How to save money running a startup (17 really good tips): "Don't buy a phone system. No one will use it. No one at Mahalo has a desk phone except the admin folks. Everyone else is on IRC, chat, and their cell phone. Everyone has a cell phone, folks would rather get calls on it, and 99% of communication is NOT on the phone. Savings? At least $500 a year per person... 50 people over three years? $75-100k"
Helge: This is just one of the advices in Jason's blog. Hit the link and read more. Leraned about this through Andrea Vascellaris blog.