Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, today announced the acquisition of Motimate, an employee engagement and learning app provider for organizations of all sizes. This acquisition will allow 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.
“We are excited to welcome Motimate into the growing Kahoot! family,” said Eilert Hanoa, CEO, Kahoot!. “The acquisition of Motimate is another exciting step in Kahoot!’s strategy to build the world’s leading learning platform and expand Kahoot! at Work’s offerings even further. The synergies between Kahoot! 360 Spirit, our employee engagement platform Actimo, and now Motimate, will give Kahoot! a stronger position in the market, and help us move faster by adding to key competency areas such as sales and product development.”
The acquisition is a part of a strategy to accelerate Kahoot!’s employee engagement product development and expand its product road map further. The addition of Motimate will add valuable new team resources to the Kahoot! Group, including additional enterprise sales resources and a strong product and technology team. Synergies between the Motimate platform and Kahoot!’s global reach also represents considerable potential for Motimate’s international expansion.