SaaS startup ‘AppyPie’ helps SMBs build apps without prior coding knowledge

As a tech devotee, Abhinav Girdhar was constantly interested in the utilization of innovation in the development of organizations. Nonetheless, an alum of Information Technology Engineering from the University of Westminister, he was unable to help notice that probably the most splendid business thoughts wouldn’t see the light of the day because of the absence of admittance to innovation.

“I knew I could use my knowledge in technology to democratize the use of tech. It got me to start Appy Pie — a platform that would make tech easily affordable to all. The idea was to let businesses skip the hassles of coding to get the tools that would empower their businesses,” says Abhinav Girdhar, Founder and CEO, Appy Pie.

Launched in Noida toward the finish of 2015, Appy Pie is a no-code business arrangements supplier for organizations of all sizes, scales, and degrees. The bootstrapped Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startup democratizes application development by engaging private companies to assemble digital products that address their issues without figuring out how to code.

Before launching Appy Pie, Abhinav was running a media firm that spent significant time in web design and development, SEO, and SEM. It was getting inquiries for building versatile mobile applications from organizations on strict financial plans.

We started researching for a CMS like WordPress for mobile apps. However, we were unable to find anything. So, we decided to develop our own CMS,” says Abhinav.

His previous startup’s team transitioned completely to Appy Pie. As of now, the startup has 220 individuals.

Without earlier programming experience, any business can use Appy Pie’s bundle of contributions that require insignificant strides for building instruments, including applications, sites, chatbots, and so forth. In fact, Appy Pie likewise gives organizations complete automation solutions.
The startup’s bundle of business solutions is intended toward aiding private companies. The basic consistent idea that goes through the entirety of its items is usability and affordability.

“We provide affordable solutions for any budget. We understand the need of a business, and instead of focussing on any one aspect, we offer a portfolio of customized no-code business solutions,” says Abhinav.

The essential steps in the application building process include naming the application, selecting the purpose behind the item, the required drag and drop features, and designing the plan according to the business’ decision.

“We have been using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) extensively on Appy Pie. For instance, based on the category selected by a user, our technology integrates the most relevant features that AI thinks would benefit the end-user the most,” explains Abhinav.

Appy Pie follows a subscription-based revenue model. Its plans start at Rs 99 per month and can go up to Rs 5,000 per month.

Furthermore, a user needs to invest $25 and $9 per month, respectively, which goes towards setting up a developer account with Google Play and the Apple developer program.