Get ready for your best year yet.

Lovingly crafted in downtown PDX
, Koan helps leaders turn strategy into execution. Now, with 2019 planning just around the corner, we're helping our friends and neighbors get ready for big wins in the year ahead.

Koan is a software service that helps teams define, communicate and report on their goals. Teams can get started for free and for a limited time, use the code PDXBEST to save 20% when upgrading to any premium plan.

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The best way to align your team and get better weekly


Scale leadership as your company grows, from 10 employees to 10000


The leadership platform that employees love to use


Free to try out for an for an unlimited time


The best OKR features on the market and we ship improvements every week


Perfect for teams of all sizes from 10 - 10000


Software that's fun to use for both managers and IC's

Why Koan

Focus on what really matters

Koan OKRs enable teams to understand organizational objectives, set and communicate their own, and report on what’s working well and what isn't.

Foster a Positive Team Culture

Koan increases employee engagement by encouraging direct positive feedback between team members and managers

Minimal Process

Koan maps to how your team currently works. Use Slack and email notifications to reduce manual follow-up emails and meetings.

Turn effort into results

Koan helps reduce time to market by focusing the team on the right things at the right times.

Build an open and transparent culture

Koan makes facilitating feedback between remote team members easy and direct with simple comments and social reactions

Situational awareness

Koan reduces employee stress by focusing teams on their most important goals. Raise concerns and catch issues before a fire can start.


Supports the Entire OKR Lifecyle

Engage your entire company in setting and achieving Objectives and Key Results

Slack Integrated

Notify your teams and collect data via Slack

Transparent by Default

Encourage open dialog and accountability by sharing what you're working towards and what you've already achieved

Koan has been an important tool for multiple teams at Ascend. Koan's thoughtful design helps our teams get the most out of each and every week by reflecting on progress, setting priorities, and scoring goals. Koan is the productized version of all the goal setting best practices we wish we had been doing all along.

Sean Knapp, CEO of

“We use Koan to stay connected as a global team. We know what each team member is working on, where their challenges are, and how we can support each other. Koan is our go-to tool to regularly reflect on how to work more effectively.”

Melissa Dutmers, Director of Culture and Engagment at 3dSystems