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Build your team culture in Slack.

Kona helps remote managers track team morale and lead with empathy.

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A pop-art graphic shows a remote manager is shocked as his top performer leaves due to poor culture.

People leave managers,
not companies.

Working remotely makes management significantly harder. With employee burnout on the rise, improving your soft skills is the key to happy, productive teams that stay together.

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Meet Kona.

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Kona automates leadership best practices.

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Get visibility on team emotions.

Kona automates daily check-ins to encourage vulnerability and bonding.

Stay on top of health trends.

Kona surfaces smart insights so you can stop burnout before it's a problem.

Be proactive with your culture.

Kona delivers detailed reports on each team for data-based culture decisions.

Turn your Slack into a culture engine.

Onboard new teammates.

Kona helps new teammates build
relationships with coworkers faster.

Train empathetic leaders.

Kona's habits scale remote best practices for more emotionally intelligent leaders.

Live by company values.

Kona helps remote teams implement core values in everyday work.

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What our customers are saying...

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How TeamSnap Improved Remote Connectedness
with Kona

Read the full case study →

“I really like Kona. It makes me really think about my mental health and my vibe for the day - I don't usually take the time to think about that.”


Software Engineer, The Athletic

"I saw that someone on my team marked themselves as red today, so I checked in with them and asked them to take the day off. Without Kona I wouldn't have known to do that."


Senior Manager, Customer Support, Greenhouse.io

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How does Kona work?

As easy as "how are you?"

1. Add Kona to your Slack.

2. Set a time for daily check-ins.

3. Pick an emoji for your mood.
You can write some context, too.

4. Respond & bond together!

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We are compliant with industry-standard encryption methods.

At Sike Insights, data privacy and security is our highest priority. We are fully compliant with the latest data privacy regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) 2020 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We do not store any sensitive message or channel data from your Slack workspace. Our cloud databases are protected with state-of-the-art 256-bit AES encryption through AWS Key Management Service, certified by the following compliance regimes:

AWS Service Organization Controls (SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3) Reports. You can download a copy of these reports from AWS Artifact.

PCI DSS Level 1. For more details on PCI DSS compliant services in AWS, you can read the PCI DSS FAQs.

FIPS 140-2. The AWS KMS cryptographic module is validated, or in the process of being validated, at FIPS 140-2 Level 2 overall with Level 3 for several other categories, including physical security. For more details, you can view the FIPS 140-2 certificate for AWS KMS HSM.

FedRAMP. You can get more details on AWS FedRAMP compliance at FedRAMP Compliance.

HIPAA. For more details, you can visit the HIPAA Compliance page.

Our database service uses hardware security modules (HSMs) that have been validated under FIPS 140-2, or are in the process of being validated, to protect the confidentiality and integrity of your keys.

If you have any questions or would like us to delete any stored data, simply reach out to sid@sikeinsights.com. We’ll get back to you in less than 24 hours.

Who are we?

We’re Kona, a Techstars-backed startup. We’ve had prior startups fail because of ineffective remote communication, and we’re building this company to solve the biggest problems in remote work.

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