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Bootstrapped Map Creator Generates $900 Monthly Recurring Revenue

Carta Maps is a no-code map creator. Unlike Google My Maps, which only enables the creation of personal maps, Carta Maps allows you to generate maps for both personal and business purposes.


The Creator

Carta Maps was created by Franco Valdes, a solo developer, in 2022.


Business Model & Revenue

Carta Maps monetizes using a subscription model. As of July 2023, it is currently generating $900 a month, which is a decrease from $1200. According to the founder, he is still in the process of finding product-market fit (PMF) for his product.



Currently, Carta Maps's main marketing channel is Google Ads.


Tech Stack

  • Map Provider: Mapbox
  • Hosting: Vercel
  • Framework: NextJS
  • Frontend: Tailwind CSS