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What is Retool? Retool is a powerful way to build internal tools fast. Build custom admin dashboards, database GUIs, and internal apps in a fraction of the time, but with all the flexibility of an app built with traditional code.

At Bold Tech, we have created hundreds of applications using Retool to help companies save time, increase productivity and focus on their core product.

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Why work with Bold Tech?

Reliable and proven Retool experts

At Bold Tech we have built 250+ internal tools on Retool for dozens of companies across all kinds of industries. We have extensive knowledge of the platform, its capabilities, and its limitations.

Internal tool domain experts

Our engineers have deep knowledge of Retool and other platforms and their features. We know the ins and outs of what you can and cannot do and can advise on how to do it best. We give unbiased advice on platform alternatives and other internal tooling solutions.

Trusted partners you can rely on

Count on us to be available to support your teams with advice, assistance, bug fixes, and maintenance, catering to both minor applications and crucial operational workflows.

Fast builders with UX/UI focus

We can build on Retool much faster. We know how Retool works best to create performant apps that won't slow you down. We build internal tools with battle-tested UX/UI to ensure the best user acceptance and efficiency from your team.

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Retool's Products

Building internal tools on Retool

Retool has an extensive suite of tools for developing your internal apps and processes. With our deep knowledge and experience of the entire platform, we can advise how to use each tool best.

Here are some of their key products:

Retool Cloud

Retool Cloud is a cloud-hosted option for your internal tools. With Retool Cloud, you can get set up and building internal tools on the platform within minutes.

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Retool Self-hosted

Retool Self-hosted is its IDE maintained within your own infrastructure, built with regulated and complex industries in mind. Retool has extensive data security features.

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Retool Workflows

Retool Workflows is visual way of creating CRON jobs, automations & maintaining scripts. Use Retool workflows to automate ETL tasks, notifications, and analytics.

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Retool Mobile

Retool Mobile is a native iOS & Android app development environment. With Retool Mobile you can create apps for teams on-the-go.

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Retool Database

Retool DB is a PostgreSQL solution used alongside your Retool internal applications with a spreadsheet-like interface.

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Retool Portals

Retool portals allows users to build client-facing apps for external portals, as well as embed Retool more easily into existing applications using Retool Embed.

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Retool Cloud

A powerful IDE for developers

At its core, Retool is an internal development environment, made for developers to build internal tools fast. With a drag-and-drop UI for pre-built components, engineers can quickly assemble admin portals, GUIs, and dashboards connected to their core data.

Retool uses Javascript and SQL to extend application functionality and workflows

200+ components
50+ resource integrations
Plans for all business sizes (including free)
Version & permissioning systems

Retool Tutorials

Read our latest Retool tutorials
Internal Tool Tutorials

How to build a MongoDB admin panel in under an hour

In this tutorial, we’ll build a practical MongoDB GUI using simple drag-and-drop components and basic JavaScript, in less than an hour! This frontend is great for many use cases, including company data dashboards, customer order panels and more.

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Internal Tool Tutorials

How to create a collapsible side container in Retool for filters, extra data, charts and more!

In this tutorial, we run through a Bold Tech favorite hack: collapsible side containers. Perfect for making extra space for filters, extra data, charts, and more!

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Tracking & Reporting Bugs in Retool Using Asana

Looking to create a sleek, automated system for users to report query failures in Retool? Follow this tutorial to create automatic bug reports and link them to your Asana board.

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Retool self-hosted & secure

Self-hosting & better security

Retool is designed for even enterprise-level companies and their critical data. On-prem deployment and other advanced security features ensures the safety of your data in line with your company's compliance regulations. Control versions and releases with release history, and control access with granular permissions.

Source control with Github etc
Host behind your own VPN or in your own VPC.
Deploy via Docker or Kubernetes
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Retool workflows

A faster way to create CRON jobs, automate tasks and maintain scripts in Retool

Retool Workflows provides a visual approach for creating CRON jobs, automations, and script maintenance. With Retool workflows, you can easily automate ETL tasks, notifications, and analytics.

Build jobs and automation flows
Test and debug each step
Option to fork with conditional logic
Connect via webhook

Retool Database

Launch your internal tools easier with Retool Database

Retool Database is an integrated PostgreSQL database solution that's as easy to use as a spreadsheet, with all the power of a SQL DB. Using Retool DB you can cut down on slow backend setup to launch new features, and get data into your apps quickly and easily.

Read our full guide to Retool Database →
Internal Tool Guides

Why should you migrate from Airtable or Google Sheets to a SQL database?

Airtable and Google Sheets are great no-code options for small datasets, but they have their limitations. We discuss what the main ones are, and why a SQL database might be a better option.

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Customer Stories

How Red Roots used Retool Mobile to create the perfect on-the-go receipt tracker 

In this study, we’ll look at how Red Roots Capital experimented with (clunky) SaaS software, before landing on a custom solution in Retool - built by Bold Tech - where they can not only track and file receipts for their accounting team, but they can do this on the go from a custom-made mobile app. ‍

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Retool Mobile

Build for those teams that are on-the-go

Retool Mobile offers the opportunity to build internal tools on mobile as well as for web apps. This is a great option for your mobile teams.

Read our client case study for how we built a receipt tracker for Red Roots Capital property managers.

Retool Embed & Portals

Create client portals & embed functionality

Retool Portals offers the ability to build external-facing client portals to create white-labeled app access to your franchisees, partners, and customers. Retool Embed allows you to quickly implement Retool elements into your existing applications to build out boilerplate functionality faster.

Embed Retool into website
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Create secure client portals
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Our clients

Trusted by high performance teams.

We've built 250+ apps for companies from all kinds of industries, from scaling start-ups to enterprise businesses. We are proud to be trusted by a large range of clients and their varied teams.

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Bold Tech was an exceptional resource in helping us implement Retool for our organization’s compensation planning process.  Bold Tech was available to troubleshoot and resolve issues at a moment’s notice, which was very comforting during a highly stressful and busy time for our organization. The Bold Tech team were a pleasure to work with and I sincerely hope I get the opportunity to collaborate with them again in the future!

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Elise Kroll

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Stefan and the Bold Tech team help our teams build high quality internal tools, extremely quickly. The tools are highly functional, well-designed, and built with the end-users of support agents and other operators in mind.

They've helped Ramp ship quickly & continuously iterate, all while minimizing operational disruption. It’s a terrific partnership

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Thomas Haversang

Senior Product Manager
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Bold Tech is a group of talented, capable developers who I regularly trust to help our customers build the apps they need, fast. Everyone I've put them in front of has given rave reviews!

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Justin Gage

Growth, Founder of Technically
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The team at Bold Tech was a fantastic resource in helping us utilize Retool to visualize our product data and understand engagement.

They were a true partner in listening to our needs and being open about making recommendations. They would quickly iterate and enhance based on feedback and troubleshoot and resolve issues as they came up.They were knowledgeable about the Retool roadmap and helped us understand how to leverage new features like Workflows.

As we built out our BI function, it was comforting to know Bold Tech was a reliable partner, and I would use them again in the future!

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Chris Biggs

Senior Manager of Business Intelligence
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Joey and the team at BoldTech have been amazing partners to us from the start, helping us turn our proof of concept into paying enterprise contract in a matter of months. They feel like a natural extension of our team, and we have been incredibly impressed by their ability and willingness to dive into a complex domain and be strategic thought partners in solving nuanced workflows and complex data problems.

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Julia Cohen

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Bold Tech's expertise and commitment has been instrumental to our growth. With their help, we've been able to build and iterate quickly, navigate complex development challenges, and reshape internal workflows/tools for greater efficiency. Working with Bold Tech has been a game-changer for our organization. They're an indispensable partner, and we highly recommend working with their team!

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Alana Adams

Head of Operations
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Bold Tech did an excellent job helping us build, maintain, and improve our systems for our customers. They were professional, thorough, and dedicated at all times.

I recommend David, Joey, and the team to anyone looking for a partner in helping build their next phase of custom tooling.

George Niedermayer

Head of Operations
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Coming from a bootstrapped technical founder, working with Stephan and Bold Tech has been a dream.  They have an incredible ability to execute on my requirements; their expertise in the platform and speed is second to none.  

Additionally, I was pleasantly surprised at their ability to understand my business logic as well as be able to strategize and experiment with me collaboratively. Often, I am building apps that push the boundaries of what Retool can do and it’s rare to find people that can keep up with me creatively.

Rich Schaeffer

Technical Founder
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Joey has been an absolute pleasure to work with! He’s provided a lasting impact on our organization by building out our Retool portal in a way that allows us to optimize how we track, communicate and launch our clients. His attention to detail and rapid ability to implement all of our product requests was unmatched. I highly recommend the Bold Tech team for all things related to Retool!!

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JP Morales

Strategic Development
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Bold Tech understood more about our processes in the first week than contractors we've worked with for years.

The end result was even better than what we asked for because they made the effort to really understand our needs from the start. Thanks to Bold Tech, our processes are running smoothly and more efficiently than ever. I recommend them highly

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Anne Valentine


Bold Tech was a critical partner who helped us use Retool to build an MVP application for our data platform. We were impressed with the speed and efficiency in which Boldtech was able to develop a working MVP for us in 1-2 months. It was integral for us to be able to validate and test with potential customers, would recommend working with them!

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Kim Zou

CEO, Cofounder
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Bold Tech has been an absolute pleasure to work with! They've provided a lasting impact on our organization by building out our Retool portal in a way that allows us to optimize how we track, communicate and launch our clients. Their attention to detail and rapid ability to implement all of our product requests was unmatched. I highly recommend the Bold Tech team for all things related to Retool!!

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Joey and his team helped Vial build our internal tools. Bold Tech was great to work with and were consistently thoughtful, communicative and had a high quality bar for their work.

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Tina Jiang

General Manager
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Bold Tech were the right fit for TVadSync to accelerate our use of Retool platform. We had both user experience design needs as well as back end data design needs that were quickly resolved by the team. We will be using them for all Retool app development moving forward. Highly recommended.

Ronan Higgins CEO of TvAdSync

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Working with Bold Tech to build out our Retool functionality was important for us to keep our internal team focused on our core product roadmap. The Bold team's clear communication, familiarity with Retool, and overall expertise building internal tooling made working with them super easy.

Ronan Higgins CEO of TvAdSync

Ajay Pondicherry

CEO Co-founder
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Joey and the Bold Tech team have been an invaluable help for us this past year. Quick, efficient, straightforward and a real pleasure to work with, I can not recommend them highly enough!

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Bold Tech is the go to for all Retool work. Save your engineering team the hassle and partner with them, you wont regret it.

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