Basecamp reviews from startup founders

61 reviews by founders
Dec. 31, 2017

Our product team uses Basecamp and JIRA to plan out sprints and scrums. Our design, merchandising and marketing teams use either Trello or Asana. We allow teams to use the tool they want rather than standardizing it across the business. We think that each team is unique in their own way so whatever tools is most effective to help them achieve their goals is fine. We’re pretty tool agnostic and it has happened organically because people latch on to certain tools. I personally like Trello because it’s simple and easy to use with its kanban style.

Ivan Lim

Co-founder & CEO - Brosa

Nov. 3, 2017

Everything is in Basecamp. Slack never really worked for us. For things like IMs and little things like that I find that I use Skype with people I'm working with and Sabrina, my co-founder, does as well, but with each other we use Basecamp.

Adam Hempenstall

Founder - Better Proposals

Nov. 3, 2017

We’re Basecamp people. It’s more about the simplicity of things. I don’t want to do boxes Trello-style. I see the value, but I’ve always found the way that Basecamp is organized or the way it encourages you to organize your workflow to be the best. I’m sure there’s better out there, I know it, but for me and the team it works really nicely.

Adam Hempenstall

Founder - Better Proposals

Basecamp - Best Project Management Tools for Startups

Basecamp is a project management tool that blends power and ease of use. Most Stacklist users place it squarely in between Trello and Asana. Basecamp is not as simple as Trello, but not quite as complicated as Asana. Basecamp offers the out-of-the-box usability of Trello, but with the addition of helpful, practical features like a calendar, timelines, file-sharing and discussions. However, if customizability is important to you, Basecamp is not your best bet.

How startups use Basecamp?

Though Basecamp has customers of all sizes and industries, among the Stacklist community it’s favored by Series A startups looking for a lightweight project management tool with additional functionality to help their team stay on the same page.

How much does Basecamp cost?

Basecamp has five pricing packages, defined by the number of active projects your company is involved in, as well how much storage space you need. It starts at $20 a month for 10 active projects and 3 GB of space. It then scales to $50 a month for 40 active projects and 15GB of space; $100 a month for 100 projects and 40GB; and $150 a month for unlimited projects and 100GB. Basecamp also has an annual package that goes for $3,000 a year, and includes unlimited projects, 500GB and priority support.

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