for Entrepreneurs and Startups
-> Productivity <-
BACKGROUND SOUND TO FOCUS
- Noisli: Background noise & color generator.
- Noizio: Ambient sound equalizer for relax or productivity.
- Defonic: Combine the sounds of the world into a melody.
- Designers.mx: Curated playlists by designers, for designers.
- Coffitivity: Stream the sounds of a coffee shop at work.
- Octave: A free library of UI sounds, handmade for iOS.
- Free Sound: Huge database of free audio snippets, samples, + recordings.
- Sonics: Free packs of UI sounds and sound effects delivered to your inbox every month.
- Deep Focus: Spotify’s famous playlist to focus.
ORGANIZE & COLLABORATE
- Trello: Keeps track of everything.
- Evernote: The workspace for your life’s work.
- Dropbox: Free space up to 2GB.
- Yanado: Tasks management inside Gmail.
- Wetransfer: Free transfer up to 2GB.
- Drp.io: Free, fast, private and easy image and file hosting.
- Pocket: View later, put it in Pocket.
- Raindrop: Mac app for bookmarking and reading it later.
- Flowdock: Free for teams of five and non-profits.
- Typetalk: Share and discuss ideas with your team through instant messaging.
- Slack: Free for unlimited users with few limited features.
- HipChat: Free for unlimited users with few limited features.
- Google Hangouts: Bring conversations to life with photos, emoji and group video calls.
- Voveet: Simple, free 3D conference calls. Experience the difference.
- FreeBusy: Eliminate coordination headaches when you need to schedule a meeting.
- RealTimeBoard: Your regular whiteboard, re-thought for the best online experience.
- Witkit: Witkit is the secure platform for teams. 50GB of free encrypted data storage.
- Any.do: Get things done with your team.
- Asana: Teamwork without email.
- GoToMeeting: Online meetings without the hassle.
DIGITAL NOMADS & REMOTE WORKING
- Founded X Startup Stats: Find the best country to build your startup in
- Teleport: Startup Cities: Discover and budget your next move to 100+ startup cities.
- Nomad House: Houses around the world for nomads to live and work together.
- Workfrom: Coffee, WiFi and good vibes.
- Lastroom: Simplifying your team travel management
- Nomadlist: The best cities to live and work remotely.
- What’s It Like: Helping travelers figure out WHEN to go.
- Nomad Jobs: The best remote jobs at the best startups.
-> Learn <-
DISCOVER TOOLS & STARTUPS
- Product Hunt: Curation of the best new products, every day.
- Angellist: Where the world meets startups.
- Beta List: Discover and get early access to tomorrow’s startups.
- StartupLi.st: Find. Follow. Recommend startups.
- Startups List: Collections of the best startups in different places.
- Erli Bird: Where great new products are born.
- Coursera: Free online classes from 80+ top universities & organizations.
- Khan Academy: Free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
- Skillshare: Unlock your creativity with free online classes & projects.
- Codecademy: Learn to code interactively, for free.
- Startup Notes: Startup School invites amazing founders to tell their story.
- The How: Learn from entrepreneurs.
- Launch This Year: Guide to help you launch your online business.
- Closed Club: Browse shut-down start-ups & learn why they closed down.
- Startup Talks: A curated collection of startup related videos.
- Rocketship.fm: Learn from successful entrepreneurs each week.
- reSRC.io: All free programming learning resources.
- The Lean LaunchPad: How to Build a Startup.
- TalentBuddy: Learn to code.
- Mixergy: Learn from proven entrepreneurs.
- Hackdesign: Receive a design lesson in your inbox each week.
NEWSLETTERS THAT DON’T SUCK
- Email1K: A free 30 day course to double your email list.
- Design for Hackers: 12 weeks of design learning, right in your inbox.
- Startup Digest: Personalized newsletter for all things startup in your area.
- Mattermark Daily: Curated newsletter from investors & founders.
- ChargeWhatYou’reWorth: Free course on charging what you’re worth.
- Product Psychology: Lessons on User Behavior.
- UX Newsletter: Tales of researching, designing, and building.
- UX Design Weekly: Best user experience design links every week.
- Foundrs: Co-founder equity calculator.
- Ad Spend Calculator: Should my startup pay to advertise?
- HowMuchToMakeAnApp: Calculate the cost of a mobile application.
- App vs. Website: Should you build an app or website?
- Pitcherific: Pitcherific helps you create, train, and improve your pitch.
- Startup Equity Calculator: Figure out how much equity to grant new hires in seconds.