Posted on July 17, 2016
Achieving product-market fit begins the post-MVP but pre-scale stage of a startup.
Creating an account is one thing that every SaaS product has in common. Signing up is almost the definition of a "solved problem," most authentication frameworks come with a signup page out of the box. All a developer has to do is put a logo, add some CSS, and marvel at the beautiful way that new users can start using the application. So why did it take me 7 days to build one for our product? How could that even be appropriate for the technology leader of a startup?
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