Our Top Picks

Applaudo Studios
Applaudo Studios
  • Information technology
  • Other industries
Fluent in English and Spanish, experts at Applaudo Studios have served dozens of major clients over the years, including start-ups across Austin. It combines front- and back-end development with captivating UX and UI, delivering digital solutions to its clients. Applaudo teams are experienced in all aspects of web development, native mobile app development, and UI/UX design. It also offers QA services, including software test automation, performance testing, and functional/regression testing. Located just a couple of hours south of Miami, clients can count on real-time collaboration. An additional office can be found in El Salvador.

Summary

Applaudo Studios
Applaudo Studios
  • Starting Price
    • $50 - $99 / hr
  • Address
    701 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701,
    Colonia San Benito, San Salvad, El Salvador
    Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    No Number
  • Service Lines
    Web Development, UX/UI Design, Mobile App Development
Industry Focus
  • Information technology
  • Other industries
Apptunix
Apptunix
  • Information Technology & Services
A top-rated mobile app development company, Apptunix collaborates with diverse clients from start-ups to established businesses. Expert teams focus on delivering efficient digital solutions, including mean- and full-stack development, React JS, PHP dev, native mobile development, hybrid cross-platform development, Rails, and blockchain. Outsourcing manpower enables the business to charge clients lower prices. It conducts QA testing to ensure each project meets and exceeds expectations. It also operates in Boerne, London, Mohali, and Abu Dhabi.

Summary

Apptunix
Apptunix
  • Starting Price
    • < $25 / hr
  • Address
    11200 Manchaca Austin tx 78748, Austin, TX 78748,
    304 George Avenue, Midland Texas 79705, Midland, TX 79705,
    C-127, phase 8, Industrial Area, Mohali, Mohali, PB 160071, India
    Unit 2, Stephendale Yard, Stephendale Rd, Fulham, London, UK, SW6 2LR, London, LND SW6 2LR, United Kingdom
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    415-670-932
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Web Development, Web Design
Industry Focus
  • Information Technology & Services
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Ascendix Technologies
  • Real estate
  • Financial services
  • Information technology
Ascendix Technologies is one of the only Austin-based software developers with expertise in CRM consulting and custom CRM development. With 24 years of experience in CRM consulting, it’s one of the few companies that’s worked on more than 10 CRM platforms. Top CRE brands, such as JLL, rely on Ascendix Technologies’ solutions to optimize CRM systems and increase user adoption. Services include implementation, customization, and configuration of CRM systems, data migration, custom CRM development and integration with other software, and business process automation. Clients can select their level of control over projects and whether to use onshore, offshore, or a mixed engagement model.

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Ascendix Technologies
  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hr
  • Address
    12222 Merit Drive Suite 1760 Dallas, TX 75251
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    972-889-8090
  • Service Lines
    CRM Consulting and SI
    Custom Software Development
Industry Focus
  • Real estate
  • Financial services
  • Information technology
Brightscout
Brightscout
  • Automotive
  • Financial services
  • Information technology
As a digital design agency, Brightscout builds innovative technology solutions for enterprises and start-ups. Cooperation is streamlined via a multi-team system and led by proven Brightscout product managers. Specialists at Brightscout are knowledgeable in bots and automation, blockchain, e-commerce, messaging applications such as Mailchimp, and data science and analytics. Harnessing technologies, programming languages, and platforms, such as React.JS, iOS, Android, Python, and Ruby on Rails, develop, modernize, and maintain websites and programs. With a growing team spanning 24 time zones, it provides 24/7 support to its partners.

Summary

Brightscout
Brightscout
  • Starting Price
    • $50 - $99 / hour
  • Address
    600 Congress Ave., Floor 14, Austin, TX 78701
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    512-298-2593
  • Service Lines
    Enterprise App Modernization
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Automotive
  • Financial services
  • Information technology
ChaiOne
ChaiOne
  • Utilities
  • Energy & natural resources
  • Transportation
As a design-led digital transformation agency, ChaiOne is a pioneer in industrial digitalization. They specialize in reimagining plant, field, and supply chain processes with design thinking led solutions that reduce cost, increase adoption, and elevate the customer experience. The complete strategy-to-solution expertise sets ChaiOne apart to help industrial customers achieve exponential outcomes across their logistics, supply chain, field, and plant operations.

ChaiOne has provided large enterprises and start-ups across Austin and Houston with digital solutions. Teams of designers and developers work in tandem to deliver projects on time. From creating a design road map and analyzing opportunities to laying down the architecture behind project prototypes, it blends it all together into a single program or website. Engineering services at ChaiOne span MVP to DevOps, from mobile, web, back-end, and API design to platform migration and performance assessments.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hour
  • Address
    1800 West Loop South #2100, Houston, TX 77027,
    5323 Levander Loop, Austin, TX 78702
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    888-316-0357
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design, Digital Strategy
Industry Focus
  • Utilities
  • Energy & natural resources
  • Transportation
CURTIS Digital, Inc.
CURTIS Digital, Inc.
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Financial services
  • Information technology
CURTIS Digital is a one-stop custom software development company for start-ups in Austin, with a portfolio that includes large enterprises such as Motorola and Zebra Technologies. Its team of expert designers and developers collaborates with clients to deliver optimal digital solutions. It’s the company’s belief that B2B enterprise systems should look impressive, so particular attention is paid to UX, CX, and UXd. Software development teams are responsible for planning, prototyping, and executing web and custom software development, turning big data into workable solutions for their clients.

Summary

CURTIS Digital, Inc.
CURTIS Digital, Inc.
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hour
  • Address
    Austin, TX 78757
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    512-798-3750
  • Service Lines
    Web Development
    Custom Software Development
    UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Advertising & marketing
  • Financial services
  • Information technology
Enola Labs Software
Enola Labs Software
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Manufacturing
  • Business services
A group of expert architects, engineers, and designers, Enola is a recognized leader in technical architecture, legacy modernization, custom software development, and cloud-enablement services, including web and mobile applications. It has collaborated with major enterprises, such as Amazon and Texas State Government, delivering projections so its clientele provide better services. Austin start-ups rely on Enola for AWS Cloud consultancy and enterprise solutions. With a development kit that includes JavaScript, React, Node.JS, and Ruby, there’s something for every client’s agenda.

Summary

Enola Labs Software
Enola Labs Software
  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hour
  • Address
    815 A Brazos Street #217, Austin, TX 78701
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    512-537-6394
  • Service Lines
    Cloud Consulting & SI, Custom Software Development, Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Manufacturing
  • Business services
Eureka Software
Eureka Software
  • Business services
  • Financial services
  • Health Care & Medical
Eureka specializes in custom software that’s efficient and cost-effective for start-ups throughout Austin. Eureka developers are experts in HTML5, Linux, Gulp.js, Python, React/Native, MongoDB, and many other languages and frameworks. Using a matrix team structure, UI/UX designer and software developers work in synergy with each other. QA and QC engineers ensure the quality of the project remains high throughout the process, and with 100% onshore expertise, Eureka’s U.S.-based team delivers faster project turnaround, superior collaboration, and greater security than other companies, significantly saving clients valuable time.

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Eureka Software
Eureka Software
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hour
  • Address
    3305 Northland Drive, Suite 305, Austin, TX 78731
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    512-459-9292
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development, Mobile App Development, UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Business services
  • Financial services
  • Health Care & Medical
Gennovacap Technology
Gennovacap
  • Information technology
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
Is your business ready to grow but cloud or app environments are getting in the way? Gennovacap experts assist start-ups with projects that require new app development, old app modernization, or entire organizations transformed with cloud native systems. With small, tight-knit teams, Gennovacap implements cloud and app solutions faster than other organizations. It also offers cloud consultancy on Azure and AWS. Whether clients require native mobile app development on iOS or a web application built on Python and Node.js, Gennovacap strives to deliver high-quality projects.

Summary

Gennovacap Technology
Gennovacap
  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hour
  • Address
    801 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704,
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    No Number
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Web Development, Cloud Consulting & SI
Industry Focus
  • Information technology
  • Business services
  • Consumer products & services
Headspring
Headspring
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Financial services
  • Manufacturing
For startups and small businesses, setting the proper foundation for growth is critical. Headspring offers more than a robust range of software development and cloud consulting solutions — it helps guide your organization’s strategy and support your ongoing transformation. Headspring also offers low-commitment, high-value assessment services designed to deliver deep insights and a clear roadmap for moving forward. Its team is well-versed in the latest technologies and architectures, moving many clients off legacy systems and into the future. For those building brand new applications, Headspring consultants offer skills in a wide range of languages and frameworks as well as UX/UI expertise.

Summary

Headspring
Headspring
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hour
  • Address
    5114 Balcones Woods Dr., Suite 307-211, Austin, TX 78759
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    877-459-2260
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development, Enterprise App Modernization, Cloud Consulting & SI
Industry Focus
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Financial services
  • Manufacturing
Jackrabbit Mobile
Jackrabbit Mobile
  • Computer Software
Founded in 2012, Jackrabbit Mobile is a full service mobile and web application development company located in Austin, TX. From technical discovery to design prototyping to implementation of cross device applications, Jackrabbit strives to offer startups, established businesses, and nonprofits high-value solutions and high-caliber customer service, no matter the project size or budget. While we work with clients of all sizes, we specialize in bringing functional Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) to market.

Summary

Jackrabbit Mobile
Jackrabbit Mobile
  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $150 / hour
  • Address
    1620 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702
  • Number of Employees
    10 - 49
  • Phone Number
    512-253-8083
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Web App Development, Product Design, UX/UI Design
Industry Focus
  • Computer Software
JumpGrowth
JumpGrowth
  • Consumer products & services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Hospitality & leisure
With no compromise on quality, JumpGrowth delivers fast, effective digital solutions to its client base. With over 15 years of experience and 300+ clients serviced, it’s a full-stack agency with knowledge of web and mobile app development. Jump Growth’s range of expertise includes Cloud and DevOps, API development, social interactions, AR and AI, and IoT. Blended teams work together from the point of conceptualization and prototyping, creating road maps, identifying MVPs, wireframing and UX, developing and QA, and finally, deploying the product.

Summary

JumpGrowth
JumpGrowth
  • Starting Price
    • $25 - $49 / hour
  • Address
    17440 Dallas Pkwy #224, Dallas, TX 75287
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    972-454-4888
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Web Development, Other Application Development
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Health Care & Medical
  • Hospitality & leisure
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Mutual Mobile
  • Consumer products & services
  • Retail
  • Automotive
With over 500 projects completed, Mutual Mobile helps clients develop winning business strategies through on-demand mobile design, immersive digital experiences, and conversational interfaces. From ERRO to Disney, award-winning developers at Mutual launched hundreds of mobile applications on iOS, Android, and Hybrid apps, always on budget and on time. VIPER, an iOS architecture optimized for long-term maintenance, was a project spearheaded by Mutual. It also offers cloud service consultation, IoT design, AR and VR, and e-commerce services. Mutual also operates an office in Hyderabad, India.

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Mutual Mobile
  • Starting Price
    • $150 - $199 / hour
  • Address
    211 E 7th St., Suite 200 Austin, TX 78701
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    512-615-1800
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development
    Cloud Consulting & SI
    Custom Software Development
Industry Focus
  • Consumer products & services
  • Retail
  • Automotive
Praxent
Praxent
  • Financial services
  • Real estate
  • Other
Praxent has helped dozens of clients save time, maximize ROI, and accelerate their projects through its usage of modern skillset and client-centered team. DevOps and design teams work synergistically to deliver projects on time, and QA testers ensure high standards of work are maintained. Praxent devs are experienced in developing mobile applications on native platforms, such as Xamarin and React Native. It’s also committed to creating sleek UX and UI, deploying cloud services, and upgrading software architecture to the latest tech. Praxent are experts at dealing with clients in insurance, wealth management, and real estate industries.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $100 - $149 / hour
  • Address
    4330 Gaines Ranch Loop, Suite 230, Austin, TX 78735
  • Number of Employees
    50 - 249
  • Phone Number
    512-553-6830
  • Service Lines
    Custom Software Development, UX/UI Design, Mobile App Development
Industry Focus
  • Financial services
  • Real estate
  • Other
Syberry
Syberry
  • Information Technology & Services
Syberry offers customers technical and business expertise, creating diverse web and mobile solutions for start-ups and enterprises. Before engineering begins a project, Syberry conducts market analysis to determine customer needs, analyzing the project’s functionality, software architecture, and future user scenarios. It presents a unique service package, including enterprise/SaaS/e-commerce applications, HIPAA-compliant applications, legacy systems, and much more. From conceptualization and prototyping to full-scale development on modern platforms, such as Node.js and Java, Syberry’s team of business analysts, project managers, and engineers delivers projects on time, no matter the industry. It also operates branches in New York City, Warsaw, and Minsk.

Summary

  • Starting Price
    • $25 - $49 / hour
  • Address
    5910 Courtyard Dr. Ste 155, Austin, TX 78731,
    575 5th Ave., New York, NY 10017 and more.
  • Number of Employees
    250 - 999
  • Phone Number
    512-584-8287
  • Service Lines
    Mobile App Development, Custom Software Development, Web Development
Industry Focus
  • Information Technology & Services

How We Chose the Best Custom Software Development Companies in Austin

With so many options available, it's incredibly tough for Austin start-ups to choose a software development company. We’ve taken multiple factors into account, such as size, services, industries served, years of experience, and coverage area. Although this list is non-exhaustive, it provides a good array of companies to choose from based on objective measures.

Multiple Service Lines

Having a top-notch and responsive website is good for any start-up, and we’ve taken into account that every company has a unique proposal and numerous solutions required. Each company on this list is specialized in a variety of service lines, including UX/UI design, web development, CRM consulting, and cloud services.

Size of Firm

The benefits of a large company include more specialists, communication between teams and clients, and solutions for efficiency. Some start-ups might prefer dealing with smaller development companies for a tailored approach and lower prices. Each company on this list varies in size, from a few full-stack developers to multiple teams that specialize in different programming languages or frameworks.

Industry Focus

Just like people have various expert skills, software companies provide specialized services to certain industries over others. For instance, it's wiser for a start-up that's manufacturing medical supplies to collaborate with a software developer that has expertise in the medical industry rather than real estate. Each enterprise on this list serves various industries, including advertising and marketing, information technology, manufacturing, and computer software. That’s when other factors such as size and service lines come in.

Questions to Ask Custom Software Development Companies

With so many custom software development companies in Austin each offering similar features, it’s important to ask the right questions during your initial discovery call or demo. To help you make the right inquiries, we put together a downloadable list of questions to ask your prospective custom software developers.

Download the questions to ask custom software developers