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Fully Autonomous Security Robots

Knightscope builds Autonomous Security Robots in Silicon Valley (Made in the USA 🇺🇸) that are patrolling across the country 24/7/365 to secure the places you live, study, work, and visit. With over 28,000 investors and over $70 million raised since inception, including $10+ million in lifetime revenue, Knightscope is reimagining public safety at a time when the Nation needs it most.

This Reg A+ offering is made available through StartEngine Primary, LLC. This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.

$21,073,070 Raised


1070 Terra Bella Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94043

Knightscope builds Autonomous Security Robots in Silicon Valley (Made in the USA 🇺🇸) that are patrolling across the country 24/7/365 to secure the places you live, study, work, and visit. With over 28,000 investors and over $70 million raised since inception, including $10+ million in lifetime revenue, Knightscope is reimagining public safety at a time when the Nation needs it most.


Apr 22, 2021
$500 - $25M
Preferred Stock
Series S Preferred Stock

Maximum Number of Shares Offered subject to adjustment for bonus shares




"Last Update" and 3 Things For You!

"Last Update" and 3 Things For You!

This will be our last update on the StartEngine platform, so please read carefully!  On advice of legal counsel we will no longer be posting here nor replying to questions on this platform but have made other arrangements so we can stay in touch.  We know that for a lot of our investors, you appreciate the ability to ask questions, stay up to date, and be engaged.  And we now have a plan to do just that going forward! 

1. Knightscope Investors Page - we are in the process of updating where we will continue to post Updates and also soon we will add a forum to the bottom of the page where you can post (appropriate) public comments and questions - and we will continue to be responsive to you! 

2. Letter For You - you can read "A Letter to Our Investors" there as well!  

3. The Knightscope Store - is now OPEN!  You can go to our website at and click the blue button on the lower left or just click here to shop!  Also, for being loyal fans, supporters and investors we've arranged for a special investor 10% discount code good through June 30, 2021. The code is INVEST10 and we'll be adding more and more items over time.  We hope you'll pick something up for yourself and a loved one - and help build the Knightscope brand nationwide.  Let's go! 

Thank you all again for your vote of confidence and support.  We've got a massive amount of work ahead for us but because of you, we now have the fuel to push forward.  Onward!  🚀 🤖 

P.S. Also, don't forget to sign-up for the Knightscope monthly newsletter at the bottom of


Thank You! What's Next?!

Thank You!  What's Next?

We want to thank everyone from Main Street to Wall Street and everywhere in between that came out in support of Knightscope's efforts to make the United States of America the safest country in the world - at a time when our Nation needs it most.  With literally thousands and thousands joining the mission - it's obvious we've struck a chord and we are on to something big! 

So what do we do together moving forward now?  Here are 7 tips for you to ponder and think about while a few us on this end collapse, get some sleep and attempt to recover from a long campaign (i.e., we might be a little quiet for a couple of weeks but will be sure to keep you up to date moving forward)! 

1. Long-Term Hold - whatever happens, keep your shares in Knightscope for the long-term in your trusty hands - our mission is multi-decade in nature and we’ll need the ongoing support from our investors! 

2. Clients - send a prospective client anywhere in the U.S. to to get a private demonstration of the technology

3. Recruits - know a stellar candidate?  Send ‘em over to for them to apply online (which goes directly to the appropriate hiring manager) 

4. Investors - if you have a friend, family, neighbor, co-worker, or someone in your network that might be interested in Knightscope, make sure they keep an eye on us for the future! 

5. Brand - by popular demand we will be opening the Knightscope Store online on our website during May 2021!  Make sure to wear the goodies you pick up and help build the brand across the country.  Tag us on social media if you are out and about with it on! 

6. App - download the Knightscope Public Safety app from the Google or Apple stores and submit prospective locations that could use a Knightscope robot!

7. Social Media - follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram and don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter at the bottom of 

Thank you everyone for the continued support, for the existing investors investing again, and welcoming all our new investors.  Onward!

P.S. If you want to follow our CEO William Santana Li on LinkedIn, click here for his profile and be sure to write "KSCP" in the LinkedIn request and he'll be sure to accept!  You can also follow him on Twitter @WSantanaLi


Hours Left: Thank You From the Train Station!

Thank You From the Train Station! 

Hi Everyone, it's Bill.  Yes, the guy answering your questions almost 24/7, hosting town halls, sending a couple of emails here and there, forcing things to happen, and generally stirring up way too much trouble!

It's been a long six months - but we've made some great progress, welcomed thousands of awesome new investors, signed up numerous new clients, created dozens of new American jobs, put new crime fighting wins on the board, pulled in $10 million of new financing we announced earlier, and now we are over the $20 million mark for this offering.  😅 

Don't know about you but I'm absolutely exhausted and in need of some serious sleep. But before doing that I recorded a quick video here in Mountain View to just say THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart to all of you that made this all possible.

And for the thousands of followers that haven't yet invested, yes, the train is leaving the station. Don't get left behind!  🤖 🚀 

Click here to watch the video. 

DISCLAIMER This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.


Last Day: Knightscope Now Offering Financial Services

Knightscope Now Offering Financial Services

The announcement below will be going out on the wire this morning and we couldn't be more excited!  As you'll recall as part of this $25 million financing that closes tonight at 11:59pm PDT, we had noted in the Use of Proceeds section of the Offering Circular approximately $9 million of the funds were to be set aside for funding new machines-in-network.  This announcement effectively secures up to $10 million of financing for those same machines.  Onward!  🤖 🚀 


Knightscope Now Offering Financial Services 

Secures Up to $10 Million in Financing

Autonomous Security Robot Developer Partners with Dimension Funding, LLC

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – April 21, 2021 – Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, announced today that it has secured up to $10 million in financing for its operations.

Knightscope has partnered with Dimension Funding to enable clients to finance their Autonomous Security Robot (ASR) subscription agreements. The program has been established to provide Knightscope clients with subscription financing alternatives of up to $10 million in the first 12 to 24 months. 

Since 1978, Dimension Funding has built and maintained a solid track record and reputation as a trusted source for capital for U.S. and Canadian business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals to help grow their businesses. They specialize in working with equipment, software and technology vendors, providing innovative and flexible financing to their clients.  They fund, on average, $50 million per year in vendor financing.

Dimension Funding has created a corporate culture of stability and integrity that is rare in the industry. Dimension uses its years of expertise and knowledge to create financing programs that best fit their clients’ needs. More than 80 percent of their business comes from repeat clients or referrals. Most of its staff have been with the company for over 10 years and many for much longer. 

“We are excited to put this financing program in place to help our clients and allow us to accelerate our growth,” said William Santana Li, chairman and CEO, Knightscope.  “We believe this is an opportunity to greatly improve our overall operational cash flow.”


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1 Day Left: Knightscope Announces Robert A Mocny as Advisor

Knightscope Announces Robert A Mocny as Advisor

ASR Developer Adds 3rd Member of Federal Government Advisory Board

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – April 20, 2021 – Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, announced today the addition of Robert Mocny to its federal government advisory board.  

Robert A Mocny is a Venture Partner in the Technology Group at RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners. 

Mr. Mocny previously served as Deputy Director, Technology and Innovation at U.S. Federal Protective Service (FPS) within U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he was responsible for technology, acquisition, and IT policy related to its cyber-physical mission. 

Prior, he was Director of the US-VISIT Program and led development of DHS’ biometric identity program. Mr. Mocny was assigned to the DHS Office of Policy, where he performed the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary and established the inaugural Five Country Ministerial for the Secretary of Homeland Security.  

He led the Information Sharing Policy Office within the Office of Policy and was responsible for developing policies governing how DHS enters into international information sharing agreements; establishing an international information sharing architecture; and negotiating agreements and arrangements with international partners.

Mr. Mocny served in senior positions within Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), including Director of the Entry/Exit Project, acting Assistant Commissioner for Inspections, and Special Assistant to the Deputy Commissioner. While at INS, he led an interagency project team that established the Secure Electronic Network for Traveler’s Rapid Inspection (SENTRI) Program. 

Mr. Mocny is a graduate of the University of California. He has received numerous awards throughout his career, including a team Hammer Award from former U.S. Vice President Al Gore for the SENTRI program and the Smithsonian’s Computer World award for the innovative use of information technology. 

“Bob has been thinking about robotics for numerous years during his tenure at the Federal Protective Service and we couldn’t be more excited to have him guide us through our growth curve,” said William Santana Li, chairman and chief executive officer, Knightscope, Inc. 


Another Self-Storage Contract!

Another Self-Storage Contract!  

Self-storage is a $40 billion market in the US with over 10% of all households renting one or more of the 49,000+ units available at an average cost of $1,069 per year.  Renters expect their stored goods to be protected and Knightscope is proud to be trusted with such a tremendous responsibility.  As previously seen with casinos, corporate campuses and healthcare, the announcement of our first storage facility in January 2021 helped to quickly secure our second sale in this vertical and we are optimistic that others will follow soon.


Don't Get Left Behind!

Don’t Get Left Behind!

Did you know that Knightscope has over 25,000 investors (over 10,000 have joined in just this offering) but has over 42,000 followers of the campaign?  If you are a follower, time to complete your investment now as the clock is ticking and you surely don’t want to miss being part of something special!  Tick, tock.  ⏰ 

With over $10 million in lifetime revenue, Knightscope is reimagining public safety at a time when the Nation needs it most – and you can be part of that very mission of helping make the United States of America become the safety country in the world. 🇺🇸 

Below is a recap of some of the highlights over the last 6 months reflected in the over 5 dozen updates we have provided our investors here on StartEngine.  

  • LOOKING AHEAD – we answered the question “Are You Going Public?” only a couple (of thousand) times and what we can legally say was posted in our first update and can also be found on our website here.  We are working on it as we have stated but will not be rushed or pressured into anything that is not in the long-term interests of the Company and our awesome shareholders. 
  • CFO – we hired a highly experienced CFO and she brought with her a stellar team that collectively have done 6 IPOs and 22 secondary offerings
  • RIDING THE WAVE – we signed a contract with our first water utility 
  • VA – we signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • NEVADA – we deployed at an apartment complex in Las Vegas
  • STORAGE – signed our first contract with a major self-storage facility 
  • ARIZONA – signed a contract with a college, a mall and commercial real estate 
  • CASINOS – signed multiple contracts and deployed at multiple gaming facilities 
  • AIRPORT – deployed at the Houston Airport
  • EBT – developed, sold and deploying Elevated Body Temperature capability
  • APP – designed, developed and released the Knightscope Public Safety App
  • GROCERY – signed our first contract with a grocery store
  • TEXAS – signed and deployed multiple contracts in commercial real estate, municipality, and rail
  • DISNEY+ - included Knightscope in the upcoming Loki original series from Marvel Studios
  • JOBS – created dozens of new American Jobs during the pandemic
  • TSA – awarded a cash prize by the U.S. Federal Government
  • GAMING – signed our first contract with a gaming developer
  • 4 DAYS – beat our 10-day record from demo to signed contract! 
  • OREGON – sold our first contract in Oregon in a retail environment
  • ADVISORS – begun to build out a distinguished Federal Government Advisory Board
  • KENTUCKY – sold another contract into Kentucky for a fulfillment center
  • EXPANSIONS – saw both mall and commercial real estate clients add more robots
  • NEW SERVICE – launched a new revenue-generating service of providing active monitoring
  • SIXPACK – sold a ½ dozen K1 stationary machines in one contract 

So, there you go!  Two dozen major moves and traction in a short 6 months during a worldwide pandemic. 😅 

We have proven technology that has been deployed across the country and has operated well in excess of 1 million hours for 4 winters and 5 summers.  And we have a recurring revenue business model for a recurring societal problem. 🤖 🚀 

You have until 11:59pm PDT on Wed 21 April 2021 to Join Us and Be a Force for Good.  

Train is leaving the station.  

Don’t get left behind! 

DISCLAIMER This investment is speculative, illiquid, and involves a high degree of risk, including the possible loss of your entire investment.



3 Days Left: ANOTHER Deployment?!

ANOTHER Deployment?!

Is anyone getting tired of hearing that Knightscope has deployed another robot at another Southern California casino?  WE’RE NOT!  This beautiful security robot received “white-glove” packaging and will be delivered to its new home this week.  It will be part of the initial guest experience as it patrols the grand lobby keeping everyone safe and happy as they prepare to hit the tables and slot machines.

One of the most important things for startups to do is "ship". We are literally doing that (with a fancy modular crate) changing the world one robot at a time. 

What? You thought we just downloaded the A.I. robots from the cloud?! ☁️ 🤖 🤓


4 Days Left: A SIXPACK of Sales!

A SIXPACK of Sales!

As of this past week, there are 16 states and the District of Columbia that have legalized recreational use of cannabis, and 19 states that allow its use for medicinal purposes. Because the banking system does not yet fully support a business operating in this space, however, many cannabis retailers have large amounts of cash on hand.  

According to the Wharton School of Business Public Policy Initiative, “in the absence of being banked, one in every two cannabis dispensaries were robbed or burglarized – with the average thief walking away with anywhere from $20,000 to $50,000 in a single theft.”  

One California cannabis cultivation distribution and retail organization signed a contract for SIX (6) K1s to be prominently featured at the main entrance of several of its facilities.  In addition to their roles in security, these K1s will be deployed equipped with Knightscope’s new Elevated Body Temperature (EBT) detection feature to support California’s commitment to curtailing the spread of COVID-19.


Town Hall SOLD OUT! But ...

Town Hall SOLD OUT!  But ...

Well, that was quick!  So all 3 sessions with the Knightscope CEO are sold out for Saturday!  But since that likely will make some folks cranky, we thought to share with you a recording of a session done last week.  You can watch it here.  Enjoy and thanks for the continued support - it means a lot to us! 

Watch Knightscope Town Hall 


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Ranadheer Reddy


a year ago

Why not disclose the name of your clients. News like "One more casino contract" and "Another fortune 1000 hotel" look like news from penny stocks



Michael Jaskiel


a year ago

Do you plan to expand Internationally? Like in Canada or Mexico or else where? If so how soon? Thanks



Suneel Patchala


a year ago

How to list Series S preferred stocks in computer share



Jason Clark


a year ago

Just curious Was anyone able to sell shares on Friday for profit? If so, how does the process work switching your shares from here to your broker? Is it easy?



Raymond Marine

a year ago

After the first delay, it appears Knightscope will go Public on January 27th, 2022.



Melissa Anderson

a year ago

Just curious as to what some of you did regarding the conversion? Seems a bit tricky.



Manuel Rodriguez

a year ago

When my shares in Computershare will reflect their market price? Are we already public or not? I had bought shares from your company three times, I can see them in Computershare, but with no price?? can you please help me on this, thanks!



Roberto Haza


a year ago

This microsite is not being monitored anymore. Use to post and read comments that are actually getting answered



Roberto Haza


a year ago

Hey folks, is anybody having a similar conversion nightmare I have been experiencing? I am based of the US, and had to decipher the complicated email I got from Knightscope on Nov 19. After trying all the links in the email, I figured the following to start working: #1. Request conversion from the knightscopeconversion website, after much info asked, I managed to get a screen that asks for 5-7 days for the conversion to happen. Its been 14 days and have yet to receive a confirmation. #2. Register an account with Computershare. After registering with the account code sent on the email sent on Nov 19, again after much info asked, I get a page that is asking for another 7-14 days to send a code via snail mail. What?! I thought I was investing in the future of tech, but I need a code via snail mail to finish registering the computershare account? Is anyone else having the same experience? Someone in Knightscope should really pay attention to how early investors are getting treated in this conversion. What a nightmare!



Timothy Cresswell


2 years ago

Hello Knightscope. About 10 months ago, I invested $$. I recently invested another $$. So my account shows that I have correct amount invested in "two companies". the more recent investment is in process but has hit my cc. The first investment hit my cc and now shows that my investment is "incomplete". When I hit the link to complete my investment, there is nothing for me to fill out or do. I cant find anyone who can advise me. What more do I need to do. Please provide me with a contact person. Thanks.




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