Eliminate groupthink from collaboration and decision-making.

Balloon is a research-backed platform that helps leaders unlock insights from their teams by eliminating groupthink and providing psychological safety. We're revolutionizing the way teams collaborate and communicate, resulting in increased productivity, improved processes, and more informed decision-making.

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Balloon reduces meeting time by 70%.


Over 80% of the information shared on Balloon is brand new – it's never been seen or heard within a company before.


Companies see high engagement, with 78% participation.

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Make Better Decisions, Faster

Collaboration can be the key to a company's success—but only when it's done efficiently. Balloon utilizes a unique, research-backed process called a Flight to amplify unheard voices and reduce groupthink. This proven workflow streamlines operations, reduces meeting time with built-in features that counteract biases, and allows leaders to make informed decisions and create lasting alignment in record time.

Collaborative. Productive. Inclusive.
  1. Leaders request input on anything
  2. Teams anonymously contribute
  3. Everyone evaluates input on merit
  4. Transformational insights rise to the top, giving leaders actionable next steps
"I can’t think of a more vital or timely solution."

Adam Grant, Organizational Psychologist

Built to Empower Every Leader

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Meeting Replacement and Management

Run hyper-focused, efficient meetings and reduce meeting bloat

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Market Research

Drive feedback discussions with customers, users, and partners

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Team Alignment

Pinpoint precise topics and issues that need additional clarification or communication

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Ideation & Innovation

Facilitate brainstorming and inspire creative thinking with asynchronous flights

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Planning & Pre-Mortems

Spot, understand, and mitigate potential risks

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Retrospectives & After-Action reviews

Ensure team-based clarity on successes and decrease (or eliminate) missteps

Collaboration Settings

  • Unstructured, inefficient, and unproductive
  • Loud voices dominate conversation
  • Groupthink limits ideas and leads to non-optimal decisions
  • 30% participation on average
  • Introverts and others hold back their best ideas
  • Not optimized for asynchronous work
  • Reduces meeting time by 70%, prioritizes ideas and feedback based on group alignment
  • Amplifies unheard voices in the workplace
  • Eliminates groupthink and surfaces the best ideas based on merit
  • 78% participation and engagement
  • All voices are heard and given a chance to flourish
  • Facilitates both synchronous and asynchronous work

Flight Templates

150+ templates to guide discussion across 25 areas of business

Flight templates are question sets authored by industry experts, leaders, and researchers. They are built to facilitate efficient flight creation and ensure that you ask the right questions every time.

What our customers say

Teams of all sizes lean on Balloon to grow and win together

Why Balloon?

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Master Asynchronous Work

Balloon’s Flights feature enables teams to share ideas, collaborate, and evaluate input when it’s most convenient for individuals—regardless of time zones or schedules.

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Amplify Unheard Voices

Introverts and anyone whose voice might go unheard are able to participate without interruption, judgment, or fear, offering new perspectives and a truly inclusive process for the whole team.

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Align in Record Time and Eliminate False Starts

The Balloon Score shows leaders the overall buy-in of the group so they can avoid false starts and move forward with consensus and confidence.

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Unlock True Data

By eliminating costly biases, Balloon ensures that leaders have the truest, most accurate data, so they know exactly what’s going on in their organizations.

People are talking

"Talk about a "right now" solution. If knowledge is power, Balloon may hold the keys to the kingdom. Because today, it's what you don't know that you don't know that can kill your business in no time at all." Inc logo
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