobile app development, and more.
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  • 25
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    vRajan Infotech is a development company based in Ahmedabad, India. Since 2015, they’ve provided mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design. They work with small, midmarket, and enterprise size businesses in various industries.

    Clients

    • Musicfitters
    • Dental 911
    • Best Hand Credit Solutions
    • VincMap

    Industries

    Notable Project

    vRajan Infotech developed an Android app that can be operated offline. Their collaborative attitude helped them deliver a top-notch product. They made alterations when needed, resulting in a great partnership.

    “If something is not working, within an hour or two, it is fixed.” – Owner, Music Retailer

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  • 26
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Software development company Khanyisa Real Systems is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. The small firm was founded in 1987. Their services include custom software development, web development, e-commerce development, IT staff augmentation, and more.

    Industries

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  • 27
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Knysna, South Africa

    Codilation is a web development company. The small Knysna, South Africa-based team provides web development, custom software development, ux/ui design, e-commerce development, and more. The agency was established in 2020.

    Industries

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  • 28
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Based in Sandton, South Africa, FJ worX is an UX company. The company offers ux/ui design, content marketing, graphic design, mobile app development, and more and is small.The company was founded in 2020.

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  • 29

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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    PODOM: Power of Digital Online Marketing is a digital strategy company headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. The small team provides digital strategy, social media marketing, conversion optimization, search engine optimization, and more and was founded in 2021.

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  • 30
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Codener is a software company based in London that was founded in 2016 and currently has more than 50 employees. They provide custom software, web, and e-commerce development solutions to clients ranging from startups to large companies in the fields of e-commerce, advertising, and business services.

    Clients

    • Ghazee Offal
    • JP Associates
    • Olie
    • Eazup

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Codener developed an e-commerce site for a carpet distributor. They suggested ideas and features throughout the engagement and produced the final site. 

    "Working with Codener was enjoyable — they gave me amazing ideas."

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