Kong, Inc.

Kong, Inc.

Kong, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2010

Headquarters

150 Spear Street,Suite 1600,San Francisco, CA 94105

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

101 - 250

Industries

IT Consulting & Services
Other Business & Consulting Services
Internet Software & Services
Computer Software
Holding Companies

Company Description

Kong, Inc. provides a marketplace to manage, distribute and consume both private and public application programming interfaces. It allows developers to search its directory to find appropriate applications for specific projects. The firm's applications are used by cloud proxies. The company was founded by Marco Palladino, Augusto Marietti and Michele Zonca in July 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Executives & Employees

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & President

Co-Founder

Head, Strategy & Business Development

Vice President, Marketing

Vice President, Business Operations

Vice President, People

Vice President, Engineering

Vice President, Product

Growth Hacker

Director of Ecosystem

Board of Directors

Former Managing Director at Sonos, Inc.

Promoter at Charles River Partnership XVI LP

General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & President at Kong, Inc.

Co-Founder at Kong, Inc.

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Recent Transactions
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Kong, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Kong, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Professional at 10100 LLC

Advisor

Investor at Cask Data, Inc.

Advisor

Co-Founder at Heyzap, Inc.

Investors
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World Innovation Lab operates as an investment firm. It produces funding for discoveries to unite technology companies and start-ups. The firm's activities also include incubation and business education. The company was founded by Gen Isayama, Shinichi Saijo, and Masataka Matsumoto in August 2013 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Index is an active manager which focuses young information technology and life sciences companies in Europe, Israel and the US, which have the potential to become global players in their market. The firm typically co-invests with local venture capitalists outside Europe.Index invests USD 3 to 20 million, with the possibility of investing smaller amounts in seed rounds, such as USD 300 to 500 thousand. They acquire minority stakes (20% on average) and are active board members. Their initial investment focus is on series A and B rounds and they also participate in follow-up investments at later stages for companies that successfully execute their business plans.Index generally invests in six to ten new investments a year, holds investments for three to five years and seeks exits through IPOs and trade sales.

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GGV Capital leads expansion-stage venture capital investments in the US and Asia. The firm focuses on investments in information technology and healthcare companies that are seeking to expand into Asia. GGV Capital targets companies with strong management teams, proven product lines or technologies, customer traction, scalable business models and clear paths to liquidity. Initial investments typically range from $3 million to $15 million with significant capacity for follow-on investments. GGV typically serves and the lead investor and serves on the boards of directors of their portfolio companies

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