SaaS Startup

Write About

An EdTech startup was on a mission to disrupt K-12 schools by improving student engagement with writing.

Write About chose SPARK to design and develop a SaaS platform that could be used in thousands of classrooms simultaneously, meeting the needs students, teachers, and school administrators. 

Proud SPARK Client | Write About

SPARK Brings SaaS Startup Vision to Life (and to Scale)

Project Breakdown

SPARK Custom Web and Mobile App Development
Project Size

Large

Dedicated Team

SPARK Custom Software Development Services
Timeline

18 - 24 Months

SPARK Software Development and Design Experts
Size of Team

1 PM, 1 UX Designer,

3 Developers,

1 Systems Analyst

SPARK Custom Workflow Automation
KPI

From 0 to 200,000+ Users

and Increased MRR

The Challenge

SPARK needed to build a back-end infrastructure that could scale quickly and affordably, supported by a front-end experience used easily across a wide range of devices and use cases.

Proud SPARK Client | Write About

The Solution

Launched WriteAbout.com as a minimally-viable product, gaining traction, user feedback and revenue immediately. Scaled to 200,000+ users and selected as the “#1 Edtech Tool to Try” over products from Google and Amazon.

  • Automated Onboarding, Knowledgebase, Community, and Support
  • Custom user rostering, self-enrollment, and Google SSO
  • User-generated curriculum content and social features generate organic growth
  • Granular filtering and privacy permissions at the individual user level managed by teachers or school admin

Services provided

  • MVP Development
  • Startup Design Services
  • Branding
  • Prototyping
  • Custom Software Development
  • Product Development
  • User Support

Technology used

  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Wordpress
  • MySQL
  • AWS
  • S3
  • Cloudfront CDN
  • Elastic Beanstalk
  • EC2
Proud SPARK Client | Write About
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“SPARK took us from proof-of-concept to designs to full launch in 3 months. The process is transparent with clear timelines and you get tangible results for exactly the budget you set. We started getting traction right away and have since scaled up with features, distribution, performance, and revenue!”

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