1300 Startup Tools

Here is the complete list of the 1300 tools your startup needs to succeed. - Source: Spark-Labs.co

1. General Resources

2. Project Management

2.1 Strategies and methods

2.2 Project Management tools

3. Marketing Resources

3.1 General Marketing Tools and resources for Startups

3.2 Content Marketing Resources

3.3 Email Marketing

3.4 Social Media Marketing

3.5 Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

4. Product

5. Website

6. Mobile

7. Analytics

8. Technical Resources

8.1 Web resources

8.2 Industries

9. Finance

10. Legal

1. General Resources

Entrepreneurship Book Lists

Entrepreneurship Videos

Angel/SuperAngel Investors

Platforms

Articles:

Crowdfunding

Incubator List

Corporate Innovation Programs

Must Read Blogs

2. Project Management

2.1 Strategies & Methods

Business Model Canvas

The Canvas is not the only way of approaching the business plan, but it is the simplest and the most used.

GrowthHacking

What is Growth Hacking? According to Wikipedia, "Growth hacking is a marketing technique developed by technology startups which uses creativity, analytical thinking, and social metrics to sell products and gain exposure."

Startups Data

  • Mattermark – quantifying company growth for startup investors
  • Compass - Turn data into actionable insights

2.2 Project Management Tools

Find a Co-Founder

Most entrepreneurs prefer to dive in with a co founder, it's a great adventure to share, and it splits costs and risks. The thing is, 50/50 is not always the best choice.

Mark Suster at Startup Grind Los Angeles in June 2013. Read the full 69-minute interview transcript here: http://startupgrind.com/event/startup-grind-los-angeles-hosts-mark-suster-grp-partners/ Or read all about the Co Founder mythology on Mark Suster's Blog here: http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2011/05/09/the-co-founder-mythology/ For more information visit http://StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

Recruiting Tools

Outsourcing & Freelance Websites

Collaboration Tools & Apps

  • Dropbox – free store, sync, and, share files online.
  • Tresorit – secure dropbox alternative
  • Box – online file sharing
  • Hipchat – private group chat & IM for business and teams
  • Yammer - private social network for companies
  • Google Apps - Docs
  • LibreOffice – free wordprocessor, spreadsheet, drawing, presentation, pdf maker and database office suite
  • Skype - free voice and video communication tool
  • Mural.ly - Visual collaboration for creative people
  • Fuzebox – web/mobile online conferencing
  • UberConference - online conference with visual icons
  • Google Hangouts – Googles app like Skype
  • Evernote - remember everything
  • Campfire – team collaboration
  • RealTimeBoard - online whiteboard & collaboration tool
  • Wikispaces – wikis for everyone
  • Slideshare – share Powerpoints and docs with customers
  • Join.me – free screen sharing
  • Ning – Create your own social network
  • Doodle – online group scheduling
  • Freeconferencecall.com - conference calls – awesome!
  • Speek – easy to setup conference calls, file sharing
  • Syncpad – real time mobile collaborative whiteboard
  • Piktochart – make infographics

3. Marketing Resources

3.1 General Marketing Resources and Tools for Startups

A great marketing strategy begins with understanding what customers you want to attract and how to reach them. 

Customer Development

"How Big is the Market?" Tools

"How To Contact Customers?" Tools

Market Research Tools

Market Research Firms

Statistics

Open Company Data/Stats/API

Public Relations (PR) For Tech Companies

On-Line Advertising Platforms

3.2 Content Marketing Resources

In order to acquire customer without spending money, content marketing is the best way of attracting visitors to your website.

Content Marketing Blogs

Content Marketing Tools

Website Best Practice

3.3 Email Marketing

Email marketing is the media to use in inbound marketing. Building an email list is the first step to optimize your content and maximize your sales. 

Email Marketing Information and Insights

Email Marketing Blogs

Email Testing

  • Litmus - email previews and email analytics
  • MailTester – awesome tool to validate email addresses

Email Marketing/Blasting

Transactional Email

3.4 Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing tools

Social monitoring

Gamification

  • Bunchball – gamification for user engagement and loyalty
  • Hoopla – motivate employees, increase sales productivity
  • Badgeville – gamification platform
  • Gigya – social plugins, gamification

Loyalty Programs

  • Kobie - Marketing Agency 
  • RewardStream - loyalty, customer referral
  • 500Friends - customer loyalty program for ecommerce
  • NextBee - customer referral and loyalty programs
  • BigDoor - gamified loyalty and reward programs
  • UrbanAirship - push marketing for mobile

On-line Q&A Communities

Customer Support/Feedback

  • Tender - support, knowledgebase tool for your site
  • GetSatisfaction - conversations between companies / customers
  • Triibe – incentive-based customer service
  • Zendesk – web help software
  • Clickdesk – Help desk, live chat, social toolbar
  • Zopim – real time customer support/live chat
  • HelpScout – simple setup, easy integration, help desk software
  • Desk – from Salesforce, easy and simple; email/social/chat/phone
  • SnapEngage - live chat integrates with your apps
  • Freshdesk – completely unique never seen before web help software
  • Olark - live customer chat and customer loyalty
  • LiveChat – live customer chat, archives of conversations
  • Assistly - Support customers by Web, email, chat, and social networks
  • Vision Helpdesk - Support for multiple companies from one place
  • OneDesk – ideation to delivery and support issues, tickets, tasks
  • HappyFox – collate, categorize and respond to all requests
  • CustomerSure –  online customer service, feedback into retention
  • HelpSpot – Helpdesk software
  • Webengage – website survey, feedback and notification tool
  • SupportBee – help customers via email, robust ticketing

Surveys

Testimonials/Social Reviews

  • Testimonial Monkey -  integrate customer feedback into your site
  • PostKudos - collect customer testimonials
  • Yotpo - social reviews for eCommerce
  • Kayako - Help desk
  • UserVoice - turn customer feedback into action
  • Kampyle – turn customer feedback into sales and relationships

 

 

3.5 Search Engine Optimisation

It's not as complicated as it seems to be. And it will only be profitable in the end, whatever happens. 

SEO Strategy and Informations

SEO Blogs

SEO Tools

Search Engine Optimization tools

SEO and Analytics Tutorials

4. Product Resources

Product Launch Tools Landing Pages

  • Great Landing Page Tutorial – ConversionXL
  • LaunchRock - Create a viral “coming soon” landing page
  • LaunchSoon – create a coming soon landing page
  • Prefinery- Beta and Launch Mgmt software
  • LaunchEffect – WordPress Landing pages for viral launches
  • Ooomf – iPhone app store build/push/launch
  • Unbounce - create, publish & test promotion specific landing pages
  • Instapage - create a free landing page
  • KickoffLabs -product landing pages
  • LaunchGator – create a viral landing page
  • Atmio - mobile landing pages
  • Lander - create a landing page in minutes
  • Ion - create landing pages that convert
  • Clickthroo – landing pages with split-test, segment, personalization

Product Demo Videos

Screencasting Software

Credit Cards/Billing/Subscription Management/E-Store

  • Credit Cards/Payments/Bitcoin

  • Square - accept credit cards from ipad/iphone/android

  • Stripe - accept credit cards on the web

  • Amazon Payments – login and pay with Amazon

  • Balanced – Payments processing, escrow & payouts API

  • BancBox – Payments service platform

  • Paypal – the standard for payment

  • Paypal Payments Pro - accept debt and credit cards on your website

  • Braintree - online credit card merchant processing

  • Paymill - accept online payments on the web

  • bitcoin.org - Official Bitcoin website

  • Enter the block chain

  • Categories of Bitcoin apps – Chris Dixon

  • coinbuzz.com - Bitcoin news

  • coinbase.com - Bitcoin Payment processor

  • bitpay.com - Bitcoin Payment processor

  • WeUseCoins - accept Bitcoins as payment

  • Billing/Invoicing

  • Aria - online billing platform

  • Vindicia - on demand billing and fraud management

  • CheddarGetter - online recurring billing

  • Chargify - Recurring billing without the headaches

  • Recurly - Subscription billing

  • Billfaster - cloud invoicing and accounting

  • Inv24 - online invoicing and accounting software

  • HealPay - Collections made easy

  • Subscription Services

  • Cloudware City - online app store for subscription services

  • Spreedly - sell subscriptions on your site. signup, upgrade, trial pricing

  • Zuora - online subscription management

  • Online Store Creation

  • Bizwebs - create an online store

  • Estoreify - create your own online store in just 5 minutes

  • Shopify - create an online store

  • EStoreApp - a webstore in 5 minutes

  • Volusion – shopping cart software

  • EKMPowershop - create an online store using templates

  • Gumroad - sell your digital products directly to your audience

  • Postmaster - Integrate package shipping, tracking  and notification into your app

Product Pricing 101 for Entrepreneurs

5. Website Resources

Website Domain Names

Create Websites Automagically

Blogging Platforms

  • WordPress- king of blogging platforms…doubles as startup website
  • Tumblr – another blogging platform
  • Medium - design blogging platform
  • Svbtle - simple blogging platform
  • Sett -  blogging platform focussed on engagement
  • Ghost - blogging platform
  • Squarespace - blogging platform
  • Silvrback - blogging platform
  • Roon- blogging platform
  • Postagon- blogging platform
  • Jux - blogging platform

Comment Platforms

Wireframing Tools

  • Read this UX tutorial first - Alan Wells

  • Then read Brad Felds article and the comments

  • Great list of rapid prototyping tools here - dan harrelson

  • POP – Prototyping on paper for the iPhone

  • Keynotopia – use PowerPoint/Keynote to create web/mobile apps – Cool!

  • Lean Design - design using HTML5-editor and automatically convert it to XHTML/CSS

  • Saas – CSS Extension Language

  • Balsamiq– rapid wireframing tool. software mockups in minutes

  • Napkee - export Balsamiq Mockups to HTML/CSS/JS and Adobe Flex 3 at a click of a button

  • FluidU/I - mobile prototypes for IOS

  • Briefs – mac prototyping tool for iOS

  • Flinto-  web prototyping tool for iOS and Android from your screen designs

  • Invision – web prototyping & collaboration tools for web & mobile app design

  • Proto.io - web prototyping tool for iOS and Android

  • Solidify – web prototyping clickable mobile prototypes

  • Axure – mac/pc wireframe software & mockup tool

  • Protoshare - web prototyping tools for web & mobile wireframing

  • Justinmind – mac/pc mobile and web highly interactive prototypes

  • JustinMind UserNote - get user feedback/test usability

  • AppCooker – iOS mockup, wireframe or prototype

  • Draw.io – draw diagrams online

  • Moqups - HTML5 App used to create wireframes, mockups or UI concepts

  • MxGraph – client side JavaScript diagramming library

  • Pencil- Firefox add-on to do GUI prototyping and simple sketching

  • Lumzy – quick mockup creation and prototyping

  • CSS Hat – Turn Photoshop layers into CSS3

  • Mockflow – online/offline, extensible wireframing tool w/design library

  • OmniGraffle – it’s been around before the web even existed

  • Wirify – turn any webpage into a wireframe

  • LucidChart – Cloud-based drawing tool

  • LucidPress – Cloud-based create and print digital documents

  • Cacoo – free online drawing tool

  • HotGloo – Online Wireframing Tool

  • Mocksup – Share your web site mockups

  • Mockingbird - Mock it up and share web site wireframes

  • Creately – online diagraming and collaboration

  • Gliffy – Online Diagraming

  • Keynotopia - wireframing + high fidelity (pixel perfect) prototyping tool

  • Free Wireframe templates for iPhone, iPad and Web

  • Wireframing Tutorial

  • Gumroad - sell your digital products directly to your audience

Web Drawing Libraries

  • Paperjs - vector graphics scripting framework runs on HTML5 Canvas
  • Raphael – vector graphics JavaScript library – best for older browsers
  • Processingjs - vector graphics scripting framework runs on HTML5 Canvas

Website Usability Testing/Heatmaps/Mouse Tracking

  • Usertesting – $39 live users testing your site – cheap
  • ProdThink - test a feature before you code it
  • YouEye – usability testing with webcam eye tracking
  • Validately – Test a feature before you write code
  • LuckyOrange – affordable usability testing, heat maps, polls, visitor map
  • Experimently – heat maps, A/B testing experiments
  • SessionCam – session replay, heat maps, conversion funnels
  • FiveSecondTest – fine-tune landing pages
  • TryMyUI- watch videos of users using your site
  • FeedbackArmy - $20 website usability testing
  • WhatUsersDo - UK live usability testing
  • Clicktale – watch live clicks and browsing, optimize usability
  • Usabilla – Micro usability tests
  • OptimalWorkshop – tool suite for remote user research
  • Clickheat – heat map of a website (where do users click)
  • Mouseflow – attention heatmaps, mouse tracking and video playback
  • Clixpy – tracks users clicks and browsing
  • Openhallway – lets you remotely record user test scenarios
  • InspectLet – Usability testing/Heat Maps and screen capture
  • UsabilityTools – discover user needs, increase conversion rates
  • Criticue.com – web designers get free feedback about their designs
  • LookTracker – eye tracking maps

Website/Browser Testing

  • Sauce Labs - cross-browser testing in the cloud
  • Browerstack - test websites across all browser w/debugging tools
  • CrossBrowserTesting - pick an OS, pick a browser, pick a website
  • Testling - cross browser testing
  • Browershots - free  browser testing makes screenshots in different os’s and browsers
  • 99Tests - Crowdsourced software testing
  • BetaList – get beta testers online

Website Performance Testing

  • NewRelic - manage and tune website performance for Rails
  • WebPageTest - website speed test from multiple locations around the world
  • Google Pagespeed – performance recommendations
  • PingDom – uptime and user monitoring
  • SpeedCurve – front-end performance benchmarking
  • Monitive – site uptime monitoring

Website Designers

  • 99 Designs - marketplace for crowdsourced graphic design
  • IconFinder - great way to find free graphic icons on the web
  • FindIcons – 400,000+ icons on the web
  • xScope - measure, align and inspect on-screen graphics and layouts
  • Scoutzle - curated community for the best mobile designers

Website Design Tools

Digital Asset Management

6. Mobile Resources

SEO for Mobile Apps

Mobile App Store Customer Analytics / Ad Platform

  • Google Analytics - for Mobile
  • AppAnnie – Apple/Google/Amazon app store analytics
  • Appfigures – mobile analytics and sales data
  • HeapAnalytics - captures user action Clicks, taps, swipes, form submissions, page views and lets you measure it
  • Mopapp – mobile analytics, sales data, rankings
  • Distimo - Apple/Google/Amazon app store analytics
  • Xylogics – search engine for Apple/Google/Amazon app store
  • Apptrace – app store intelligence
  • AskingPoint – mobile analytics with polling
  • Flurry - mobile app analytics and traffic acquisition
  • TestFlight – IOS analytics in beta testing on the fly
  • Apsalar - mobile apps analytics & ads
  • Count.ly - multiplatform mobile analytics
  • KeenIO - analytics as an API
  • Capptain - mobile analytics + push
  • TapStream - Marketing analytics for apps

Mobile App Location / Ad Platform / Misc

  • Placed – location based analytics for mobile apps & websites
  • Burstly – mobile app monetization tools
  • Yozio – campaign tracking & viral optimization for mobile apps
  • Tapjoy - mobile app turnkey ad platform
  • Appbackr - market, sell and distribute your apps
  • Chartboost – make money with mobile games
  • Playtomic - game analytics for all platforms
  • Google AdMob – monitize and promote your mobile games
  • Vungle – integrate video ads into your apps

Mobile Usability Testing/Heatmaps/Build Tools

  • HeatData – heatmaps for Mobile website
  • Heatma.ps - Heatmaps for IOS apps
  • Clutch.io - A/B testing for Mobile Apps
  • Taplytics – A/B testing on IOS without app store updates
  • TestFlight - IOS beta testing on the fly
  • Elusivestars - mobile app testing for developers
  • Testin - cross platform automated app testing solutions
  • Pusher - hosted API for realtime mobile/web apps
  • Corona - mobile development platform
  • PerfectoMobile - mobile app testing
  • MobiReady - testing tool evaluates website mobile-readiness
  • Compuware - test your website for “mobile ready”
  • Rigor - test/monitor performance of mobile apps/websites
  • W3C Mobile OK - test your website for mobile
  • Google Page Speed - test your mobile speed
  • AppMockUpTools – iPhone App Mockups
  • Bugclipper - plug n play bug reporting library  capture screen shots, highlight issues & record screen activity

Phone/SMS Cloud Apps

  • Twilio - add mobile and sms to your app
  • Tropo - Cloud API for adding voice and sms to your app
  • Callfire - add voice and sms to your app
  • Voxeo - voice recognition and IVR to your app
  • Jajah -telephony api
  • PlumVoice- IVR Systems

7. Analytics

Analytics Informations

Analytics Blogs

Web/Social Customer Analytics Tools

  • Google Analytics – web analytics and optimizer from the borg

  • Kissmetrics– actionable analytics

  • Amazon Analytics - cross–platform mobile analytics reporting service for your app or game

  • HeapAnalytics - captures user action Clicks, taps, swipes, form submissions, page views and lets you measure it

  • GetClicky – real-time web analytics

  • Swix – analytics for social media and online

  • Leadlander – marketing automation analytics

  • Segment.io – analytics API

  • Wordtracker – find the best keywords and links

  • SerpicoSEO – monitor your competition, backlinks & rankings

  • Chart.io - easy analytics for business data

  • Mixpanel– real-time event tracking

  • Mixpanel Analytics Tutorials

  • DigMyData – analytics dashboard for sales, email, social and ad marketing

  • Crazyegg– visualize analytics

  • MozAnalytics – measure all your inbound marketing

  • Mint – site analytics

  • Visistat – web analytics measure marketing campaigns

  • Webtrends – analytics and segments

  • Chartbeat – website analytics for doers

  • Kontagent – user analytics for the social and mobile web

  • Forsee – web, mobile, social, contact center analytics

  • Woopra – real time customer and visitor analytics

  • Comscore – ad agency/enterprise analytics

  • StatsMix – track and display internal & web metrics

  • Keylines – amazing email visualization tool (Palantir for the rest of us)

  • Ducksboard – very cool way to measure any online metrics

  • Cyfe – monitor social media, analytics, marketing, sales, support

  • Mention – media and social monitoring

  • Geckoboard – widget-driven business dashboard

  • Grappster – dashboard for your cloud apps

  • Leftronic – dashboard for real-time analytics

  • Ubiq -data into dashboards

  • PirateMetrics – track acquisition, activation, retention, referral, and revenue

  • Recon.io – Twitter brand monitoring

  • WhosTalkin - Social Media Search tool

  • Diffbot – identify and extract from any web page (stealth search engine!)

Text Analysis Tools

Online Marketing Suites (CRM Softwares and apps)

  • HubSpot - online marketing and web analytics system
  • Eloqua – marketing automation
  • Pardot – marketing automation for multi-touch sales
  • Silverpop – end to end marketing automation
  • HipCricket – mobile marketing platform
  • Performable – personable web analytics/lifecycle marketing
  • Custora – customer retention, churn reduction, lifetime value
  • Zoho – free/cheap web customer relationship mgmt software
  • Highrise – small business CRM
  • Pipedrive – sales pipeline management
  • Zferral – affiliate and referral marketing on the web
  • Genoo – marketing automation software
  • Act-on - marketing automation suite
  • HootSuite – social media dashboard
  • Wishpond – social media marketing
  • Intercom – CRM and web messaging tool for web apps
  • Salestrakr – low cost CRM
  • OntraPort – small business CRM, email management, list segmentation, marketing automation, billing, easy website building
  • InviteBox – referral program platform
  • Crowdtap - Influencer Marketing platform

Conversion Rate Optimization Tools

Conversion Rate Optimization Blogs

8. Technical Resources

8.1 Technical Web Resources

Web Application Frameworks

PHP

Python

  • WSGI tutorials (Web Server Gateway Interface)
  • Django - high-level Python framework
  • Fabric - django deployment tool
  • Numpy - package for scientific computing with Python
  • Twisted – easy to implement custom network applications, event-driven networking engine written in Python
  • Tornado – Python web framework and asynchronous networking library
  • Web2py - Pythonweb framework
  • Bobo – light-weight framework to create WSGI web applications for python
  • Bottle - lightweight WSGI micro web-framework for Python
  • CherryPy – minimalist Python web framework
  • Flask - microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2
  • Pyramid -microframework for Python
  • itty-bitty - itty-bitty Python web framework
  • web.py - web framework for Python
  • WheezyWeb - lightweight, high performance, high concurrency WSGI web framework

Ruby

JavaScript

  • Node.js -  event-driven I/O server-side JavaScript environment based on V8
  • Beginners Guide to Node.js - Brandon Cannaday
  • Express.js - web development for Node.js
  • Angularjs - an open-source JavaScript framework,  assists with running single-page applications
  • Backbone.js -  RESTful JSON interface and is based on MVP
  • Flatiron – framework for web apps with Javascript and Node.js
  • Hapi – server frameworks for Node.js for web apps & services
  • Koa – middleware for Node.js using generators
  • Partial.js – web application framework for node.js
  • Socketstream - node.js web framework for real-time single page apps
  • JSON - lightweight data-interchange format, subset of Javascript
  • SproutCore - open-source JavaScript framework
  • jQuery - cross-browser JavaScript library
  • jQuery UI - official jQuery user interface library. interactions, widgets, effects
  • Javascript tutorial - jQuery
  • Cappuccino - JS development framework
  • JSFiddle - preselect/add JavaScript frameworks and test your code
  • Handlebars – build semantic templates
  • Baseline for front end developers - good summary

The Go Programming Language

  • The Go Project
  • The Go programming language
  • gccgo – complier for Go, front-end for GCC GNU compiler
  • Goji – web micro framework for Go
  • Gopher Academy – go education
  • Parse - cloud-based app development framework
  • Drupal – open source content management platform
  • Firebug - edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page
  • Fiddler - Debug web traffic from any Windows-based PC, Mac or Linux system, and mobile devices
  • Joomla – another open source content management system

Cloud Services and Tools

NoSQL Databases

Development Tools

  • VirtualBox – x86 Virtualization

  • Perl Object Environment - Perl framework for reactive systems, cooperative multitasking, and network applications

  • Codeacademy Labs - program in Ruby, Python, and JavaScript online without downloading a code editor or IDE

  • Koding - cloud development environment, code editor, hosting service, collaboration platform

  • CircleCi – Continuous integration and deployment tool for web apps

  • yUML – sketch uml diagrams.

  • WebSequenceDiagrams -sketch sequence diagrams. automatic links to generated images

  • Rietveld - asynchronous code reviews on changesets

  • Fluid – turn webapps into Mac OS X apps

  • TextMate – code and markup editor

  • Coda - one-window web development app for the Mac

  • Coderunner - Edit/run code in any programming language with a click

  • SourceLair - cloud coding platform C, Python, Ruby and API

  • WebBiscuits – framework for web apps for smartphones and tablets

  • Best free programming books

  • CodeAcademy - learn to code

  • Webkit – build your own browser

  • Webkit Tutorial – Paul Irish

Open-source software hosting

  • Github - Free public repositories, collaborator management, issue tracking, wikis, downloads, code review, graphs
  • Git Introduction - learn Github
  • Git the Simple Guide – the basics
  • Unfuddle - Git and subversion hosting
  • Sourceforge - Free. For open-source projects
  • JavaForge - free open source project hosting site
  • Bitbucket - free cloud hosting for Git or Mecurial projects
  • Sourcetree – free mac client for Git, Mercurial and SVN
  • Mercurial - free, distributed source code control management system

Kanban and Scrum Tools

Kanban Tools

Scrum Tools

  • TeamPulse -Scrum and Kanban
  • RallyDev - Automates Agile / Scrum development
  • YoDiz - agile/scrum tool, issue tracking
  • VersionOne – agile product management and Scrum tool
  • AgileScrumPro - Agile tool collaborative on an iPad
  • Scrumy - project management tool loosely based off of Scrum
  • OnTime  Development Suite (and here) – provides bug tracking, scrum project management
  • Acunote – Agile project management and Scrum
  • Banana Scrum - A tool simple as Scrum itself.
  • Basecamp- web-based project management and collaboration tool
  • Pivotal Tracker - Agile project management tool real time collaboration
  • Ansible – configuration mgmt, app deployment, continuos delivery
  • Trello - team collaboration around “boards”
  • Sprintly – agile collaborate>prioritize>create git integration
  • Podio – collaborative project management
  • Flow – collaborative task and project management
  • Interstate – open project management
  • Apollo – integrated project and contact management
  • Rally – agile product management
  • Blossom – lean product management
  • Trajectory – agile product mgmt, write and discuss user stories, bugs, and to-dos
  • Clarizen - cloud project mgmt tool
  • Webplanner - online collaborative project management application.
  • ChiliProject - web based project management
  • Exepron – cloud based project management
  • Kiln - Version control and code review
  • Asana - shared task list for your team
  • Producteev – web/mobile task mgmt
  • ProcedureRock - create, procedures, instructions, guides, online help
  • Managewith.us - Collaborative Task Manager
  • ProcessPlan - task mgmt via email
  • Redbooth -combines social networking and project management
  • ProjectManager – project planner, time/expense tracking
  • TeamCity - continuous integration/unit testing, code quality analysis, pre-tested commits, report on build problems
  • Milestone Planner - planner for deadline/outcome driven environments
  • 5pm - Online project management tool
  • TimeBill – Replicon task management tool
  • AgileZen - project management visually see and interact with your work
  • GoPlan - collaborative project management
  • Unfuddle -hosted project management solution for software teams
  • Taskpoint - online project mgmt and collaboration
  • Centroy - online project mgmt
  • Do[Box]- project mgmt, save, resuse and share project models
  • Projify - simplified project management
  • Mavenlink - manage project communications, documents, schedules, budgets, payments
  • NeuLexa – enterprise project mgmt
  • ProcedureRock – operations and procedures mgmt
  • Userlike - live chat software for websites
  • Industrial Logic - Agile eLearning
  • PMToolkit – project management templates
  • Kanbanchi – dashboard/collaboration tool for Google Apps

Bug/Issue Tracking

  • Bugherd - simple issue tracking for web developers
  • Lighthouse - Issue Tracking Tool
  • Sifter - hosted bug and issue tracking
  • Toggle - time tracking tool
  • Jira - Bug, Issue and classic Project tracking tool
  • Fogbugz -bug tracking, project mgmt, customer support
  • Bontq - hosted bug tracking and project management needs
  • WakaTime - Automatic time tracking for your text editor
  • Intervals - time tracking and task management
  • Preceden - simple way to make timelines for presentations

Web Server Stress Testing

  • Google Page Speed - test your web page speed
  • Httperf- HP Web Server Performance tool
  • Siege - http load testing and benchmarking utility
  • Jmeter - java-based server load testing
  • Tourbus - ruby website load testing tool

Localization

  • Applingua – iOS, OSX and Android app localization
  • Onesky – apps and websites translated
  • ICanLocalize – website and app translation and localization
  • SmoothLocalize -automatic iOS app localization

Misc Office Help

8.2 Industries

Robotics/Drones/Computer Vision

  • ROS - Robot Operating System – open source framework for writing robot software
  • Ros Software
  • MRPT - Mobile robotics C++ libraries
  • PCL – Point Cloud open source 2D/3D image and point cloud processing Library
  • OpenCV - open source computer vision library
  • SimpleVC – open source computer vision Python library
  • Scikit – open source image processing in Python
  • OpenPilot - Open Source UAV autopilot
  • Paparazzi - open-source hardware and software  autopilot  for fixedwing & multicopters
  • DIYDrones - community for amateur UAV’s
  • QGroundControl – open source UAV ground control operator station

Hardware Incubators/Accelerators/Crowdfunding

  • LemnosLabs - best hardware incubator in San Francisco
  • Bolt - seed stage hardware fund in Boston
  • Highway1 - hardware accelerator in San Francisco
  • Springboard - techstars style hardware accelerator in London
  • R/GA - techstars style hardware accelerator in New York
  • ZahnCenter - hardware incubator in New York
  • Microyza – crowdfunding for Science Research grants
  • MakeSimply - sourcing and manufacturing services

Hardware Crowdfunding

Printed Circuit Boards (PCB’s)

Electronics Component Suppliers

Startup Design/Prototype/Manufacturing Consultants/Helpers

Manufacturing Resources

3D Printers

3D Printing Services

Custom Machine Parts/Industrial Supplies

9. Financial Resources

Easy Finance Tools

Finance 101 for Entrepreneurs

Education Financing

Advice on Raising Startup Capital

Cap Tables / Valuation

Managing Your Board

Founder Equity Issues

List of Investment Platforms

10. Legal Resources

Blog of Lawyers for startups

Intellectual Property Advice

Lawyers/Legal

Fighting Patent Trolls