Appriffy - Hire Developers On-Hourly and On-Demand Basis

Our lives have become technology oriented. Everyday we use latest technological gadgets, devices or platforms to get many tasks done. While we are still glued to our smart phones, Alexa is also fast becoming a part of our lives. Our watches are becoming smart and our home appliances are becoming IoT enabled. Yet another technology that we use in our daily lives is applications or apps which we use for many purposes, from learning to shopping, entertainment and much more. In this technology led world, it has become indispensable for every business established or new, to be technologically updated. Again, having a technical team is not feasible for every business. But, now it is possible to make the best of technical experts work for your business, without spending a fortune. Appriffy, a Bangalore based startup is letting businesses hire developers and technical staff on hourly and project basis, based on ones requirement thus avoiding huge expenses. Appriffy- Digital IT hub is a talent pool of efficient and effective developers who will help your business stay technically sound.

Startup Name Appriffy- Digital IT Hub
Headquarter Bangalore, India
Sector IT
Founders Mr. Muzafar Hussain
Founded 2015
Parent Organization Appriffy – Digital IT Hub Pvt. Ltd.
Website www.appriffy.com

About Appriffy and How it Works
Developer Industry Details
Founders of Appriffy and team
How was Appriffy Started
Appriffy - Name and Logo
Appriffy - Business Model and Revenue Model
Appriffy - User Acquisition
Appriffy - Startup Challenges
Appriffy - Funding and Investors
Appriffy - Advisors and Mentors
Appriffy - Awards
Appriffy - Future Plans

About Appriffy and How it Works

Appriffy basically offers products under two categories- Appriffy Marketplace and Appriffy Labs

Appriffy-Digital IT Hub is a digital marketplace where one can hire developers ‘On-Hourly and On-Demand Basis'. Appriffy team helps Individuals, Startups and Enterprises to build their world-class Tech products. It starts from One hour to Unlimited time. As you shop for clothes and other necessary stuff online, now you can shop developers under Appriffy umbrella.

In the year, 2019 Mr. Muzafar Hussain moved forward with his partners to launch his much-awaited product called Appriffy Labs, which he explains as India’s Fastest Growing Startup Studio, a Concept Of Part-Cash and Part-Equity Format, Appriffy Labs help in early-stage startup and mid-stage companies with their creative strategy, process, and culture. They work with selected startup founders in Part-Cash and Part-Equity format to help entrepreneurs in terms of Technical, Office Space, Legal and Finance Support and access to funding through its tied up Angels, Seed and Venture Capitalists. Basically, Appriffy is a Startup that is helping in building other startups.

Appriffy has a very simple vision to add values to other people and their products. With this vision, Appriffy is adding values with the innovative products like Developers on-Hourly and On-Demand Basis. Appriffy talent pool consists of Graphic Designers, UI/UX Designer & Developers, Android Developer, iOS Developers, PHP Developers, .Net Developers, Chatbot Developers, Python Developers, React Native Developers, React JS Developers, Angular JS Developers, Node JS Developers, Game Developers, AI Developers, ML Developers, BlockChain Developers, Web Developers, ERP Developers, IOT Developers and JavaScript Developers.

The team at Appriffy has enough exposure to the startups and corporates. They have been regularly engaging with the clients from India and abroad. After all these years of experience they all believe in adding values to other people lives by using their expertise. This belief makes them work with dedication to realize their vision.

Developer Industry Details

The mobile industry has been growing unprecedentedly. Consequently, the mobile developer industry has boomed. The revenue generated by the global mobile apps in the market has skyrocketed and is only to grow in the future.

Again there is huge demand for developers in India. Microsoft owned LinkedIn, in its report 'Workforce Report for India', confirms that job postings for software engineers were the highest across multiple industries in the first six months of 2018 on its platform.

Appriffy is an IT bases start-up which is doing well. By looking at the growth of Appriffy in last couple of years then we can confidently say that Appriffy will be a big hit in next 5 years and it will be a big brand name - says Appriffy's founder Muzafar Hussain

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Founders of Appriffy and team

Mr. Muzafar Hussain is the Founder of Appriffy. He started his journey from a small town name Berhampur in Odisha. Things did not come easy for Muzafar. He went to Hyderabad to pursue Graduation, however, even after doing part-time jobs, he could not manage both studies and his stay in Hyderabad, which made Muzafar move to Visakhapatnam, as the cost of living and education here was affordable as compared to Hyderabad.

Muzafar graduated in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Visakha Institute of Engineering and Technology, Visakhapatnam. In his final academic year, Muzafar launched Appriffy. However, after working for a couple of years on Appriffy, he found that the things are not working as expected. This made him move to Bangalore for finding a job. But his dream to start Appriffy was too strong, and he left his job after 6 months to start working on Appriffy all over again, and has not looked back since then.

Mr. Santosh SN is the Co-Founder and CTO. He assists and heads the technical team at Appriffy.

Mrs. Apurva Tiwari is the Co-Founder and CMO. She engages with clients on end to end basis. Mrs. Apurva Tiwari also referred to as Startup Lady by Appriffy and was the first female entrepreneur to engage with Appriffy. She belongs to a family where business echoes. Both the Co-Founders holds a vast corporate and startup experience of more than 10 years each.

Starting from Left Mr.Muzafar Hussain(Founder And CEO), Mrs.Apurva Gupta(Co-Founder And CMO), and Mr.Santosh SN(Co-Founder And CTO).
Starting from Left Mr.Muzafar Hussain(Founder And CEO), Mrs.Apurva Gupta(Co-Founder And CMO), and Mr.Santosh SN(Co-Founder And CTO).

Mr.Rehan Sheikh is the Digital Marketing Lead in Appriffy.

Mr. Syed Zaheen is a COO, whose contribution has boosted Appriffy operations.

Mr. Amant Gupta engaged with Appriffy as the Director of Learning & Development. He started young as a Corporate Trainer and freelance software developer. He has experience in engaging with multiple clients in India and abroad. After analyzing, the growth of Appriffy, Mr. Amant Gupta came on board with Appriffy with a vision of helping as many people possible with his knowledge and experience.

Company’s current size scales to 11-50 employees. Appriffy has an employee-friendly atmosphere. They have an open culture and are flexible with employees' needs. They treat everyone equally and believes in output instead of traditional way of work.

Appriffy Team

How was Appriffy Started

Muzafar had the urge to do something for his country especially for solving the unemployment problem. He wanted to become an employment generator instead of an employment seeker and that is why he started Appriffy. Today Appriffy is not only generating employment but also saving client’s money and time, delivering quality products and helping startups realize their full potential.

I worked really hard on building contacts and collaborations. I worked consistently for long hours and created the core Appriffy Team. Once the core team was created we all worked towards the client side - says Muzafar

The name 'Appriffy' denotes to something related to 'app' (application) which is the core service Appriffy provides.

Appriffy Logo
Appriffy Logo

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Appriffy - Business Model and Revenue Model

Appriffy is currently running in the profitable state and the revenue comes in the form of subscriptions, profit margin, commissions and equity in the startup companies with which Appriffy engages.

Appriffy pivoted with few funded Startups from India, Israel and other countries in both the format of business model and its work with them. They have pivoted in 2017 with their first client from Israel. And are now looking out to test out the two business models regarding the feedback, changes in the product etc so that they can lookout for the analysis part of their two current running business models.

Appriffy - User Acquisition

In order to get their initial 100 customers, Appriffy has used regular marketing strategies and worked on building trust among their clients, forging longevity.

At the core Appriffy believes in adding values to people lives and we have always tried our best to stand by our words. This besides other conventional marketing strategies have helped us build initial customer network.
Employees at Appriffy Office
Employees at Appriffy Office

Appriffy - Startup Challenges

Due to Appriffy's unique model based on renting software developers on-Hourly and on-Demand basis, they found it difficult to get customers initially; as businesses are addicted to go for traditional hiring process.

In their second business model which is part-cash and part-equity model gives the flexibility to founders of the startup to save money during their initial struggle. However, in this concept Founders are required to give some equity to Appriffy so they hesitate during initial meetings, which is a tough situation to overcome. But with their services Appriffy has successfully built a loyal and happy customer base.

Appriffy - Funding and Investors

Date Stage Amount Investor
24-11-2018 Angel/Pre-Seed Undisclosed Mr.Abdulla Aldarmaki

Abdulla Aldarmaki: Investor, Partner, Appriffy
Abdulla Aldarmaki: Investor, Partner, Appriffy

A UAE national, Mr.Abdulla Aldarmaki, besides investing in Appriffy is also helping Appriffy to grow more in the MENA ( Middle East and North African) Region. He is also considered as an early founding team members of Appriffy along with other team members.

Appriffy - Awards

  • Selected by Govt. Of India and IIM Calcutta Innovation Park Under Smart Fifty Solutions for India.
  • Recognized by Govt. Of India and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.
  • Recognized by Govt. Of Karnataka as one of the Innovative Technical Service Provider.
  • Selected as One of the Smart 75 Tech Products Developers which is Organized by Govt. Of India and Goa and in collaboration with Govt. Of Armenia.

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Appriffy - Future Plans

Current Appriffy is having its Headquarter at Bangalore, India which is the Silicon Valley of India and setting up its First International branch in Israel with the help of Israeli Partners very soon. Appriffy created more than 1000 Users at this current scenario and is expecting to grow at 2X for the next quarter. Appriffy is planning to acquire and merge with one startup into Data Analytics Domain.

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About Chayanika Goswami

Chayanika is an MBA in Finance and a trained Digital Marketer. SEO and content writing are her hobbies turned profession. She is a rover. In her free time, she loves traveling and cracking jokes.
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