We write softwareyou will be proud of

Forget all the nonsense and time-wasters: talk to us to bring your product to life. From concept to "Hello world".

Our mission

We make you succeed through software

Merlino Software Agency was born to address pain points that non-technical founders in Startups – or Project Managers working in Corporates – face when scouting and, down the road, dealing with, development agencies. We provide advice and are actively involved while being clear on timelines, costs, and quality.

Core competencies


Joining from cool startups and big corporates, our team is composed of top-notch experts in various industries, ranging from Web & Mobile to Desktop Development, from Product Design to DevOps & Infrastructures. We are decentralized in various parts of the world which allows us to span most time zones at any point in time.

Mobile app development

Mobile app development

Want build a social network, an e-ecommerce store or something more complex? We develop you app for multiple platforms.
Web app development

Web app development

Internal tools, CMS, CRM, Corporate platforms, SaaS, you name it. From design to testing and development.
Infrastructure & security

Infrastructure & security

From infrastructure planning and design, to DevOps and security best practises and compliance, we take care of the whole thing. Our favorite tool? Terraform.
Search Engine Optimization

Search Engine Optimization

If you want to build a B2C product and are not thinking about SEO you are making a mistake. We'll set you up on a technical level and then link you up with partner SEO experts for continuous monitoring and optimizations.
Desktop app development

Desktop app development

We realize Windows or Mac for your next desktop-based SaaS or internal tool for your company.
Product design & analytics

Product design & analytics

User Experience (UX), User Interfaces (UI), Wireframing, Product Analytics, Users flows and funnels, and Information Architecture.
Import, export & sync

Import, export & sync

If you have data to import from legacy databases or excel sheets we can help with that: whether it is about writing custom import or scraping scripts, or integrating with third-party APIs.
Minimum Viable Product

Minimum Viable Product

Don't waste money developing a fully-featured product without first validating your assumptions. Get us realize an MVP to test product-market fit, prioritizing time-to-market and essential features.
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In two years’ time, we grew 10 times, and I would partly attribute this growth to the technology developed by Merlino Software. [...] Merlino Software will execute everything very quickly and efficiently.

Gabriele Fadda – Group CEO, SmartBite
Gabriele Fadda
Group CEO, SmartBite
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Merlino uses the latest technologies in the market, and they’re able to deliver whatever their customer needs. [...] They answers every day — even on the weekends.

Stefano Capone – CEO, OneFood
Stefano Capone
CEO, OneFood

How we work

We are a team of young individuals coming from tech startups and big consulting firms. Our passion is to write and ship high quality code, and we also happen to be obsessed with good user interfaces. For lunch, we eat zeros and ones. And you?



This phase focuses on retrieving information from the stakeholders, and ultimately agree on the goal and vision, while identifying possible challenges and constraints of the project.

Introductions • Establishing the team • Confirming our fit

Signed contract

Design and prototype

Whether it is a consumer app or a B2B platform, it is important to have an efficient and well functioning user experience and interfaces.

User flow diagrams • Mockups



We organise our work in weekly cycles and pick the right framework to fit your solution. We frequently update you on the status of the development so to sort out anything that might arise along the way (such as slight modifications).

Development environment • Backlog • Weekly sprints



Your project will be deployed to the cloud or on premise following DevOps best practices. Your infrastructure will be secure, solid, and quickly scalable.

Infrastructure design • Data migration • Security review • Logs & monitoring


Quality assurance

Once everything is deployed, our testers will proceed, stress test, gather feedbacks, and let our developers iterate on those. Testing makes perfect!

Performance monitoring • Usability testing • Release 🚀

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Scaling and support

We don't only deliver to you the project, finished and polished. We also hand on all the source code, well written and well documented. You're current or future CTO will love us. Want us to be him? Let's talk!

Support tiers • Analytics • Error monitoring • Minor improvements

OneFood Project Presentation

Our latest project

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OneFood selects and curates the best food producers and artisans nationwide and gives you the opportunity to discover, buy and experience unique food anywhere, anytime.

React NativeFor cross-platform mobile distribution

Next.jsFor blazing fast web experience

AWS InfrastructureWith security and scale in mind