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Knightscope is developing technology that will predict and prevent crime utilizing autonomous robots, predictive analytics and social engagement. Crime has a $1+ trillion negative economic impact on the economy and our goal is to cut it in half. Their Autonomous Data Machines gather real-time on-site data and combine it with existing large data sets as well as relevant social network feeds, allowing for a breakthrough ability to map the future in a given environment. These self-driving robots will help society build safer, engaged communities while reducing costs and crime.
TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQMountain View, US
Websiteknightscope.com
Employee Ratings2.3
Culture scoreF

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)42(-2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$2.9 M(+87%)

Key People/Management at Knightscope

William Santana Li

William Santana Li

Chairman & CEO
Stacy Dean Stephens

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP of Marketing & Sales
Aaron Lehnhardt

Aaron Lehnhardt

Chief Designer
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Knightscope Office Locations

Knightscope has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, US (HQ)
Knightscope Inc., 1070 Terra Bella Ave
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Knightscope Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2013

Knightscope total Funding

$47.3 m

Knightscope latest funding size

$3.75 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Knightscope investors

Knightscope's latest funding round in July 2019 was reported to be $3.8 m. In total, Knightscope has raised $47.3 m. Knightscope's latest valuation is reported to be $262.8 m.
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Knightscope Revenue

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Knightscope's revenue was reported to be $2.94 m in FY, 2018 which is a 86.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (H1, 2019)

1.6m

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

(820.7k)

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

(50.1%)

Net income (H1, 2019)

(7.0m)

EBIT (H1, 2019)

(5.1m)

Market valuation

262.8m

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

360.0k

EV

268.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

399.5k1.6m2.9m

Revenue growth, %

293%87%

Cost of goods sold

2.0m4.6m6.2m

Gross profit

(1.6m)(3.1m)(3.3m)
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

1.3m1.6m

Cost of goods sold

3.5m2.5m

Gross profit

(2.2m)(820.7k)

Gross profit Margin, %

(177%)(50%)
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.7m11.6m1.4m

Accounts Receivable

13.7k345.3k1.2m

Prepaid Expenses

163.0k435.3k755.4k

Current Assets

3.4m12.3m3.5m
Half Year
USDH1, 2019

Cash

360.0k

Accounts Receivable

453.4k

Prepaid Expenses

769.8k

Current Assets

1.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(5.8m)(12.4m)(13.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

495.7k966.7k1.2m

Accounts Payable

106.1k290.2k96.1k

Cash From Operating Activities

(5.0m)(10.7m)(13.2m)
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

(5.8m)(7.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

637.5k761.6k

Accounts Payable

(342.1k)345.0k

Cash From Operating Activities

(6.0m)(4.1m)
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

-52.4 x

EV/CFO

-65.3 x

Debt/Equity

-0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.7 x

Financial Leverage

-0.2 x
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Knightscope Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2019

Autonomous Data Machines

3 3

Patent Applications

1 1

Patents Issued

4 4

Suppliers

20 20
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Knightscope Online and Social Media Presence

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Knightscope Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    21/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    10/100

  • Compensation

    F

    10/100

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Knightscope News and Updates

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Long odds didn’t deter software engineer from pursuing her tech dreams

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Security robots maker Knightscope takes in over $25 mln

Silicon Valley-based Knightscope, a maker of security robots, has raised over $25 million in funding. The investors included Konica Minolta and Bright Success Capital.

Knightscope fights crime with robotic security guards

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Knightscope Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Knightscope founded?

    Knightscope was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Knightscope key executives?

    Knightscope's key executives are William Santana Li, Stacy Dean Stephens and Aaron Lehnhardt.

  • How many employees does Knightscope have?

    Knightscope has 41 employees.

  • What is Knightscope revenue?

    Latest Knightscope annual revenue is $2.9 m.

  • What is Knightscope revenue per employee?

    Latest Knightscope revenue per employee is $71.7 k.

  • Who are Knightscope competitors?

    Competitors of Knightscope include Kerridge Commercial Systems, Kainos and Rimini Street.

  • Where is Knightscope headquarters?

    Knightscope headquarters is located at Knightscope Inc., 1070 Terra Bella Ave, Mountain View.

  • Where are Knightscope offices?

    Knightscope has an office in Mountain View.

  • How many offices does Knightscope have?

    Knightscope has 1 office.