Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, today announced the acquisition of Whiteboard.fi, an online whiteboard tool for teachers and classrooms that helps engage students both in the physical classroom and through remote learning. ReadyFireAim invested in Whiteboard.fi in 2020.
Whiteboard.fi launched commercially in Finland in 2020 in addition to its free offering and has grown its active users by over 400% in the last 6 months. reaching more than in total 7 million users on a 30-day basis with most of its educators in the United States and United Kingdom. Through Whiteboard.fi, teachers and students get their individual digital whiteboard, where they can draw, write text, make notations on images, add math equations, and more. Teachers can see their students’ whiteboards in real-time and follow their progress, while the students only see their own whiteboard and the teacher’s. Whiteboard is an instant formative assessment tool for the classroom, providing teachers with live feedback and an immediate overview of their students.
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, making it easy for them to make learning awesome.