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Series D | Alive

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Last Raised

$100M | 2 yrs ago

About Kong

Kong provides an open-source application programming interface (API) marketplace for developers and engineers. Kong allows dev teams to distribute, monetize, manage, analyze, and consume APIs. Customers use Kong for security, analytics, onboarding, monitoring, and access control.

Headquarters Location

251 Post Street Suite 200

San Francisco, California, 94108,

United States


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API management is the process of building and documenting APIs, supervising and distributing access, and analyzing performance.

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Kong Patents

Kong has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Network protocols
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Diagrams
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Network protocols, Performance management, MPLS networking, Network management, Trees (data structures)


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Related Topics

Network protocols, Performance management, MPLS networking, Network management, Trees (data structures)



Latest Kong News

Legendary Entertainment Formalizes Sony Deal After Cutting Ties With Warner Bros.

Nov 28, 2022

Legendary Entertainment, the production company behind “Dune” and “Godzilla vs. Kong,” has cut ties with Warner Bros. and entered a multi-year worldwide film distribution partnership with Sony Pictures. Under the new agreement, Sony will market and distribute Legendary’s upcoming theatrical motion picture titles. However, select existing projects at Legendary are exempt from the pact, meaning Warner […]

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Kong Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Kong founded?

    Kong was founded in 2007.

  • Where is Kong's headquarters?

    Kong's headquarters is located at 251 Post Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Kong's latest funding round?

    Kong's latest funding round is Series D.

  • How much did Kong raise?

    Kong raised a total of $170.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Kong?

    Investors of Kong include Index Ventures, CRV, Andreessen Horowitz, GGV Capital, Goldman Sachs and 14 more.

  • Who are Kong's competitors?

    Competitors of Kong include WSO2, RapidAPI,, Tyk Technologies, Sensedia and 11 more.

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Sensedia provides both an API Management Platform and Professional Services, helping companies design, expose, secure and govern their APIs. As Sensedia is focused exclusively on APIs, we work under the premise that APIs deliver real business value and, through a Productive Platform, assuring the delivery of the best experience for internal developers or external partners.

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WSO2 is an enterprise middleware company delivering a complete, open-source enterprise SOA middleware stack, purpose-built as an integrated platform to support heterogeneous enterprise environments-internally and in the cloud. It offers Platform-as-a-Service solutions for businesses around the world. The company is based in Santa Clara, California, and was founded in 2005.

Tyk Technologies

Tyk Technologies offers an API Management Platform with an API Gateway, API Analytics, Developer Portal, and API Management Dashboard that allows companies to share data securely with third parties, allowing them to sell their services through non-direct channels.

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RapidAPI is a conduit connecting developers with public APIs that allows them to manage all their API connections from a single interface, as well as access metrics.

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APIsec addresses the critical need to secure APIs before they reach production. APIsec provides an automated and continuous API testing platform that uncovers security vulnerabilities and logic flaws in APIs. Clients rely on APIsec to evaluate every update and release, ensuring that no APIs go to production with vulnerabilities.

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Mia‑Platform is a technology and software solution company. The company provides an end‑to‑end digital Integration hub with DevOps lifecycle management. It is based in Milan, Italy.

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