Betty Blocks Named a Visionary in Gartner's 2019 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms

Press Release - 22 August 2019, Atlanta, USA - Leading global advisory and research firm Gartner has named Betty Blocks as a visionary in this year’s report. It’s the third time the no-code platform has been included in the research.


The low-code market consists of services that speed up application development by significantly reducing the need for traditional coding. With a culmination of research, Gartner provides clients a wide-angle view of the relative positions of the market's competitors.

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A solid vision for the future

With the ultimate goal of removing the technological barriers presented by traditional programming, Betty Blocks aims to enable entire organizations (not just IT) to build applications without writing a single line of code. It’s a vision that not only accelerates software development but alleviates the pressures on current IT departments. As a result, organizations save precious time that they can now spend on innovating.

Changing the development status-quo

In challenging the natural order of application development, Betty Blocks’ platform is home to developers from every corner of organizations. To facilitate this diversity, founders and brothers Tim and Chris Obdam ensured a great deal of freedom was maintained in the company’s strategy. Ultimately catering their offering to be as varied as the customers, businesses, and users of the platform. 

This customer-driven approach is also reflected in the pricing of the platform. As a company, Betty Blocks takes great pride in coming this far without the help of venture capitalists. This keeps Betty Blocks rooted in the community and flexible on their way to the top.

We see ourselves as a visionary as a community, not just a company

Without decisions being piped into the business from outside influencers, Betty Blocks can spend more time on the community. From developers like Marcel Korporaal creating a fundraising application in support of cancer research to community events like Girls Day and Academy Nights.

Passion projects like these combined with enterprise-scale projects are an opportunity for Betty Blocks to test the limits of what no-code is really capable of. Following the company’s annual growth of 360% and a strategic partnership with Microsoft shows the company is already close to realizing its daring goals.


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About Betty Blocks

Betty Blocks is the world’s leading no-code platform. Betty Blocks empowers both enterprises and Citizen Developers to build complex applications efficiently and effectively without writing a single line of code. With their focus on the people, Betty Blocks empowers organizations to experiment towards the right solution and enable the workforce to take control of their innovation. Cloud-based Betty Blocks is available worldwide, and they currently have offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, US, Mexico, UK, Japan, and South Africa.

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