Agency name: Distillery
Agency HQ: 1848 Lincoln Blvd Ste 100 Santa Monica, California, US
Year of founding: 2012
Agency size: 101 - 200
Website: https://distillery.com/


Distillery is a full-service software design and development company for mobile and web applications. We’ve been featured by Apple, built mobile apps with millions of downloads, and taken startups to large, successful exits.

We offer a range of services for companies of every scale, from startups to enterprises. For startups, we can create a prototype to validate your idea, build a technical roadmap so you know how your product can be built, and put together everything you need to get funding or take your next step. When you’re ready, we can take your product from idea to launch and support you in every step of building your product and your company.

For enterprises, we can help you develop custom line-of-business apps or internal applications, either as outsourced efforts or by contributing talented engineers to your own efforts.

For companies of all sizes, we can stay with you post-launch, providing a wide array of support and resources to ensure your product and business gain traction. Whatever you need, we’re here for you, whether that’s the occasional check-up, feature expansion, or a brand new version.

Our mission is to assist companies in building outstanding applications that serve their customers. We believe that the best way to create successful products is to create successful companies. That means providing full-service support, including marketing plans, financial models, growth strategies, or whatever your product requires. We’re part of your team, and we’re here to help you succeed. Our name, Distillery, comes from our no-fluff approach to distilling an idea down to its essential (valuable) components in order to create a solid foundation for business success.

Our primary market is the United States, but we’ve worked with companies from all over the world, and at every scale, from solo entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies.

Clients: Tristar, Red Bull, Kellogg's, Dell EMC, Axway, Tala
• 2014 - US Mobile & App Design Award
• 2015 - Top 10 Mobile App Development Companies of Los Angeles
• 2015 - The Top US App Development Agencies
• 2016 - Clutch Reviews Top Los Angeles App Developers
• 2017 - Best New FinTech Product Gold Stevie Award 2017 - Best Entertainment Website WebAward
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What Makes a Good Developer? A Manager’s POV.

There are a lot of high-achieving, brilliant-minded developers at Distillery. My duty as a project manager is to improve my skills and theirs, thereby helping them achieve amazing...

Trademarking Your App’s Name: Why It’s Important and How to Make It Happen

With that in mind, we wanted to put together a blog that explains not only why it’s important to trademark your app name, but how to go about making it happen. So without further ado...

“Slow and Steady” No Longer Wins the Race: Using SignalR to Expedite Client/Server Communication

Modern applications – whether they’re web or mobile applications – offer a huge number of interactive features and allow users to receive results almost immediately...

Three Essentials of Successful Software Development: Finding the Right People, Processes and Tools

When you’re trying to deliver a new product to market, you’re probably focused on just that - the product. . What is it? What does it do? Why does it need to exist? Who’s going to use it?

Circle for Roommates: An App That Lets You Say Goodbye to Living with Total Strangers

Distillery, working closely with our client, Circle for Roommates LLC, has helped design an iOS app that does exactly that. Circle for Roommates is the first social network for finding a roommate.

Distillery Achieves Oracle Silver Partner Certification

We’re thrilled to announce that Distillery has been named a Silver Oracle Certified Partner. The prestigious Silver-level certification means that we have...

Distillery Congratulates Sixgill on $27.9M in Series B Financing

Congratulations to our client, Sixgill, LLC, and Sixgill CEO Phil Ressler for their recent closing on $27.9M in Series B financing! The latest round...

So You Have an Idea for an App… Now What?

You’ve got the BEST idea for an app. You’re so excited! And you feel increasingly certain it will be a resounding success… if only you can figure out how to get started. What...

Distillery CEO Supporting Local Startups as Preccelerator Program Mentor

Entrepreneurs are often known for embracing and supporting other budding entrepreneurs, and serial entrepreneur and Distillery Founder...

Distillery Attending Summit with Mobile Movers and Shakers

MomentFeed is hosting their Annual Client Summit, “Engage 2017,” September 27-29, 2017, in Santa Monica, California. The conference brings together...

Using Kotlin in Production: Wins, Losses, and Lessons Learned

It's been awhile since Google announced Kotlin as a first-class citizen in the Android world. Immediately after that announcement, my team began a new...