The holiday season is a time of year when people around the world come together to share in the emotions of joy, kindness, and celebration. From spending time with family and friends to participating in festive activities, the air is filled with a sense of camaraderie and generosity. At Proven, we are feeling particularly joyous this December and are excited to share our enthusiasm with you in the hopes that we can collaboratively elevate your company in the coming year ahead.
As a symbol of our commitment to transforming vendor relationships while spreading cheer, we have compiled a list of our most popular and highly respected vendors of 2023.
These are the most trusted, used, and loved suppliers within the Proven ecosystem, and we hope that you can gain inspiration to help with your portfolio and firm management. Without further ado (and before we get caught up with our upcoming office Christmas cookout party), let's unveil the complete, curated list and share some insights to help you and your portfolio companies get the most out of your vendor partnerships.
The vendors that made it to our top 50 list have gained the trust and recognition of many for their exceptional skills and expertise in delivering value to startups in their early stages. The data that supports their impressive track record speaks volumes about their ability to help startups achieve their goals and succeed in their ventures.
Early-stage startups care a lot about saving money. The more savings they can have, the more likely they are to choose you.
Vendors that offer the best deals within our Proven ecosystem tend to win over more business. For instance, Amazon (AWS) offers a $1000 credit to startups that use our software, which is a great money saver for companies needing lots of cloud storage. Stripe also gives our members fee-free processing as part of their offer package.
If you're a vendor looking to double your business, consider getting creative with your deal structures. Great vendors know how to attract and win new customers through great deals.
Our dashboard is designed to give valuable insights into the tech stack and tools that other successful startups are using within their portfolio companies. By providing this level of transparency and social sharing, our platform serves as a strong social proof for your vendor business. It is a well-known fact that many founders tend to choose the same tools they see other successful startups using within their portfolio companies, making it easier for them to make informed decisions.
As a vendor, you can derive significant benefits by joining forces with a software that can help you gather this organic social proof. The more founders see other founders using your product, the more likely they are to choose it too.
We are delighted to announce our top vendors for the year 2023. These exceptional vendors have demonstrated their commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, and we congratulate them on their well-deserved success.
As we look forward to the coming year, we encourage all vendors to consider joining our vendor partnerships platform and to take advantage of the many advantages it offers. Join us today and let us help you reach your full potential as a vendor.
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