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How to Create an App Icon Scientifically Designed to Increase Downloads

August 14, 2018


They say to never judge a book by its cover but that is exactly what we are doing when we look for an app that not only solves our problems but is also visually

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A Guide to Mastering Funding for your Toronto App Startup

March 21, 2019


According to Forbes, within the first 16 to 18 months, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs fail due to lack of funds and 50% of small businesses that began in 2011 failed in the first

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The 5 Mobile Apps that Epitomize Enterprise Innovation

April 16, 2018


Step onto any subway car, go into any café, and walk down any street.  One thing you’re guaranteed to witness is a smartphone being used. With all of us glued to our screens, going

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A Thorough Guide to Your Mobile App Development Process

April 9, 2018


At Guarana, we’ve built over 80 successful apps in the past five years. However, developing an app can be an intimidating process for developers and business owners alike.  It takes approximately 18 weeks to

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Monetize your Mobile App: 7 Bankable Strategies

April 2, 2018


Entering the mobile arena benefits companies in a multitude of ways—it creates brand awareness, attracts new customers, and strengthens loyalty.  However, mobile apps are not always as profitable as anticipated.  A well-thought out plan,

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Toronto Entrepreneurs Investors Should Keep an Eye On

March 26, 2018


While Silicon Valley holds the status of being the original and most successful technology hub in the world, it’s not necessarily the best one for start-up entrepreneurs.  Boasting a diverse workforce of highly skilled

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Top Strategies to Drive Engagement and Retain Mobile App Users

March 19, 2018


According to Statista, 2.8 million apps exist in the Google Play store and 2.2 million reside in the Apple App Store.  While leading app markets are saturated with innovative and practical digital solutions, TechCrunch

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The AI Techniques Saving Healthcare Billions

March 12, 2018


Artificial Intelligence relates to the concept of machines simulating human intelligence processes such as learning, reasoning, and self-correction.  While little debate exists over AI’s potential to revolutionize the modern world, leading tech experts are

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How EdTech is Revolutionizing the Classroom Experience (& Raising Millions!)

March 5, 2018


We are all aware of the importance of education: it nourishes and enhances lives, enriches societies, and changes the world for the better.  By 2035, there are expected to be 2.7 billion students worldwide,

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Top 6 Most Impactful Toronto FinTech Companies

February 26, 2018


The financial technology (FinTech) industry is thriving around the world, having received nearly $40 billion worth of global funding last year alone—a figure that has nearly doubled since 2014.  In Canada especially, the FinTech

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Our values

Partners - not providers.

Guaraná will act as your partner and advisor throughout the whole process. Our app development process is tailored to be collaborative and we truly embrace each one of our projects. Being a well rounded and skilled team makes us a great long-term partner for both startups and established companies.

Execution equals excellence.

We truly commit to your digital app development project's success. We're passionate about turning your web & mobile application idea into a high-performance digital product with authentic design, smooth usability and amazing engagement. We provide nothing less than the best user experience possible.

High-quality code built for business growth

Our tech team ensures we always craft the best logic for your users and your strategy. Our scalable solutions are ready to accommodate any new features you might need - when your business evolves, our code evolves with you.