Knovel Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1999

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 29


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $66M

Knovel General Information


Provider of a Web-based application for integrating technical information with analytical and search tools for scientists and engineers worldwide. The company offers a content collection software that includes material properties, process and design information, best practices and equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines. It offers engineering content, selected from various sources and delivered to engineers.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Application Software
Other Industries
Vertical Market Software
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Corporate Office
  • 489 Fifth Avenue
  • Nith Floor
  • New York, NY 10017
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

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Knovel Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
9. Merger/Acquisition 28-Dec-2012 $66M 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 30-Jun-2010 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC (Series C1) 01-Jun-2010 00.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series C) 28-Mar-2007 00000 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series C) 10-Jun-2005 00.00 000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Convertible Debt 03-Mar-2004 00.000 00.000 Completed Startup
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 11-Nov-2002 000 00.000 000.00 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC 05-Sep-2002 $275K $275K Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) Completed Startup
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Knovel Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C1 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series B 1,636,448 $0.001000 $0.3 $3.71 $3.71 1x $3.88 20.49%
Series A 308,773 $0.001000 $3.88 $8.33 2x $3.88 4.04%
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Knovel Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Knovel Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Grata Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Creditsafe Corporation Caerphilly, United Kingdom 0000
Casetext Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 00 0000 000000&0 0000
Fastcase Private Equity-Backed Washington, DC 00 00.00 000000000000 00.00
Enverus Private Equity-Backed Austin, TX 0000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
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Knovel Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Knovel Former Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Activate Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Cue Ball Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GCM Grosvenor Private Markets Fund of Funds Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Himalaya Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Silicon Alley Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Knovel FAQs

  • When was Knovel founded?

    Knovel was founded in 1999.

  • Who is the founder of Knovel?

    Sasha Gurke is the founder of Knovel.

  • Where is Knovel headquartered?

    Knovel is headquartered in New York, NY.

  • What is the size of Knovel?

    Knovel has 29 total employees.

  • What industry is Knovel in?

    Knovel’s primary industry is Application Software.

  • Is Knovel a private or public company?

    Knovel is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Knovel?

    The current valuation of Knovel is 0000.

  • What is Knovel’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Knovel is 00000.

  • How much funding has Knovel raised over time?

    Knovel has raised $12.2M.

  • Who are Knovel’s investors?

    Activate Venture Partners, Cue Ball, GCM Grosvenor Private Markets, Himalaya Capital, and Silicon Alley Venture Partners are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in Knovel.

  • Who are Knovel’s competitors?

    Grata, Creditsafe, Casetext, Fastcase, and Enverus are competitors of Knovel.

  • When was Knovel acquired?

    Knovel was acquired on 28-Dec-2012.

  • Who acquired Knovel?

    Knovel was acquired by RELX Group.

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