Kahoot!

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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
Employee Ratings4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)110
Revenue (FY, 2021)$91 M(+213%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)KR106.6(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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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, TX, US
823 Congress Ave STE 300
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Kahoot! Financials and Metrics

Kahoot! Revenue

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Kahoot!'s revenue was reported to be $91.02 m in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

34.4m

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

32.6m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

94.9%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

(1.2m)

EBITDA (Q1, 2022)

3.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

(900.0k)

Market capitalization (28-Jan-2021)

30.0b

Closing stock price (28-Jan-2021)

106.6

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

76.9m

EV

29.9b
Kahoot!'s current market capitalization is kr30 b.
Annual
NOKFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

15.7m8.5m29.1m91.0m

Cost of goods sold

(1.3m)(906.0k)(3.7m)(7.0m)

Gross profit

14.5m7.6m25.6m84.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

92%89%88%93%
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

2.2m6.5m5.8m7.6m16.2m18.4m23.7m34.4m

Cost of goods sold

(242.0k)(471.0k)(720.0k)(865.0k)(1.3m)(1.7m)(1.3m)(1.8m)

Gross profit

2.0m6.0m5.1m6.7m14.8m16.7m22.3m32.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

89%93%88%89%92%91%94%95%
Annual
NOKFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

239.6m40.9m256.1m107.8m

Accounts Receivable

3.3m1.3m3.2m11.8m

Prepaid Expenses

1.3m2.2m

Inventories

95.0k103.0k
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

13.4m34.0m73.4m72.5m253.6m440.5m206.4m76.9m

Accounts Receivable

1.3m1.3m610.0k1.0m3.7m5.1m13.4m11.6m

Prepaid Expenses

639.0k1.1m1.2m1.3m

Inventories

194.0k143.0k101.0k516.0k
Annual
NOKFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(12.5m)(35.2m)(3.7m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2m2.0m9.2m

Accounts Payable

765.0k591.0k2.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

(2.3m)(2.1m)(5.2m)(8.0m)(3.5m)1.8m(4.3m)(1.7m)

Depreciation and Amortization

656.0k1.4m2.8m5.7m1.6m3.7m8.1m3.9m

Accounts Payable

23.0k(334.0k)71.0k460.0k1.0m1.7m(687.0k)
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

200.4k

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 m4.5 m5 m5 m5 m5 m6 m

Students

700 m700 m700 m800 m800 m

Participating Players to Date

1.66 b2 b2 b2 b4.4 b

Kahoot! Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ActimoSeptember 16, 2020$33 m
PoioMay 14, 2019$6.5 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! Revenue Breakdown

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Kahoot! revenue breakdown by business segment: 50.1% from COMPUTER SOFTWARE/SVCS DIVERSE and 49.9% from COMPUTER SOFTWARE/SVCS DIVERSE

Kahoot! revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 54.0% from USA AND CANADA, 31.3% from EUROPE, 9.0% from ASIA PACIFIC and 5.7% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Source: kahoot.com
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Kahoot! Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Kahoot! Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Kahoot! Online and Social Media Presence

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Kahoot! News and Updates

Kahoot! launches the Kahoot! add-on for Google Classroom

Millions of students and educators worldwide can now access Kahoot! easily through the Google Classroom add-on. OSLO, Norway, Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning and engagement platform company, today announced that it has launched the Kahoot! add-on for Google...

Kahoot! included in Euronext Tech Leaders

Kahoot! is included in a new initiative from the stock exchange operator Euronext that showcases 100+ high-growth and leading tech companies across Europe. OSLO, Norway, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning and engagement platform company, today announced that...

Kahoot! ASA to host a virtual Investor Day

OSLO, Norway, May 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot! ASA will host a virtual Investor Day on Wednesday June 1, 2022 beginning at 15:00 CEST/9:00 AM EST/6:00 AM PST or applicable. Kahoot!'s Chief Executive Officer, Eilert Hanoa; Chief Financial Officer, Ken Østreng; and members of the...

The Kahoot! app is now available in Arabic to make learning awesome for more than 300 million Arabic speakers worldwide

With more than 7 billion non-unique participants since its launch, Kahoot! continues its mission of making learning awesome by adding language support also for Arabic. Millions of Arabic speaking learners of all ages can now play, create and discover content with Kahoot! in their own...

Kahoot! launches Vimeo integration to make learning more awesome!

OSLO, Norway, Feb. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, today announced it has integrated Vimeo, the world's leading all-in-one video software solution, enabling a free enhanced feature which allows all Kahoot! users to add Vimeo videos to their Kahoot!...

Kahoot! announces collaboration with NASA to amplify engagement in STEM learning

OSLO, Norway, Nov. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kahoot!, a global learning platform company, announced it is collaborating with NASA, America's civil space program and the global leader in space exploration. Kahoot! will offer a unique collection of ready-to-use STEM experiences on...
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Kahoot! Blogs

Simplify access to awesome learning with Kahoot!’s new Google Classroom add-on

Supercharging learning in the classroom and beyond with Kahoot! is now easier and more seamless than ever with our new Google Classroom add-on! Discover, create, assign and host kahoots, without ever leaving Google Classroom.

Team brainstorming: How to come up with new ideas and input

Discover how to brainstorm as a team, wherever you’re working from. Say goodbye to common brainstorming problems with examples and tips from Kahoot!

ISTE 2022 Recap: Why teachers from around the world were buzzing about Kahoot!

Thousands of teachers gathered at the Kahoot! booth to check out all the latest features and learn how they can make this the ultimate back-to-school season!

Kahoot! at school survey: More than 70% of teachers say learning sticks better when students choose how they learn

As educators look ahead to the upcoming school year, many are pointing to active, student-centered and playful learning—powered by educational technology—as keys to boosting student engagement and learning outcomes.

New Survey: Most Teachers Say Students Are Less Engaged in Class Than Before the Pandemic, But Believe Student-Centered Learning in the Classroom Can Help

In a new survey of nearly 8,000 educators in the U.S., conducted by Kahoot!, educators point to student-centered and playful learning as keys to boosting student engagement and learning outcomes.

Student-centered STEM with NASA

Find out the biggest takeaways from our panel discussion at the recent Kahoot! EDU Summit on how to use NASA’s resources combined with a student-centered approach to foster out-of-this-world STEM learning.
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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 $91 m.

  • What is Kahoot! revenue per employee?

    Latest Kahoot! revenue per employee is $827.4 k.

  • Who are Kahoot! competitors?

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

  • 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.