Courtney Klein, CEO and cofounder of maternity clothing company Storq, was quick to adopt Slack, instead of relying on email for online conversations. We've been a remote team from day one, and we learned early on that when the majority of our communication happens in Slack, it keeps our email inbox much more streamlined and easier to manage, Klein said. Brinkman of Sips by said her team uses Slack, the searchable chat messaging platform, all day every day. It's a nice way to get needed information, check-in, share miscellaneous information about COVID-19 self-care and wellness, and create a space for the normal in-office collisions you'd naturally have when you're refilling your water bottle, she said. Mira Peterson, cofounder of makeup and cosmetics company JUNO & Co. said Google Drive is a perfect way to organize different collaborations she's working on. I like to make individual folders for each product and each photographer. When I need an image quickly, I just type in the product or photographer's name in search and find it so much easier, she said. Lee and Ashauer of Birdy Grey also love Google's suite of products, specifically Google Hangouts. We hop back in and out of hangouts frequently throughout the day as if it's our private conference room, Ashauer said.Microsoft Teams is a communication and collaboration tool with chat and project management features. Devan and Morgan Kline, founders of Burn Boot Camp, a fitness franchise company, said they found everything they need to run their company in Microsoft Teams. It's been a game-changer for sharing files, starting a quick conversation, and even hosting video calls, and is compatible with all devices, Morgan said. It keeps us all organized and streamlined.Meena Harris, CEO and founder of Phenomenal Woman, a socially minded apparel company, said Asana has been key to run a productive company. It helps keep things organized, transparent, and on schedule in what is typically a fast-paced and sometimes chaotic environment that involves a lot of coordination with external partners, she writes in an email. For Jason Reidel, cofounder and CEO of jewelry company gorjana, Asana helps his team identify any roadblocks to upcoming projects early on, since there are subtasks for every project he can keep track of. I'm always up to speed with important initiatives, their timelines, and any roadblocks I need to be aware of, he said. Daina Trout, CEO and cofounder of Health-Ade, the popular brand of kombucha, calls the video conferencing app a lifeline. The executive said Zoom helps keep her team productive and engaged, especially during quarantine. We even incorporate weekly team happy hours, no booze, so everyone can connect to see how everyone is feeling/handling quarantine life, she said. Staci Brinkman, CEO and founder, Sips by, a tea subscription box company, said the screen sharing feature on Zoom is very helpful. I actually think it's made showing docs and projects to one another easier because we don't have projectors at our start-up office, she said.