Knack leverages state-of-the-art behavioral science to design mobile games that explore how you think, perceive, respond, plan, strategize, react, problem-solve, adapt, learn, persist and perform in a multitude of situations and dynamic environments. Finding out your “knacks” is the first step. Then share them with the world, so you can connect with people on a new level of personal insight, employers can seek you out, and opportunity can find you. We built Knack because we know everyone has the potential for a rewarding career and fulfilling life, and matching talent to opportunity helps individuals thrive and communities grow. Making this happen is our mission.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
19 (est)+19%
Knack was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Knack Office Locations

Knack has an office in San Francisco

Knack Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$200 k

Latest funding size

$200 k

Time since last funding

about 1 year


Knack's latest funding round in July 2016 was reported to be $200 k. In total, Knack has raised $200 k

Knack Median Salaries

Source: 97 public H-1B filings from Knack

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Knack News and Updates

How Mark Cerny used fan feedback when designing Knack 2

When Knack debuted as a launch title for the PlayStation 4 in 2013, the critics and fans weren’t kind. The game scored 54 out of 100 on review aggregator Metacritic, with reviewers citing a convoluted story, uninspired level design, repetitive gameplay, and too little platforming. Even Sony’s own Pl…

Mark Cerny’s Knack 2 has big gameplay improvements

PREVIEW: When I stepped into a room at Sony’s U.S. game headquarters in San Mateo, California, Mark Cerny put a game controller in my hands to show me Knack 2. He wanted the game to speak for itself in the first real preview session for the PlayStation 4 game, which will debut in the second half […]…

Knack’s back — PlayStation 4 launch game gets a sequel

Sony is making another Knack. PlayStation 4 is getting Knack 2. This is the sequel to the PS4 launch platformer, which starred a character made up of garbage polygons who was trying to get bigger … or something. I don’t know, I didn’t finish it. I didn’t think it was very good, but it still […]

Lakers' Lou Williams has a knack for getting to the line

During his rookie year, Lakers point guard D’Angelo Russell took note of veteran guard Lou Williams’ most infuriating  and reliable skill.   That ability to get to the free-throw line, that skill that amused his teammates and frustrated opponents. So Russell studied film of Williams drawing foul…
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