Kahoot Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform, used as educational technology mainly in schools and other educational institutions. Its learning games, "kahoots", are user-generated multiple-choice quizzes that can be accessed via a web browser or the Kahoot app.
Kahoot Recent Developments
In September 2020, Kahoot acquired Actimo, an employee engagement platform that empowers organizations to more efficiently build corporate culture with better communication, training and interaction with the workforce. The acquisition of Actimo is a part of the strategy to strengthen the Kahoot! at work offering with employee tools to further enable all organizations to build their corporate culture.
In May 2020, Kahoot! launches new interactive presentations feature. The new features will allow users to import slides from Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides and Apple Keynote and increase impact by adding audience interactivity in minutes.
Kahoot Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In September 2021, Kahoot! acquired Clever, a privately-held, California-based company that is one of the most widely-used digital learning platforms in U.S. K-12 education. Together, Kahoot! and Clever will provide improved digital learning solutions and offerings for educators, students, parents, schools and districts globally, helping learners unleash their full learning potential. Clever serves educators in more than 90,000 U.S. K-12 schools, 96 of the top 100 U.S. school districts as well as more than 20 million active students monthly.
In May 2021, Kahoot!, acquired Clever, a privately-held, California-based company that is one of the most widely-used digital learning platforms by U.S. K-12 schools. The partnership between two of the most popular platforms in education, with distinct and highly complementary offerings, will provide improved learning solutions and offerings to U.S. schools, while accelerating the global expansion of Clever’s solutions.
In April 2021, Kahoot! acquired Motimate, an employee engagement and learning app provider for organizations of all sizes. This acquisition allows Kahoot! to accelerate the building of the next generation of tools for employee learning, engagement and corporate culture while strengthening its position in the corporate learning market. With this acquisition, Kahoot! continues to strengthen the focus on employee engagement, having acquired Actimo in September 2020 and launched the Kahoot! 360 Spirit initiative in Q1 2021.
In February 2021, Kahoot! acquired Whiteboard.fi, an online whiteboard tool for teachers and classrooms that helps engage students both in the physical classroom and through remote learning. Through this acquisition, Kahoot! plans to expand its platform and provide more powerful learning and engagement tools for 7.5 million teachers on the Kahoot! platform.
Kahoot Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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Ownership: - OTCMKTS : KHOTF
Number of Employees: 500
Key Verticals: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Banking and Financial Services, Communication, Construction, Real Estate, Consumer Packaged Goods, Distribution, K801, Higher Education, Federal Government, State and Local Government, Public Safety, Healthcare, Life Insurance, P&C Insurance, Specialty Insurance, Leisure and Recreation, Hospitality, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media, Faith-Based Nonprofit, Youth and Elderly Care, Special Cause Nonprofit, Oil and Gas, Chemicals, Professional Services, Retail, Transportation, Utilities,
Kahoot Key Cloud and HCM Applications
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Kahoot Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
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No. of Kahoot Cloud HCM Subscribers: 930000
Kahoot has 24 million active accounts, 9 million of them were teachers and it reached 930,000 paid subscribers. 97% of Fortune 500 and 87% of the global top 500 universities are using Kahoot! Some of Kahoot's customers are Renault, Drager, Remington College, Cartier, Southern Company, Merz Pharma, Nestle, Accenture, EM Schools, Insperity, University of Maryland, and many more.
Kahoot Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
Kahoot! has raised $325 million in total funding from SoftBank, Northzone, Creandum, M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures), Datum Group, Accelerator Investments LLC (owned by Walt Disney Company), and Norwegian and international investors.
In November 2020, Kahoot acquired Drops, a language platform. Through this acquisition, Kahoot! plans to further expand its platform and make language learning better for millions of Kahoot! users worldwide as well as bring the magic of Kahoot! to Drops users. With the acquisition of Drops, Kahoot expects to reach 43$ millions in revenue in 2020. Previosly, it partnered with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. to offer the Kahoot! app for Zoom users.
In 2018, Kahoot raised 17$ million in funding. The funding round was led by Datum Invest AS, Northzone, Creandum, Microsoft Ventures and Kahoot! Chairman Eilert Hanoa.
Kahoot Risks and Challenges
One of the significant disadvantages of Kahoot is that tracking the progress level of the student is a complex process.
Kahoot Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
In September 2021, Kahoot! and Star Wars partnered to offer collections of ready-to-play kahoots on Kahoot! Academy. With this partnership, Kahoot! Academy is offering an innovative way to engage in learning for its millions of users worldwide. Kahoot! users and Star Wars fans will be able to enhance their learning experience, making it more immersive, interactive and engaging with beloved characters, iconic scenes and moments from the Star Wars film saga.
In November 2020, Kahoot partnered with Bitmoji, part of Snap, Inc., enabling a free feature which will allow all educators, students and social users to add Bitmoji avatars to Kahoot! learning games.
Kahoot Cloud Platform (PaaS) and Infrastructure (IaaS) Details
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