Kong was founded in 2017 by Augusto Marietti, Marco Palladino, and Michele Zonca. Kong has not officially endorsed or confirmed a plan to participate in an IPO.

Kong is a cloud connectivity company that powers APIs and microservices with its open-source API gateway. Per Forge data, Kong raised $169.1 million in funding over 6 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Feb 8, 2021, from a Series D round. Key investors include CRV, Index Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, and Tiger Global Management.

These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

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Kong is a private company and not publicly traded.

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What is Kong's funding to date?

Kong has raised $185.57MM to date.
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When was Kong founded?

Kong was founded in 2009.

Who are Kong's major investors?

Sapphire Ventures
GGV Capital
Goldman Sachs
World Innovation Lab (WiL)

Kong Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
2/8/2021 Series D $100.6MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
3/28/2019 Series C $54.7MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
3/23/2017 Series B $20.76MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
11/21/2013 Series A $8.5MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
8/12/2011 Series Seed $1.01MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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