Kahoot Secures $17M in Funding

Kahoot!, an Oslo, Norway-based game-based learning platform, secured $17m in funding.

Backers included Datum Invest AS, Northzone, Creandum, Microsoft Ventures and Kahoot! Chairman Eilert Hanoa.

The company, which has raised $43m to date, intends to use the funds to accelerate growth and development of its platform and commercial services.

Founded in 2012 and led by Åsmund Furuseth, CEO, Kahoot! provides a game-based learning platform which hosts over 70 million monthly active users and a library with more than 50 million learning games, created and shared by fans in more than 200 countries.
The company also has offices in London, Austin and Palo Alto.



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