We create for the world's leading companies.

Scalio is a global digital product agency headquartered in San Francisco. We design, build and scale high-usability, high-performance custom software for mobile, web, AR, wearables, connected devices, & emerging technologies.

We're cross-functional technology experts, experienced in building large-scale systems, platforms, and services for leading brands such as Google, Uber, Shell, Yahoo, Monster, Intuitive Surgical, Digg and 23andMe. We’ve partnered with numerous international organizations, think tanks, and NGOs to develop innovative technology for global markets. 9 of our clients have been acquired, half of these by Fortune 500 companies.

We’re passionate technologists who don’t just embrace change, we create it. Over 570 projects shipped and 25 industries later—we’re just getting started.

$150 - $199 / hr
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San Francisco, CA
other locations
    ORANGE, CA 92866
    United States
    ATLANTA, GA 30303
    United States


Key clients: 

Google, Viacom, Shell, Uber, Yahoo, Monster, 23andMe, Intuitive Surgical, Stanford, Fastly, and Digg.

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Scalio is a certified partner in the Google Cloud Technology Partner Program, working closely with Google to proliferate the adoption of Bazel, NestJS and Angular.

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Scalio was approached by Uber to architect, design, and develop a confidential iOS application to be used by their internal management team. The nature of the software is under NDA.

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Scalio designed and developed 23andMe’s suite of apps including iOS app, Android app, and badging API. They hit top 5 for Reference in the iTunes and Google Play Stores.

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Intuitive Surgical

Scalio is a long-term partner of Intuitive, we work on projects with various Intuitive business units and groups throughout their US Operations.  Details may be released publicly soon.

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Divy Rewards

Scalio designed, architected, and developed Divy's entire ecosystem of digital product offerings.

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Scalio is a product development partner and investor in Commonwealth, currently creating their Reg-A Platform and iOS/Android apps.

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Three Sages

Scalio worked with the Three Sages team to design & develop the Three Sages platform. This includes Design, Devops, API, Web CMS, Android TV, and an iOS Application.


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Custom Software Development for Mobile Solutions Provider

"From beginning to end project management is fast and transparent."

Willing to refer: 
The Project
$200,000 to $999,999
Feb. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Scalio reached out to a mobile solutions provider to offer iOS and Android solutions. The team was in charge of overhauling the company's existing platform into one that's more scalable.

The Reviewer
11-50 Employees
Mission Viejo, California
Dennis Clifford
COO, Divy Rewards
The Review
Feedback summary: 

After 8 months of the partnership, the company was able to convert, onboard, and train 700+ local businesses and over 2,000 local consumers. The team's response time was near-instant, follow up was timely, consistent, and deadlines were kept.

The client submitted this review online.


Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the COO at Divy Rewards. We provide mobile-first solutions for small businesses. The Divy Rewards mobile app is centered around a loyalty rewards program that offers increased brand control and visibility in local markets. Currently serving small to medium businesses throughout Southern California.


For what projects/services did your company hire Scalio, and what were your goals?

Being a startup, we had “The Idea” and needed to move through the standard phases of development. What is unique about our business is the need for B2B and B2C, front end and back end development. We required fast and reliable solutions for web, iOS, and Android that were reliant on geolocation services.

We needed three separate environments for or each OS that included testing, sales, and production. There was also a need for a robust management console capable of handling auditing, reporting, and account admin tasks across the board.


How did you select Scalio and what were the deciding factors?

Scalio was a standout for us exceedingly early on in our lengthy vetting process. Their technical pedigree of previous development alone made sure they stood out. That said it was their actions, follow up, consistency, and accessibility during this process that lead us to partner with them. We were truly looking for a creative, committed business partner and Scalio is that partner.

Describe the scope of work in detail, including the project steps, key deliverables, and technologies used.

The Scalio team initiated discovery sessions to outline goals and challenges. They created workflows, mocks, and an interactive prototype. Once approved, the Dev Team worked in 2-week sprints and provided us with the ability to test, document, and track issues in real-time.

As we neared project completion, we encountered a significant setback in the form of Cambridge Analytica. The Scalio team brought us a simple yet creative solution, which allowed us to evolve and expand in some very unexpected ways. Recapitalizing on existing code, Scalio was able to turn the project around and get our new MVP out in less than six months, well ahead of our required timeline.

How many people from the vendor's team worked with you, and what were their positions?

We had unfettered access to the core product team consisting of the senior project manager, 2 designers, their QA team, and 5 talented senior software engineers (iOS, Android, web UI, web CMS, and Backend/API).


Can you share any measurable outcomes of the project or general feedback about the deliverables?

As stated Scalio took this massive project and overhauled it in less than 6 months, which was truly monumental. Within the first 8 months post-launch we were able to convert, onboard, and train 700+ local businesses and over 2,000 local consumers.

Scalio continues to bring so much value beyond the basic development we have experienced with other teams on previous projects.

Describe their project management style, including communication tools and timeliness.

From beginning to end project management is fast and transparent. They utilize tools like Asana, Github, Wrike, and Slack. The difference is the response time is near-instant, follow up is timely, consistent, and deadlines do not get missed.

What did you find most impressive or unique about this company?

We found that Scalio’s free-flowing and transparent communication allows our team to be incredibly efficient. This drives our results and greatly increases our production.

Are there any areas for improvement or something they could have done differently?

Scalio could have potentially prepared us better for the time investment required from our team during the app launch.

They were extremely thorough in ensuring we approved of the final product, and this required a significant time investment from our team. This quality showed in the app, but the feedback loop was intensive for several weeks.

Overall Score Scalio provides quality in development, consistency in production and transparent communication. That is a triple threat for the competition.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Worth every single cent.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    They build quality into the code from the ground up. Doing this makes testing easier and more efficient.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    We have and will continue to do so.