We are developer relations accelerators.

Katsudon.tech ensures you hit the ground running by building bespoke developer relations strategies, and providing the effort to put those strategies in motion. With our help, you will move faster, while avoiding costly mistakes from the start. And your first permanent hires will appreciate having the path blazed for them.

Clients We've Accelerated

Formance CoScreen Five GitGuardian Hoopy StepZen Hubtype Parabeac

What is Developer Relations?

You want developers using your products. And they are more likely to do that when their colleagues trust your products. DevRel is the art and science of building strong relationships with developers, so they are more likely to try—and fall in love with—your product.

Beyond Developer Marketing

DevRel requires more than marketing. We go beyond marketing to teach you how to build products developers love. From social media to developer experience, content to community, we understand that DevRel is more than just awareness—DevRel creates builds relationships.

Learn More About DevRel

Dig a little deeper into what developer relations is, and how we approach it.

Read our blog

Accelerate Your Developer Programs

You’re an early-stage startup building a developer tool. We know how to generate developer love and grow sustainable communities. Let’s get your tools into developers’ hands, and accelerate your growth.

Our Services

Trust is at the heart of everything we do. You want developers to love your product, because product stickiness depends upon it. If developers don’t trust your brand, nothing else matters. We help you understand what it takes to build lasting, sustainable relationships with your developers.

  • DevRel Audit

    What are your goals? How do you get there? How much is it going to cost? We can help you navigate the complex world of developer relations to find the perfect developer strategy to get you where you want to be.

  • Developer Experience

    Developers love products that make them more productive. Is yours helping or hindering? We can evaluate your DX, from the onboarding to the technical structuring of your tooling, to understand how to make your developers as successful as possible using your product.

  • Metrics

    How do you know it's all working? We look beyond vanity metrics like views and likes to give you insight into the health of your developer community and the effectiveness of your developer program.

  • Documentation

    Is your documentation serving developers at every stage of their journey with your product? We bring a cognitive-psychological approach to building effective documentation developers will love.

  • Community

    Community doesn't just happen. Are you nurturing your nascent community to promote healthy, sustainable growth? We understand what brings people together and sparks conversation.

  • Content

    Is your content strategy doing what you think it is? We understand how to create impactful content—and how to deliver it in a way that reaches your developers where they are.

Accelerate Your Developer Programs

You’re an early-stage startup building a developer tool. We know how to generate developer love and grow sustainable communities. Let’s get your tools into developers’ hands, and accelerate your growth.

We leave a trail of happy clients

  • I've followed Don and his work at Slack and GitHub over many years and was incredibly excited when I was able to work with him on our DevRel strategy at CoScreen. His reputation in the space and his tremendous expertise helped us shape our product positioning, define our developer-focused messaging, and our community and outreach efforts on all major channels. I'm deeply thankful that I was able to rely on his invaluable advice through all phases of our company up to our acquisition.

    —Till Pieper, Co-founder and CEO of CoScreen (acquired by Datadog)

  • Katsudon’s strategy and work in the trenches were instrumental to making our product compatible with our bottom-up, developer-first strategy. We routinely find developers onboarding themselves on our offering, enabling us to focus our energy towards high value interactions and community building. We had the chance to have Katsudon join our extended team as a trusted partner, helping us both see the big picture and the very next step.

    —Clément Salaün, Co-founder and CEO of Formance.

Contact

We work with startups and other businesses just getting started with their developer relations programs, who want to get them moving as quickly and effectively as possible. We work with early stage startups who want one-off audits, to larger customers who need to bring in an entire seasoned developer relations team quickly to build out their developer programs. Send us a message, and let’s start a conversation around your needs.