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In this deep-dive episode, we have the privilege of chatting with Emma Lawler, the innovative force behind usevelvet.com. Emma opens up about the intricate journey of bringing her vision to life, starting from the initial stages of prototyping with Figma to the challenges encountered in the competitive realm of SaaS infrastructure.
Emma's narrative provides a rare glimpse into the pragmatic aspects of the entrepreneurial journey. She generously shares the behind-the-scenes details of her hands-on approach to prototyping, highlighting how Figma became an integral part of shaping the user-centric experience of usevelvet.com.
Beyond the technical aspects, Emma guides us through the unique struggles and triumphs of building a SaaS in the infrastructure space. From market positioning to customer acquisition, she unveils the strategic decisions and lessons learned that have defined usevelvet.com's trajectory.
One of the most illuminating aspects of our conversation with Emma is the candid comparison she draws between building a SaaS as a VC-backed company versus taking the Bootstrapped route. Emma reflects on the considerations that influenced her choices, offering a balanced perspective for entrepreneurs at the crossroads of similar decisions.
Tune in for a comprehensive exploration of SaaS entrepreneurship with Emma Lawler, where practical insights, industry wisdom, and the real-world challenges of navigating the competitive SaaS landscape take center stage. This episode is a must-listen for those seeking a nuanced understanding of prototyping, infrastructure challenges, and the strategic nuances of running a SaaS business.