We turn unique challenges
into products that matter


At Sparkplug, we use open source technology to develop web and mobile applications, integrate with client teams, design interfaces and experiences, and consult on projects large & small.

Full Stack Development

Whether you're building a web or mobile app from scratch, extending a product or API, we produce lean, test-driven code on time and at budget.


  • Paired Development
  • Responsive Web Techniques
  • Cross-platform & Native Mobile
  • JS Frameworks like React & Angular

User Experience Design

We love human-centered design. Empathy and iteration results in a more efficient, satisfying, and user-friendly experience for the user

  • Usability & User-testing
  • Complex Information Architecture
  • Interface Design
  • Engaging Typography

Team Integration

Hiring is tough. Call Sparkplug developers your own, on-site or remotely, to keep the ball rolling or build new functionality in parallel.

  • Bring a fresh set of eyes
  • Sidestep politics with solutions
  • Advocate for best practices
  • Boost long-term velocity

Project Consulting

Sometimes projects get derailed. With combined experience of 15 years building software products, we know a thing or two about making projects succeed.

  • Review your codebase
  • Lead scoping & scoping
  • Advise on testing & metrics
  • Put out that unexpected fire

Akabbo. A localized crowdfunding venue using card and mobile money payments to make fundraising social and simple.


Our portfolio speaks for itself

We've worked with all kind of teams, from startups to the large organizations around the world. We've built anything from prototypes of mobile applications to international patient databases.

  • RTI International
  • Clinton Health Access Initiative Uganda
  • Starkey Hearing Foundation
  • BBOXX Capital
  • Afropinions
  • GeoGecko
  • Definition Africa
  • Tugende

Development and Advisory

We help interesting companies create and improve digital products and services through long lasting and mutually rewarding relationships. We also advise entrepreneurs and foster partnership with early stage startups.

Product Development

To stay on top of our game we build and launch our own products that evolve into separate ventures. This gives us the opportunity to learn hands-on how to build and grow innovative and disruptive product and service businesses.

Technology Advisory

We also advise entrepreneurs and enable investment in early stage startups to form valuable partnerships, and create rewarding opportunities for everybody involved.

Meet The Team

We are a small team with interest in front and back-end development, interface design, machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data. The company was founded in 2013 by Ray Besiga and Moses Mugisha. We seek to have global reach.

Contact Us

Contact Sparkplug

We’re always interested in new projects, big or small. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us regarding your project.

If you want to contact us about something else, or just say hi, please call (+256) 791 160 903 or send us an e-mail. You’re also always welcome to drop by our office for a coffee.


Suite 1c, Venture Labs
7 Binayomba Road, Bugolobi
Kampala, Uganda


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