Charles Mount, Founder & CEO of Onehub, came to us around 2011. Onehub had released its secure cloud storage web-platform and had successfully managed to acquire users, generate traction, and needed to build an iOS app from scratch that would allow their users to start gaining some functionalities that to that point were only available on the web-platform.
It’s always a challenge to build an app for an existing user base. In that scenario, there’s no ramp-up time allowing the app to gradually grow, monitor the process, and adjust the functionalities, user experience and performance. In that scenario, you go from 0 to 100 in a very short time, so the quality of the app has to be excellent. Additionally, this app had to compete with big players such as Dropbox, which added a lot to the table.
We started with a very minimum prototype, for internal use, that would allow the team to assess the user experience, performance, and handling of different types of files. Once validated internally, we worked for 5 months in the development of the MVP that was launched successfully. The users were eagerly expecting a mobile version that would allow them to have their work-related files within easy reach in a secure and collaborative way.
Nine years later we continue working with Onehub. They have managed to grow enormously in the past 9 years: starting as a small Seattle-based startup and becoming a well-renowned company in the corporate field, taking clients such as Dell, Phillips, Super Cell, and Whole Foods, to name a few. Nowadays, Onehub has over a million users that entrust their business files to them.