Linear is a project management tool and issue tracker aimed at engineers, designers, and product managers, who use the platform to map their projects and coordinate around common tasks that they’re working on.
Linear helps streamline software projects, sprints, tasks, and bug tracking. Built for high-performance teams.
Linear was founded in 2019 by Jori Lallo, Karri Saarinen, and Tuomas Artman.. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with offices in New York City and Helsinki, Finland.
Linear collaborative workspace for software helps companies drive their roadmaps, share project updates, triage incoming bug reports, and get actionable insights from data tools. Linear's software allows users to add Figma links to any issue or comment, automatically track GitHub pull requests, get updates and create issues using Slack directly in slack channels, connect with over 1000 other tools.
Linear also helps developers create issues in seconds, with the ability to preview and embed full Figma designs. Other notable integrations include GitHub, GitLab, and Sentry, and teams can receive updates and create issues directly from Slack.
The Linear API allows users to query and mutate data using GraphQL to create their custom workflows. Linear's customers include Cash App, Supercell, The Browser Company, Raycast, Retool, Vercel, Cohere, Substack, Mercury, Runway, Loom and Ramp.
Linear is backed by Accel, Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures, Dylan Field (Founder and CEO, Figma), Emily Choi (COO, Coinbase), and others. The company raised $35M in a Series B round on Sep 14, 2023. This brings Linear's total funding to $52.2M to date.