We Turn Ideas Into Reality

At Zignuts Technolab, we help Startups to turn their ideas into reality and Enterprises to stay innovative and competitive in cost-effective way. 

We strive to excel in the invention and development of the industry’s most advanced technical solutions including Mobile Apps, Web Solution, eCommerce, Digital Transformation, Blockchain, IoT & Smart Solution, Wearable Apps, Cloud Integration, Cross-platform Apps, On-demand Services, Enterprise Mobility and alike. We translate these technologies into value for our clients’ customers giving them professional and best-in-class services.

Our technological stack includes but not limited to, Android, Java, iOS, Swift, Javascript Frameworks, VueJS, AngularJS, ReactJS, jQuery, PHP, HTML5/CSS3, Wordpress, Laravel, WooCommerce, CodeIgniter, UX/UI, Responsive Design, Bootstrap, Material UI, React Native, REST Api, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, Firebase etc.

 
$1,000+
 
< $25 / hr
 
10 - 49
 Founded
2012
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Berlin, Germany
headquarters
other locations

Focus

Service lines
  • Mobile App Development
  • Web Development
  • Wearable App Development
Client focus
  • Small business (<$10M)
  • Midmarket ($10M - $1B)
  • Enterprise (>$1B)
Industry focus
  • Arts, entertainment & music
  • Business services
  • Financial services
Mobile platforms
Mobile focus
Frameworks and CMS
Programming & scripting
Ecommerce systems
Application platform

Portfolio

Key clients: 
  • Technological Startups from Europ, USA & Asia 
  • Enterprises who are looking for digital transformation or innovation 

Urbee - On-demand Food & Grocery

Urbee is an on-demand food delivery app allows customers to get delivered their ordered grocery or any foods item from anywhere. The Customer can browse nearby restaurants and order their favorite item within the app. GPS-based location and live order tracking allow to track their order & delivery.

EASY RIDERS

EasyRiders is a Bike sharing app allows users to rent e-bike and drop-off the bike anywhere. The app uses Geofencing and Bluetooth integration. Zignuts worked as a technical partner to build a complete bike sharing solution.

VDP Capital

VDP Capital provides professional funds management and consulting services to its clients. Clients can deposit funds with VDP capital and professional investors invest the funds in Forex Markets and Crypto Markets and give guaranteed returns to clients.

The objective of this platform is to manage clients and their funds in an effective way by means of various graphical reports and data-driven methods. The clients can deposit funds easily with online payment gateways and can receive steady and consistent revenue gains.

EZYFX4U

Ezyfx4U provides professional funds management and consulting services to its clients. Clients can deposit funds with ezyfx and professional investors invest the funds in Forex Market and give guaranteed returns to clients. Ezyfx4U also provides features for affiliates who can earn commissions based on the business they bring for the company. The objective of this platform is to manage clients and their funds in an effective way by means of various reports and data-driven methods. The clients can deposit funds easily with online payment gateways and can receive steady and consistent revenue gains. The affiliates can also earn commissions based on the businesses they bring to the company.

SOS - REDBUTTON

The SOS - Red Button application is a very useful app when users are in some emergency and seeking help from people around.

Mobile App Features:

  • Signup/Login process with facebook kit - Static and informative pages with modern look and feel
  • The user can track how many people are around.
  • The user can track the closest person nearby.
  • Near By users will notify with a notification after clicking on SOS.
  • Emergency SOS button (by clicking on it a request for an emergency will generate)
  • Once any nearby user accepts the request, the victim will be notified and can track the live location of the helper who is coming.
  • The user can turn on/off the notifications.
  • The user can set the acquired radius.
  • The user can give a rating to the helper who has come up for help.
  • The user can check the history like the list of users who helped him and the people helped by him....

DiPos App

The main objective of the DiPos system is to improve communication between Tenants, House Management Company, House Owner & Service Providers, by optimizing process to shared digital information and using effective data management, user-friendly reporting and analysis of the entire system.

The DiPos Application is not only providing information about House or Bui, but it also enables Tenants to report any damage or repair issues into their management company directly from the mobile app and after that management company can easily track all the damage reports and their progress directly from the web based Admin system.

JACKEL PORTFOLIO & CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The project is to design and develop Portfolio management system with customized Content Management System (CMS) as per client’s business needs. The objective of this system is to present product portfolio and offerings to website visitors. The admin should be able to manage the portfolio from the admin panel and can also create content/pages/articles from the admin panel.

 

Zignuts team has helped re-designing and development of the portfolio management system, which contains two main parts as:

Company Website

Fully responsive, mobile and SEO friendly website re-design as per the client’s business expectations. Website has multilingual support and functionality based on auto-detection of visitor’s location.

 

Admin System & CMS

This system helps creating and management of categories, products, attributes, tags, parameters and variants. Also client can manage portfolio or customize any of the website contents using...

Quickkonnect Apps & Website

Welcome to the future of networking! By using Quickkonnect, you will keep your contact information and social media accounts conveniently updated. With a simple scan of your customization code, the person with whom you would like to connect, will receive the information that you would like to share, and vice-versa.

An additional tool, Quickkonnect Corporate, is available for companies. This CRM enhancement tool will allow businesses to subscribe themselves and their employees, creating a separate unique employee profile for each employee, through which all contacts made are compiled and can be exported to a CRM.

Quickkonnect’s mission is to create a centralized contact management platform for contact sharing and social media following. It should also provide companies with a tool, that automatically transfers contact information into a spreadsheet and save these files to suit a CRM. Quickkonnect will bring speed, convenience and simplicity to the world of networking...

Comedie - Dating App

The main goal of the project is to build a dating application to improve trust and bring quality in Dating. Comedie application allows you to meet quality man and woman near you. Comedie makes sure real users through advance screening and photo verification for male users.

Zignuts has helped to develop Mobile Applications – Android & iOS, using which users can find nearby Man and/or Woman to connect and chat with them. If both users like each other then and only then they can chat with each other. Also to prevent fake male users, we have developed advance screening and photo verification features for all males during registration.

Also, the backend system has been developers using modern technologies, suing which owner can monitor and manage the whole system and business activities.

ALO141 TRIPPLANNER

Alo141 gives its citizens and tourists to make use of available public transports, buses, taxis to visit various tourist destinations and other places across the country.

The objective is to provide the best possible routes for reaching to destination making use of the public transport and bus data available. It also shows the live tracking of buses across the whole network of buses and also shows nearby bus-stops.

XKEEPER - House Management System

Xkeeper is a robust and comprehensive solution for apartments, residential and business complexes, and any gated communities. It enables users to track visitors, staff, and households, therefore ensuring and enforcing security. It even works perfectly well in offline mode in case of any connectivity issues at the gates. Besides, it is a great management tool that helps community administrators to maintain owners, tenants, and staffs. A sure-shot solution to consider if you are thinking about securing any complex or residency.

SHIPOWNER

Shipowner.io is a platform that connects buyers and sellers of marine assets and services via distributed ledger technology at the lowest cost and highest levels of customization compared to existing models.

BizimTV - IPTV & Video on Demand App (Germany)

The BizimTV is an IPTV & Video On Demand Solution for android based TV. It allows you to track your favorite stations, movies and series at any time from anywhere. What you need to do is certainly no laptop, no satellite dish and no nerve-racking installations. You just need an internet connection and an Smart TV

Couponicus - Easy Coupons (Germany)

Couponicus makes coupon marketing as easy as never before, Determine specifying the nature of the coupon and the discount itself or fallback to a coupon our proposals. Our templates are industry-specific and performance-tested in practice

Couponicus distribute coupons on user's website, social media Autritten and email. They need to set the various distribution channels once and then use it for all their coupons this. On their site, the coupons are integrated by means of a Widgets. This method is used for example also in the integration of YouTube videos or visitor counters. This requires the widget code to be copied only once in the HTML code of your website. If this is too complicated, we can send instructions to user's web pages maintainer for this integration will be no problem. As soon as the Java widget is integrated once any amendments there to automatically adopted.

Daily Studios (Uganda)

The Daily Studio App lets you share photos of your special moments with loved ones. All the beautiful moments and scenes you capture with your camera can find a useful home in the Daily Studio App. With the Daily Studio App, you can conveniently store, share, buy or sell those marvelous shots

OTM System - Order, Track & Manage (India)

OTM System encourages restaurants and cafes to go paper less, by tracking and managing orders using OTM Apps & Web portal for Kitchen, Waiter and Manager. It is light weight and user friendly Web and Mobile based solution for small to medium restaurants/cafes in India

Reviews

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WordPress Dev for Blockchain-based Real Estate Platform

“Zignuts Technolab’s knowledgeable resources forward our projects to varying degrees without a fixed engagement.”

Quality: 
4.5
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Oct. 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Zignuts Technolab customized a WordPress site with new features like single sign-on and integrations for blockchain identity providers. As a remote IT team, they offer ongoing maintenance and development.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Belgium
Technical Architect, Blockchain-based Real Estate Platform
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

A reliable and flexible technical partner, Zignuts Technolab enables a scalable development process. The team offers a comprehensive array of expertise and scalability that yields an optimized ROI. Direct contact with specialists maintains a seamless workflow and clear communication.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

Our company is building new forms of governance using blockchain. I'm a technical architect.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Zignuts Technolab?

Our main challenge was being severely underfunded. We were looking for a reliable partner at an affordable price. 

In my experiences working with developers from Upwork, I’d never managed to find a reliable party.  We wanted the advantages of having our own development team without hiring full-time employees. 

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

The team from Zignuts Technolab has a very sound knowledge of WordPress development. Rather than building a default website, they extended our platform with single sign-on and integrations with identity providers on blockchain. 

We have highly specific development needs, and Zignuts Technolab offers all types of expertise in a flexible format. Having them work for us continually would exceed our internal ability to provide overviews and oversight. Instead, they provide the skills we need whenever we require.

At a technological level, I leave the choices up to them. I provided some requirements for the platforms they use. For example, it has to be compatible with our contracts and built on WordPress. Otherwise, they are free to suggest whatever technology they think would be the best fit.

Zignuts Technolab also provides all the architecture and maintenance. Rather than a one-shot deployment where they deliver a zip file at the end, we conduct the full development process with real deployment scenarios. We're able to go live incrementally and release new features. They develop, deploy, and test products in our user acceptance testing (UAT) environment.   

What is the team composition? 

Zignuts Technolab has provided resources for architecture, development, design, and testing. We've kept the team very small. At any point in time, only 1-2 people from their team are working with us. They offer a very flexible pool of profiles.

How did you come to work with Zignuts Technolab?

We started our search for a new provider by putting out a call for proposals on Upwork. I was looking for someone stable to work with for an extended period of time. After I started comparing profiles, they seemed to come out of nowhere. They probably saw the job posting in an online search.

I submitted the same requirements I had on Upwork and included them in our general comparison. They contacted me from Germany, which is much closer to our time zone than other vendors and made it easier to communicate, especially since they spoke fluent English. The price they quoted was quite good, and their staff had the right capabilities.

How much have you invested with them?

We've spent about €10,000 (approximately $11,250 USD).

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in October 2018. Our project is still ongoing. We have one year of serious development ahead of us, but parts of the product are already in production. 

Since we couldn't afford an in-house IT department, we've kept them on to provide those services. If all goes well, I'll always have them around in various capacities. 

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

The fact that we've already received a real application is a valuable metric of success for me. Other remove teams have only been skilled at producing a specific deliverable and had staff turnover that proved problematic. Conversely, Zignuts Technolab has managed to maintain a very stable team. They provide the right resources at the right times. 

Zignuts Technolab’s knowledgeable resources forward our projects to varying degrees without a fixed engagement. Their ability to work on our product incrementally empowers me to go about the process slowly and carefully so we can accomplish everything we need to. I haven't had this advantage with any other provider I've worked with in the past.

How did Zignuts Technolab perform from a project management standpoint?

I haven't given them project management responsibilities because I handle it myself.  Zignuts Technolab plans their resources accordingly and has performed quite well. Depending on how much work I can provide, they speed up or slow down.

We mostly communicate through Skype and use tools to prepare for tasks, ensure storyboards are up to date, and keep the backlog filled in.

I send them clear descriptions for the functional requirements, as I do with every remote team, and Zignuts Technolab follows them precisely. We can only be vague with developers who work on-site. As the product owner, the responsibility falls on us to describe the deliverable we want in detail. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

Zignuts Technolab is impressively flexible and knowledgeable. They communicate well and are good at what they do. 

I appreciate that they’ve never tried to force me to use their project manager, which always adds a layer of complexity. Being able to speak directly to the developers or designers working on a task has been an enormous advantage. 

Are there any areas they could improve?

No. Up until now, I've been very happy with the service. 

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

This might be very specific to our project, but preparing careful documentation has worked well for us.  Zignuts deliver on schedule and within the budget. They accomplish everything we need in the set timeframe.  

I don't know how they deal with customers who lack the technical experience to create documentation, since I've never worked with them on those terms. 

5.0
Overall Score It has been a pleasure to work with them.
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
  • 4.5 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

IoT & App Dev for Aviation Technology Solutions Company

"Another advantage they have is that they’re cost-effective."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Confidential
 
July 2018 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

After being briefed on industry regulations, Zignuts Technolab provided developers to handle both front- and backend development of airline solutions that involve RFID, IoT, and more.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Miami, Florida
Farid Hassani
CTO, AEROSENS LLC
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Zignuts Technolab quickly learned about the technologies the project required in order to be able to deliver, and have produced great development work so far. Their adaptability and round-the-clock availability offsets any time management struggles encountered.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I joined AEROSENS in January 2018 as its CTO. We’re developing technology solutions for the aviation industry, working on bringing our clients the latest advancements.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Zignuts Technolab?

We used to work with another company in India and switched to Zignuts Technolab because we needed a cost-effective partner that could better manage the time zone difference.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We’re developing technology solutions, specifically in the IoT area, with airlines being our main clients. Zignuts Technolab provided developers experienced with backend systems. In the beginning, we doubted whether they’d be a good choice for frontend development since we have different applications for cabin management and such for Android and iOS. However, they were able to do it, and we were stunned by their performance. It was slower in the beginning, and we had to do a briefing to help them understand the different standards used by the aviation industry, but they learned quickly. I really liked this about them.

On top of that, we’re developing a new solution for in-flight Bluetooth. Most of these technologies are on-ground systems; we can’t make them flyable because of the radiation power level. When the aircraft is on the ground, we can do any kind of management or inspection using these technologies. However, when we’re flying, we cannot do inspections using RFID handheld devices, for instance. We’re developing new technologies with Zignuts Technolab for cabin management solutions based Bluetooth Low Energy.

Furthermore, we developed new tags, and Zignuts Technolab learned how they worked. They contacted the chip manufacturer to get an API and develop the server. We’re overall happy with them.

What is the team composition?

I’m not sure how many people were assigned in total. We worked with Parth (Co-Founder & CTO, Zignuts Technolab) and two other developers. One group was working on iOS and the other group on Android. Parth is also working on the backend system.

How did you come to work with Zignuts Technolab?

They were introduced to me by a friend in Boston that’s an experienced full-stack developer. We had no idea who Zignuts Technolab was and where they were based out of. We had three months of trial work and finally decided to work with them on a full-time basis.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Zignuts seven to eight months ago.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We’re very happy with their support and development work so far. They weren’t too familiar with RFID and IoT solutions in the beginning, so the quality wasn’t outstanding, but they were quick learners. After they knew what had to be done, they did a good job.

Zignuts Technolab is very good with backend systems, but I believe frontend systems were new to them. They were able to bring themselves to the speed we wanted, and we have no issues now.

How did Zignuts Technolab perform from a project management standpoint?

I’d give them a seven out of ten in this area. Working with companies in India is generally not that easy based on my personal experience, especially when it comes to meeting deadlines. I’d say Zignuts Technolab was good enough. I’m very strict with our US-based team when it comes to that—five minutes late isn’t acceptable to me. We had some challenges in the beginning, but not anymore. They know how we work and have adapted, so we have no issues now.

Additionally, they’re flexible and always available, even during their nights, and have stayed at their office till late to help us over the phone. Another advantage they have is that they’re cost-effective. The reason many companies are interested in working with Indian teams is because of their lower costs.

What did you find most impressive about them?

I liked the fact that they’re quick learners. The aviation industry is a bit different as we’re dealing with a lot of standards for product development, and it can take a year to go through certification qualifications. Zignuts Technolab wasn’t familiar with these standards, but they quickly went through them, understood them, asked us questions, and then delivered.

Are there any areas they could improve?

They need to manage their time better.

Do you have any advice for future clients of theirs?

If the team has experience with what they’re trying to develop, I don’t see any issues in going ahead. If it’s something new, clients need to spend a bit more time, in the beginning, to clarify everything and explain what needs to be done. Making a detailed scope of the project from the start will allow Zignuts Technolab to come to speed quickly.

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

Web Dev and Migration for Fintech Startup

"It feels like we’re dealing with another part of our own business."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Aug. 2018 - Apr. 2019
Project summary: 

Zignuts Technolab did web development for a platform migration project. They supported the transition of a WordPress site to PHP, and helped migrate the solution to AWS.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Australia
Chief Executive Officer, Fintech Startup
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The engagement is ongoing, and positive feedback has focused on Zignuts Technolab’s accountability and technical skills. Expect a partner who can accommodate changes in project requirements due to their effective management.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I’m the CEO of a new fintech startup aiming to disrupt the Australian mortgage industry.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Zignuts Technolab?

We needed a new web developer after a relationship with a previous vendor failed.

What were your goals for this project?

We wanted to completely overhaul our existing systems and move from WordPress to PHP. We also wanted our platform on AWS rather than GoDaddy for more reliability and efficiency.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

We chose Zignuts from a shortlist with 16 other companies. After months of thorough research, we decided they were the firm to help us with the complete makeover of our project.

Describe the project and the services they provided in detail.

They’re currently working on platform migration to AWS. They’re rebuilding our systems in PHP.

What was the team composition?

We worked with a project manager, two frontend developers, and three backend developers.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

The project is ongoing due to changes in requirement from our end.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

Their project management is top notch. It feels like we’re dealing with another part of our own business, not a separate company.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

Their technical knowledge and attention to detail made a difference, along with their willingness to accommodate our changing needs.

Are there any areas for improvement?

No, I can’t think of anything.

5.0
Overall Score I find no faults with them.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    All project milestones are met on the day of the delivery.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    You get what you pay for.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    They offer good technical knowledge and they are helpful.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer

Mobile Development for Musician App

"We had a cooperative, friendly relationship."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Nov. 2018 - May 2019
Project summary: 

Zignuts Technolab built the beta versions of Android and iOS apps. They handled UI design, development, and integrations with existing software.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Winterthur, Switzerland
Founder & CEO, geckotool
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Zignuts Technolab listened carefully to requirements, effortlessly accommodated scope adjustments, and explained their process clearly. Their flexible workflow and collaborative attitude made them an excellent partner.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

My company is a one-person startup, so I'm the owner, founder, CEO, and inventor. 

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Zignuts Technolab?

Zignuts Technolab built an app for my invention. 

What were your goals for this project?

Our first goal was to design a demo for Android. After the first beta test, we built the iOS app. Zignuts Technolab will also handle the merging of our in-house Bluetooth app. 

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

I eliminated local businesses because of their prices but found Zignuts Technolab on Google. They seemed perfect: a young, inventive team with fast communication, transparent pricing, and the intention to make a great product. They also knew the latest design trends and a good eye for user behavior.

Describe the project in detail.

The first step was the UI design. After two weeks and several Slack meetings, we prepared approximately 15-20 page designs for further development. During the next five weeks, we worked together constantly. I got the latest app versions every five days, then gave them feedback, which they implemented in the next generation. Once a week we met on Skype to discuss core issues. Soon, the app did exactly what it was supposed to do!

What was the team composition?

I had a general manager for overall communication and a project manager for all development and technical questions. We also had a designer and app developer.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any outcomes from the project that demonstrate progress or success?

I, unfortunately, cannot provide outcomes, because I haven't released the app yet.

How effective was the workflow between your team and theirs?

Our workflow was fast. We shared written feedback and discussed issues and advice during Skype meetings. Because I lacked the technical vocabulary, certain development tasks took longer than expected. We solved everything, though.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

I appreciated their willingness to follow my suggestions and develop more elegant solutions. They were personally interested in my invention. We had a cooperative, friendly relationship. They completely understood my need to rethink initial ideas and reset my general targets. They tried their best to understand, even though they weren't familiar with my business idea.

Are there any areas for improvement?

I have no idea. If anything, they could be a bit more understanding of my specific clientele. 

5.0
Overall Score I'm completely satisfied.
  • 4.5 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    We exceeded the timeline by one week, but they offered the additional week for free.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The price was incredible. I could change the targets during development without leaving my budget.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    They completely hit the target.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I already have.

Web, iOS, & Android Dev for Telecommunications Provider

"I'm confident that we'll be able to market it on a larger scale after the trial is over."

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Dec. 2017 - Sep. 2018
Project summary: 

Zignuts Technolab developed a custom digital web platform as well as iOS and Android apps. The primary feature is a user login that provides access to personalized information.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Germany
General Manager, Telecommunications Provider
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Still in the initial rollout, the working platform and apps have received positive feedback from key stakeholders. Zignuts Technolab kept the project moving (and on budget) through constant communication. Their efficiency and quality of work made them a valuable partner.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I'm the general manager of a cable net operator in Germany.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Zignuts Technolab?

We wanted to offer a digital platform for our customers.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

Zignuts Technolab developed a platform with several parts. The main part is web-based. It also has Android and iOS apps for the individual users. Users are able to login to the system and get personalized information. Other requirements included getting the job done in a set time frame.

What is the team composition?

We worked with two people. One was responsible for the commercial part and one who was the head of their programming department.

How did you come to work with Zignuts Technolab?

A while back we worked on a project with one of their team members. He went on to create Zignuts Technolab, so we had a personal contact to them.

How much have you invested with them?

A ballpark estimate is around €60,000 (approximately $69,000 USD) but I'm not sure.

What is the status of this engagement?

We worked on this project from December 2017–September 2018.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We're in the middle of the rollout now so I can't really speak to the impact yet. We do have several customers that are willing to work with us in the rollout phase. I'm confident that we'll be able to market it on a larger scale after the trial is over.

How did Zignuts Technolab perform from a project management standpoint?

They got the job done very well. Their communication was good. We mostly spoke via Skype.

What did you find most impressive about them?

No, other than what I've already said. Nothing went wrong, so I think they did a great job.

Are there any areas they could improve?

Communication has to be good on both sides for a project to be good. I'm sure both of us can improve little things here and there. Otherwise there’s nothing I can point to.

Do you have any advice for potential customers?

Everyone probably knows you need to be sure what kind of project you want. Have your goals set out and then they will create the project plan. They were good partners for us.

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

Web Dev for Computer Software Company

"They took the preojct and made it feel as if its theirs...We felt very happy with them." 

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
Aug. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Zignuts Technolab developed a web app and a mobile app based on physical sketches. They created social media and digital calling API’s and built out the architecture and functionality.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
München, Bavaria
Cedric von Halem
CEO, Quickkonnect UG
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The platform has received positive beta reviews as well as international interest. Zignuts Technolab demonstrated sincere enthusiasm for the project and skillfully overcame a language barrier. Although they could have adhered more to deadlines, their collaborative process was highly effective.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

I’m the CEO of Quickkonnect UG, an app development company. We’re about to launch our first two products, a web and mobile app that lets people share all their contact and social media information with one another. It also allows businesses to register all the employees and create a centralized list of contact information that is synchronizable into its CRM.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd.?

We needed someone to develop our apps for us.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We had the business idea, but they were responsible for developing the architecture and functionality of the app. We provided them with physical sketches and explained these over Skype calls. They built social media API’s for Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, as well as digital calling API’s. The hardest task was to implement constant data transmission between the mobile app and the web platform.

What is the team composition?

We were primarily in contact with two people directly, but emailed with around seven or eight.

How did you come to work with Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd.?

We searched for developers in Germany and the U.S., but quickly discovered that the pricing of these were ridiculous, so we looked to outsource to India. After looking at multiple review sites—including Clutch—we knew Zignuts Technolabs was the one we wanted to use.

How much have you invested with them?

We’ve spent €60,000 (Approx. $69,600 USD)

What is the status of this engagement?

We’ve been working together since August 2017, and launching our products in a week. However, it’s going to take two more years to get all our ideas integrated.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We’ve contacted three to four internationally known businesses and they’re all interested in testing our product. We’ve only received positive feedback from beta users and our own employee.

How did Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd. perform from a project management standpoint?

We communicated via Skype—especially when sharing sketches—but also through email and phone calls. We had a very collaborative process, and it was nice that they had a business development office in Berlin that we could talk to. There was a bit of a language barrier, but they had two to three who were communicating with us in perfect English.

The timeframes were stretched a little longer than we expected, but it was nothing dramatic. In total, it was a week delay which didn’t hurt us or anybody else. 

What did you find most impressive about them?

Many people warned us about working with Indian developers because of language barriers and the distance, but we never saw a reason to change to another developer. It felt like they were an in-house team.

They took the project and made it feel as if its theirs. They told us how excited they were to get it out and to be a part of it. We got to know each other and become friends. We felt very happy with them.

Are there any areas they could improve?

The timeframes could have been adjusted a little bit, but it was nothing big.

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

Mobile App & Web Dev for Networking Startup

"They were very transparent, which was a lot of help for us … It was incredible."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
4.5
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Aug. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Zignuts provides Android and iOS mobile application development services, working on the back and frontend. They also worked on the website CRM and e-commerce features.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Munich, Germany
Cofounder, Quickkonnect
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The app is still in testing and will launch later this year. The team managed the project very effectively across different time zones, tracking their work carefully and transparently, while being accommodating and responsive when changes were required.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

QuickKonnect provides users with a QR code, which you can scan and connect to all the social media platforms you have in common, and download contact information. I’m a co-founder.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd.?

We needed to outsource mobile and app development.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

The mobile apps are for both iOS and Android. We gave them specifications at first, which they transcribed into wireframes and edited by our team.

Zignuts built our whole app, back- and frontend, as well as our CRM service on our website. They also programmed our whole website, including e-commerce functionalities and analytical tools. 

What is the team composition?

We started off with two project managers (one based in Germany), while the head developer was in India. We later expanded to a team of seven people across different fields like iOS and Android. Now we have a head manager who runs everything with the individual programmers.

How did you come to work with Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd.?

We looked at a review website and compared firms. The ones in Europe were extremely expensive. We tried to find a solution in which we would have a local contact, but with a team in India or somewhere cheaper. We found Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd. because they have a firm in Berlin. We talked with them and quickly decided to use their services. They put forward amazing proposals and were organized in a way that helped communicate their detailed plans to us. 

How much have you invested with them?

$30,000.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working together in August 2017 and the work is ongoing.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What evidence can you share that demonstrates the impact of the engagement?

We’re still testing the app. In mid-August we’ll be done with everything.

How did Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd. perform from a project management standpoint?

The communication was perfect. They delivered updates on a bi-weekly basis. It wasn’t only us giving the specifications—we worked together and they shared their opinions with us. When they saw problems with the UI or UX, they communicated that with us so we could make changes accordingly. There were no issues meeting deadlines. There were some points they took slightly longer, but that was understandable.

The three co-founders of our business are based between the U.S. and London, so it was quite difficult with the time differences, but they agreed to work in the middle of the night to make calls. They’re extremely flexible and open to everything. If they didn’t know about the project, they’d research and find a solution until it works.

What did you find most impressive about them?

They sent us summaries of what they were doing every morning and then what was actually completed at the end of the day, with images and proof. In the beginning, we were a bit skeptical. They wanted to prove us wrong. They were very transparent, which helped ease our worries about outsourcing. It was incredible.

Are there any areas they could improve?

The only improvement is to integrate their whole team a little more into the process. The language barrier is a minor issue.

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

Blockchain Marketplace for Maritime Assets

"They sincerely took ownership of our project and worked toward its success."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
$10,000 to $49,999
 
Oct. 2017 - Ongoing
Project summary: 

Zignuts Technolab developed an integrated distribution ledger system for maritime assets that was powered by Ethereum blockchain. They architected a blockchain marketplace that was usable for unfamiliar users.

The Reviewer
 
11-50 Employees
 
Malta
Mitul Dave
Managing Director, AlphaSeas Management Limited
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The project has been praised by large accounting firms for its innovation. The Zignuts team spared no resources and dedicated itself to the project’s success. The services module has been introduced to registries around the world.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

I am the managing director of AlphaSeas, a specialist strategy and advisory firm focused on the maritime industry.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd.?

We looked to create an integrated distributed ledger system for marine assets and services powered by the Ethereum virtual machine. We needed outside assistance to manage the end-to-end development process for the frontend, backend CRM, and blockchain programming.

What were your goals for this project?

This project was to be the pioneer in applying distributed ledger technologies to solving problems in capital structures in the maritime marketplace. We wanted to develop a responsive frontend design that would attract new customers. We hoped to provide a blockchain-powered marketplace solution with an easy-to-use UX to educate new customers who were unfamiliar with blockchain technologies.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

Zignuts was chosen from a group of four initial vendors we approached. They came highly recommended from a business acquaintance who had previously launched a successful project with their assistance. Zignuts was chosen over the others due to the speed of responses to our preliminary questions, a competitive quote, and a favorable recommendation.

Can you go into detail about the services they provided and the scope of the project?

Zignuts developed our frontend interface and backend CRM module and set up the blockchain architecture. They completed the backend programming for blockchain processes and integrated it with the frontend. A dynamic administrator module was formed to upload assets and services onto our marketplace. Finally, they conducted a social media campaign prior to our launch. The complexities of our project were managed with Go, Solidity, Truffle Framework, OpenZeppelin, Ethereum Blockchain, JavaScript, Node.js, Express.js, Passport.js, web3.js, PHP/Laravel, jQuery, and JQuery UI, HTML5, CSS3, and Bootstrap.

What was the team composition?

The project team had seven members—three from our side and four from Zignuts—throughout the process. Our board was responsible for coordinating the project and approving team members.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Can you share any information that demonstrates the impact that this project has had on your business?

We have successfully become the world’s first distributed ledger platform for maritime assets and services. We have achieved our goal for seed-round funding upon completion of the project. We have introduced the services module to various registries around the world to apply blockchain-powered solutions to their processes. And we have been recognized by one of the Big 4 accounting firms as having one of the most innovative projects in the Fintech space for 2018.

How was project management arranged and how effective was it?

We met all of our deadlines. Feedback loops worked seamlessly. Zignuts was readily available at all times. To communicate, we predominately used WhatsApp groups, Telegram groups, shared Google Drives, and conference calls. Language translations were never a barrier.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

We had direct access to the management, the developers, and the programmers. All of Zignuts’ resources were available to us. They sincerely took ownership of our project and worked toward its success. It hardly felt like a vendor-client relationship. Rather, it was a partnership where all interests were aligned.

Are there any areas where they can improve?

Their service delivery was fully satisfactory. I have no suggestions there. As Zignuts expands, though, they may need to consider adding resources to keep up service quality.

5.0
Overall Score We are fully satisfied.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    The team is accommodative of our tight schedules across multiple time zones.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The cost was very competitive considering the complexity of work involved.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    We are fully satisfied with the outcome.
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    We are certainly willing to refer Zignuts to friends and peers.

Website Development For Recipe Sharing Platform

"Their output is outstanding."

Quality: 
5.0
Schedule: 
5.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
5.0
The Project
 
Less than $10,000
 
Dec. 2017 - Jan. 2018
Project summary: 

Zignut Technolab developed a recipe sharing website that allows users to share, import, and access recipes.  

The Reviewer
 
5,001-10,000 Employees
 
Philippines
Jed Mark Tamayo
Service Engineer, Komatsu Ltd.
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

Zignut Technolabs delivered a high-quality website while respecting budget and time restraints. Their fluid communication, impeccable organization, and technical competence guaranteed outstanding results.

BACKGROUND

Please describe your company and your position there.

This is a personal project. Technically speaking, I am my own company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

For what projects/services did your company hire Zignuts Technolab Pvt. Ltd.?

My goal was to develop the initial layout and functionalities for my website. Since I have very limited web development knowledge, I tasked them with converting the site design and functionality that I had envisioned into an actual website.

What were your goals for this project?

We needed to design an interface where users could login and register for free, browse recipes, and add their own to the site. We also needed to add multiple features, including a “favoriting” function and a Yummy.ph recipe import feature.

SOLUTION

How did you select this vendor?

While browsing, I found three groups that could cater to my requests. Ravi (Representative, Zignut Technolab Pvt. Ltd.) stood out among them. He was very interested in the project and asked the right questions about my requirements. I chose Zignuts, and I don’t have any regrets.

Describe the project in detail.

They built a website with a cataloguing functionality, which allows the user to browse, schedule, plan, create, and import recipes from other websites.

What was the team composition?

As far as I am aware, Ravi managed all communication between me and their team. Their communication and delivery of the output went smoothly. 

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

What outcomes or results can you share that demonstrate progress and/or success?

They are a results-oriented team. They put forth their best efforts to meet the promised schedule and output goals without sacrificing the quality of the final product.

How effective was the project management?

They managed my project very well throughout the development phase. They designate specific people to work, manage the project, and communicate with clients.

What did you find most impressive about this company?

I appreciated their communication, friendly and accommodating representative, and the excellent quality of their work. They’re an awesome group!

What tips or recommendations do you have?

Their output is outstanding. I would recommend that they keep up the good work.

5.0
Overall Score 5 stars! I look forward to our next project.
  • 5.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
    Very easy scheduling.
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    They were worth every penny.
  • 5.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
    Top notch quality!
  • 5.0 NPS
    Willing to refer
    I am highly likely to refer them.

Software Development for Marketing Startup

"Things went unexpectedly smoothly on the development end ..."

Quality: 
4.0
Schedule: 
4.0
Cost: 
5.0
Willing to refer: 
4.0
The Project
 
$50,000 to $199,999
 
2013 - 2014
Project summary: 

Zignuts Technolab developed marketing software for a coupon marketing startup company. Its purpose was to allow businesses to create online coupons which would be redeemable at a physical location.

The Reviewer
 
1-10 Employees
 
Berlin, Germany
Thomas Muller
CEO, Couponicus
 
Verified
The Review
Feedback summary: 

The web platform that Zignuts built ran fast and had no lag. The bugs caught in the software were easily identifiable by Zignuts and were fixed within the allotted timeframe. The clients' end users were very happy with the platform, although the startup is no longer in business.

BACKGROUND

Introduce your business and what you do there.

We were a small coupon marketing startup with a five-person team based in Berlin. I was the founder and CEO of the company.

OPPORTUNITY / CHALLENGE

What challenge were you trying to address with Zignuts Technolab?

We were developing a coupon marketing software for hotels and restaurants which was mainly online-based. It would allow businesses to create coupons online, integrate them into their websites through JavaScript widgets, and have clients redeem them in-store.

SOLUTION

What was the scope of their involvement?

We outsourced our development to Zignuts Technolab. The frontend was a widget, while the backend allowed users to manage timeframes for coupons. The system also had Facebook and Twitter integrations, allowing businesses to promote their services there. The backend was PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript.

The project was milestone-based and ran for 6–8 months. Zignuts Technolab assigned one full-time developer, while other resources joined in for different parts. The Facebook and Twitter integration involved a separate developer, and we also had a quality assurance tester assigned.

We had already built a design and had Photoshop mockups for all the pages in the platform. Strategy elements were also handled in-house. As with any project, we figured out that some parts needed to be changed or added, so Zignuts Technolab’s developers have had to make designs themselves.

How did you come to work with Zignuts Technolab?

I met one of Zignuts Technolab’s principals during a tech startup conference in Germany called IdeaLab! I talked to him about our project and went from there. We stayed in touch through telephone and Skype and had Zignuts Technolab build a milestone plan based on our requirements.

How much have you invested with Zignuts Technolab?

The cost of Zignuts Technolab’s work was around $50,000. The scope increased from our original agreement, but only because we added more functionalities. The payments were made based on milestones, which was nice from our perspective because we didn't put in all our money at once and hoped for the best.

What is the status of this engagement?

We started working with Zignuts Technolab three or four years ago. The project lasted for about eight months.

RESULTS & FEEDBACK

Could you share any evidence that would demonstrate the productivity, quality of work, or the impact of the engagement?

There were some bugs in the software, but we had a good process of documenting them through screenshots and having Zignuts Technolab work on them. We had a 3-month bug fixing phase which was part of the original scope. We recorded around 150 bugs in our ticketing system.

Our hotel and restaurant clients liked the software overall. The usability was mainly set on our side, so Zignuts Technology was not involved in creating flows. The platform ran fast and had no lagging.

How did Zignuts Technolab perform from a project management standpoint?

In the beginning, we moved within timelines, but the charts and graphs took a bit longer. In total, we came to be two months behind, but we were already expecting that. Besides our team, Zignuts Technolab also assigned a quality assurance manager who checked in from time to time to see if we were satisfied. He didn't have such a large involvement, but it was nice to see that someone besides us was looking at the quality.

What did you find most impressive about Zignuts Technolab?

Zignuts Technolab had a bigger team in the background, so whenever our resources ran into an area for which they didn't have much expertise, they could rely on other people in their company. We were only building a web app, but Zignuts Technolab did have Android and iOS resources. If we wanted to extend the product on mobile, we could have done it using Zignuts Technolab. Things went unexpectedly smoothly on the development end, compared to the nightmare stories I'd heard about outsourcing to India.

Are there any areas Zignuts Technolab could improve?

We built some diagrams showing how many coupons were being redeemed and shared. That part took a bit longer to build, probably because we didn't specify it precisely enough. Zignuts Technolab had less of an understanding in terms of design here, so we had to clearly state what we wanted things to look like.

5.0
Overall Score
  • 4.0 Scheduling
    ON TIME / DEADLINES
  • 5.0 Cost
    Value / within estimates
    The cost was a bargain for us.
  • 4.0 Quality
    Service & deliverables
  • 4.0 NPS
    Willing to refer