Education quiz app Kahoot raises another $17M at a $100M valuation

When we wrote about gaming startup Kahoot passing significant milestones of 70 million users on 51 million educational quizzes in January, we mentioned that the Oslo, Norway-based startup was closing another round of funding. Now, that has come to pass: Kahoot has announced that it has raised $17 million, at a valuation that sources close to the company confirm to us is $100 million.

The funding comes after a change in leadership and strategic direction for the company: its American CEO Erik Harrell has stepped away from the role while remaining on the board of the company, and has been replaced by Asmund Furuseth, one of the original co-founders, after Harrell and the board disagreed on the strategic direction for the company.

Harrell was keen to expand…

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