October 2021

Top Software Development Companies in Portugal

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, Portugal has some of the best software development agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with software development agency in Portugal. 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 Portugal

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Lisboa, Portugal

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Hawk, STUDIO GRAPHENE empowers brands with mobile app development. Founded on design-first principles, this UK-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of STUDIO GRAPHENE’s experience is their work for Sign Studio, one of the world’s respected brands. STUDIO GRAPHENE 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
    • 45% Custom Software Development
    • 45% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    Canopy

    Canopy

    Canopy, the multi-award-winning FinTech platform for renters, approached Studio Graphene to help design and build its mobile app and web platform. Canopy's goal was to offer more features and functionality to their user...
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    Mintago

    Mintago

    Mintago is a responsible end-to-end financial wellbeing solution for employers designed to empower and help employees increase their savings and financial resilience so they can live a life free from financial stress...
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    Agio

    Agio

    The Agio App is the easiest way to find the best exchange rates near you. Save time, effort and money with just a few taps on your phone.   Using GPS, the app identifies your location and allows you to compare exchange...
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    OrderPay

    OrderPay

    OrderPay allows users to find their nearest bar or restaurant, browse the entire menu, order and pay for their food and drinks directly from their table using their mobile phone.    They approached Studio Graphene...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Lisboa, Portugal

    Diverse clients in the financial services, IT, and business services industries such as Apiax, Audio Test Kitchen, and Teezler engage Altar.io for custom software development, BI and big data consulting, and AI solutions. The award-winning company specializes in product and software development services, specializing in end-to-end solutions for small and midmarket-sized businesses.

    Altar.io developed a platform from scratch based in the Cloud to streamline and increase the precision of the mortgage process for real estate developers. They implemented an infrastructure to support a significant data lake. They built features to match borrowers with assets as well as adjust prices and loan to value for specific deals.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Artificial Intelligence
    • 20% BI & Big Data Consulting & SI
    • 10% Other
    Real Estate Intelligence Cloud

    Real Estate Intelligence Cloud

    REIC (Real Estate Intelligence Cloud), developed in collaboration with AlixPartners, aims to assess the fair forward-looking value of real estate developments and the fair credit value of real estate developers - and to...
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    OPERA CO-PRO

    OPERA CO-PRO

    Opera Co-Pro is a global service that connects performing arts companies to co-produce and trade opera productions.
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    Audio Test Kitchen

    Audio Test Kitchen

    ATK is the world's first platform to compare professional audio gear in a fully immersive, interactive and unbiased way. With Audio Test Kitchen, audio engineers and record producers can skip the hype and directly compare...
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    SYNAPSE

    SYNAPSE

    Synapse Credit is a fintech tool developed in partnership with AlixPartners that allows financial institutions to assess the credit scoring of offline retailers.
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Lisboa, Portugal

    Imaginary Cloud has provided web development and UX solutions for huge names like Sage as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This UK 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 Ernst & Young needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Imaginary Cloud. Imaginary Cloud completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 20% Web Development
    • 40% Other
    Mucho App

    Mucho App

    Mucho curates the user’s food shopping list for any type of diet and taste through a wide variety of recipes.  The goal was to launch the app for IOS. For this reason, our development team decided to use Objective-C...
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    Travel WiFi

    Travel WiFi

    There were two main challenges with TEP: differentiate it from the competition and make the website’s imagery reflect what was the company’s offer. The experience had to match users’ expectations, avoiding the risks...
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    Flux Plan

    Flux Plan

    Our client approached us to create an accounting and task management software. The goal was to design a desktop app that could be sold and users getting more organised in their daily tasks. We applied our Product Design...
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    CheckHApp

    CheckHApp

    CheckHApp is a consultancy company in the food sector that helps its clients complying with safety and hygiene regulations. The client approached us to create a new iPad app for restaurants. The goal was to allow its...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Porto, Portugal

    Coletiv Studio takes ideas from inception to fully functioning digital products ready to change the world. Their robust client portfolio ranges from small businesses to thriving enterprises in industries ranging from hospitality to financial services to marketing.

     

    A recent example of their work was developing the platform for Oopsie—an online takeaway food service. Not only did their product simplify ordering and paying for food, but it offered exclusive discounts to users for a number of food items.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Other
    Scytales: ISO mDL & mID Validation

    Scytales: ISO mDL & mID Validation

    The ISO mDL & mID Validation consists in the creation of four mobiles applications (2 Android, 2 iOS) that provide the capability to digitally validate personal identification to a given authority such as a government...
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    Seya

    Seya

    Seya is a mobile social ecosystem created to promote knowledge sharing between people. It builds the base foundation for a community where each individual can connect, exchange knowledge and meaningful experiences within...
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    Cimple: Finder

    Cimple: Finder

    Create and find public opportunities that match your company profile. Main services:- Product Definition- Backend Developmen https://www.cimple.uk/finder
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    Cimple: Marketplace

    Cimple: Marketplace

    A thriving marketplace focused on creating trust and transparency for the UK e-procurement sector. Main services:- Product Definition- Frontend Development- Backend Development https://marketplace.cimple.uk/
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Porto, Portugal

    As an award-winning consultancy, Skim Technologies offers machine learning, data science, and NLP solutions from their office in London. They also specialize in AI software, big data consulting, and custom software development for enterprise-level and mid-market firms.

    One of Skim Technologies’ projects involved working with PCCW. Skim Technologies created an AI roadmap that helped navigate the team into using AI solutions themselves.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Artificial Intelligence
    • 20% Custom Software Development
    • 10% BI & Big Data Consulting & SI
    • 10% Other
    Custom AI development

    Custom AI development

    Developed custom Computer Vision algorithms using NN's - Deep Learning - to identify body parts in medical images.
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    AI Feasibility Research

    AI Feasibility Research

    Researched the feasiblity of an AI solution for a growing technology company in the Remote Simultaneous Interpretation market.
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    Datawarehouse Implementation

    Datawarehouse Implementation

    Consulted on the implementation of a Data Warehouse for a challenger bank that had recently acquired a number of other businesses, and therefore data centres.
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    Work with Deeper Insights to do...

    Work with Deeper Insights to do...

    Deeper Insights use a suite of AI models, their PhD data experts, and beautiful data visualisation dashboards to turn more of your data into insights that lead to bolder decisions.
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Porto, Portugal

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Medicapilar, escolhadigital empowers brands with e-commerce development. Founded on design-first principles, this Portugal-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of escolhadigital’s experience is their work for Tonup Garage, one of the world’s respected brands. escolhadigital 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
    • 30% Custom Software Development
    • 20% E-Commerce Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Other
    Party Tiles

    Party Tiles

    Web design and development.Party Tiles is a true first to market app built for interactive activities and creating memories for any occasion.
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    Em Equipa

    Em Equipa

    Ui/ux design and APP development.Em Equipa is an app to help Nurses organize their work. Here you can monitorize the progress of each team, share documents, and keep the patients’ info all in one place.
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    Le Beard

    Le Beard

    Ui/ux design, e-commerce and APP development. Sholace is a shoe brand that prides itself on using the finest selected leathers, exclusive fabrics and other materials. Since the company doesn’t sell directly to the...
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    Earbox Wear

    Earbox Wear

    Webdesign and development. Pinvestoo is a property and investments company that provides a large variety of serviçes. As a very family oriented company it was important that the website showed the fun and joyfull side of...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Lisboa, Portugal

    Custom software has become one of the most essential needs for modern brands of all types, and Cloudoki has become one of the most trusted providers of Custom software in the world for brands who need it done right. Based in Porgutal, Cloudoki helps brands improve the customization of their existing platforms when nothing short of success will do.

    Teamleader needed to improve their ability to reach business objectives specific to their company. So they turned to Cloudoki, who leveraged their years of expertise to deliver Custom software that led to measurable results almost immediately, resulting in not only excellent client feedback but repeat work.

    SERVICES
    • 45% Custom Software Development
    • 15% Enterprise App Modernization
    • 15% BI & Big Data Consulting & SI
    • 25% Other
    BNP Open Banking Portal

    BNP Open Banking Portal

    We have built a PSD2 compliant Developer Portal for BNP Paribas Fortis.The Open Banking Portal includes custom made features such as Sandbox, Test data, Console, API products, etc.Cloudoki was responsible for proposing...
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    MobieTrain

    MobieTrain

    MobieTrain is designed to solve the needs of modern workplaces, including high staff turnover, increased competition and a mobile workforce. Through MobieTrain, learning is fun again with advanced micro-learning...
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    Visualtalk

    Visualtalk

    VisualTalk is a one-on-one professional video consultation platform, that requires virtually no installation. User management, scheduling, auto-logging, notifications and browser fall-backs, it has it all. VisualTalk API...
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    Earfy

    Earfy

    Earfy is a custom made Android software for tablets, to translate speech to text, in real time.Communication between hard of hearing / deaf persons with hearing persons is often complicated. Relying on text interpreters...
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Porto, Portugal

    Virtusai is a technology company dedicated to delivering turnkey projects that solve their clients toughest problems. Their talented team of engineers specializes in developing everything from mobile apps and websites to internet of things technology and custom software.

     

    A recent example of their work was developing a product to allow users to monitor their cryptocurrency values. The mobile app with an easy to navigate interface brought all their products front and center so users could make simple calls on how to manage their portfolios.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Development
    • 20% IoT Development
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Other
    Virtus | Cryptocurrency Portfolio

    Virtus | Cryptocurrency Portfolio

    Virtus is the most elegant tool to monitor your cryptocurrency portfolio. Keep track of your Bitcoin, Ethereum or any other alt coin regardless its exchange. https://virtus.io
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    Virtus Sense

    Virtus Sense

    Virtus.Sense is a full-stack IoT platform that abstracts all the complexity and provides you versatile smart sensors, a highly scalable and secure cloud platform and an easy to use mobile and web interface. It is a...
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    Frutrace

    Frutrace

    A web platform targeting the food industry that requires a complete and transparent traceability from raw material to final product. Virtus.trace integrates data from different sources (ERPs, sensors, automation) and...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Lisboa, Portugal

    What do Blizzar Entertainment and Dior have in common? They’ve both turned to Enyosolutions for custom software development expertise. This Portugal-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Mitsubishi launched a platform targeting their unique users, Enyosolutions analyzed the entirety of their approach to 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
    • 30% Custom Software Development
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Web Development
    • 10% Other
    Dior

    Dior

    For the launch of a new product offered by Dior, we created an application accessible to customers directly in stores.The application makes a direct link between customers and the production lines of personalized items...
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    Blizzard Entertainment- Heroes of...

    Blizzard Entertainment- Heroes of...

    We made the website that Blizzard Entertainment used to launch their new game: Heroes of the Storm.They asked for a clean, bug-free and on-line site in time for their international marketing. The site is provided with...
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    Mitsubishi

    Mitsubishi

    For a commercial operation, we created a fun mobile app in ReactNative.Mitsubishi customers can now scan their brand purchases and try to win gifts (and even a car!).
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    Alveus

    Alveus

    We provided Alveus with a website and a back office for innovative school support solutions.Alveus follows students and their parents very closely and the tools we created allows them to focus on educating our young citizens.
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