Mobile App Development Ideas for Startups to Thrive Amid COVID-19

Sidharth Jain
3 min readMay 27, 2020


The lockdown has disturbed the economies of many countries around the world, and it will take time when businesses will get back on their feet. The Pandemic has also brought opportunities for startups in “Digital Space.”

Here are some of the fantastic mobile app development ideas to keep in mind while working for startup business during the Coronavirus outbreak:

Pharmacy Apps:

An essential thing for a human being in this modern era is health, and the present time is the best example of it. People are seeking medications, vitamins and protein through which they can stay healthy and save from infection.

It is an excellent opportunity to build a great mobile application and help people in need by connecting with the best pharma stores and doctors in these critical situations.

Grocery Apps:

The lockdown situation has severely affected our lifestyle and to stay healthy, it has become crucial to include healthy food in our diet. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, people are avoiding going out of their home for grocery shopping. They are looking for facilities through which they can get groceries with contact-less delivery and online payment options.

If you are a startup in the same niche, you can plan for building a user-friendly mobile application that can deliver the necessities.

Food Delivery Apps:

Due to lockdown in almost every part of the world, many people are not able to reach their homes or are still stranded. A startup that is offering home-cooked meals in this critical time and serving the needy will not only get a good number of customers but also gain a boost in brand value.

Furthermore, amid Coronavirus your brand needs to maintain personal hygiene and promise extreme supervision during the preparation of the food. The delivery staff you are hiring must follow contactless delivery guidelines to stop the spread of disease.

Fitness Apps

“Health is Wealth”- the saying has started making more sense to the people today. People have become more conscious about their health and even when they are at home, they are looking for ways to stay fit and healthy. Moreover, fitness enthusiasts out there are missing gyms and training centers, and looking for applications through which they can carry out their daily schedule. Having a dedicated mobile application can do wonders.

Startups ventures have a great opportunity in this domain as the live broadcast of yoga, meditation and fitness classes are surging at a great pace.

Learning or Education Apps

It is rightly said that learning is a life-long process, hence it is an excellent opportunity for businesses or startups to make a difference in the industry. To emerge as the best startup organization, you can launch Mobile App with advanced features and that connect the world’s best knowledge seekers, trainers and learners on one digital platform or could also plan of building Video Conferencing App.

You can also plan to launch an advanced feature mobile application that works as an encyclopedia for learners. Try building an app that could serve as the best tool to share, help and grow together.

Wrapping Up

The ideas shared above will help you grow your business through a digital transformation or give a boost to your startup idea. The mobile app development industry is offering startups the best opportunity to turn up and thrive in your business in Virtual Space. In addition to this, now is also a time to think about how as a company you can add value to the nation. Thus, it is the right time to roll up your sleeves and inspire the world to enhance digital connectivity.

Originally published at on May 27, 2020.



Sidharth Jain

Founder @ | Building Website & Mobile Apps | Trusted by funded Startups | Awarded Best UX Design Team & Rising Star 2018