HipChat reviews from startup founders

26 reviews by founders
July 19, 2017

There’s no need for us to change from HipChat to Slack. One, HipChat is cheaper. Two, we have all of our plugins for deployment and customer support setup to feed in and out of HipChat. It works just fine and we don’t need to change.

Dave Kearney

Founder & CEO - Fluid UI

May 18, 2017

We are moving more and more to Slack but we also use HipChat, WhatsApp and Skype.

Daniel Fine

Founder & CEO - Glass-U

March 7, 2017

With Office 365, you get Skype for business for free. But we have quite a few integrations in HipChat that Skype doesn’t have, so we are not moving away from them anytime soon.

Christian Tratz

Co-founder & CTO - Price f(x)

HipChat - Best Communication & Collaboration Tools for Startups

HipChat is a team-chat software that prides itself on security and pricing. It has the core features of most internal communication tools, like group and private chat, integrations, archiving, the ability to run on most devices, as well as some “fun” features, like custom emojis and GIFs. However, we’re told it lacks the ease of use and overall polish of its main competitor, Slack. Instead, HipChat has carved out a niche for itself by being equally functional but cheaper than Slack.

How startups use HipChat?

As messaging needs are fairly static across even the largest groups, HipChat is used by companies of all sizes.

How much does HipChat cost?

HipChat is free, with no charge for unlimited users and plenty of integrations right out of the box. Its only upgrade costs $2/user/month to introduce features like video chat and screen sharing.

Vendor info

Visit the website: https://www.hipchat.com/

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