For typical seed-stage startups, you'll earn tens of thousands of extra dollars simply by storing your money in a high-yield account. After spending several months storing our own fundraise in various places, we believe Brex Cash is the best store of money for most startups.
Stripe Atlas is high-visibility, but we think it has misaligned incentives. Instead, we believe that most startups should be using Clerky to incorporate. Here's why.
What's the best way to have project management support rather than hinder your development team? We recommend Linear as the best visual tool to manage a startup software team.
If you're a startup, you'll probably have a better time with DigitalOcean than any of the big three (AWS, GCP, Azure).
Close is the best CRM for most startups. Just make sure you're ready to have a CRM first.
Startups have a lot of tribal knowledge floating around. A company knowledge base helps you record and centralize this information. Of knowledge bases, we think Slab has both the best product and product philosophy.
Our response to a number of user emails: use Gusto.
Whenever your startup is ready to move on from checklists and emails, read this. Our pick, Clubhouse, trades off structure and adaptability at the right ratio for most startups.
Without an event-based analytics setup, you won't know how your users are using your product. There are a lot of event-based analytics tools out there, but we think that Heap has the best tradeoffs for a typical early-stage startup.
Of the founders we talked to, live chat was, by far, their favorite way to establish a direct line of communication between their startup and their customers. We think Chatwoot is the best choice for an early-stage startup.