• We are Xanthan.

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Who we are

A few years ago a group of programmers decided to automate creativity and thus shape the future of innovation and software development. Building on the notion that software development has logical rules and principles that lead from problem to solution, they created a company to bring this vision to life: Xanthan. Weaving innovative solutions out of software code and development tools. The goal of Xanthan is to enable business and individuals to realize their vision & product ideas more efficiently than ever before. . .

Xanthan is a premier custom software development firm delivering complex world-class software solutions on a variety of technology platforms to clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to dynamic startups. .

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By combining a broad range of technical expertise with an unparalleled commitment to client satisfaction, we have become an authoritative option for companies looking for custom software development services.


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Our skills.

At Xanthan, we know we are here to support our clients – and that means being ready to work in a number of technologies and platforms.


Mobile Apps

We develop iOS, Android, WP, mobile back-ends, and provide integration and maintenance



Website development services from expert design to maintenance. 



Industry-focused consulting, customizing and loyalty solutions for B2B and B2C enterprises.


Amazon Web Services

When you need to scale up to meet high demand, we have the skills to achieve this using the unique features of AWS


Web Applications

We have been creating online, web-based enterprise systems for years. We have strong expertise with a multitude of front and back end technologies


Systems Administration

Deploying complex custom applications requires systems administration expertise. Our dedicated Systems Team has exceptional expertise in Cisco, Windows Server and Linux deployments

Our Management Team.

Our team is made up of highly-qualified, talented and innovative IT professionals each with their own area of expertise. Their experience spans the full range of custom software development, from small entrepreneurial projects to complex systems for major corporations

Ivan Mworozi

Managing Director

Ivan Mworozi

Managing Director

Ivan founded Xanthan in 2012. With a professional career spanning over 15 years, he has helped develop and patent a number of disruptive technologies and solutions. His work has been the recipient of numerous awards from MIT to WebSummit. He takes a passionate interest in all of Xanthan's projects.

Polly Bukenya

Operations Manager

Polly Bukenya

Operations Manager

Polly has managed complex IT projects for a wide range of customers in the Africa, Europe and the Americas, a highly skilled dev in his own right, he is also experienced in Agile project methodologies very well versed in software product management and engineering team leadership.

Emmanuel Komugisha

Business Development

Emmanuel Komugisha

Business Development

Emma’s primary focus is to build awareness about Xanthan’s unique capabilities among prospective clients, and maintain relationships with current and past clients, he also leads both the sales and marketing teams. Prior to Xanthan he spent seven years in the print industry where he held roles as a business development manager and salesman.


Head Of Design


Head Of Design

For over the past 10 years Felix has led design teams working in physical and digital playgrounds for a global clientele ranging from governments to Dairy Farms. Felix spearheads the creative design for Xanthan. An accomplished graphic artist, 3d animator and lecturer his designs feature prominently is Xanthan's work.

ABOUT Xanthan.. Who we are..

Like many businesses in this new information age, you are probably starting to realise that as your data and analytics requirements are becoming more complex, having a credible software development partner is a crucial component of your digital transformation strategy. At Xanthan, we are unique because our software development team has the capability to tackle complex business issues using a diverse range of software solutions. Regardless of whether you are a start up wanting to develop new software to disrupt an established industry, or an enterprise organisation looking to power efficiencies and build a robust IT strategy, we have the capability to support you. As a recognised leader for software development, our software development services is what we have been best at for more than 15 years

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Our working process.

We believe in a personal approach to every customer and project. We choose development practices tailored to your specific business needs. Be it classical methodologies, or modern approaches like Agile, we guarantee a timely delivery of the project within your budget. Through an incremental and iterative process, we take your idea from birth to a mature tangible concept


When you come to use with an idea, we at no cost to you, provide our technical expertise on the its feasibility and share the experience gained with similar projects. This can help you decide if you the project will go forward, we can then begin work on a quotation.


Based on criteria / guidelines decided here, new projects / products will be assigned resources and a structured development strategy can begin to be established.

Defining project scope

Xanthan assigns a team to gather and analyze the requirements and create vision/scope documents. The team prepares functional specifications, design, detailed plans for sprints/iterations and delivery, as well as cost estimates.


The development process starts off with creating Technical Design Documents (TDD), Project Plans and Test Plans. We build a software prototype to simulate the future application and receive feedback from the customer.


In this stage, the solution undergoes a full cycle of testing with bug fixing to ensure that software is running like clockwork..


In this stage, the solution undergoes a full cycle of testing with bug fixing to ensure that software is running like clockwork, then LAUNCH! You retain full intellectual property rights and the software source code and receive all required documentation.

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We Work Worldwide.

Amazing software is not bound by geography and neither are we! We have delivered projects for clients all over the globe.

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  • New York
  • Barcelona
  • Las Vegas
  • Kampala
  • Nairobi
  • Johannesburg
  • Botswana


At Xanthan, we believe that software is a means to an end. That it's quailty cannot be judged solely on the "code", but also how it applies to the people, processes, information and technology, the best practices it supports, the degree of team involvement and its business impact and value. We are proud to say that other have noticed:.

1776 Challenge Cup 2016 - Africa Regional Winner

Mpocket Android Application & CRM

World Summit Awards 2015 - Most innovative solution in Entertainment & Lifestyle from Uganda

Zaala Mobile App (Game)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T) Sana Health Informatics Technology Award

Youth Connect: Mobile App / CRM / ERP

Atlas Mara - Business Innovation Award - Uganda 2014

E-ride (Ride Sharing platform)

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Why choose Xanthan?

We understand the commercial needs of modern businesses & how custom software can be used to improve performance and profitability.

Project Management

We estimate, plan and test thoroughly to stay within budget and time-frames.


Our size enables short ramp-up time (2-4 weeks) and easy scaling up and down in line with your project’s needs.

Deep Technical Expertise

Our deep technical skills allow us to find innovative solutions to problems that others can't. We welcome a challenge

Technical Managers

Unique combination of technical & communication skills

We Do Our Homework

We create, update and maintain the highest quality applications by taking every usability challenge into account.

100% Flexibility

Our teams have proved efficient in creating software products from scratch OR augmenting your teams's efforts.

Full Spectrum

We’re equally at home creating offline or online systems, web applications, cross-platform and mobile systems.

What's Yours is Yours..

We have a straightforward policy on Intellectual Property Rights: all IPR is assigned to YOU.


Xanthan has been fortunate enough to work on many interesting projects, with clients both large and small. The following are a small representative sample of our experience. Note that some of our projects are protected by non-disclosure agreements and so cannot be displayed here

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What our Clients say..

From the first day you work with Xanthan you will see that we are different from any other software company you have dealt with. Our attention to detail and accountability, from the start of your project, through the release of your software and during beta testing. Let our clients speak for themselves.

Get in touch.

You can send us a brief description of your project via e-mail or the contact form and receive prompt feedback. Upon your request we can organize a phone conversation or Skype call.

Contact details

Please free to contact us at anytime.

4th Floor Plot 23 Lumumba Ave, Nakasero Kampala

+256 758 207 988 / +256 788 239 530



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