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Game-based learning platform Kahoot takes in $15 mln

Kahoot, a game-based learning platform, has raised $15 million in funding. Datum Invest AS led the round.


OSLO, Norway, October 10, 2018 — Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the fastest growing learning brands globally, today announced completion of a $15 million share issue funding. The funding round was led by existing investor Datum Invest AS.

Kahoot!’s investment bank ABG Sundal Collier and Arctic Securities managed this funding round. To date Kahoot! has raised $60 million from investors including Microsoft Ventures, Northzone, Creandum, Datum Invest AS and Chairman Eilert Hanoa.

About Kahoot!
Since its launch in 2012, Kahoot! has turned game-based learning into a pop culture phenomenon. The game platform now 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. Kahoot! is on a mission is to unlock the deepest potential of every learner, regardless of age or context, by making learning fun, magical, and engaging through games. Kahoot! is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices in London, Austin and Palo Alto. Let’s play!