Design, build, and grow your products and services
We help companies like yours design, build, market, sell, hire, fundraise, operationalize, and scale.
What we do
User research & testing
Quantitative and qualitative data provides a clear path for designing products in a useful, usable, and meaningful way. Our research and testing teams are thorough, thoughtful, and data-driven.
Web & mobile development
We’re raising the bar for web and mobile application development. Our clients’ software is built by top-of-the-line engineers who leverage modern frameworks and write clean, well-documented code.
UI / UX design
No matter the user demographic, we always support the end user. Our design and research teams collaborate to craft beautiful and usable interfaces that positively support the user experience.
Ideation & road mapping
With 15 years of building scalable businesses of our own, we can help at any stage of your growth path. Our experts go beyond the backlog; we brainstorm innovative solutions and put practical plans into play.
Delegation on Demand
Data mining & extraction
Need data? We’ll get it for you. Put information to work with a thoroughly researched database of your prospects, competitors, or competitors’ products.
Do you use software that should talk to each other? We can help with that. We’ll connect your tools and databases, so that information from one platform flows seamlessly to and from the other.
We’ll automate manual processes so that we can save you time and make your business more efficient. Whether with tools like Zapier or by building custom software, we’ll optimize your data flow.
We’ll help you target all of your prospects, drive them into landing page funnels, nurture your leads, and convert your sales. We’ll help you prospect and nurture leads across every platform and channel.
Market worldview strategy
It’s 2020 and the world is online. Nearly every person, company, and business detail is accessible on the internet. We use tools and technologies to identify each of your customer prospects globally and implement a strategy to contact them. We target them across every channel and platform. We carefully and thoughtfully connect with your prospects and nurture them into conversion funnels that cater to their needs—so that we can cater to yours.
FOR FOUNDERS, BY FOUNDERS
We say what we do and do what we say.
We think outside the box to provide crafty, elegant solutions.
If anything, we over-communicate for utmost clarity.
We don’t like wasting time or resources. Let’s make meaningful, accelerated progress.
Companies we’ve helped grow
Who we are
We are passionate for helping companies grow astronomically through leveraging scalable technologies.
CEO & Founder
Chris began his career as a software engineer after studying computer science at Harvard’s Extension School. Later, he transitioned to product design as a UX/UI designer. In 2010, he founded his first startup—Grapevine—which participated in the Techstars accelerator, raised venture capital, and was acquired by one of its investors. Over the past 10 years, Chris has worked with and mentored dozens of startups in product and growth capacities.
Director of Operations
Ashley’s experience working with other startups and agencies has led to a deep understanding of SEO, Analytics, and Growth Marketing. As Project Manager, she takes a thoughtful approach to client communication with great documentation and well-structured reporting.
Asya has extensive experience working as a UI/UX Designer, with a design discipline rooted in user research, testing, and analytics. In addition to working as Astronomic’s Art Director, Asya mentors students and teaches university classes in design.
Roman’s career has spanned Engineering to Project Management to Marketing. In the past few years, Roman’s passion for software automation has led him to become deeply knowledgeable about chaining together multiple marketing tool APIs to form extensive prospect and lead nurturing flows.
Astrit is an expert at mining and extracting data and has a passion for building complex systems for auditing, extracting, matching, manipulating, and analyzing data structures. Astrit’s hunger for knowledge leads him to a lifestyle of constant learning.
Daniel spent years working in Austin’s music scene as an audio engineer before transitioning to UX Design. As a researcher, Daniel conducts user tests, research synthesis, and monitors data analytics to understand users’ needs and inform product/conversion optimization.
Cabinets Plus is Austin’s one-stop-shop for kitchen and bath remodeling needs. We were hired to revamp the company’s website, build customer and partner personas, scrape a prospect list, drive traffic into lead-conversion funnels, and help direct the company’s SEO, Facebook/Google advertising, social media, and content marketing strategies.
- Built a lead list of 30,000 Austin-area trade partners
- Emailed each of them; drove leads through landing pages; responded to each reply
- Best sales months in the company’s history
- Increased month-over-month revenue by 20%
GlimpseK12 is a YCombinator EdTech startup that quantifies school districts’ eROI. We were hired to build several of the company’s web applications after they raised their seed round of funding.
- Built 3 of 5 of the company’s web apps from concept to launch
- Ran agile sprint development through each product lifecycle
- Extensive UX prototyping, user testing, Laravel+Vue.js stack
- Products built have helped company achieve $1M+ in sales
Listing Village is a Capital Factory accelerator startup that offers a website builder and marketing platform for real estate agents. We were hired to bolster their marketing and fundraising efforts.
- Mined and extracted hundreds of thousands of prospects
- Managed an omni-channel marketing campaign
- Drove traffic through conversion funnels
- Advised company’s fundraising strategy