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Question for my fellow SNs. We use Grasshopper + Vonage as our in-house phone combo for inbound sales/support. It's been less than reliable to say the least, so I was wondering if anyone had better options to propose? ... See MoreSee Less

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Joseph TeoHey Yves We run our sales and support off Skype. It's $9.99/month and you get your own skype number and unlimited calling across north america. Get your own Skype number (We got a NY one so that it's familiar to our customers and prospect) and you can forward it to your local number as well. Been working great for us! Hope that helps :)

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Yogi YoganathanCheck out aircall.io don't use them but they are doing some cool things

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Joseph TeoWe get a $14 credit on each of our skype numbers in case we need international dialing.

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Yves BoudreauWe've tried Skype before and used to have a lot of dropped calls has it gotten better?

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Christian LassondeCurious. Is it Grasshopper or Vonage that is flakey? or just the combo?

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Ali H DinaniInteresting - We use Talkdesk for support at CareGuide and our team loves it. The only problem is that their analytics platform isn't great.

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Rodrigo Madrizvonage has worked for me at my home for about 5 years. Not one glitch. I understand VOIP.ms is as good but you may expect an inferior service level (e.g. by email) vs. a call center. Voip.ms is significantly cheaper too

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Colin SampaleanuI like voip.ms. They are very reliable, have great support, and are way cheaper than Vonage. I don't know why somebody would pay the premium for Vonage given the other options out there...

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Jevon MacDonaldIf it's for anything customer facing, don't be cheap! Get a high quality route -- something like trulywireless.com/ -- Twilio, Grasshopper, etc are NOT good enough or reliable enough IMO.

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Brian SharwoodWe use Talkdesk and it's been solid. I think we've got about 6-7 agent licences on it. Grasshopper is really just for 1-5 people. Vonage is really just for single use.

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Yves BoudreauThanks for all the input everyone! Will look into some of to options provided.

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Simran KambojWhy not just get a dedicated connection using SIP going to the pstn? Who is your internet provider?

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Shaun RicciRingcentral is good for us.

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Hi guys, my start-up just got our first client and I'm looking for a lawyer/law firm to help whip up a contract.

We are selling software as well as hardware.

Any good reliable law firms to suggest? I can do KW/Toronto.
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Mark EvansRob Hyndman - does lots of business with startups.

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Aram MelkoumovJames Smith from LaBarge Weinstein. Email: [email protected]

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Jodi EchakowitzConnect with Steven Pulver at Caravel Law.

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Amanda ParkerYC's agreements are pretty good especially for pilots or <$100k deals in the early days. www.ycombinator.com/docs/YC_Form_SaaS_Agreement.doc

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Adam BercoviciToba Cooper is great if you need any help!

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Anson WangThanks for the replies guys!

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Dominic BortolussiTalk to Rajah and the good peeps at cobaltcounsel.com/ Plenty experience with startups.

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Matt HimelGreat guy to connect with: www.knpc.ca/

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David CrowThe list of pure unadulterated awesome, in no particular order: * Rob Hyndman from Hyndman Law * Suzie Dingwall Williams from Venture Law Associates LLP * Chad Bayne from Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt * Rubsun Ho, Steven Pulver, Joe Milstone from Caravel Law * James Smith and the team from Laberge * Colin Ground from Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP * Andre Garber from Dentons

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Kelly McGregorIf you're involved with Velocity (you appear to be from uw), there's a lawyer/advisor who has done some work for us that we are happy with and she offers free to cheap rates for velocity companies. Email me at [email protected] and I'll refer you.

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Ben BaldwinColin Ground of Cassels has been really great to me and the founders in The Founder City Project.

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CJ CarterI don't but just wanted to say congrats!

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Affan ImranLyle Bc is the man

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Michael MahonI always recommend my friends at Osler. Chad Bayne Geoff Taber

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Rodrigo MadrizCognition. Now Caravel. Top team.

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