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Software Engineering for Startups and Entrepreneurs

I help startups and entrepreneurs build and grow amazing digital products with incredible user experience

Take your SaaS product to the next level

Custom Software

Whether you're looking to build the first version of your product or create an awesome new feature I can help you build it in a fast scalable way.

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Enhance your user experience or backend processes by integrating your product with a thrid party service. Integrate in weeks, don't build for months.

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Having trouble shipping features quickly? Deploying to production got you down? I can speed up your development workflow with modern tools & practices.

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Chicago Software Developer - Dan Bowen

Who's behind this?

Crucial Web Studio is a solo software consultancy in Chicago. It's run by me, Dan Bowen, and I help entrepreneurs build digital products and online services.

I've been a software engineer at some of Chicago's top digital agencies and startups including Punchkick Interactive, Playboy and DialogTech. In these roles I've shipped digital services for Fortune 500 companies and engineered SaaS products that handle billions of web requests per month.

Whether you're looking to build the first version of your product or add features to an existing product I can help.

Who is this for?

Early Stage Startups

You've got an idea for an awesome digital service or have an exisitng one. You need an experienced technical partner to build or ehance your product and take it to the next level.

Bootstrappers and Entrepreneurs

You're the ultimate decision maker. You don't have outside investors or a board of directors, nor do you want them. You need a technology partner to ship your product to market.

Let's build something awesome together

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