June 2022

Top Software Development Companies in Canada

There are four main software development methodologies, and understanding which approaches a software company uses should be part of your hiring process. The methodologies include agile, waterfall, DevOps, and rapid application. Each methodology has pros and cons and can affect the timeline and cost of software development. As you begin conversations to hire a software development company, look at portfolios, talk to former clients, read reviews, and learn as much as possible about the development languages and methodologies the software company is most familiar with. Matching your project needs, timeline, and budget to a development firm's approach to software projects is important for finding the right dev partner.

Luckily, Canada has some of the best software development agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with software development agency in Canada. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Software Development Agencies & Firms in Canada

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Essential Designs has provided mobile app development work for clients like Columbia University. Based in Canada, Essential Designs brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When LifeGuard was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Essential Designs created not only their recognizable mobile app but the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Essential Designs designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    Lifeguard

    Lifeguard

    ABOUT LIFEGUARD The founder and CEO of Lifeguard wanted to build social enterprises and businesses that have social impact.  Building software to tackle social issues has been the key focus with Lifeguard, inspired by...
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    Transactive Payment Platform

    Transactive Payment Platform

    ABOUT THE TRANSACTIVE PAYMENT PLATFORM Transactive offers an easy-to-integrate solution to the problems associated with collecting payment and sending payments within Europe and the UK. The Transactive banking hub can sit...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, RootQuotient has provided custom software development work for clients like Siemens Gamesa. Based in Montreal, RootQuotient brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Verizon was just a new brand looking to make an impact, RootQuotient crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by RootQuotient designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    GardMoi | Mobile & Web Application

    GardMoi | Mobile & Web Application

    Platform: Mobile, Web  Category: Services  Technology: Flutter, React, Rails    Overview: Gardmoi is a consumer application that aggregates babysitters for parents to book from the comfort of their smartphone. We...
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    TD Bank | Mobile & Web Application

    TD Bank | Mobile & Web Application

    Platform: Web | Mobile  Category: Banking & Finance  Technology: React, Rails, Flutter    Overview: TD Bank is the leading Banking & Financial service provider in the US & Canada. We are elated to be a...
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    PlayMonk | Web Application

    PlayMonk | Web Application

    Platform: Web  Category: Entertainment, Gaming Technology: Python, Angular    Overview: PlayMonk aims at being the digital ecosystem for E-sports. Rootquotient had completed developing an MVP with the core features in...
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    Belrium | Web Application

    Belrium | Web Application

    Platform: Web  Category: Blockchain  Technology: Hyperledger Fabric, GoLang, Node Express, Python Django, AngularJS    Overview: Belrium is the world's first KYC-compliant blockchain mainnet, intended to reduce the...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Montréal, Canada

    Spiria counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Montreal-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted custom software work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Spiria helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 27% Other
    Strategy and roadmap elaboration...

    Strategy and roadmap elaboration...

    The Challenge HealthPRO’s Website no longer met its marketing needs. Its look had to be updated and its written content was not consistent with the company’s new strategic objectives. Further, it had become difficult...
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    Development of a web platform...

    Development of a web platform...

    The Challenge Centura was seeking to develop its web presence on a national scale, achieving this by uniting its regional distribution centers on a single website while adapting to local differences. The site needed to...
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    Consulting a healthcare...

    Consulting a healthcare...

    The Challenge Luong & Leclerc wanted to provide its clients with virtual pharmaceutical counter services. The mobile application had to enable patients to sign up for the service, order medication by sending a photo...
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    Support strong user growth and...

    Support strong user growth and...

    The Challenge Experiencing sustained growth, Skillable had to ensure that its learning platform could scale up and evolve. In order to achieve this, the company sought out a robust and versatile technological partner that...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Kitchener, Canada

    A small team of passionate product developers, Datarockets builds custom web and mobile apps mainly for clients in the European Union and North America region. They work mainly with emerging startups in the IT, education, arts, entertainment, and music industries.

    They designed and developed a human analytics platform, BeVital, currently in the MVP stage. The platform allows users to track personal data such as book readings, time spent, daily vices, and rituals, make data tracking social with teams and comments, and provides a simple visualization of the data.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Web Development
    GlassFrog - SaaS empowering...

    GlassFrog - SaaS empowering...

    a SaaS platform that helps organizations to implement Holacracy. Holacracy itself is an agile organization structure that works perfectly for startups and modern companies. GlassFrog makes it possible to manage employees...
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    Dealmaker - service platform for...

    Dealmaker - service platform for...

    Dealmaker is a cloud-based platform for accelerated capital-raising, KYC and Fund Formation. Used and trusted by some of the world’s leading law firms and organizations, DealMaker’s software eliminates friction in the...
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    Custom software for writing...

    Custom software for writing...

    Our team is working on the user-facing part of the product - an Electron app that is running on the devices. We are developing new features such as cursor movement and draft management, bookmarking, document archiving and...
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    Bunz (mobile) - local bartering...

    Bunz (mobile) - local bartering...

    Web and mobile applications for local bartering communities in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, New York, and London. The project helps people trade the items they no longer need for the ones they do.  The datarockets team...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Victoria, Canada

    FreshWorks Studio counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Canada-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted mobile app development work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. FreshWorks Studio helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Web Development
    Foundry BC  | Virtual Health...

    Foundry BC | Virtual Health...

    With a focus on user-centric design and agile development, FreshWorks helped build a set of virtual health clinic services that will change the B.C mental health landscape for years to come. Mental health issues have been...
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    ICBC | Road Test Booking App

    ICBC | Road Test Booking App

     Every year, more than 3 million British Columbians visit ICBC to tap into all sorts of city auto services. One of those services is helping existing drivers upgrade their licenses and preparing new drivers for the road...
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    BC Registries and Online Services

    BC Registries and Online Services

    BC Registries and Online Services has started a phased, multi-year modernization initiative. Their objective is to replace and improve the applications used for the Corporate, Personal Property and Manufactured Homes...
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    Alberta’s Returning Traveller...

    Alberta’s Returning Traveller...

    In a little less than 30 days, FreshWorks helped the Government of Alberta build a modern web-based traveller screening system for COVID-19. All travellers are required to complete the accessible and user-friendly...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Convergence has provided custom software and web development work for clients like TBC Technologies. Based in Canada, Convergence brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Eli Tecnologies was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Convergence created not only their recognizable web strategy but the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Convergence designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 15% Other
    Reta - Real Estate AML & KYC...

    Reta - Real Estate AML & KYC...

    Reta is a mobile and web-based application platform that facilitates the KYC and AML requirements of the regulated Real Estate industry. The product automates and simplifies many aspects of the Real Estate transaction...
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    Taymor

    Taymor

    Taymor is an architectural hardware firm that designs and manufactures products of exceptional quality and value. Taymor's public-facing web application / e-commerce platform was redesigned and redeveloped with a focus on...
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    Voleo

    Voleo

    Voleo is a mobile and web ecosystem that enables users to form, fund, and manage real money investment club partnerships. Voleo Simutrader is a paper money trading app for investment clubs, available internationally....
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    Pepper Esports

    Pepper Esports

    Pepper is an esports platform for everyday gamers. The Pepper brand represents the chance for every gamer to play competitively and win meaningful prizes playing the games they love. Through Pepper’s online platform...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    Launchcode helps fulfill their clients’ missions with the help of their business-focused approach and an obsession with client experience. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for clients ranging from small firms to large businesses in various industries.

    As an example of their work, Launchcode once partnered with Razor Energy, an oil and gas company. Launchcode helped develop 10 different systems that would replace the company’s reliance on Excel.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 5% Other
    myGCA - Administrative and User...

    myGCA - Administrative and User...

    Glenmore Christian Academy is a faith based K-9 school. The Challenge - Paper, manual processes and reliance on excel was the norm within day-to-day school operations. The Solution - A digital platform was created...
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    Patronscan - Trusted ID...

    Patronscan - Trusted ID...

    Patronscan has the largest ID scanning network in North America with operations in Australia and the UK.  The Challenge - create safe environments for customers and staff in multiple different industries with a focus on...
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    Razor Energy - Power BI & Data...

    Razor Energy - Power BI & Data...

    Razor Energy is a forward thinking and innovative oil and gas company. The Challenge - Remove the reliance on excel by connecting 10 different systems with silo'ed information and integrate their data into Power BI. The...
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    Earth Drilling - Quote to cash

    Earth Drilling - Quote to cash

    Quote to Cash Baby! Out with the old and in with the new! Gone are the days of excel spreadsheet and old systems! We built a custom piece of software designed to enhance the employees' experience and their clients... next...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Winnipeg, Canada

    Many enterprise clients count Bit Space Development as their dependable AR and VR development experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Winnipeg-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Bit Space Development client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Bit Space Development has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 80% AR/VR Development
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    Language in the Community

    Language in the Community

    Preserving Culture with Modern Technology During the pandemic, Georgian College faced the challenge of teaching students from a remote learning perspective. The college needed a way to bring teachers, elders, and students...
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    Power Tools VR

    Power Tools VR

    Power Tools VR is a room-scale VR experience designed to help you learn how to use common power tools. It is meant to be a companion application for an instructor-led training class to give students hands-on experience...
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    Aerial Work Platform

    Aerial Work Platform

    BSD Developed an immersive learning experience for working at heights. This tool used both a custom peripheral to simulate the controls of a scissor jack or boom lift but also an immersive world that trains and tests...
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    MITT Welding Simulator

    MITT Welding Simulator

    We assisted the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology in upgrading their welding simulator adding support for Windows Mixed Reality, HTC Vive, and future headsets. We added support for custom peripherals using the...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Quantum Mob counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Toronto-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted mobile app development work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Quantum Mob helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Other
    Perks Loyalty Program

    Perks Loyalty Program

    A perks-based loyalty program was looking for a new technology partner to deliver a strong experience on their web platform and mobile app. Without a proper CI for the mobile app, the back-end code base on Python 2.7...
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    Temagami Systems

    Temagami Systems

    Temagami Systems supports the energy conservation efforts of utility companies, their customers and other market participants. They work with over 30 electric utility companies in Ontario to process over 100,000 grant...
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    University of Toronto

    University of Toronto

    The University of Toronto needed an updated graduate progress tracking solution for 17,000+ students that allowed students to submit requests online and faculty to monitor and track their students. With an immediate...
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    Puntos Columbia

    Puntos Columbia

    Puntos Colombia is one of the biggest loyalty programs in Colombia with over 12 million membership signups. Merging two massive sets of data for Bancolombia and Grupo Éxito was a complicated need that required complex...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $100,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    What do Johnston’s Grain and Snapbets have in common? They’ve both turned to Vog for mobile app development expertise. This Canada-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When eJourney Manager launched a platform targeting their unique users, Vog analyzed the entirety of their approach to refine their mobile application, create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    Bitvo

    Bitvo

    Bitvo is designed to alleviate the friction associated with cryptocurrency exchanges.   The Challenge The client had developed an app that was not a native application and was experiencing performance issues. The...
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    VIP Golf

    VIP Golf

    VIP Golf provides access to hundreds of golf courses and offers discounted tee times to VIP Golf members. The Challenge VIP Golf was in need of a new system that would support the growing demand for new customers and the...
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    Buildster

    Buildster

    Buildster is a project management tool designed to manage multiple teams from one centralized solution. The Challenge The client had developed an app with an overseas team that was difficult to use and needed an update...
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    EHSMS Mobile Safety App

    EHSMS Mobile Safety App

    EHSMS is the best way to enable employees and contractors to quickly access safety procedures, document details, custom reports and review hazard information is already in the palm of their hands The Challenge Build a...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    With an impressively robust client list that includes major enterprise brands, Synic Software empowers brands with custom software development. Founded on design-first principles, this Canada-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Synic Software’s experience is their work for one of the world’s respected global brands. Synic Software helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    cloud-based platform that...

    cloud-based platform that...

    In trades, technical snafus are the least desirable roadblocks to efficient service delivery. With a high volume of work to contend with, SummitBIM needed our help to make their software a help, not a hindrance. We also...
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    Customer Relationship Management...

    Customer Relationship Management...

    Since the client came to us with a problem, we came up with a solution. We provided options to the client that would help them adapt to new changes. We suggested building a custom Customer Relationship Management (CRM)...
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    Patient Booking Management Web...

    Patient Booking Management Web...

    We built out several options based on their objectives, including the projected results and expenditure. Working with the client to identify key priorities, a decision was then made as to the best course of action....
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    Ride-hailing platform

    Ride-hailing platform

    MDD Transportation was using a mobile app that was struggling to maintain pace with its competitors. We re-engineered the system to make its operation sound and its interface seamless for the 21st century user. Leading...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Unilever and Dell count TheAppLabb as their dependable mobile app experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of developing experience, this Toronto-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    The Toronto International Film Festival is a globally recognized leader in the film industry, and TheAppLabb has provided focused and wide-reaching mobile development services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and mobile visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 80% AR/VR Development
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 25% Other
    Mental Health App

    Mental Health App

    Get A-Head is a Mental Health SaaS platform that provides Educational Institutes and other businesses the digital infrastructure needed to deliver and manage Mental Health Services for their students, members and...
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    Pizza Forno

    Pizza Forno

      PFX Canada Inc. is the creator of PizzaForno, a revolutionary new, full-automated and self-contained pizza system with 500 locations across North America, it delivers a 12" artisan pizza to the consumer in less than 3...
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    Park N Fly

    Park N Fly

    SOLUTION The app allows customers to reserve parking spots at any of the Park N Fly locations across Canada, along with ability to pay, extend stay and gather and redeem rewards points. SERVICES UX Design UI...
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    Hudson's Bay Company

    Hudson's Bay Company

    Are you getting married? Buying a new house? Having a baby? With any one of these milestones, a gift registry is usually involved.  At the Hudson Bay Company (HBC) creating a gift registry was a manual process. Their...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Edmonton, Canada

    Paper Leaf has provided web design solutions for huge names like the College of Physicians as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Canada-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Seven Mechanical needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Paper Leaf. Paper Leaf completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Web Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 10% Other
    FireSmart® Begins at Home Mobile...

    FireSmart® Begins at Home Mobile...

    The FireSmart® Begins at Home app’s primary purpose is to engage homeowners in voluntary wildfire mitigation activities by offering a self-conducted home assessment. The app guides homeowners through an interactive...
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    Elections Alberta – Software...

    Elections Alberta – Software...

    We delivered an award-winning cross-platform application that was responsible for updating 1.5M records during the 10-week enumeration effort for Alberta's provincial election. The platform included support for three...
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    Seven Mechanical – Mobile...

    Seven Mechanical – Mobile...

    We designed and built a custom iOS app for Seven Mechanical – an app that utilizes Kickserv’s API as well as AirTable for unit management. The current version allows Seven Mechanical clients to log in and view all of...
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    Campbell Scientific – Web...

    Campbell Scientific – Web...

    Campbell Scientific builds some of the most rugged and dependable products for clients like Environment Canada – and their CCFC field camera is no different. They came to us needing a custom application interface for...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Evenset is a custom software development company, bringing ideas to life through a fast-paced agile software development process. They are experts in building world-class software for the medical and healthcare industry.

     

    As an example, they created MedEssistant, an app for patients that captures prescriptions, sends it to the pharmacy and sends push notifications and reminders when it's time to take meds. The clean and visually pleasing app is straightforward and easy to navigate.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Mobile App Development
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 5% Product Design
    • 10% Other
    Patient Engagement Solution

    Patient Engagement Solution

    Canada’s healthcare landscape is complex, and coordinated care has traditionally been difficult to attain.With over 50 years of experience, HealthHub Patient Engagement Solutions™ is changing that by providing...
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    Caribou

    Caribou

    With more and more people requiring in-home health care in Canada, on-call healthcare providers have become a growing necessity. Patients in need can be visited by a personal support worker in the comfort of their own...
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    Renew Pharmacy

    Renew Pharmacy

    In order to change the conventional pharmacy experience, Renew Pharmacy wanted to bring a new solution to the market. Prescription delivery to your door, live pharmacist consultations, transparent pricing, improved...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vaughan, Canada

    Exilion Technologies Inc is a boutique software technology company based in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, and was founded in 2008. They have more than 10 employees that offer blockchain solutions and custom software development to small to midmarket businesses focusing on financial services, information technology, and arts, entertainment & music industries.

    Securter Systems Inc. hired Exilion Technologies Inc to provide custom software development for their online payment platform. The team developed and implemented the solution based on the client's requirements and timelines which is building a payment system using AWS, .NET, React.Js, and more and the client finds Exilion Technologies Inc unique because of their experience and ability to deliver an actual product.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Custom Software Development
    • 5% Blockchain
    Blockstation - Digital Asset...

    Blockstation - Digital Asset...

    Developed core technology behind the product that enabled it to be at-par and exceed availability and performance metrics of industry standards for cryptocurrency exchanges and digital asset marketplaces.
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    Blockchain integration for the...

    Blockchain integration for the...

    Exilion have developed a vital system component to facilitate high performance NFT collection deployment and NFT transfer operations on multiple blockchains. We have also developed managed wallet system and NFT-based...
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    Blockchain staking platform and...

    Blockchain staking platform and...

    Blockchain staking platform with integrated social NFT marketplace  on Polygon, Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain
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    Cold storage system for...

    Cold storage system for...

    Process offered by WalletCS ensures that your private keys are generated and handled in the offline, "air-gapped" environment which is never connected to the internet.
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