StartOps

A knowledge-sharing community for operations leaders at the top 500 ecommerce companies

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Join operators with backgrounds at top D2C startups

Get access to useful resources

Members-only events
Connect with peers over monthly coffee meetings, lunch-and-learns, group discussions and other events.

Group Slack
The members-only StartOpsSlack are a great place to get advice, backchannel vendors, find new hires, and keep up with the cutting edge of the ecommerce ops.

Member portal
Find and contact other members, post and read vendor reviews, and see job postings in one place.

Meet your peers at the top e-commerce companies

"StartOps has given me a community of experts in my field that I know I can turn to anytime for support in making operational decisions. Truly grateful to be part of this group!"

— Emily S.
VP of Supply Chain @ Hubble

"You are going to come across unique problems working at an early stage company. StartOps is community of bright minds who have already solved similar problems and can point you towards a solution."

— Rainer A.
Director of Operations @ Leesa Sleep

"StartOps has been an invaluable network to connect with other Ops leaders on common issues and triumphs. I love being able to learn from others and have a space to bounce ideas or problems off each other."

— Kristin L.
Director of Inventory Planning @ Skylar

Members come from all different ops backgrounds

🚚 Logistics

📦 Packaging

👗 Merchandising

📈 Planning

💵 Finance

🏭 Manufacturing

☎️ Support

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StartOps | Experts

Get help from ops experts at the top D2C ecommerce brands

Whether you need a 30-minute advice call or a 6-month consulting engagement, StartOps Experts can help you tackle your toughest ops challenges.


Get matched — for free — in just a few minutes

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1. Find a match

Tell us about your ops challenge, and we'll show you profiles of a few well-suited experts from our network.

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2. Make the connection

If there's an expert you like, we'll introduce you for a 30-minute introductory call.

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3. Hammer out the details

If your call goes well, you can negotiate your project with the expert directly — no fees and no restrictions.


StartOps experts come from the top D2C brands


What experts can help with

🗺 3PLs

Find, vet, and negotiate with 3PLs.

📦 Small parcel logistics

Select, negotiate with and analyze carriers.

🏠 Warehousing

Lease, equip and automate your warehouse.

🏭 Contract manufacturing

Find, vet and manage your CM relationships.

💻 ERP implementation

Select, test, and roll out your ERP.

🚚 Domestic & international freight

Set up freight forwarders and brokers.

👗 Inventory

Purchase, plan, and manage inventory.

🛍 Retail

Partner with B&M retailers, or become one.

👷 Hourly workforce

Hire, train, and retain hourly workers.

☎️ Customer support

Set up an internal or outsourced CS team.

📑 Procurement

Set up vendor, PO and cash management.

🎁 Packaging

Design and source boxes and more.