The Big Know Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 23
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt - PPP
  • Investors
  • 3

The Big Know General Information


Developer of a digital learning and modern creativity platform intended to put learning to work for businesses to grow. The company's platform develops education strategies, content and experiences, enabling brands and businesses to captivate, educate and activate the audiences they care about and generate more revenue.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational Software
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • 123 North 3rd Street
  • Suite 605
  • Minneapolis, MN 55401
  • United States
+1 (414) 000-0000

The Big Know Timeline

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The Big Know Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Debt - PPP 10-Apr-2020 00.000 Completed
3. Early Stage VC 27-Oct-2017 00000 00.000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 30-Dec-2015 $3.04M $3.04M 00.00 Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator Completed Startup
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The Big Know Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
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The Big Know Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Allison Gage President & Chief Operating Officer
Brian Faeth Chief Financial Officer
Brandy Anderson Chief Technology Officer
Donald Smithmier Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
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The Big Know Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
Cara McNulty The Big Know Board Member 000 0000
Donald Smithmier Self Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
John Bergstrom Self Board Member 000 0000
Kurt Cegielski Self Board Member 000 0000
Laurent Frécon LFE Capital Board Observer 000 0000
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The Big Know Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

Key Data Points

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The Big Know Investors (3)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
LFE Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Steve Shank Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
GoKart Labs Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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