We Deliver

We deliver top quality products based on your business needs. Our development process guarantees products based on the latest technologies and customer satisfaction processes.

We Communicate

Our developing process holds a strong and close day to day communication with our clients to ensure every business need is being satisfied the best possible way.

We Enjoy

At oktara we enjoy our jobs. We are passionate about what we do and push ourselves to doing it better every day.

Why Costa Rica – Nearshore Benefits

Some of the benefits you can count on when working with us are real time coordination, no or slight time difference, cultural similarities, same day travel and same work day, among others.

We like to create long lasting partnerships with our clients, building not only a business but also a friendly relationship. As we are located on a privileged geographic location we can offer all the benefits of nearshore outsourcing.

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About Costa Rica

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Pura Vida is not just a phrase

We are driven by it !


Costa Rica has over 4% of the total species on the planet

It is considered one of the 20 countries with the most biodiversity and conservation.


In Costa Rica, 3.3% of the total GDP is generated through technology manufactoring and programming.

While 33% of the GDP and 47% of employment is generated by small and medium companies.


Mobile Development

The continuous growth in mobile applications have led to a rapid development of the mobile phone market. Oktara can be your solution on expanding your business to the mobile world.

Website Development

For educating, marketing, advertising, promoting and selling there is no better solution than having a website.

Desktop Applications

Oktara provides quality desktop software development services and delivers applications that fully meet our client’s requirements using the latest development processes and technologies.

Software Architecture

Oktara delivers software with high quality architecture and design. We use the latest analysis and design methodologies, constructing a solid architecture for your software.

Project Management

Our highly trained team of Project Managers helps our clients not only with projects developed by Oktara, but also with in house projects, using the best of Agile methodologies and PMI standards.

Online Marketing

At Oktara we help our customers to identify and connect with their potential clients and elevate their websites success using different innovative tools and online marketing approaches.


  1. Requirements Gathering

    Initial meetings between Oktara and the client, to discover and define end goals. Output: Tasks backlog.

  2. Sprint Planning

    Define sprint length, prioritize tasks and assign work accordingly.

  3. Sprint Execution

    Team works on the tasks assigned for each sprint. On-going communication with the client. Thorough testing.

  4. Review and Acceptance

    Team presents implemented functionality to the client using demos, for client's acceptance.

  5. Go Live

    Client's environment setup, staging and live, post-installation testing and product training.

Our Team

These are four randomly selected members of our team. Every time you reload this page four new members will be displayed. If you want to meet the whole team, see our about page

Team member Federico Castillo Quesada
Federico Castillo
Co-Founder and CEO
  • Soccer Fan 95%
  • Photography Enthusiast 85%
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Fan 95%
Team member Jose Daniel Estrada technician account manager
José Daniel Estrada
Technical Account Manager
  • Movie Buff 95%
  • Trip Hop 90%
  • UFC Fan 90%
Team member Juan Rodriguez ios developer
Juan Rodríguez
iOS Developer
  • Math Lover 95%
  • Gaming Expert 95%
  • Guitar Player 90%
Team member Andrés Castillo Quesada
Andrés Castillo
Front End Developer
  • Hipster Attitude 85%
  • Sports Journalist 50%
  • DJ Padawan 65%













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"Oktara supports the business needs of clients throughout the web development lifecycle. They use an Agile approach that is flexible. They have a strong team of skilled developers who are dedicated to writing good code."

Craig Nelson

CEO - The Inside Corner, Inc.

"Oktara has done a terrific work for Innovarte. I feel very confident when these guys get in charge of our projects."

Roberto Calvo

CEO - Innovarte

"Nice job on Reloaded, by-the-way. We were all really impressed when we realized it didn't have any bugs"

Jenilyn Reeves

Head of customer service - Camofire

Some of our satisfied clients


  • Software outsourcing and offshore development

    August 1, 2016

    There has been a lot of discussion going on in recent years about the huge benefits from outsourcing software development for your company to lower costs and increase productivity and profit. And it is a…

  • Upgrading Sitecore from version 7.2 to 8

    September 25, 2015Sitecore8Logo

      Ok, what’s this all about? Recently we had to upgrade one of our client’s website to the brand-new Sitecore version 8 and we found out there’s not much documentation about it, besides of course…

  • Improving your workflow with the Pomodoro Technique

    August 27, 2015Pomodoro Timer

    In Oktara we have started using a simple yet very effective technique that has been popularized lately which helps us to better organize our daily work flow. This is the Pomodoro Technique, which was created…

  • Buy Emergency Foods Launches Successful Product Calculator on their Bigcommerce Website

    November 13, 2013Buy Emergency Foods food calculator

    At Oktara we recently implemented a “Food Storage Calculator” for Buy Emergency Foods, an E-commerce company based in Utah, client of our partner Apptys. One of the key aspects of the emergency food business is…



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