Who we are

Python Software House

Bravelab is a Python Software House based in Cracow / Poland. Our team specializes in Python Development & IT Staff Augmentation. For over a decade, we have involved our teams in many projects from various countries. We also help clients with Software Development Consulting. Programmers founded Bravelab. It means that we understand IT projects from the bottom. Continuous improvement is the key to generating value for each party. We like to work with clients from the UK and Scandinavia.


Projects & Markets

For over a decade, we have developed more than 90 projects for over 45 clients from the USA, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Canada, Poland, Norway, and Germany. Our experience meets clients' expectations as well as fulfills the most demanding needs.

Core Values

Work principles

👉🏽 Partnership - As a team, we believe that every achievement is thanks to a spirit of collaboration. We see our firm as a single boat navigating in a single direction. This principle makes us work together stronger and build every project according to the client’s expectations.

👉🏽 Mastery - We love our work and make our clients satisfied. We strongly specialize in web platform development using specific technologies like Python and JavaScript. As part of this philosophy, we select the projects Bravelab can participate in according to our ethics skills. This selection makes us give our best to every project and client. 

👉🏽 Transparency - Clear, honest, and timely communication is crucial to successful cooperation. It encourages good coordination and understanding inside our team, especially with our clients. This principle enables us to work under the highest ethical standards.

What do we do

We develop /web/ platforms

We establish and provide Python Teams to clients from various industries, such as event and ticketing, content distribution systems, SaaS platforms, and e-mobility platforms. We have collaborated with start-ups, scaleups, software companies, and marketing agencies. In addition to business tasks, we actively participate in events, conferences, and meetings with people from the IT industry. We focus on Web Development with an emphasis on programming applications with Python. We have also been experimenting with Low Code tools like Hasura.io. 

Our core technologies are: 

  • Python  
  • Django 
  • FastAPI 
  • Hasura.io 
  • GraphQL 
  • PostgreSQL 
  • Amazon AWS 
  • SQLAlchemy
  • Saleor.io

Why we exists

What we stand for

We exist because we love to solve problems for our clients using Python. Mariusz Smenżyk settled Bravelab in 2015. He was a Python Full stack developer for about ten years. Now Brave has another Co-Founder Mariusz Raczynski who is a highly skilled Software Engineer. We love to build an organisation based on a continuous learning approach. We believe that empowering each employee will cause the growth of the entire organization.

Plans for the future​

Currently, our company is focusing only Python development. We have been growing 50% year by year in terms of revenue and we want to be one of the best Python Software House located in Cracow. 

The recruitment process

The whole process consists of three steps:

  1. Send CV - You send it. We review it.

  2. Cooperation Talk - 1h meeting focusing on getting to know each other, testing your subject knowledge, soft and organisational skills.

  3. Skills Screening - Finally, we want to get to know your technical skills - time for an independent test task or pair-coding.

The process involves several people from our company and the final decision will be made together

Since joining Bravelab, I have had a great professional journey. The 2+ years I have been with the company are the most rewarding and best learning years of my career. It is very motivating to join a company and take part in its growth. I was changing alongside the company and it was a joy to witness.

Szymon Zmilczak
Senior Python Developer

Flexible hours, weekly dev meetings, participation in conferences and courses, competent and friendly co-workers all together create a great environment to grow in the software development world. I have never met a team with whom work was so productive, creative, and enjoyable.

Jarek Szymla
Senior Python Developer

Bravelab has enabled me to work on long-term projects with Python, which I am a big fan of. This allowed me to acquire new skills that I use on a daily basis. It is important to me that Brave has always treated Python as its main programming language. I appreciate that the company cares about people, supports their development through training, workshops and English lessons.

Oleksandr Gorbunov
Senior Python Developer

I have been working at Bravelab for several years. I have always had interesting projects in which there was no boredom and I could learn something new in each of them. I appreciate that my needs are important to the company's managers, and I can turn to them on any topic. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and the people are open. It is also nice that everyone can have an impact on the development of the entire organization by getting involved in the life of the company. But I especially value the balance that the company provides between professional and private life, which is extremely important to me.

Przemysław Telążka
Senior Software Engineer

Working at Bravelab allowed me to gain skills and independence. I have been supported and appreciated at every step of my career. What I value the most is the company's transparency and working with people who create something like a family atmosphere. I can talk to anyone and turn to any problem, where I am listened to and receive help. Brave takes care of its employees by organizing various events, meetings and trainings.

Jakub Korda
Senior Python Developer

6 reasons to join Bravelab.io on e-commerce project!

  • Opportunities to grow
  • SaaS projects
  • Freedom to make decisions
  • Newest technology stack
  • Good salary
  • Brave culture + people + fun