As a start-up, what was the first SaaS product you paid for?

Trying to nail down the most valuable SaaS tools used among early-stage start-ups.
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    Stripe Atlas (Pre-Launch)

    A new way to start an internet business anywhere

    To receive payments!
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    An all-new Intercom

    A bold aesthetic. Simplified navigation. Faster workflows.

    🇺🇸 James Brown
    🇺🇸 James BrownGrowth Hacker at Several Startups <3 · Written
    best all in one for sales and customer support app.
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    Prasad Lingawar
    Prasad LingawarGrowth @ Infracloud · Written
    My first SaaS subscription, I was using it for user onboarding.
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    Inbox by Google

    Next generation inbox

    Jerry Moyer
    Jerry MoyerCOO, Warble Inc · Written
    Easiest way to get all of the basics in one shot.
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    Paul Skah
    Paul SkahBranding, strategy, marketing. · Written
    Email with the most intuitive interface, the entire office suite, teleconferencing system and Slack replacement.
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    Pure collaboration for teams. Gmail, editing docs and spreadsheets together, cloud storage with Drive and more.
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    CanvasFlip 2.0

    Record conversion funnel, heatmap & user video on prototype

    Amal Albasheeri
    Amal AlbasheeriUX Analyst, Design thinker .. · Written
    It was great for user testing during the early prototyping phase.
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    Yance
    YanceProduct manager from China · Written
    是一个非常有想法的工具,我觉得很棒
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    Notion Beta

    An expressive and collaborative document editor

    Combines many tools in one - keeps things simple and a lot of things in one place
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    Easy Leadz
    Shreyaa Ratra
    Shreyaa RatraMaking B2B sales easy via EasyLeadz.com · Written
    Helped me identify the right companies to target so that I can prioritise and put more efforts on those companies and fill my sales pipeline.
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    Octoboard for Investors

    Automatic startup performance updates for VCs 💰📈

    Great for tracking progress, motivating teams and setting new goals. Data that we connected first: ChartMogul, ActiveCampaign, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Competition monitoring feeds (Google News, RSS feeds etc). Used in office TV screens
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    Paperform

    Easily create forms as beautiful as you

    Jessica Freeman
    Jessica FreemanMobile Developer at Olinqua · Written
    Paperform was one of the first products that I was *really* happy to pay for, made it so pain-free to create online forms.
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    Basecamp

    Keeps people on the same page

    Ashit Vora
    Ashit VoraCo-founder at RaftLabs · Written
    At that time there was no Trello & Asana and we had already tried the trial version of Basecamp and fell in love with its simplicity. We used to call it GroupHub :)
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    Confluence 2.0

    An open and shared team workspace

    Nico Bistolfi
    Nico BistolfiFounder at @piiojs · Written
    After Gsuite, which is extremely necessary to receive your emails. I always setup JIRA, Is great to understand what's going on and plan product roadmap.
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    CrazyCall
    Olga Milevska
    Olga MilevskaContent+Social media · Written
    For sales campaigns, customer support, and lead generation.
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    Forest Admin for Django

    Ship an admin panel for your Django app in a few moments

    Thomas DIDIER
    Thomas DIDIERHead of Marketing · Written
    To visualize and manipulate data to manage operations seamlessly.
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    Zoom

    Cloud video conferencing and simple online meetings

    Quite possibly the best video conferencing solution. This was an essential tool for our remote team and for sales calls.
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    WebEngage
    Because on-web customer/visitor engagement
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    typedesk

    A shortcut to all your canned responses

    Michel Vermeulen made this product
    It's a quick and easy way to answer customers more efficiently, and it stays with you while the business is growing.
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    Pusher

    Create a chat app in 5min

    Sujoy Chaudhary
    Sujoy ChaudharyCofounder & CEO, Airim · Written
    If you are serving enterprise customers' customers, you cannot take chances with concurrency.
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    Woodpecker Email Signatures

    Get a professional & deliverability friendly email signature

    Iván Enríquez
    Iván EnríquezForms, Data, Workflows · Written
    If your product is for sell at B2B I think it is very useful to automate your prospecting funnel
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    Chargebee

    The smartest way to set up your subscription billing

    Tagggly
    TaggglySupport Your Local Small Businesses · Written
    Excellent recurring billing solution
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    Typeform

    Typeform makes asking questions easy, human & beautiful

    Saurabh Yadav
    Saurabh YadavInitiator-Enabler · Written
    To create impactful and engaging forms and surveys.
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    Revolut Cryptocurrency

    Buy Bitcoin & co with the best possible exchange rate in 30s

    Hans Pagel
    Hans PagelMaker of Scrumpy · Written
    Wanted to add Revolut to this list, as it was the first thing we at https://scrumpy.io paid monthly for. ☺️ 1. Stripe 2. Revolut 3. Crisp 4. Sage
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