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29 Tools a Tech Startup Uses in 2021

29 Tools a Tech Startup Uses in 2021

What tools does a rapidly growing startup use in 2021? One of my startup friends growing up in Europe sent me his list of 29 tools that he really doesn't want his competitors to see.

His original list is huge (100+), but he has picked the most important ones:

  1. Task management system: https://www.jetbrains.com/youtrack/
  2. Marketing automation, reporting, and much more: https://www.hubspot.com/
  3. For retrospective meetings with teams: https://www.teamretro.com/
  4. Lead automation tool Linkedin: https://www.dux-soup.com/ (automatically sends people a message)
  5. Password storage tool: https://bitwarden.com/
  6. Making short explanation videos instead of centuries-long messages: https://www.loom.com/
  7. Take screenshots of a whole page instead of just your screen: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/gofullpage-full-page-scre/fdpohaocaechififmbbbbbknoalclacl?hl=en
  8. SEO & Link Building: https://ahrefs.com/
  9. Simple user tests to test targeted assumptions: https://usabilityhub.com/
  10. Dev team: Github, Drone.io, Sonarcloud, Localstack
  11. Heatmaps, user recordings, on page mini-surveys: https://hotjar.com
  12. Link building: https://hulc.nl
  13. Easily link spreadsheets with other tools: https://supermetrics.com/
  14. Platforms for freelancers: https://www.toptal.com/ (developers) https://www.upwork.com and https://www.fiverr.com
  15. Link Tracking: https://bitly.com/
  16. On-page SEO: https://pageoptimizer.pro/
  17. To find investor names: https://anymailfinder.com/
  18. Spying on competition efficiently: https://competitors.app/
  19. Better alternative Google Translate: https://www.deepl.com/translator
  20. For creating beautiful forms that you can integrate quickly: https://www.typeform.com/
  21. Testing your site on different devices: https://www.browserstack.com/

I hope you find them helpful, and please let me know if you have a list of tools I can share on my website.