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Creating a mobile app can be exactly the right step for your business. As a B2C company, you can gain brand exposure, a new sales channel, and a direct line to your users. B2B businesses can use apps to improve their operational effectiveness. To get the full benefits of a custom mobile app and avoid the most common mistakes business owners make, you need to plan the app’s development properly and take the right steps to test your idea.
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Common in applications that range from risk management to cryptocurrencies, Python has become one of the most popular programming languages for Fintech Companies. Its simplicity and robust modeling capabilities make it an excellent tool for researchers, analysts, and traders.
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Top 11 Fintech Companies in New York to Watch in 2021

An investing robo-advisor managing $15bn in assets, a challenger bank for teens, and a credit card without any fees accessible to people without a credit history - we present the 11 hottest fintech companies from NYC right now. New York City isn’t the greatest city in the world for Jeff Bezos, but it definitely is for a vast array of fintech companies that run their operations in the Big Apple. Close proximity to one of the most important stock markets on Earth definitely makes New York City a prime location for them. 
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You probably heard about how little time our brain needs to make assumptions about newly met people. We assume their character and relationship potential in just a few seconds. Though it might not seem fair, it shows how we perceive the world around us. A huge part of this world is presented to us through a mobile phone sitting in our hand. Still, similar rules apply to interacting with both living and artificial objects.
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To say that the people who work for Netguru are scattered the length and breadth of the country still wouldn’t give you the full picture. Now, it’s true that we have 9 offices in Poland, but our employees aren’t obliged to actually go there to work. As a result, you can meet Netgurals in Cyprus, Buenos Aires, Budapest, Tel Aviv or even Kuwait. How I make sure that our workflow goes smoothly and manage my team if it’s a hundreds miles away? Simple - by sticking to the 10 rules of running a remote team, which I would like to share with you now.
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Behind any product, business strategy, or excellent idea, stand people - founders, C-level executives, high- and mid-level managers, or experts. Every once in a while, we invite them to share their challenges in Netguru’s format: “Three Things That Keep Me Up At Night”.
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Both motion graphics and animations are art forms in which objects or characters are given movement. It’s the art of taking a static image and bringing it to life. Motion graphics and animations actually complement each other. Animation bridges the gap between the stories we tell and the users we want to engage with them. It gives us the opportunity to bring elements from the real world into the virtual space. By using animations and motion graphics we are able to build greater trust in our products, explain them, and create relationships with the receivers.
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A world in which nearly everybody now carries around a smart device – i.e. the smartphone – is what has enabled this revolution in retail. Read on if you want to find out how smart retail can take ecommerce to the next level.
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Pure Earth is a New York-based international NGO acting to clean up global toxic pollution. For the past two decades, the non-profit has been solving pollution problems in low- and middle -income countries. During this period, Pure Earth has received three consecutive four-star ratings from Charity Navigator, plus support and guidance from key international institutions, including the United Nations, the European Commission, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Today, through the use of technology, their actions can be even more visible and impactful – all thanks to the Report Pollution app that they’ve built together with Netguru.
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Snowflake is a data-warehousing platform we use at Netguru to create outstanding and profitable big data products for our clients. The startup based in San Mateo (California) has just received a $479 million late round of funding. The newest series raises the capital to $1.42 billion, and more surprisingly, boosts the company's valuation to $12.4 billion. Snowflake has just entered the exclusive list of the top 20 most valuable global unicorns (privately held tech companies) and the top 10 most expensive US unicorns. What makes Snowflake so special?
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A mobile landing company operating from California on the Kenyan and Tanzanian markets, a big VC money receiver checking the creditworthiness of Africans, and a virtual bank providing services for customers on 11 African markets - we present the 10 hottest fintechs from Africa right now.
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E-commerce platform is a complex system from a technical perspective. To make all the pieces work together, you need a reliable technology that will support it. Node.js is fast and scalable, but how to make sure it’s the right match for your platform?
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UX is quite a broad discipline, but if you get it right, it can have a significant impact on sales in your e-store. We've collected a bunch of tips to get your shop's UX a step closer to perfection.
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10 Top Investors in New York in 2020

New York, famously the home of Wall Street, is a financial nerve center of North America. And not only is it economically powerful, but it is also a hub for up-and-coming entrepreneurs—like those we covered in our article on the top ten startup founders in New York City.
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It’s amazing what happens when you ask a question 🔥 We asked businesses to share the biggest challenges with site migration – let me tell you, it’s a crazy mix of situations with some very real truths... And that’s what we want to talk about. The Public Cloud has opened up amazing possibilities. And it is changing the types of challenges businesses encounter. So, without further ado, let's see what they had to say:  
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We perceive thousands of objects everyday without even thinking about it. Our brains scan the surroundings at the speed of light. This ability is vital for living comfortably, as everyday we need to perceive, observe, understand, visualise, look or watch. The interpretation of our environment may sometimes vary, as it depends, for instance, on the beliefs we were taught. However, there are some common qualities that most of us associate with certain shapes.
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The age of generic services is dropping off. Today's customers expect more, and they want you to produce software tailored to their needs. This can be done with machine learning. Its solutions are a revolution happening right before our eyes, and those late to the party might find themselves at a huge disadvantage.
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Digital product design is evolving dynamically with the rise of new cutting-edge technologies that change the way users interact with their devices. That’s why it’s crucial to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and methodologies used to provide the best experience to your audience.
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The answer, of course, may vary. I hope I won’t surprise or disappoint anyone by pointing out that all I’m sharing here are my experiences and thoughts - there are no definite answers for such a question in a complex environment.
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The Product Design Sprint (PDS) is a workshop that we have developed after years of experience and many scoping sessions and kick-off meetings with our clients. We based our workshops on Google Design Sprints (which are based on Sprints as defined in the Agile development cycle and use the Design Thinking methodology) to be sure we would use a battle-tested process that had worked for many teams around the world. The key benefit is that several months of work are condensed into a few days that bring tangible results.
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