About Cobi

Cobi Interactive is a Cape Town based mobile software company that was founded in August of 2009; and was the first South African company to offer mobile application development for the following wide range of mobile platforms: iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 7, Symbian (Nokia), Samsung Bada, J2ME and mobile web.


Six years ago, two young guys from Cape Town had a dream of starting a successful mobile apps company. Beginning with one small project, the business grew by word of mouth. News of the quality of their apps spread and before long, they took on another team member.


Just over a year after starting up, they took on a 4th member, sparking a dramatic growth in numbers and business opportunities.


Cobi Interactive is BEE compliant, has been featured in Forbes Magazine as the 4th rated tech startup in Africa and continues to grow.


Cobi merged with MobiWorks in May 2013, a startup also specialising in mobile software development.


Cobi now a leader in mobile development. operates in 3 major cities worldwide, Cape Town, London and Singapore. Employs over 11 specialists covering a broad range of skills such as mobile development, UX and Graphic design and mobile strategy.

Cobi have provided an excellent service to us and we can recommend them to anyone looking for a mobile development partner.

Patrick Lawson, CTO, Mobile Guardian

I was impressed by their collaborative style and constructive approach to problem-solving. In all, it has been a pleasure working with Cobi.

Timothy Spira, General Manager: Online, eNCA

The team is highly skilled and professional in their approach, and the experience and insights that they bring with them has been invaluable to us.

Dylan Edwards, Business Leader, Vula Mobile