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About Us

We believe that high-quality, meaningful digital products can help transform organizations.

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About Us

We're a talented team of strategists, designers, and developers from many disciplines and backgrounds brought together by a shared mission: build digital products that transform organizations for the better.

Since 2008, we've helped hundreds of startups, businesses, and enterprises launch over 250 digital products. Successful projects are more than just design and technology – it's about the people: our clients, their customers, and our team. Through a shared vision and mission, we help our partners solve their toughest challenges.


adjective [koh-ak-tiv] acting together, creating software together
noun [koh-ak-tiv-a-tor]

an individual who creates software at Kohactive

verb [koh-ak-tiv-a-ting]

creating software together with Kohactive

adjective [koh-ak-tiv-a-tid]

software created together with Kohactive

We’re a digital product studio headquartered in Chicago. We help organizations build custom software for web, mobile, and connected devices. We believe that we can help develop incredible products through design and technology.

We prefer to be your partner, not your vendor. We’re not here just to sell your our services – we want to become part of your team. We believe a small team, acting together, can accomplish incredible things. We'll align ourselves with your vision and mission and help you build the custom software that can transform your organization. We prefer small teams, open conversations, and a shared sense of purpose.

We love clients that share our values and understand that building software requires an engaged and educated client and a team of incredible designers and developers working together.

The values that guide us

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Do Great Work

Build products that are beautiful, functional, and enjoyable. Take pride in what you and your team have created.

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Take Ownership

Don’t be afraid to stand up for what you believe in. Be responsible for the choices you make and the results that follow. Individual ownership supports collective responsibility.

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Pursue Excellence

We strive to reach our highest potential through education, experience, and continuous improvement.

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Honesty & Transparency

Don’t be afraid to be yourself and be honest. Success is rooted in transparency between each other and with our clients.

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Make Others Successful

The greatest success comes through collaboration. Helping others succeed improves ourselves and the team as a whole.

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Empower Our Clients

Clients are our partners. It’s our responsibility to provide them with our knowledge and experience to enable them to be more successful.

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Deliver Results

Solutions are not enough. Strive to create measurable, impactful, and goal-oriented solutions for our clients.

"Kohactive has become an invaluable arm of our company and had a very positive impact thus far."
Kevin Jones, CEO, Jones Software Corp

We’ve been recognized as a global leader in design and development

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How can we help transform your next big idea?
We’d love to hear from you.

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