How solo founders can launch their products in weeks instead of months with Low-code

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It’s 2022, and you’ve just quit your corporate job because you realized you wanted more out of life, and now you’re thinking of launching your own tech startup to pursue your dream. 

It’s never been easier to reach thousands of strangers through the internet for basically free, and you know that your idea can improve their lives. 

You have a business model in your head, or maybe it’s in your iPhone notes. 

There’s only one problem: you don’t know how to code. 

In 1998, this problem would’ve been solved by raising €2M from a VC fund, hiring 4 fresh Computer Science graduates, and locking them in a garage for 2 months with a stash of protein bars. 

But not today. 

Today, CTOs and software developers are some of the highest-paid professionals in the major hubs of the world. They’re in high demand. They’re courted (read: harassed) by recruiters so much, many of them have bid goodbye to Linkedin. 

Enter: low-code development

The term was coined in 2014 by industry analyst Forrester Research to define the up-and-coming alternatives to custom software development. 

In English, this means: that even if your startup idea is unique, you don’t need to develop your own software from scratch to launch. Low-code tools such as Webflow and Airtable, when integrated correctly, allow solo founders or teams without a tech co-founder to launch in weeks instead of months. 

The key benefits of using low-code development for your first MVP are: 

Naturally, the MVP is the first version of your product. As you get feedback from your users, you’re going to want to add features and improve the design. But hopefully, by the time this happens, you will have a compelling proof of concept to present to investors to raise that €2M!

How can I start to develop my own MVP?

If you’re on a shoestring budget and want to get started right away, we recommend heading to (English) or Ncode, Italy’s best low-code school (Italian) to learn how to build it yourself. 

If you have a small budget and you want to tap on the tech&design expertise of our specialized low-code MVP development team, you can book a meeting to talk to us here. Here’s how our process works.