The Startup Chat with Steli & Hiten
About This Show
Unfiltered insights and actionable advice straight from the trenches of startup and business life by Steli Efti and Hiten Shah, two serial entrepreneurs who've both built multi-million dollar SaaS startups.
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293: What Tools Should You Use to Run Your Startup?
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In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how business equipment and tools can help or hinder your business. They define the difference between when a start-up needs to upgrade to new or more professional software or when what they are using is good enough. They also discuss the pitfalls that founders can avoid as they try to set up their business. A key success point, for all businesses, is to make sure that you have the right equipment. As your company grows, you will need to find solutions to support the running of your business, with a focus on maximum efficiency and success. So it is essential to make sure that you pick the right tools, but when the market is flooded with solutions how can you be sure that you have found the perfect equipment and tools to continue steady growth. Tune into this week’s episode of The Startup Chat to explore what role software and mindset play in the success of a Startup and why upgrading to the industry standard isn’t always going to aid in the companies success. Steli and Hiten, challenge the idea that there is a "one shoe that fits all" approach and look at alternatives ideas for how you can handle software within your company. Time Stamped Show Notes: 01:25 - The start-up case study. 02:05 - An example of bad advice. 03:04 - The disadvantages of investing in the wrong equipment. 05:23 - The issue with investing in complex software. 08:07 - Why experience in buying the right software matters. 08:23 - The advice bias and being well informed. 09:24 - There’s a time for everything, keep it simple. 10:19 - Face the reality of what you need, not what you think you need. 12:22 - Being resourceful will save you money. 12:57 - Free advice for founders. 3 Key Points: If the start
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Date published: 2017-05-10