I cannot go into too much detail, but I’m involved with a group that is starting to look into building an iPad app, and by sharing the high-cost of development – we hope to create a top-notch product. From what I’ve seen so far, the slick apps can cost between $100-$200K upfront.
The idea we have, is to create an app that each member of the group can ‘brand’ and sell individually. Also, all of the data in each ‘branded’ app is unique to each member.
The question I have is this…is this kind of app development feasible? To my way of thinking, it’s like each member has their own database and customized front-end, but sharing the same infrastructure. Put another way, similar to a 3-tier application with each having their own presentation interface and database(s).