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On average, founders use 37 tools to run the day to day operations of their business. There are thousands of tools out there, but what are the best ones?

In all of our interviews, we survey what tools founders are actually using. Here is the data.

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One app to replace them all. It's the future of work. More than just task management - ClickUp offers docs, reminders, goals, calendars, and even an inbox. Learn more ➜
47 successful founders are using ClickUp
#1 most used in productivity tools
A cloud-based set of proprietary team collaboration tools and services. Learn more ➜
669 successful founders are using Slack
#2 most used in productivity tools
A brand of cloud computing, productivity and collaboration tools, software and products developed by Google. Learn more ➜
650 successful founders are using Google Suite
#3 most used in productivity tools
A modern workspace designed to reduce busywork-so you can focus on the things that matter. Learn more ➜
434 successful founders are using Dropbox
#5 most used in productivity tools
Asana is a web and mobile application designed to help teams track their work. Learn more ➜
216 successful founders are using Asana
Collaborate for free with online versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Learn more ➜
147 successful founders are using Microsoft Office 365
The all-in-one workspace - for notes, tasks, wikis, and databases. Learn more ➜
133 successful founders are using Notion
Works like a spreadsheet but gives you the power of a database to organize anything. Learn more ➜
81 successful founders are using Airtable
Create and manage your teams workflows and business processes all in one system. Learn more ➜
58 successful founders are using Monday.com
The easy, free way to get your apps and devices working together. Learn more ➜
35 successful founders are using IFTTT
The easiest way to talk over voice, video, and text. Talk, chat, hang out, and stay close with your friends and communities. Learn more ➜
28 successful founders are using Discord
Measure profitability, employee productivity and for accurate client billing. Learn more ➜
26 successful founders are using Toggl
Across-platform software packed with powerful features and flexible collaboration tools Learn more ➜
16 successful founders are using Adobe Premiere Pro
One unified business management suite, encompassing ERP/Financials, CRM and ecommerce. Learn more ➜
13 successful founders are using NetSuite