Enrolling a resident agency to build your app: local companies'
prices will be higher:a the total startup work is for 400 hours
and taking an average rate of $100, you are looking to spend
you maintain constant communication while supporting highest
range quality and making permanent changes with the supreme
accountability the cost is exorbitant ($40k for an MVP)
Building an in-house unit for a small full-time IT department in
a company to manage both support and development of internal
information systems, but it’s quite costly as specialists’
salaries are: full stack developer - $98k/year, iOS or Android
Developer - $85k/year, designer - $85k/year, yet, working for
equity from the beginning, you can halve spending the budget:
pros: permanently communicating ideas and full
involvement of all the team, and managing the full app
cons: quality, accountability, financing, and employee
well-being are completely your responsibility; narrow pool of
candidates, and longer time-to-market to find each task’
Developing apps on outsourcing for large-scale multi-stage
projects is advantageous if you are a startup and for MVP at a
reasonable price and low risks. Qualitative work from China,
Easter Europe or India guarantee skillful development and
designing teams ensuring creativity and good product quality.
Though there’s a large pool of globally spread applicants, it’s
Enrolling freelancers to test a quick hypothesis / implement a
small project with a small budget - on a contract basis or on an
hourly basis on platforms like Fiverr, Upwork, Toptal,
PeoplePerHour. Salaries are profitable: US - $50/hour, Asia - $15
- $25/hour, Latin America - $20/hour, yet, the minus is
Research into the data protection policy and the company
privacy, together with intellectual property rights beforehand
to guarantee your team’s security and personal data protection.
Opt to select a full-service software development company with a
well-deserved reputation and an impressive portfolio to provide
you with all the comprehensive resources at every stage of an
Meet the developers face to face to find out their app
development portfolio, briefly reveal your app project, and ask
their opinion to feel sure about their capacities.
Discover the team’s portfolio and thoroughly study their app
templates to clear up their functionality and usability, not to
Decide on your app requirements and learn global technologies
for mobile app development to decide on the company.
Study the clients’ satisfaction by the company and invite your
friends/colleagues to test the product.