Kahoot! is a game-based learning and trivia platform used in a multitude of settings—in K-12 and university classrooms, corporate offices, social settings, and major sporting and cultural events.

Kahoot! makes it easy to create, discover, play and share fun learning games in minutes” for any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages.

Kahoot! was founded in Dec 14, 2011 by Åsmund Furuseth and Morten Versvik. The company is based in Oslo, Oslo, Norway with additional offices in London (UK), Austin and Palo Alto (USA).


Kahoot! is one of the world's fastest-growing learning brands with 1.3 billion active users and over 100 million games (most created by users themselves). The platform is trusted by 97% of Fortune 500 companies in making their presentations and training engaging, and is used by millions of monthly users in over 200 countries. 


Kahoot! is backed by  Datum AS, Creandum, Northzone & Disney Accelerator and others Venture investors as well as large companies like Microsoft. The company raised $28M in new equity through a private placement of 7.5 million new shares. This brings Kahoot!'s total funding to $110M to date. The latest fundraising gives Kahoot! a valuation of $1.4B.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $110M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.4B as of June 11, 2020
  • City/Town: Oslo
  • State: Oslo
  • Country: Norway
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