We Build Digital
HackNCraft is an elite digital innovation studio based in NYC. We’ve built 40+ digital products spanning mobile apps, webs apps, chatbots, and AR. We leverage proprietary technology and deep technical expertise to push the boundaries of digital technology for ourselves and for our clients.
Our team built the 2011-2012 version of the Official NHL Gamecenter App. The app featured in app purchases, live streaming, and a 3D virtual arena that allowed fans to view the positions of each player each moment of the game.
AppFriends.me is a turnkey social and messaging layer for apps and websites. The AppFriends SDK allows apps and websites to build social messaging functionality into their product, with public chat channels, private messages, and a plug-and-play social graph database. To learn more about AppFriends, visit http://appfriends.me.
Daily Bracket is a sports pick'em and daily fantasy app giving away cash prizes and rewards every day with a chance to win $1,000,000. With up to 100k daily active users, Daily Bracket is one of the most addictive sports apps in the app store. We build and maintain their front end iOS and Android apps, with a 5* overall rating over 1.5k+ reviews. Download at iOS Store or Google Play
Chartbeat is a leader in real time analytics for publishers, allowing front line teams to measure the second-by-second attention of their visitors and drive the right readers to the right content. We helped improve their iOS and Android SDK to be more robust and developer friendly.
Actus is an iOS app for training elite athletes, interfacing with wearables and utilizing data on heart rate, sleep, diet, urine, and psychological measures to ensure optimized training outcomes and maximum performance. We designed and built this app from the ground up, front end and back end.
Dick's Sporting Goods/GameChanger Media
HackNCraft was instrumental in Android development at top sports startup GameChanger Media (acquired by Fortune 500 company Dick's Sporting Goods). Our AppFriends chat product is also being used to power GameChanger's youth sports community in both their iOS and Android Baseball and Softball apps. Learn More
Fancred is a new way of experiencing your sports life by capturing everything you see and do as a sports fan. You can stream live video from anywhere, to anyone, at any time. With one tap you can broadcast live to the world, or just your small group of friends. Get real-time scores for your favorite teams. Tap on any score to get in-depth stats and game details. Connect with other fans from around the world. Some like the same teams as you, and some folks won’t. If you like someone, add them to your Crew. Learn More
SkateLoop is an evidence based training app for all Figure Skaters. SkateLoop is designed to help skaters and coaches reach their goals by tracking their progress using customized lists. This allows coaches to easily gauge progress of their multiple skaters, and optimizes parent and student communication via an integrated chat feature. Learn More
SafeMessenger is a HIPAA compliant secure texting app built using a combination of the Virgil encryption platform and the AppFriends chat platform. SafeMessenger achieves HIPAA compliance by utilizing end-to-end encryption, public/private key cryptography, and secure communications to protect electronic Protected Health Information ("ePHI"). Install
SportTechie Startup Profile Series: AppFriends.me Builds Connections Between Sports Fans
AppFriends.me is a plug in social layer for mobile apps. We utilize public chat, private messaging, and social feeds to activate an app’s latent user community, building network effects within the app and foster deeper engagement with in-app content.. Detail...
Virginia High School League Mandates Pitch Count Tracking With GameChanger
This season, pitchers in the Virginia High School League (VHSL) were not allowed to throw more than 110 pitches in a single outing. Given the new restrictions, the VHSL mandated that all teams use the GameChanger app. Available to iOS and Android users, the app aims to make keeping track of every pitch, and other advanced stats, very simple. detail....
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What People Are Saying.
From ideation to design to development to support, these guys can really do it all. Our users and investors love our app..Kristen Holmes-Winn, National Championship Winning Field Hockey Coach, Princeton University
These guys are stellar. We've been working with them since 2014, and every release of our app has been 5 stars. That's what I've come to expect with these guys.Jake Sutker, Co-founder of DailyBracket
HackNCraft was absolutely instrumental in improving both our iOS and Android SDKs. Their technical expertise is impressive, but more impressive is their willingness to collaborate and problem solve. They’re reliable and a pleasure to work with.Kyle Schad, Head of Project Planning at Chartbeat
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