About Us

We are a team of smart, sharp Django developers and designers passionate about solving your business challenges. In addition to being open source leaders, we’re committed to social good.

Open Source Leadership


We continually give back to the open source community by freely sharing applications to GitHub, a publicly accessible repository for developers.


We led the development of a mobile messaging framework, RapidSMS, for UNICEF.


Our staff regularly posts tutorials and tips on Django & Python related topics.


We’re always out and about in the developer community. Learn about meetings, groups, and conferences.

Commitment to Social Good

In addition to seeking out projects that make a difference in the world, we look for ways to support our local community. Read our bios to see the ways in which our team members engage with the world around them.

We’re proud contributors to:

  • LGBT Center of Durham
  • PearlHacks - A conference for young female developers
  • First Lego League Carrboro
  • Alley Cats & Angels
  • Orange County Rape Crisis Center
  • Earlham College Computer Science Department
  • Carrboro ArtsCenter
  • Shodor National Computational Science Education Foundation
  • Urban Ministries Durham
  • VOICES the Chapel Hill Chorus
  • UNC Lineberger Cancer Center
  • Recyclery of Carrboro
  • Teen Tech Camp
  • Abundance Foundation
  • Ashe Dryden Diversity in Tech Talks
  • Raleigh Review Literary Magazine
  • Carolina RAIN
  • Ronald McDonald House

"We feel fortunate to be working with Caktus. They demonstrate their Django expertise on every piece of work we've asked them to do."

- Eric Woudenberg, Dharma Seed