Why You Shouldn't Design Wireframes in Sketch(whimsical.co)

over 1 year ago from Steve Schoeffel, Co-Founder at Whimsical

  • abe lincoln jrabe lincoln jr, over 1 year ago

    Agree with Matt C. Unfortunately, web based tools are majorly handicapped by the ephemeral nature of web based tools :D. If adobe buys you guys 6 months from now and gets integrated into XD or something. Im S.O.L. and I have to rebuild everything in Sketch or XD or Axure or whatever...best of luck tho!

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    • Steve Schoeffel, over 1 year ago

      Glad you brought this up actually. It's a topic we've discussed a lot internally as we decide what we want for the future of our company.

      Our strong desire is to bootstrap Whimsical to profitability and keep building it independently for the next 10+ years.

      We too have seen the unfortunate cycle of new products getting launched only to get acquired and shut down 6 months later. Or the alternate path of raising VC money that requires a certain growth trajectory that's not always attainable and also leads to a shutdown.

      We have already put a lot of love and work into making Whimsical what it is today. Our dream is to continue to do that for a long time to come. In fact, our plan is to add a desktop app next year. Of course we can't control our fate entirely but hopefully we'll be around for the long haul as a dependable and delightful tool for visual collaboration.


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