“Build a development hub for the greatest
ideas and innovations in the world”

Everyday, we partner with people with bold missions and ambitious thinking to help them de-risk the process of bringing their great ideas to life.

Idea to Execution Gap

We call this the Idea to Execution GapTM and we’d like to think we’re more than just an app developer to many of our clients.

We work across the entire lifecycle of taking an idea to market to support entrepreneurs & challenger brands with ideation, validation, product strategy, engineering, ongoing maintenance and growth.

Together, we’re building a development hub for incredible ideas & innovations around the world.

Our Founders

Josiah & Mark
Josiah Humphrey
Co-CEO and Founder
Mark McDonald
Co-CEO and Founder

Our Advisory Board

Guiding us towards our vision
Liz Savage
Former CCO Virgin Australia

David Jaques
Founding CFO Paypal

Kevin Brock
Assistant Director, FBI

Our Executive Team

Our passionate leaders
Ben Jarris
Global Creative Director
Shankar Dastidar
VP of Delivery Operations

Some of our 400+ People

Our hiring process is famously rigorous with some senior
candidates undergoing up to 22+ hours of interviews.
(we are a little nicer on non-management roles with an average of 4-10 hours)
Luke Naeem Growth Strategist
Chris Maher Growth Strategist
Chellie May Project Manager
Thomas Wilding Product Strategist
Esther Humphrey Product Strategist
Mathew Barker Growth Strategist
Chris Moretta Growth Strategist
Emilia Walerczak Producer
Emily Scott Producer
Ashkan Eskandari Growth Strategist
Zach Munn Producer
Jessi Salonen Producer
Sebastian Petravic UI/UX Designer
Alan Blit Account Executive
Raffaella Cheruseo Director of First Impressions
Jake Salonen CCO - Chief Cuddle Officer.
Ross Mudd UX/UI Art Director
Daniel White UI/UX Designer
Rifan Thamrin UI/UX Designer
An Tran Market Research Analyst
Carlos Ribeiro UI/UX Designer
Soheb Sarwar UI/UX Designer
Manish Ahluwalia Producer

Our Four Promises

The values which we live by
Open Company
High Performance
Always be raising the bar
Change is Good
Be productively paranoid
Take responsibility

“There’s not much humility in their vision: they say openly they want to do what Henry Ford did to cars, or what Rockefeller did for oil.

They want Appster to be the ideas development hub of the world.”

Only the best engineers: “Applying for a job at app-building company Appster, seems a little like applying for a high-security-clearance government job.”

Their audacious vision is to help transform the most innovative and challenging ideas into reality, by becoming the leading technical co-founder for entrepreneurs.

Appster has [over] 110 employees, and they are adding 50 to 60 employees this quarter. With an office in San Francisco, and they have a team of executives and board members that includes the former chief financial officer of PayPal, David Jaques.


Giving Back

Sharing Knowledge

We run monthly free and inexpensive educational events for founders, developers and challenger brands that connect experienced founders to ambitious innovators.

Our Disruptive Startup events have over 15,000 members and run across Australia & the U.S.

Feeding India

We work with a leading a Hunger & Food charity to donate food throughout the local community. We’re also proud to support a local orphanage in Gurgaon, India

We Help Educate

We publish weekly content on entrepreneurship, building technology products and building great software. Check out Startup Academy™ here

Supporting the Next Generation

We’re also strong supporters of teaching kids to code, particularly in remote locations.

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Got an Idea? Need it validated?
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