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Free Startup Plan

The free Startup Plan is only available to academic research labs who don't have an existing Kanobo plan or university students who want to use Kanobo as their personal notebook. It includes:

  • 1GB storage

  • Up to 3 active lab members

  • Easily upgrade or pause subscription

For list of differences from the paid plans see the pricing page.

How to sign up

Fill out the following form with your institute-issued email address and information about your lab and research and we'll email you back as soon as possible from with a greeting and a coupon code.

How to claim code

  1. Create an account at (it doesn't have to be the same as the email address you received the code). Select 'Startup plan for qualified labs' in the plan dropdown.


  2. Click on the button labelled $30.00


  3. Then click on Apply coupon, paste the code you received in the field, the coupon should reduce the amount to $0. Continue checkout to finalize lab creation.


  4. Click the Back Arrow to continue checkout


  5. You'll still need to enter your billing address but you do not need to enter a credit card for the 3 Member Startup Plan with your coupon applied.

Note: Once a free plan has been upgraded it can no longer be downgraded back to free, but you can continue to use the original code to get $30 off any plan each month.

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