A view outside of the V4 Development office

Technology Development Solutions

V4 Development offers mobile development, front-end/back-end development, security and UI/UX design to help entrepreneurs, large companies and nonprofits achieve their business goals. We start at the molecular level, developing native apps, sites and systems from scratch. And we do it all right here in our Canal Walk office. What can we build for you?

Whether building an Augmented Reality (“AR”) app using Apple’s new ARKit in iOS 11 with Unity and/or vuforia or consulting on security, strategy and system architecture to get your web portal application idea to market, we at V4 Development love any challenge.

We have experience building native Apple iOS and Android Apps, APIs wrapped around existing databases, platform/software as a service (“PASS” or “SASS”), integrations with hardware from POS systems to payment processors and gateways, custom modules or plugins to extend existing content management systems like Wordpress, OctoberCMS, Drupal or even Magento and so much more.

Our extremely talented group of engineers are versed in many languages and highly proficient in Swift, Objective-C, Java for Android, NodeJS, Angular, Python, Java, Golang and PHP.

The V4 team has strong experience in open source technologies and infrastructure such as Linux, MySQL/MariaDB/Galera Cluster, PostreSQL, Redis, Apache, Nginx, HAProxy, Docker and Kubernetes. This includes many common NoSQL databases and other technologies.

Our standards for programming and infrastructure is to deploy and utilize the latest in security technologies and encryption measures. This insures ensure data is secure both in transit and at rest.


Our Mission

We strive to develop a global collective mind through technology, innovation, leadership and partnerships.


Our Philosophy

1. The job dictates the tools.

Developers play favorites. Most prefer one platform or language over another, and so they'll rewrite a client's site in their platform of choice. We do things differently: We assess the customer's needs, then we figure out the best tools to use.

2. Function comes before form.

You've probably downloaded an app or two that seduced you with its glossy good looks — and then discovered it didn't actually do anything useful. Many development shops put design first, with development as an afterthought. We reverse that: We make it work. Then we make it look and sound good.

3. Homemade's better than store-bought.

We don't outsource development work or repackage stale code as something new. Our talented developers all work under one roof in our office on the Canal Walk in historic Richmond, Virginia. We're versatile generalists who aren't tied to a single platform, and we use a hybrid of agile and structured methodology to get work done rapidly and right.


Core Values

V4 Development's core values are the foundation of the organization. They represent the way we behave towards each other, our colleagues and our clients, and drive our approach to business. We have lots of fun doing what we love—and these values are inherent in everything we do.

1. Craftsmanship.

Our love for what we do drives us to reach for perfection. We don't just build software; we approach development as a well-honed craft. We are experts who believe in being innovative while having fun, and working continuously to refine our skills.

2. Excellence.

We are committed to excellence in everything we do, from the technology we choose to the people who make up our team. With excellence as a guiding principle, we deliver quality results that ensure client satisfaction.

3. Integrity.

We do what we say we'll do, and we operate with transparency and honesty. We treat each team member or client with absolute consideration and respect.

4. Collaboration.

We work cohesively and see each person on our team as a critical contributor. We prize teamwork, and support each other in providing the best results for our clients. No one on our team is superior to another - we help each other out, in the spirit of personal growth. Together, with Optimism, We acknowledge and understand the reality of the challenges we face, and we always find a path forward. We respect one another enough to give and receive honest feedback. We champion the best ideas, no matter where they originate.

5. Passionate.

We strive for excellence, go the extra mile and have fun in what we do.

6. Humble.

We constantly look to improve and never forget the importance of our clients and colleagues.


We support our community

V4 Development believes in encouraging kids’ passion for science, technology, engineering and math. America’s future depends on it. That’s why we provide a scholarship for one child to attend Space Camp each year. Not only is it fun, but Space Camp changes the lives of its young participants; more than 90 percent of alumni said they took more science and math courses after attending camp. Locally, two of V4's partners serve on the board of ECPI University, a career-focused school with a heavy emphasis on technology. We're proud to have launched the careers of several talented developers from ECPI.


Careers at V4 Development | Join Us

At V4 Development, you'll find a collaborative and highly caffeinated crew of elite programmers. Here, new developers can launch their careers and experienced ones can get the opportunity to lead projects and help clients shape their vision. We offer flexible vacation, health benefits, Free Lunch Fridays and a fun, collaborative atmosphere. We've got a pretty cool office as well. Are you a college student looking for a creative or programming internship in Richmond? We've accepted students from Virginia Commonwealth University, William & Mary and other Virginia schools. Can't find any openings listed, Hit us up and tell us what you can do.