Kong was founded in 2017 by Augusto Marietti, Marco Palladino, and Michele Zonca. The company has not publicly endorsed plans to participate in an IPO.
Kong is a cloud connectivity company that powers APIs and microservices with its open-source API gateway. In 2019, Kong acquired Insomnia. The company has raised more than $170 million in venture capital funding from investors including Tiger Global, Index Ventures, CRV, GGV Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and Goldman Sachs. Kong was valued at $1.4 billion in 2021, following a $100 million round of Series D fundraising.
These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.
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The stock price for Kong will be known as it becomes public. Here are similar public companies: Dropbox (NAS: DBX), Okta (NAS: OKTA), VMware (NYS: VMW), Workday (NAS: WDAY), Atlassian (NAS: TEAM).
|Date||Funding Round||Funding Raised||Price per Share||IPO 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|
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