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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, CA, US
Websiteknightscope.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureF

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)65(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$2.9 M(+87%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Knightscope

Mercedes Soria

Mercedes Soria

Executive Vice President, Chief Intelligence Officer
Aaron Lehnhardt

Aaron Lehnhardt

Executive Vice President, Chief Design Officer
Mallorie S Burak

Mallorie S Burak

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
William Santana Li

William Santana Li

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Peter M Weinberg

Peter M Weinberg

General Counsel
Stacy Dean Stephens

Stacy Dean Stephens

Executive Vice President, Chief Client Officer
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Knightscope Office Locations

Knightscope has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, CA, 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

2 years 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)
USDFY, 2016

EV/EBIT

-2.7 x

EV/CFO

-3.1 x

Debt/Equity

-0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

-0.6 x
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Knightscope Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2019

Autonomous Data Machines

33

Patent Applications

11

Patents Issued

44

Suppliers

2020
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Knightscope Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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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

Knightscope Closes Second Funding Round on StartEngine, Now Responsible for Two Largest Raises in Platform’s History

LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire -- InvestorBrandNetwork (“IBN”), an innovative corporate communications agency and diversified content distributor, today announces Knightscope’s successful completion of its most recent public offering, raising an additional $21.91 mi…

InvestorBrandNetwork Announces Gamechangers LIVE Interview with Knightscope Inc. Chairman and CEO William Santana Li

LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire — InvestorBrandNetwork (“IBN”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company for private and public entities, today announces that William Santana Li, Chairman and CEO of Knightscope Inc., recently appeared on Gamechangers LI…

InvestorBrandNetwork Announces The Dealmaker Show Interview with Knightscope Chairman & CEO William Santana Li

LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire -- InvestorBrandNetwork (“IBN”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company for private and public entities, today announces that William Santana Li, Chairman and CEO of Knightscope Inc., a developer of advanced physical se…

Knightscope Inc. Offers Assistance Law Enforcement Desperately Seeks

NEW YORK, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NetworkNewsAudio – Knightscope Inc. announces the availability of a broadcast titled, “Sentries at the Intersection of Technology and Security.”

Knightscope Inc. on Crusade to Deliver Much-Needed Technological Innovation

NEW YORK, March 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire — Knightscope Inc. today announces its placement in an editorial published by NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), one of 50+ trusted brands within the InvestorBrandNetwork (“IBN”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company for private a…

Knightscope Inc. ASRs Capable of Collecting 90-Plus Terabytes of Data

NEW YORK, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NetworkNewsAudio – Knightscope Inc. announces the availability of a broadcast titled, “Predictive Policing: Big Potential as Big Data Fights Crime.”
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Knightscope Blogs

Working at Knightscope

We care passionately about our work – to make the United States of America the safest country in the world.  To do that takes extreme...

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Someone is always at the bottom or, in this case, has the lowest Balanced Scorecard. Each company can likely name the five lowest scorers, be...

Integrating Robots Into Post-orders

Integrating ASRs & KSOC Into Your Post Orders So, you have signed up with Knightscope and your K1, K3 and K5 Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs)...

Knightscope Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Knightscope founded?

    Knightscope was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Knightscope key executives?

    Knightscope's key executives are Mercedes Soria, Aaron Lehnhardt and Mallorie S Burak.

  • How many employees does Knightscope have?

    Knightscope has 65 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 $45.2 k.

  • Who are Knightscope competitors?

    Competitors of Knightscope include Red Ventures, Siemens Digital Industries Software and Otsuka.

  • 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.