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Kahoot! is a provider of a game-based learning platform, used as educational technology in schools and other educational institutions. It offers "Kahoots", multiple-choice quizzes that allow users to create, share, and play learning games or trivia quizzes.

TypePublic
Founded2012
HQOslo, NO
Websitekahoot.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)110
Revenue (FY, 2019)KR77.1 M(+391%)
Share Price (Aug 2020)KR41 (+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Kahoot!

Eilert Giertsen Hanoa

Eilert Giertsen Hanoa

Chief Executive Officer
Åsmund Furuseth

Åsmund Furuseth

Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder
Morten Versvik

Morten Versvik

Chief Technical Officer, Co-Founder
Ken Østreng

Ken Østreng

Chief Finance Officer
James Micklethwait

James Micklethwait

VP of Products
Carla Carsenzuola

Carla Carsenzuola

HR Director
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Kahoot! Office Locations

Kahoot! has offices in Oslo and Austin
Oslo, NO (HQ)
Fridtjof Nansens plass 7
Austin, US
701 Brazos St
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Kahoot! Financials and Metrics

Kahoot! Revenue

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Kahoot!'s revenue was reported to be kr77.10 m in FY, 2019 which is a 390.3% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

4.5m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

4.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

89.4%

EBITDA (Q1, 2020)

(965.0k)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(2.4m)

Market capitalization (6-Aug-2020)

16.4b

Closing stock price (6-Aug-2020)

41.0

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

34.0m
Kahoot!'s current market capitalization is kr16.4 b.
Annual
NOKFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.6m15.7m77.1m

Revenue growth, %

626%512%390%

Cost of goods sold

438.8k1.3m8.5m

Gross profit

2.1m14.5m68.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

161.0k343.0k591.0k1.2m1.4m2.2m4.5m

Cost of goods sold

12.0k14.0k24.0k132.0k156.0k242.0471.0k

Gross profit

149.0k329.0k567.0k1.0m1.2m2.2m4.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

93%96%96%89%89%100%89%
Annual
NOKFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

33.8m239.6m358.7m

Accounts Receivable

716.3k3.3m11.6m

Inventories

1.3m

Current Assets

38.1m248.0m376.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

18.8m16.3m13.0m26.5m24.7m13.4m34.0m

Accounts Receivable

426.0k1.3m1.3m

Inventories

143.0k

Current Assets

19.1m16.9m13.8m27.8m26.3m15.5m36.4m
Annual
NOKFY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(72.6m)(71.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

8.1m23.5m

Accounts Payable

(874.5k)6.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

(68.9m)(23.7m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

239.0k478.0k1.1m1.4m

Accounts Payable

124.0k267.0k226.0k281.0k

Cash From Operating Activities

(1.9m)(3.3m)(3.9m)937.0k

Purchases of PP&E

(82.0k)(110.0k)(173.0k)(68.0k)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

35.6k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Kahoot! Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Nov, 2018Feb, 2019May, 2019Aug, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020

Games

51 m55 m60 m100 m100 m100 m100 m100 m

Teachers

3 m4.50 m5 m5 m5 m5 m6 m

Students

700 m700 m700 m800 m800 m

Participating Players to Date

1.66 b2 b2 b2 b4.40 b
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Kahoot! Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PoioMay 14, 2019$6.50 m
DragonBoxMay 09, 2019$18 m
Dragonbox Finland Oy
Kahoot Dragonbox AS
Kahoot! EDU Inc
Kahoot! EDU Ltd
Poio AS
We Want to Know S.a.r.l.

Kahoot! Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

97/100

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Human Capital Metrics

Source: kahoot.com
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Kahoot! Online and Social Media Presence

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Kahoot! News and Updates

Kahoot! Announces Kahoot! Academy: A Global Knowledge Platform, Community and Marketplace for Educators and Publishers

OSLO, Norway, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, announced the launch of Kahoot! Academy, a worldwide knowledge platform, community, and marketplace for educators and publishers. Announced at the first-ever Kahoot! EDU Summit, this new...

Norwegian! edtech! unicorn! Kahoot! secures! $28 million! in! new! equity!

Oslo-based edtech company Kahoot! has completed a private placement of 7.5 million shares with a group of US and Europe-based institutional investors, raising about $28 million in new equity. The private placement also included 16.5 million existing shares, thus amounting to $90 million in total, an…

Kahoot! raises $28 million in new equity to fuel growth

OSLO, Norway, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, today announced that the company has raised a gross amount of $28 million in new equity through a private placement of 7.5 million new shares. The private placement also comprised 16.5 million...

Kahoot! and Poio join forces to empower all children to learn to read through play

OSLO, Norway, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning platform, today announced its acquisition of Poio, the acclaimed learn-to-read app for all children. In record time, Poio has created a unique community in Scandinavia, helping more than 100,000 children to learn to...

Kahoot! and DragonBox join forces to create an awesome math learning experience for all

OSLO, Norway, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning platform, today announced its acquisition of DragonBox, the award-winning game-based learning studio and maker of the popular DragonBox family of math apps. The two learning communities combined, bring together...

Kahoot! y DragonBox unen fuerzas para que aprender matemáticas sea una experiencia maravillosa para todos

OSLO, Noruega, 9 de mayo de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, la plataforma global de aprendizaje, anunció hoy la adquisición de DragonBox, el multipremiado estudio de aprendizaje basado en juegos y creador de la popular serie de aplicaciones matemáticas DragonBox. Con la unión de ambas...
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Kahoot! Blogs

Aimee Copple, Kahoot! Academy’s teacher of the week, shares how her class motto and morning routine set her students up for success

My name is Aimee Copple, a Verified educator on Kahoot! Academy, Kahoot! Ambassador, and 2nd grade teacher in Oklahoma; I teach math, ELA, and everything in between. Here, I’ll let you know my 5 biggest secrets on how I approach teaching and engage learners! The post Aimee Copple, Kahoot! Academy’s …

5 solutions to common challenges virtual presenters face: Forbes article recap

In his recent article on Forbes, James Micklethwait looked into common challenges we all face when presenting virtually and shared 5 tips for solving them in order to create a really engaging presentation. The post 5 solutions to common challenges virtual presenters face: Forbes article recap appear…

Kahoot! Academy’s teacher of the week, Linda Sees, shares how to approach challenging conversations and her major takeaways from distance learning

My name is Linda Sees, a Verified educator on Kahoot! Academy, Kahoot! Ambassador, and high school history teacher from New Jersey. I am excited to share my 5 biggest takeaways on connecting with and engaging my students in any learning environment! The post Kahoot! Academy’s teacher of the week, Li…

Kahoot! Academy’s teacher of the week, Cathy Yenca, shares the secret to engaging students and key takeaways from distance learning

My name is Cathy Yenca, a Verified educator on Kahoot! Academy, Kahoot! Ambassador, and middle school math teacher in Austin, Texas. I am excited to share 5 secrets on how I approach distance learning and learning in general! The post Kahoot! Academy’s teacher of the week, Cathy Yenca, shares the se…

Teachers are taking over Kahoot! Academy to provide their advice, tips, and tricks for back-to-school

Get ready for the first teacher-takeover on Kahoot! Academy this summer! Enjoy a steady flow of useful and engaging tips and tricks to get you (that’s you, teachers!) ready for a better than ever back-to-school – whether it’s in the classroom, blended, or virtual. The post Teachers are taking over K…

Team space and Groups: How to boost collaboration and easily share knowledge

Team space and Groups provide two distinct ways to share kahoots and collaborate on high-quality content. Let’s dive into the details and explain how each tool helps Kahoot! users save time, improve teamwork, and boost learning outcomes. The post Team space and Groups: How to boost collaboration and…
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Kahoot! Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kahoot! founded?

    Kahoot! was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Kahoot! key executives?

    Kahoot!'s key executives are Eilert Giertsen Hanoa, Åsmund Furuseth and Morten Versvik.

  • How many employees does Kahoot! have?

    Kahoot! has 110 employees.

  • What is Kahoot! revenue?

    Latest Kahoot! annual revenue is kr77.1 m.

  • What is Kahoot! revenue per employee?

    Latest Kahoot! revenue per employee is kr700.9 k.

  • Who are Kahoot! competitors?

    Competitors of Kahoot! include Pear Deck, Socrative and Quizlet.

  • Where is Kahoot! headquarters?

    Kahoot! headquarters is located at Fridtjof Nansens plass 7, Oslo.

  • Where are Kahoot! offices?

    Kahoot! has offices in Oslo and Austin.

  • How many offices does Kahoot! have?

    Kahoot! has 2 offices.