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 200 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, SoftBank, Disney Accelerator and other venture investors as well as large companies like Microsoft. The company raised $215M through issuance of 43,000,000 new shares on Oct 13, 2020. This brings kahoot's total funding to $325M to date. The round values the company at $2.2B, up from its previous $1.4B valuation in June 2020.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $325M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Post IPO)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $2.2B as of Oct 13, 2020
  • City/Town: Oslo
  • State: Oslo
  • Country: Norway
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