10 Best Android Apps to Gear Up Your Startup in 2018

Planning to ditch the 9 to 5 job and start your own business? Wish to become the Entrepreneur of the year? Startups have become the first love of every guy in the present time. But alas, establishing a startup is not as easy as it seems.

As per the market surveys, nearly 50% of the startups fail to enjoy their 5th anniversary. And this ratio touches the sky in case of a tech startup. Sounds scary? Don’t lose hope. It’s true that starting your own business means wearing different caps. You have to become a Dream, a Problem Solver, a Listener, a Believer, a Financial Whizz, and much more. This is hectic, but you can easily master over all with the help of innovative Android apps.

In the current scenario, there are endless Android apps and software to cut the noise, easily win over these figures, and engrave your brand name in the market. Among those, the best 10 Android mobile apps for startups and Entrepreneurs are:-

1. Proven

The Proven app is your ultimate companion for organizing your hiring process. It empowers you to post all the job listings on multiple boards with a single tap on your smartphone. Apart from this, you can screen out through dozens of application responses, categorize them in ‘Yes’, ‘No’ and ‘Maybe’ buckets and determine when to follow up with a candidate.

In other words, the Android mobile application can help you in announcing and managing multiple hirings without wasting much time and efforts.

2. Product Hunt

Ever felt how would you react if the impressive idea you thought to bring into action is already in the market? It would be disheartening, right? To give you an escape from this situation without spending a hefty amount of money and time on marketing, the Product Hunt app is here.

Holding the Reddit theme, this app lets the users submit their idea, screen out for similar ideas, vote for other’s idea, and much more.

3. Trello

Trello, if you ask me, is the perfect project management application to track your workflow. In this Android app, you can create different cards, assign the tasks to your team along with deadlines. Besides, you can also add comments, checklists, and images to make the card more descriptive. The app will notify each member about the tasks assigned, card moved, deadline, and all via email, and on mobile phones.

4. Slack

The Slack’s instant messaging platform is apt to organize all of your team conversations in private or public groups, or send a direct message. The app offers drag, drop and share feature with which you can easily share the screenshots, PDFs and other formats of files within chat and streamline the communication. It automatically indexes and archives messages, files and notifications. And the best part is that you can connect to unlimited users via this platform.

5. Dropbox

Dropbox is yet another best apps for Android with the feature to store and share millions of files on the cloud. The application makes it easier for the startups and entrepreneurs to create, access, and share the information in real-time, even remotely.

6. Gusto

Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll) is one of the best apps for Android to tame the turmoil of payroll, tax, HR, and other related processes. The application, besides organizing online employee onboarding, addresses new hirings to the government automatically; manages all the local, state, and federal tax filings; automates deductions for workers’ comp pay and other benefits; emails digital pay, and much more.

In short, you need not worry about making transactions to your employees’ accounts, send digital pay receipt, file for taxes, and other such activities.

7. Square

Regardless of whether you are planning for a Retail, Food, Beauty, or Travel business, this payment mobile application is a good fit. It empowers the users to get a small, portable card reader which can be tied to your smartphone for making faster and convenient payments.

8. MailChimp

MailChimp, the world’s top email marketing platform, will help you to connect a wider audience and establish your brand. It serves you with the facility to build and conduct your mailing lists, create and send newsletters, and view the performance analysis of your emails. It enables you to send customized and relevant emails to your customers, and make your brand presence. And the best part is that this Android app/platform allows you to send thousands of emails for free, depending on the number of subscribers you have.

9. TripIt

If you have to travel frequently to visit new clients, deliver the services, gain business knowledge, or anything that could add to your brand marketing, try TripIt. This Android application takes the charge to plan all your trips. All you need to share your details and the app will do all the bookings for you. It will also keep an eye on the departure times and delays, view Weather forecasts, and find directions to reach to the spot at the earliest.

10. Expensify

Tracking business trip expenses is painful. However, it can be done easily and effortlessly using the Expensify – one of the best apps for Entrepreneurs 2018. Just link your Credit or Debit card to your Expensify account and the app will identify and note down all the expenses on an Expense report. Isn’t it easy?

You can also click a picture of the receipts on your phone. The Android mobile app will automatically pick the essential information, make a report, and share in no time.

Have you tried any of the above apps? Want me to add more apps for Android to this list? Share your feedback in the comment section below.

Author Bio:- Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Technology and 2 years of work experience in a mobile app development company, Bhupinder is focused on making technology digestible to all. Being someone who stays updated with the latest tech trends, she’s always armed to write and spread the knowledge. When not found writing, you will find her answering on Quora while sipping coffee.

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