Join Entrepreneur+ for $5
Learn More

How This Startup is Making Mobile App Development Easier

This story appears in the April 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

If you were a business that wanted an app, your options weren't always good: You'd likely lose weeks of your life wading through AppTank and Craigslist listings, emailing developers and taking meeting after meeting. Now there's Gigster, a site that boils all that work down into one sitting. Just fill out a form at outlining your project, budget, time frame and desired features (say, processing orders or handling payments), and the site will send a guaranteed estimate in 10 minutes.

Cody Pickens
Gigster cofounders Debo Olaosebikan (left) and Roger Dickey.

"Founders would take out their credit cards and pay for the project on the spot," says Roger Dickey, who founded Gigster with engineer Debo Olaosebikan. "It was a series of those "one click and go' transactions that allowed us to grow very quickly as word spread about what we could do."

Continue reading this article - and everything on Entrepreneur!

Become a member to get unlimited access and support the voices you want to hear more from. Get full access to Entrepreneur for just $5.

Entrepreneur Editors' Picks