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SMARTER SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SINCE 1998

Envative is a 100% US-based software development company that specializes in custom web development, mobile apps and internet of things (IoT) solutions.

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OUR PROCESS, PERFECTED

Our process is what sets us apart. Our team has spent decades refining our project lifecycle phases to the point where we’re able to deliver the best solution—on time and within budget—every time. It’s a sprint-based, agile approach that eliminates the software development risks that are so abundant in the industry. It’s also a process that puts you in control of your project’s success.

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  • Knowledge continuity
  • Architectural governance
  • Technical risk mitigation
  • Flexibility to adapt to change
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What our clients say

Hammer Packaging

The Envative team is organized, responsive, and fantastic at taking your end goals and transforming them into a sophisticated web platform. The team was so encouraging, supportive, and flexible with our project that I felt as though they were an extension of my own department. They had great ideas for the site that met our budget. They offered options and opinions to help guide the process. Julie is a fantastic project manager and I'm looking forward to more projects with this team in the future.

United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes

I wanted to thank you all so much for the long hours, last minute changes, months of planning and prep, and most importantly for being incredible partners during ROC and all year long. Our leadership team is ecstatic with the results of ROC the Day and our finance team couldn’t be happier with the reports matching up. Thank you, thank you, thank you for being a ROC’n partner and we’re all looking forward to continue ROC’n with you.

The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester

It was a pleasure to work with the team at Envative to launch our fabulous new website! It is apparent that the folks at Envative understand their industry and what works in the market place. We are also very happy with the service we received and continue to receive as we look to update or enhance our site. The professionalism and personal attention has been impressive. We highly recommend Envative.

Camp Seneca Lake

We made it through our first summer season with the new website and it was a hit! We are rolling into registration for next summer already and we are excited about using the site for the whole of this upcoming fall, winter, spring, and summer. Thanks for all that you do and for making us look really good online.

Ramboll

We’re getting a lot of positive feedback on the app. Our colleagues in Denmark and other parts of the world love it. Thanks so much for the great work!

LLS

I really appreciate your drive to make this a reality. You faced multiple challenges and overcame them all. This was a great team effort that produced a great result.

Our portfolio

Real Estate Intelligence Portal for ZSG Analytics
Real Estate Intelligence Portal for ZSG Analytics

It can be said that Real Estate is one of the most highly competitive landscapes for recruitment with some of the highest turnover rates. ZSG Analytics sought to develop a system to improve recruitment for this industry.

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QuickBlue Mobile App for QuickPass
QuickBlue Mobile App for QuickPass

Always looking to innovate further to meet demands of their marketplace, QuickPass asked Envative to build a mobile app solution geared specifically to the security staff of both residential and office park communities.

See how we helped QuickPass
Hospitality Management for Armadillo Hotels Group
Hospitality Management for Armadillo Hotels Group

Armadillo Hotels Group was formed with the idea of creating a different type of Hotel chain. One that would better support needs for company bookings and billing for multiple rooms, long-term stays, at an affordable price.

See how we helped Armadillo Hotel Group
Mobile App Prototype for FITTY, LLC
Mobile App Prototype for FITTY, LLC

At the start of the novel coronavirus in late 2019, a couple of fitness instructors in New York City immediately saw a need for business owners in their industry to reinvent how to maintain revenue streams and keep their customers engaged during the pandemic driven lock-down.

See how we helped Fitty, LLC
Website Redesign for United Way
Website Redesign for United Way

For more than 100 years, United Way of Greater Rochester has been connecting and supporting a broad network of human service organizations, community initiatives and innovative strategies to address the most pressing local challenges with real, impactful solutions. 

See how we helped United Way of Greater Rochester
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Our Insights

What is Pen Testing of Software?
by Marc Mastrella 3-min read

What is Pen Testing of Software?

What Happens When You Penetration Test Your Application? Pen Testing, (short for Penetration testing), is a manual security review of your applications, and it's an important factor in effective cybersecurity. Application security testing can be automated, but automated procedures cannot find every vulnerability in your software. Some industry compliance regulations require penetration testing.

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Understanding Actuators for IoT
Tech Talk by Marc Mastrella 5-min read

Understanding Actuators for IoT

Actuators are the workhorses of the Internet of Things and enable the automation or remote control of a wide range of processes in sectors that include consumer, industrial, healthcare, and transportation. This short article explains the role of actuators in IoT and outlines the different types of actuators that are used.

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The Best Way to Define Software Requirements
by Marc Mastrella 3-min read

The Best Way to Define Software Requirements

The fourth core principle of the Agile Manifesto addresses the response to change over a plan. However, this does not mean planning is unimportant. When it comes to software and app development, simply going with the flow is not an option. A plan and clear requirements are needed to create a successful product.

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7 Top Risks to Software Development
by Craig Lamb 4-min read

7 Top Risks to Software Development

The average custom software development project can take several months to a year to complete. Projects that are larger in scope and complexity can take even longer. Whether your software development project is large or small, it's important to be aware of the most common risks to project success.

See the 7 Top Project Risks
8 Technology Trends to Watch Closely in 2022
Insight by Marc Mastrella 3-min read

8 Technology Trends to Watch Closely in 2022

As the world keeps evolving digitally, many firms are prioritizing digital technology efforts. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted many organizations to automate operations to be more adaptive. Businesses must increasingly focus on developing in-house technologies rather than relying on third-party services. Several technologies saw considerable progress in 2021, and significant progress is projected in 2022.

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RBJ: Small businesses are the big phish in cyber scams
News by Dea Corsi 3-min read

RBJ: Small businesses are the big phish in cyber scams

Whether your business is a retail store or restaurant or you’re a partner in a law firm or medical practice, you’re really in the cybersecurity business. In this article, written by freelance author Patti Singer and published in the Rochester Business Journal, Envative's, Craig Lamb contributes his expert view on important cyber security best practices in software development.

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Envative - Ready to take on Outside the Box Ideas
News by David Mastrella 4-min read

Envative - Ready to take on Outside the Box Ideas

Interview of Envative Co-Owner, David Mastrella, conducted by: Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor CEOCFO Magazine Published – December 20, 2021: CEOCFO: Mr. Mastrella, what is the overall vision behind Envative and what is your focus now? Mr. Mastrella: We are a custom software development firm specializing in web development, mobile app development and IoT. We stick with these core areas of expertise.

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Envative Named Top Web Developer by Goodfirms
News by Dea Corsi 4-min read

Envative Named Top Web Developer by Goodfirms

Envative Recognized by GoodFirms as Top Web Development firm. Incorporated in 1998 and based in Rochester, New York, Envative is a US-based software development corporation specializing in custom web development, mobile apps, and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. The organization is unique in its ability to solve complicated technical problems and produce robust, end-to-end solutions for clients, no matter, building a single application or a multifaceted experience across varied digital platforms.

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Top Tips for Choosing a Custom Software Development Partner
Insight by Marc Mastrella 4-min read

Top Tips for Choosing a Custom Software Development Partner

Finding the best software developer for your business isn't always easy due to the wide range of choices. Sorting through all of the marketing hype is important to ensure a custom software provider is the right fit for your organization. Taking the extra time during the selection process is always well worth the effort to ensure you have no regrets about your decision.

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Envative Named Top IoT Company 2021
News by Dea Corsi 2-min read

Envative Named Top IoT Company 2021

Just recently, we’ve been recognized as one of New York’s leading IoT firms for 2021 during the esteemed Clutch Leaders Awards. Clutch is a B2B review platform that serves as a credible resource for businesses around the world. The site’s team annually holds an awards cycle to commemorate the remarkable work of different service providers from various industries and locations.

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The IoT Telecom is Born
Insight by Dave Mastrella 5-min read

The IoT Telecom is Born

With the rise of intelligent sensors interconnecting networks generating massive pools of data, the role of telecommunications to ensure quality transmission has never been more critical. With the implementation of 5G networks, a million IoT devices per square kilometer can be enabled to benefit not only the telecom companies themselves, but industries across every sector.

Read how IoT is impacting Telecom
The Hidden Costs of Going Offshore for App Development
Insight by Dave Mastrella 5-min read

The Hidden Costs of Going Offshore for App Development

It's not always possible to develop apps in-house, and many business owners decide to outsource this process. However many business owners soon discover hidden costs.

Learn how to avoid hidden offshore costs
In The News: Rochester software firm expands to Philly
News by Dea Corsi 2-min read

In The News: Rochester software firm expands to Philly

Rochester, New York based software development firm Envative is expanding to the Philadelphia market and planting an office here after partnering with a local angel group.

Read about Envative's expansion