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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 (Jan 2021)KR117.6
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, TX, 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 (11-Jan-2021)

30.0b

Closing stock price (11-Jan-2021)

117.6

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

34.0m
Kahoot!'s current market capitalization is kr30 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
ActimoSeptember 16, 2020$33 m
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.

Human Capital Metrics

Source: kahoot.com
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Kahoot! Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Kahoot! Online and Social Media Presence

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Kahoot! News and Updates

Kahoot! acquires Drops to make language learning more awesome!

OSLO, Norway, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, today announced the acquisition of Drops, one of the fastest growing language platforms in the world. Through this acquisition, Kahoot! plans to further expand its platform and make language...

Kahoot! AS: Equity Private Placement to SoftBank

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot! AS ("Kahoot!" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed a private placement to a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. ("SoftBank"), through issuance of 43,000,000 new shares, at a price of NOK 46 per share, raising NOK...

Oslo edtech unicorn Kahoot! acquires Actimo to expand into corporate learning

Norwiegan edtech unicorn Kahoot! has acquired Actimo, the Danish startup behind an employee engagement platform. To be exact, the Oslo-based company is buying 100 percent of the shares in Actimo for a total consideration reflecting an enterprise value of $26-33 million on a cash and debt-free basis.…

Kahoot! Acquires Actimo to Strengthen Corporate Learning, Culture and Engagement

OSLO, Norway, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, today announced the acquisition of Actimo, an employee engagement platform that empowers organizations to more efficiently build corporate culture with better communication, training and...

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…
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Kahoot! Blogs

High school teacher connects 5,000+ students across Manitoba in a massive virtual kahoot

Math and science teacher George Pearce has used Kahoot! in his classes for many years to bring joy into learning. Last month, he took it to the next level by hosting a province-wide game for more than five thousand students. The post High school teacher connects 5,000+ students across Manitoba in a …

How to host an awesome virtual planning workshop with Kahoot!

Discover how the brand-new brainstorm experience enables teams to plan for success during virtual meetings and workshops. The post How to host an awesome virtual planning workshop with Kahoot! appeared first on Kahoot!.

How to make training, events, presentations, and meetings more impactful in 2021 with Kahoot!

Kick-start 2021 with all the great features, functionality, and resources that Kahoot! released in 2020. Here’s a recap! The post How to make training, events, presentations, and meetings more impactful in 2021 with Kahoot! appeared first on Kahoot!.

ESL (English as a second language) teacher shares 3 ways to energize online classes with Kahoot!

College lecturer Eman Alomari has been using Kahoot! in various scenarios, from knowledge pre-assessment to giving students ownership of the learning process. In this article, she shares how Kahoot! has helped her make online classes awesome. The post ESL (English as a second language) teacher share…

Kick off 2021 with Kahoot!: latest updates, new features and creative ideas for teachers

Looking for some inspiration and new ideas for this year? Read about these recent Kahoot! updates you might’ve missed and try them in action! The post Kick off 2021 with Kahoot!: latest updates, new features and creative ideas for teachers appeared first on Kahoot!.

Kahoot! reaches 5 billion players after a year of record-high growth

We are proud to announce that Kahoot! has reached 5 billion cumulative players worldwide, following a year of solid growth, new initiatives, features and learning offerings to support our growing global user community. The post Kahoot! reaches 5 billion players after a year of record-high growth app…
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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 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.