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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

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)110
Revenue (FY, 2019)KR77.1 M(+391%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)KR106.6(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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 kr77.1 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 (28-Jan-2021)

30.0b

Closing stock price (28-Jan-2021)

106.6

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 m4.5 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
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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.

Human Capital Metrics

Source: kahoot.com
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Kahoot! Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Kahoot! Online and Social Media Presence

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Kahoot! News and Updates

Kahoot! will acquire Clever, a leading US K-12 EdTech learning platform, accelerating its vision to build the world's leading learning platform

OSLO, Norway, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, a global learning platform company, announced today the acquisition of Clever Inc., a privately-held, California-based company that is one of the most widely-used digital learning platforms by U.S. K-12 schools. The partnership between...

Tech.eu Podcast #214: Thrasio’s Carlos Cashman, TIER and Kahoot! go shopping, $2.8 billion for robots, and more

In today’s show, we talk about funding deals, VC news, a couple of acquisitions, and much more. The featured interview is with Carlos Cashman, co-founder and co-CEO of Thrasio. The post Tech.eu Podcast #214: Thrasio’s Carlos Cashman, TIER and Kahoot! go shopping, $2.8 billion for robots, and more ap…

Oslo-based employee engagement and learning platform Motimate acquired by Kahoot!

In and Oslo-to-Oslo transaction, learning platform Kahoot! has acquired cross-town employee engagement and learning app provider Motimate. Kahoot! has acquired 100% of the shares of Motimate at an enterprise value of $25 – $27 million on a cash and debt-free basis, including a 2021 performance-based…

Kahoot! starts trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange main list today, another milestone for the company making learning awesome

OSLO, Norway, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, today started trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange, marking an important milestone in the company's history and its vision to grow as a leading learning platform worldwide. Kahoot! ASA is listed...

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...
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Kahoot! Blogs

Get ready to travel again by learning essential expressions with Drops

Are you ready to travel now that the world is once more reopening? Prepare for your next adventure by learning essential travel vocabulary with Drops, a new language learning app in the Kahoot! family. The post Get ready to travel again by learning essential expressions with Drops appeared first on …

Discover how to ace internal communication by watching the Kahoot! WorkMeetup on-demand

Is your internal communication strategy ready for the hybrid workplace? Learn how to connect with employees working remotely and in the office by streaming the Kahoot! WorkMeetup on-demand. Hear from industry experts and get actionable tips in a series of insightful bite-size talks. The post Discove…

New! Now you can connect with your favorite brands on Kahoot! Academy!

Millions of educators and learners worldwide can now discover the latest learning content from the brands they love on Kahoot! Academy Connect, a first-of-its-kind community for content sharing and networking. The post New! Now you can connect with your favorite brands on Kahoot! Academy! appeared f…

With the addition of Dutch, Turkish, Polish and Japanese, the Kahoot! app is now available in 11 languages!

Global learning, unleashed: enjoy the Kahoot! app experience in your native language! We’ve just added support for four new languages to make it even easier to create, play and share kahoots. The post With the addition of Dutch, Turkish, Polish and Japanese, the Kahoot! app is now available in 11 la…

Kahoot!’s mobile app now also available in Dutch, Turkish, Polish and Japanese—in addition to seven other languages—to make learning awesome globally

Kahoot! adds Dutch, Turkish, Polish and Japanese language support to its mobile app, now supporting eleven global languages, making it easier than ever for users to enjoy the Kahoot! learning platform in their native language. The post Kahoot!’s mobile app now also available in Dutch, Turkish, Poli…

New: add audio to Kahoot! questions to power up listening comprehension and language learning

Make reading and listening assignments more interactive, power up language learning, and explore new ways of playing Kahoot! with younger learners by adding audio to questions. This new feature supports 37 languages! The post New: add audio to Kahoot! questions to power up listening comprehension an…
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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.