Your partner in quality app design and development

We are app development company specializing in software solutions for mobile and connected electronics (IoT). Defining product concept through UX research, UX/UI design, agile software development and quality assurance - we ensure your product is ready to be launched on time and in high quality.
 
Our focus is to make apps easy to use and blazing fast, whether it is a heavy video processing or a small utility.

 
We create software for iPhone/iPad, Android devices, customize Android firmware and make software that works with IoT sensors and boards.

 
$25,000+
 
$50 - $99 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2005
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San Francisco, CA
headquarters
  • Stanfy
    1161 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    United States
    415.890.4994

Portfolio

Key clients: 

Merriam-Webster, IMAX, Intel, IDS Group, BeHppy

BeHppy iPhone app

BeHppy application allows you to build your personal happy place with your favorite photos and thoughts and get inspired by others’ happiness. You may capture your happy moment and share it anonymously with the community, or engage with others by smiling or replying with your own happy posts. BeHppy will inspire you and will help you become happier.

Lysn in iOS app

The application allows you to stream audio from iPhone media library, SoundCloud, Spotify, as well as to connect the DJ equipment with the smartphone and give the audience "live stream created on the fly.”

ColorBoost iPhone app

Colorboost application offers a series of a daily therapy sessions with audio and visual effects created based on scientific research. Each therapy session lasts 10 minutes and guides the user with a gentle animation, smooth colors and music to either uplift or relax and calm. The application is free and offers in-app purchases for additional options. Music for this application was created by a nine time Grammy nominee, pianist and composer Peter Kater.

Foxtrot

Foxtrot iPhone application allows you to capture all your photos, notes, and places from the journey in the form of a simple line-up of events that you can also privately share with your friends.

Stey

Stey iPhone app allows you to shoot short videos, supplement them with music and share your creative video-stories with the world! With this Brazilian iPhone app you take your personal experience to a brand new level, making it easy and fun to share and discover! Be creative and inspired with Stey!

Keypr

Keypr is an embedded software for hotels that enables guests to check in/out of the room, order room service, find the nearest restaurants, order a taxi and even check their guest info in the hotel – all this in only a few clicks. You don’t need to make calls or wait in queue – all you need is on the Keypr Android tablet in your room!

MyCalendar for Pebble

My Calendar for Pebble smartwatch is a great time management tool synchronized with GoogleCalendar, to help you be productive and organized, as well as never miss important meetings! 

My Calendar displays upcoming events, as well as a digital clock, the current date, your battery charge and bluetooth сonnection. 

Transplant Hero

Transplant Hero is a beautifully created app that helps transplant patients take their medications regularly and on time. The application automatically schedules medications entered by a patient while providing full control over the timing of the alarm. By taking medications regularly, a patient is rewarded with awards that engage him with a fun game and challenge him to earn cool rewards towards eventually becoming a Transplant Super Hero!

 

Waterbalance for Apple Watch

We have created a beautiful app for Apple Watch, which will be a great addition to the iPhone application. 

Waterbalance app for Apple Watch app allows you to track your daily water intake even more easily: see your current water balance in a glance and to add your drinks with just one tap. 

MunchMap

MunchMap is a photo sharing application for iPhone that allows you to post snaps of your favorite food and share them with your family and friends. It allows you to see what your friends and family are eating and what they recommend trying in different parts of the globe. 

Keypr Keyless Entry

The Keypr iPhone mobile application is aiming to provide a unique guest experience for hotel visitors. Bypassing the check-in desk with the help of Keyless entry and having most of the hotel services at your fingertips takes the travelling experience to a whole new level. The developed iPhone application utilizes cutting edge technologies including Bluetooth LE (BLE) to tightly integrate the user’s device into the hotel infrastructure, keeping the visitor’s data secure and other systems protected.

Magic Face Pebble app

It took us less than a week to create our first Pebble app. Magic Face brings old good Magic 8-Ball onto your Pebble watch screen and with an easy tap or shake of the hand you get a magic prediction. Magic Face additionally shows the time, battery level, and bluetooth connection. The whole process of creating the app was like a trip in a time machine to the era of C language and dichromatic black and white palitra in mobile design.

Simple Finance iPhone app

Simple Finance iPhone app can help you control your money and start saving immediately. This smart phone tool has two main applications: it allows users to be constantly aware about their money by tracking personal financial operations and helps make prudent shopping decisions by enabling users with tracking their real-time spending.

Waterbalance Android App

Waterbalance application for Android Developed by Stanfy

The daily recommended amount of water for adults is around 1.5 - 2 liters, but figures show that the average person drinks no more than 500 ml of tap water per day. The primary goal of the app was to create interactive tools to illustrate the usefulness of regular water drinking and give customers a convenient way to track their water balance

Waterbalance iOS app

Waterbalance is an application dedicated to estimate and track your individual water needs. Based on your parameters, like age, gender, your activity etc.application calculates your needed water amount and reminds you to fill youк reserves.

Android Scrabble Dictionary

Nice and easy-to-use application - great was to love Scrabble even more!

Reviews

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App Development for Video Mobile App Startup

"From the start, I felt very confident working with Stanfy."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Dec. 2015 - Jan. 2016
Project summary: 

Working with the client's existing video mobile app, Stanfy integrated a feature that allowed users to linger in channels of interest. The client was on a short and fast-paced timeline to get the product to market.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Phoenix, Arizona
Antonio Flores
Project Manager, Dailycam
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Stanfy delivered a high-quality product at a reasonable price, and ahead of schedule. The client was impressed with their expertise and uniqueness.

BACKGROUND

Dailycam is a video mobile app that allows users to share videos and create channels using hashtags. It’s the perfect place to create daily stories with friends, family, and people from all around the world. We are located in Avondale, AZ. Our target market is young kids from 10 years old to young adults of 23 or so.

I am an investor, project manager and recruiter for Dailycam.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

The opportunity we had in our market was being able to come up with a product that would allow for friends, family, and people from all around to hang out in channels of interest through video. Stanfy delivered a great product on all levels.

We faced a big challenge early on in our prototype stage, which was making sure we had the right design that was appealing to people. We set up two sessions with Stanfy about the ideas they came up with for our design, and we were back on track to getting our app built within a short amount of time.

SOLUTION

Diving into the social market can be very risky because it’s constantly changing, and companies are pioneering on new niches every chance they get. Our product does mirror a handful of other apps on the market, but we still have a unique niche that separates us from others. Working with Stanfy was such a great experience because we needed to act fast on our idea, and position our company. From the start I felt very confident working with Stanfy. Getting feedback from potential customers during the process of development was a major key as well. We constantly changed logos, font colors and even our company name. Stanfy was always there to act fast, and be there when we needed them the most. Discovering our niche was only half of the process, finding the right team to work with was the other.

I discovered Stanfy through another firm out of San Francisco. They first referred me to 3 other firms before we came across Stanfy. My first conversation with the Chief Executive Officer of Stanfy was a pleasure, and what stood out about him was that he was more interested in learning about our company and understanding our product than on trying to sell us their services. The Stanfy team made us feel comfortable, safe, aware, and knowledgeable, but most importantly like a business partner and friend.

Our strategy was to plan for prototyping, move to development, test, and then submit. Stanfy managed the entire mobile app project and still continues to help us update the app.

We started working with Stanfy in early December 2015, which consisted of us understanding what we wanted to build and creating a prototype. In January, we started with development, and finished our project around the end of January. It took us about a month to get onto the app store, but we still beat our deadline.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Stanfy performed at a very high level in pretty much all areas! They knew what they were doing and they did it for us. The cost of the project was perfect for us and everyone was on board from start to finish. They covered all agreed scopes on the agreed schedule and budget.

Stanfy is a very unique service provider. In this world, you want to be around nice people because as a business owner, in a sense, you think of everyone as your competitor. Dealing with niceness allows for you to feel like there are people on your side, and with Stanfy they are.

I would recommend this company to any company who is looking for a mobile app development team to build their app.

I would not change anything about Stanfy. They will go the extra mile for you and will deliver a product in a timely fashion. What more can you ask for?!

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Mobile Platform Development for Food Image Startup

"I would say they went over and above at times where a bit extra needed to be done."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
Project summary: 

Stanfy developed an online food-sharing app for iOS. They are responsible for all software applications currently available and will soon be creating the Android version of the app.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Tel Aviv, Israel
Co-founder & CEO, Food Image Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Stanfy is diligent, professional, and punctual and does not hesitate to invest extra time and effort when necessary. They provide personable, attentive customer service and foster a friendly, honest working relationship despite a language barrier.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your organization.

My company developed an online food sharing application that allows people to post pictures, locations, and make comments and ratings on food they're eating, whether it's in a restaurant, at home, or anywhere else.

That information is then tracked and publicly shared with friends and family. It's basically a food-centric network. We are very much like Instagram, but based on food. It's built for iOS at the moment. We want to generate as many users for the platform as possible so they can have access to data on what and where they and others are eating, etc.

What is your position?

I am the co-founder and chief executive officer [CEO].

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What business challenge were you trying to address with Stanfy?

We do not have a development team for the core product so we had to outsource that.

SOLUTION

Please describe the scope of their involvement in greater detail.

They are our dedicated team for the development of the platform at the moment. We started with iOS, and we're moving to Android, and other platforms. They are responsible for all software applications currently available.

How did you come to work with Stanfy?

Through research on the net and going through companies that I know already. I'd built other software applications in Eastern Europe, and I was confident that I would need a team based over there, because of their knowledge, expertise, and rates. I did go through some American, British, and some other Western counterparts, but they were not suitable. Based on their work, their professionalism, their cost, and so on, we selected Stanfy.

Could you provide a sense of the size of this initiative in financial terms?

It’s between $10,000 to $15,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

Stage one is complete, but I'd say it's ongoing. We have updates to do, and new platforms to build.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any statistics or metrics from this engagement?

There’s nothing that I could share at the moment.

How did Stanfy perform from a project management standpoint?

We are extremely satisfied. We recommend them. They are very diligent, professional and punctual. I would say they went over and above at times where a bit extra needed to be done. They're not the cheapest people in the world. I'm sure you could find cheaper developers in other locations, but they're also not the most expensive. They're somewhere in the middle ground. They provide a very professional service and care about their clients.

What distinguishes Stanfy from other providers?

They are friendly in an honest way. Their working relationship is good. They're able to make us smile here and there, which doesn't often happen when you're working with an offshore company. Because of the language barrier, sometimes you miss out on having a good work ethic or environment. They managed to have that. They’re friendly, chirpy, smiley, and we can have a joke at the right times, but they’re always extremely professional. I'd certainly use them again and recommend them.

Is there anything Stanfy could have improved or done differently?

You have to fight a bit on their price. As with anybody, they're going to charge you their optimum cost. In the States it's a bit different: if someone charges you their cost, you take it. In other places there's a bit more room for negotiation. I would say to anyone using them, to not always take the first price given. They're a great team, and they keep their price up because they're good.

4.5
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Development for Color Therapy App

"[Y]ou have a stable and trustable partner in Stanfy."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
Project summary: 

Stanfy worked with the client on their first development project, a color therapy application for the iOS platform.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Switzerland
Marina Tomasevic
Founder, ColorBoost
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Stanfy offered elaborate drafts of the application at every step and ensured its approval for the Apple App Store. The client describes Stanfy as nice, professional, and trustworthy, noting that they are a really good partner.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your organization. What is your role and responsibilities?

My company works to develop apps. I'm the co-founder with a colleague from London. We worked with Stanfy on one app called ColorBoost, which is an app that offers color therapy for people with certain issues like depression as well as everything that can be treated with colors. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

Please describe the scope of their work.

We gave Stanfy our idea and we worked with them step by step through the development process. We had weekly conference calls. They offered elaborate drafts at every step. When the app was finished they helped us to get the app on the Apple App Store. 

SOLUTION

What was your process for selecting Stanfy with which to work?

Stanfy was suggested to me by a colleague of mine in San Francisco who worked with them previously. My colleague mentioned he worked with developers in India and the U.S. and still considered Stanfy as the best deal. 

Can you give a sense of the size of the initiative in dollar terms or a personnel work-hour figure?

ColorBoost development cost between $30,000 to $40,000.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Are you satisfied with their performance?

Stanfy did a good job. They did really professional work. It wasn't easy like everything you do for the first time. They really helped us with every step.

Is there anything unique or special about Stanfy that really makes them stand out compared to other business partners?

We haven't worked with other app development companies but, from the nightmarish stories I have heard about outsourced development, we have no reason to complain. We've been satisfied. They are really nice, very professional. You can trust them. The price is fine. 

What advice would you give to future clients of theirs?

The most important thing to know is that you have a stable and trustable partner in Stanfy.

Looking back on the work so far, is there any area that you think they could improve upon or that you might do differently?

There's nothing bad to say about them. They're a really good partner. 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    It was perfect. They have always been fast and reliable.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They are offering a reasonable price as far as the job. It's not cheap. There's cheaper offers, but Stanfy is not expensive. India is cheaper...Switzerland is far more expensive. It's a good price for the quality they deliver.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Team Augmentation for Mobile Development Company

"Our team had a very good experience partnering with Stanfy."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
Project summary: 

Stanfy provided the client with additional mobile resources to expand their staffing and help with iOS development.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
San Francisco Bay Area
Founder, Mobile Development Company
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Stanfy came to the client through the recommendation of a previous partner. The client describes Stanfy’s development team as incredibly responsive and thorough in their work.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your organization. What is your role and responsibilities?

I’m the CEO of a mobile development company for wireless mobile carriers.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What was your goal for working with Stanfy and can you describe the scope of the work provided to you?

We were looking for added mobile development resources to expand our staffing. Stanfy provided resources to help with iOS mobile development.

SOLUTION

What was your process for selecting Stanfy with which to work?

Stanfy came to us through a recommendation of a previous client of theirs.

Can you give a sense of the size of the initiative in dollar terms or a personnel work hour figure?

Our engagement with Stanfy falls in the price range of $10,000 to $50,000.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Is there anything unique or special about Stanfy that really makes them stand out compared to other business partners?

I found Stanfy’s development team to be incredibly responsive and thorough in what they did.

Looking back on the work so far, is there any area that you think they could improve upon or that you might do differently?

No. I have nothing in particular. Our team had a very good experience partnering with Stanfy.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I already have.

travelapp

"I think Stanfy is an amazing option for larger corporations who have more financial resources for a project."

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
3.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
Project summary: 

Stanfy was initially hired to create a mobile-specific travel app geared toward social networks.

The Reviewer
 
Freelancer
 
New York Metro Area
Founder, Mobile App Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Although the client decided not to pursue the app past the MVP stage, they praised Stanfy's professionalism, design, and UI/UX services. Stanfy provided high quality at a reasonable price, and delivered everything the client asked for.

BACKGROUND

I hired Stanfy to help build the MVP of a social-travel, content sharing app late last year. I am the sole founder and owner. The industry I hope to disrupt is TripAdvisor as well as other social networks where travel content is being shared in a non-dedicated way.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

The app is a mobile-only social network focused mainly on travel reviews, trip planning, and travel content sharing. The target market is anyone who shares vacation pictures on Instagram, photo albums of a trip on Facebook, or suffers through reading reviews on TripAdvisor.

SOLUTION

The coding solution used was xcode /objective C.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Stanfy was incredibly professional throughout the process, and their design and UI/UX [user interface/user experience] was better than I expected. Ultimately, I felt I wasn't going to be able to move my idea past the MVP stage so the idea is on hold, but this was not due to a lack in quality or performance by Stanfy.   

Ultimately, I think Stanfy is an amazing option for larger corporations who have more financial resources for a project. They deliver Pivotal Labs-type quality and professionalism for significantly less cost. In my personal situation, I would have been better served going with a freelance developer who was local and potentially able to fill the CTO void, which I ultimately couldn't find. This is not Stanfy's fault. They delivered everything as promised.

4.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 3.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Signature Application

“[Our] entire team came away from [the] project impressed.”

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
June - Dec. 2013
Project summary: 

Stanfy created an iPad app designed to interface with an existing meeting management system, collect information from the sales force, and upload that information back into the system.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 Employees
 
New York Metro Area
Head of Digital Group, Multinational Health Care Marketing Firm
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The client was very satisfied with the product, citing excellent coding, interface recommendations, and user experience. The project was delivered on time and within budget.

BACKGROUND

Head of digital group for multinational healthcare marketing organization

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

Enhance an existing business service by developing an iPad app that interfaced with existing meeting management system, collected information from sales force and attendees, and uploaded collected information back into system. 

SOLUTION

Objective C development, user experience enhancements.

Met developer representative at SxSX 2013, and was impressed by existing product portfolio.

Project duration was six months.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Code was excellent, recommendations on interface, user experience and business process enhancements were top notch, entire team came away from project impressed. Delivered on time, on budget, and were very tolerant of mid-project adjustments to scope.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Enterprise App for Cloud Computing Software Service

"I would say that they were more efficient, dependable, and resourceful than the other companies that we worked with."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
Project summary: 

Stanfy collaborated on the development of a complex mobile app that integrated with a cloud-based enterprise software application. They designed the frontend mobile satellite interface component of the app.

 

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
New York City Metro Area
CEO & Founder, Cloud Computing Software Service
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Stanfy took ownership of the project and completed all tasks without excuse or complaint. The team successfully overcame technical challenges specific to the app, such as making sure it could work offline and was attuned to the existing workflow.

 

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company.

We are a cloud-based mobile enterprise software service designed for the contracting industry.

What is your role and responsibilities, please?

I’m the founder and CEO.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What was your goal for working with Stanfy?

Due to their expertise with resident mobile applications, particularly iPhone and Android design, we wanted to work with them. This is a mobile app that’s part of an overall cloud-based enterprise software application. It's quite a bit more complicated than just a mobile app.

SOLUTION

Please describe the scope of their work?

Our application is like a hub-and-spoke application that has essentially three components. It has a backend database. It has a front-end Web interface that is the office interface. Think of it as mission control for the customer. It has a front-end mobile interface for staff in the field. It’s a satellite interface for the customer. We had them design that last part, and it needed to integrate and communicate with the core database. It’s a complete, multifunctional enterprise software application, where they designed the entire mobile interface for it. It’s a workflow-based interface, and it had certain technical challenges, which they were good at surmounting.

For example, we needed the application on the mobile device to work, even when they did not have connectivity. You had to have a protocol for dumping all the information down onto the device, so when the worker got to the job site, if he had no connection, he could still work and still interact with all the data from the job. There were some complications that Stanfy was particularly good at addressing and involved that.

Other things that were important to me were interface design, and they just get it done. Hands down, they were the best people we worked with on this project. We worked with other teams in the Ukraine on the Web interface on the back end; we worked with teams from Argentina on the back end with the web interface. But, Stanfy was the firm with which I was most pleased. You can count on them to get stuff down. In the software world, that’s really hard to find.

What was your process for selecting Stanfy to work with?

We found them through another Ukrainian firm that we had started with, and they introduced us to them once they figured they were not going to be able to handle our mobile application needs. They introduced us to Stanfy to handle the part of the job that they felt they were not going to be able to handle, given the demands that we had. Stanfy was a much better partner for this project.

When was the latest milestone completed for that work?

It’s been about two years now. It was probably during early 2012.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Do you have any statistics or metrics to track improvement from their work?

I can’t say I did. I would say that they were more efficient, dependable, and resourceful than the other companies that we worked with. But, I don’t have a quantifiable means of answering that.

Is there anything unique about them that really makes them stand out, compared to other companies?

The thing that stood out for me was that they took ownership, and they got stuff done. Too often, with other programming firms, we hear excuse after excuse about why something couldn’t be done. You don’t get that with them. With them, they just got it done. There’s a reason that I so strongly endorse them. As a customer, it’s a very good experience, interacting with them. Some things might be a little bit over budget, but there’s a good explanation for it as opposed to being significantly over budget, and feeling like you’re held over a barrel without any kind of advance warning and not necessarily a good reason for it.

Looking back on the work so far, is there any area that you think they could improve upon or that you might do differently?

From time to time, they had some sort of staffing issue, where we couldn’t get exactly who we wanted, exactly when we wanted them. But, that’s not uncommon. It was less severe with them than it was with others. There’s nothing that I can really point to.

5.0
Overall Score I haven’t seen a better example out there. In my perfect world, I may find someone slightly better, but I haven’t run into them yet.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    They weren’t perfect, but again, they were better than everybody else.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    Not perfect, but better than everybody else.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    I was very happy with the quality of their work. It’s relative to my experience with other programmers. Relative to every other programmer I’ve ever dealt with, I’d give them a five.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    That’s an automatic.

Telecom Provider App Development

"They are a very flexible and inspiring team."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
Project summary: 

Stanfy developed the UI, prototypes, and design of a dual-platform mobile app. They also integrated an interface and a back-end platform, and assisted with the app's launch.

The Reviewer
 
5,000-10,000 Employees
 
Ukraine
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The app was successful. The client praised Stanfy's professionalism, and highly recommends them.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company.

I work for Kyivstar, which is the largest telecom services provider in Ukraine. We have about 25 million subscribers.

What is your role and responsibilities?

I am a manager for game and app business development.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What was your goal for the project with Stanfy?

We wanted to launch our first-ever branded app. The app needed to become one of our largest digital services. We needed a solid partner to build the app for Android and iOs. The app was called Djuice Music, an entertainment application.

SOLUTION

Can you describe the scope of the work that Stanfy performed?

The scope of their work involved development of user interfaces, prototypes, and general design according to our requirements. They had to maintain the Kyivstar brand while developing an interface plus a back-end platform. They helped us launch the app and things have gone well.

What was your process for selecting Stanfy to work with?

They came highly recommended.

Can you provide a sense of the size of the initiative in dollar terms?

The cost is confidential.

When was the project completed?

It was completed January 22, 2012.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

How did Stanfy perform?

They are great. The app was very successful.

What is unique or special about Stanfy compared to other IT vendors?

Stanfy has strong professionals. They are a very flexible and inspiring team.

Looking back on the project, is there anything that you think Stanfy can improve or something you would do differently?

I have no complaints.

 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

iOS Development for Startup Company

"[Stanfy] was very responsive and flexible."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
4.0
Willing to refer: 
n/a
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
Project summary: 

Stanfy completed a multi-phase project to develop a unique mobile app, to include the MVP design and a clickable prototype.

The Reviewer
 
2-10 Employees
 
San Francisco Bay Area
CTO, Health & Wellness Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The first version of the app was delivered on time and under budget. It currently has approximately 50 users, and the client is preparing for launch in the App Store.

BACKGROUND

What is your position and what are your responsibilities?

I am the CTO.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What was the business challenge or opportunity that you were trying to address?

We were interested in helping to increase the level of happiness for busy and career-oriented individuals by using a mobile application. There are a number of products trying to address this market today. There has been tons of research done, but nobody seems to be able to figure out how to make it work in practice. We needed an easy-to-use app, one that did not require user registration, with a simple concept to understand and support push notifications. We were limited by a low budget, plus we did not have a  very well defined application flow and design. Plus, we were facing unknown technology limitations and practicality.

Are there any metrics or numbers that can quantify the challenge or opportunity?

No numbers, but we were at risk to have a half-baked application and to run out of money without the ability to demonstrate any user traction, and then raise additional money for development.

What were your company’s business goals for the project?

Ideally, we wanted 100 beta users before app’s availability in the App Store. Then, we wanted as many as 10,000 users when it reached the App Store, all without a marketing budget.

SOLUTION

Please provide a description of the project and its scope.

The phases included the design for a minimal viable product, then a clickable prototype. All of this within eight to 10 agile development cycles. We had an agile management approach and an expected duration of three months. Our budget was around $50,000 and we allotted for two product owners, two coders, a UI/usability designer, a scrum master, and a project manager.

What was your process for selecting Stanfy?

We talked with multiple offshore development companies and evaluated their cost, approach, and people. We choose Stanfy mainly because of their people and their process, which we liked.

What parts of the project was Stanfy involved with?

Product design, prototype, and development.

When was the project completed?

Between October and November of 2013.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What were the results of the project, and are there any metrics you can share?

We got our first version of the app on time and under budget. There are about 50 active beta users as of now. We are well under way for our App Store launch.

Do you still feel you selected the right software or technology?

Yes.

How did Stanfy perform?

Excellent. Very responsive and flexible. We still continue working with them.

Is there anything unique or special about Stanfy?

Their technical skills, experience with mobile application space, energy, and communication.

Is there any area that Stanfy could improve or that you would do differently?

There were small issues related to differences in understanding of the agreed design, but nothing that wouldn't happen in any similar project with remote development team. I'm not sure how this could be avoided.

How would you summarize your experience with Stanfy and would you recommend them to others?

Very positive. I would recommend them to others.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 4.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • N/A NPS
    Willing to refer

Digital Agency Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
3.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
Project summary: 

The client is a prominent digital agency specializing in mobile app development. The client required a more cost effective development option for periods of high demand, without compromising the overall quality. Stanfy has collaborated on five separate projects with the client. These projects have required Stanfy to develope apps for iOS, Android, and HTML5.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 employees
 
New York, NY
CEO, Digital Agency
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The client indicates that Stanfy is the most proficient IT service provider that they've worked with. Stanfy has demonstrated a high degree of diligence in areas of quality and client communication. The client also praised Stanfy for their ability to develop custom documentation throughout each phase of the development process. The client would recommend Stanfy to others. 

5.0
Overall Score
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 3.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer