Kount

Kount develops an AI-based platform that provides fraud prevention and account takeover protection solutions for retail, finance and telecom sectors. Read more

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3,214 Followers on Owler

Kount

Kount develops an AI-based platform that provides fraud prevention and account takeover protection solutions for retail, finance and telecom sectors. Read more

Bradley J. Wiskirchen's photo - General Manager of Kount

General Manager

Bradley J. Wiskirchen

CEO Approval Rating

81/100

Founded:

2007

Status:

PrivateAcquired by Equifax Inc

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Signifyd is Kount's #1 competitor. Signifyd's headquarters is in San Jose, California, and was founded in 2011. Like Kount, Signifyd also works within the Identity Management sector. Signifyd generates 731% of Kount's revenue.

Sift is one of Kount's top rivals. Sift was founded in San Francisco, California} in 2011. Sift operates in the Application Software industry. Compared to Kount, Sift generates $2.5M more revenue.

Accertify is one of Kount's top competitors. Accertify is a Private company that was founded in 2007 in Itasca, Illinois. Accertify is in the IT Services industry. Compared to Kount, Accertify has 410 more employees.

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Kount Acquisitions

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Kount Funding History

Since Kount was founded in 2007, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Kount has raised $80.0M. Kount's funding round was on Dec 2015 for a total of $80.0M

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Dec 2015
$80M

CVC Capital Partners

Since Kount was founded in 2007, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Kount has raised $80.0M. Kount's funding round was on Dec 2015 for a total of $80.0M

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Kount News

January 22, 2021Global Legal Chronicle

Equifax's $640 Million Acquisition of Kount

Fried Frank acted as counsel to CVC Capital Partners and Kount Inc in the transaction. Equifax Inc. (... See more »
January 12, 2021privateequitywire

CVC Growth Fund exits Kount in USD640 million deal

CVC Growth Fund exits Kount in USD640 million deal Submitted 12/01/2021 - 9:59am CVC Capital Partners... See more »
January 12, 2021Idaho Business Review

Kount sold to Equifax for $640 million

In the first big Idaho startup acquisition of the year, Kount Inc. has been bought by Equifax for $64... See more »
January 12, 2021Finovate

Equifax to Buy Digital Identity Player Kount

Data and analytics company Equifax announced its acquisition of digital identity player Kount this we... See more »
January 12, 2021TechRadar India

Equifax snaps up ID theft protection firm Kount

Credit reporting firm Equifax has acquired identity theft protection company Kount for $640 million.... See more »
January 11, 2021Electronic Payments International

Equifax inks $640m deal to acquire AI-based fraud prevention expert Kount

US-based data, analytics and technology company Equifax has inked a definitive agreement to acquire a... See more »
January 11, 2021FinSMEs

Equifax to Acquire Kount, for $640M

Equifax (NYSE: EFX) an Atlanta, GA-based data,...... See more »

Kount Blogs

October 30, 2017Kount Blog

The 7 Unpalatable Costs of CNP Fraud for Online Food & Beverage Businesses

Whether you are an established food and beverage eCommerce operation or a brick-and-mortar newly ente... See more »
October 27, 2017Kount Blog

Phantom Ghost Rides

Perhaps you've heard the classic song Ghost Riders in the Sky? Well, there really are ghost riders. E... See more »
October 26, 2017Kount Blog

Millennials Are Still a Thing…

With Gen Z making many a headline these days, it's easy to think that millennials are a fad generatio... See more »
October 25, 2017Kount Blog

The Return of the Chatbots

They're baaaack! Actually, they never went away. In fact, they've only multiplied since our last post... See more »
October 24, 2017Kount Blog

Can You Avoid Manual Reviews of eGift Card Orders?

This holiday season, online businesses should see dramatically higher e-commerce transaction volumes,... See more »
October 23, 2017Kount Blog

TC-40: Not the Latest Food Prep Gadget, But an Invisible Monster

There are some cool food prep gadgets out there, including an electric hot knife that cuts through bu... See more »
October 20, 2017Kount Blog

Mobile and Fraudsters and Apps, Oh My!

In the classic film The Wizard of Oz, "lions and tigers and bears" struck fear (oh my!) in the hearts... See more »

Kount Press Releases

January 10, 2020Business Wire

Kount Named a Leading Provider of eCommerce Fraud Prevention Solutions in 2020 Frost & Sullivan Report

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kount, the leading provider of AI-driven fraud prevention, today annou... See more »
January 9, 2020PR Newswire

BlueSnap and Kount to Showcase All-in-One Solution for Excellence in Cross-Border Payments and Fraud Prevention at NRF 2020 Vision

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueSnap, an All-in-One Payment Platform, and Kount, the leadi... See more »
October 28, 2019Business Wire

Kount Introduces Industry's First Complete Solution for Criminal and Friendly Fraud

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kount, the leader in AI-driven fraud prevention, today introduced the ... See more »
May 29, 2019Business Wire

Top 2019 Antifraud Awards from CNP Judges and Customers Go to Digital Fraud Prevention Leader Kount

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kount , a leading fraud prevention solution, was honored at the 2019 ... See more »
April 23, 2019Business Wire

Spark + AI Summit 2019 Taps Kount's AI Science Team for Best Practices in Machine Learning and AI-Driven Results

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kount, a leading fraud prevention solution, announced that two of its ... See more »
April 2, 2019Business Wire

Digital Fraud Prevention Leader Kount Announces New Global Headquarters as Company Expands Rapidly

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kount, a leading fraud prevention solution, announced today it moved i... See more »
March 28, 2019Business Wire

Kount Named to JMP Securities' Elite 80 List of Hottest Companies in the Cybersecurity, Data Management and IT Infrastructure Markets

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kount has been named to the JMP Securities Elite 80 list of hottest cy... See more »

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Kount Headquarters

1005 W. Main Street

Boise, Idaho83702

1-866-919-2167

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Kount Summary

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Overview

Kount is a Software as a Service platform that provides fraud and risk management solutions for companies that have card-not-present environments. It is a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management. Its "decision engine" platform is ...

CEO

Kount's General Manager, Bradley J. Wiskirchen, currently has an approval rating of 81%. Kount's primary competitors are Signifyd, Sift & Accertify.

Website

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Frequently Asked Questions about Kount

  1. When was Kount founded?

    Kount was founded in 2007
  2. Who is Kount's CEO?

    Kount's CEO is Bradley J. Wiskirchen
  3. How much revenue does Kount generate?

    Kount generates $20.5M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Kount have?

    Kount has historically raised $80M in funding
  1. Where is Kount's headquarters?

    Kount's headquarters is in Boise Idaho, USA
  2. How many employees does Kount have?

    Kount has 165 employees
  3. What sector does Kount operate in?

    Kount is in Cybersecurity, Identity Management, Application Software
  4. Who are Kount's competitors?

    Kount's top competitors are Signifyd, Sift, Accertify