App Startups.

DreamWalk is the app development company trusted by app startups for over 13 years. Let us guide you through the adventure that is launching an app.


We know and love startups

Over our 13+ year history, DreamWalk has helped launch hundreds of app startups. We’ve guided countless founders on their app journeys, providing advice, expertise and resources. Together, we’ve planned, validated, designed and developed innovative new apps that have impacted users around the world. We are also one of the few Ausralian app development companies to regularly release our own apps. These have won awards, been featured by Apple and Google and topped the App Store charts. Let’s talk about how we can apply DreamWalk’s proven app startup formula to your project.

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What we do for app startups

DreamWalk is an end-to-end app development agency, providing a full range of services to startups

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Business Mentoring

Whether its helping you prepare your investor pitch, giving you honest feedback on your financial projections or genuine and unbiased advice around product viability, we’ve been on the startup journey many times before and love to share our wisdom.

App UX & UI Design

Great design is fundamental to the success of a new mobile app. Our industry-leading app design team designs user experiences and interfaces to be intuitive, engaging and habit-forming. This means better conversion, user retention and a better chance of success for your startup.

App Development

Our world-renowned app development team are the best in the business. All development is done locally here in Melbourne where we can control the quality and ensure you get the best possible technical outcome. We specialise in cross-platform React Native development for iOS and Android.

App Launch Strategy

We’ve been involved in dozens of app launches and know what works and what doesn’t when it comes to app launch promotions. We’ve taken live monkeys to MacWorld, setup photo booths with Macklemore and everything in between. Let’s brainstorm launch ideas together.

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What our startup clients are saying

DreamWalk’s design is outstanding. I think their real strength is in their ability to focus on UX/UI to deliver clean, effective designs.

Matthew Lim

CEO, Snackr

Dreamwalk’s app design capability is world class, and their experience shines through in the kind of attention to detail and polish that only comes with masterful design and a genuine understanding of the objectives of your product.

Johannah Maher

Co-founder and CEO, Impactr

“Not only did they make my dream come true, but they were also really fun to deal with. For 3 years, one of the apps [Classbreak] ranked number 1 on the App Store”
Dale Sidebottom

Founder, Energetic Education

Free Resources for App Startups

Download these essential tools and reference guides to increase your app’s chances of success.

Beginner’s Guide to Choosing an App Developer

App Development Cost Calculator

20 Tough Tips for App Startups

App Development Quote Comparison Tool


Startup Starter Kit

Get your app startup off the ground today with this all-inclusive app startup prototype package. Everything you need to showcase your app idea to potential investors and start growing an audience before you build it.

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How to work with DreamWalk

There are a number of ways a business or startup can engage with DreamWalk.

Flat-fee Agile

For ultimate flexibility as well as predictable cost. Pay a simple monthly flat-fee for design and development. Due to an outstanding level of success and customer satisfaction using Flat-fee Agile, it is now our preferred engagement model.

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Fixed-scope Project

Due to the inflexibility of a fixed-price, fixed-scope engagement, we will only suggest it for projects with budgets large enough to accommodate potential scope changes and detailed functional specification documentation.

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No-code Project

The fastest and most cost-effective way to get your app idea onto the App Store. For startups with simple ideas they want to validate with a basic proof of concept app, no-code and low-code is the way to go.

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High-fidelity Prototyping

Pitching your concept to investors or just want to know what the app could look like before committing to development? A high-fidelity prototype isn't an app but it looks and feels just like one.

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Startup FAQs

Q. Does DreamWalk invest in app startups?

It doesn’t happen often but on occasion the DreamWalk leadership team will offer to invest in an app startup. We will only ever invest up to 25% of the total app development cost in exchange for equity in the startup.

Q. Will DreamWalk be my CTO?

For truly outstanding apps and startup teams we will definitely consider it. Attachment to an influential app development company like DreamWalk can help when raising capital, business planning and with general app startup strategy. This placement would always be in exchange for equity in the startup.

Q. Can DreamWalk take care of my app marketing?

We will certainly share our own experiences and give you tips and advice but when it comes to detailed marketing strategy and execution we will put you in touch with an experienced tech marketer.

Got more questions? Go to our FAQs page.

Got an app idea?

Talk with our industry-leading strategists about how DreamWalk can help bring it to life with our proven formula for app success.