Document

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 10, 2021
Registration No. 333‑260872
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
AMENDMENT NO. 1
TO
FORM S-1
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Under
The Securities Act of 1933
KNOWBE4, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware737036-4827930
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Primary Standard Industrial Classification Code Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)
KnowBe4, Inc.
33 N. Garden Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33755
(855) 566-9234
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Registrant’s principal executive offices)
Sjoerd Sjouwerman
Chief Executive Officer
KnowBe4, Inc.
33 N. Garden Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33755
(855) 566-9234
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
Copies to:
Tony Jeffries
Shrikrishna Venkataraman
Mark T. Bettencourt
Megan J. BaierCo-President & Chief Financial OfficerJoseph C. Theis, Jr.
David SharonKnowBe4, Inc.Jesse Nevarez
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati,33 N. Garden AvenueGoodwin Procter LLP
Professional CorporationClearwater, FL 33755100 Northern Avenue
1301 Avenue of the Americas(855) 566-9234Boston, MA 02210
(212) 999-5800(617) 570-1000
Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: As soon as practicable after the effective date of this Registration Statement.
If any of the securities being registered on this Form are to be offered on a delayed or continuous basis pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933, check the following box.  ☐
If this Form is filed to register additional securities for an offering pursuant to Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act, please check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.  ☐
If this Form is a post-effective amendment filed pursuant to Rule 462(c) under the Securities Act, check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.  ☐
If this Form is a post-effective amendment filed pursuant to Rule 462(d) under the Securities Act, check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.  ☐
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large accelerated filerAccelerated filer
Non-accelerated filerSmaller reporting company
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by checkmark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act. ☒
CALCULATION OF REGISTRATION FEE
Title of Each Class of
Securities to be Registered
Amount to be Registered(1)
Proposed Maximum Offering Price Per Share(2)
Proposed Maximum Aggregate Offering
Price(1)(2)
Amount of
Registration
Fee(2)
Class A common stock, par value $0.00001 per share8,050,000$23.84$191,912,000.00$17,790.25
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(1)Includes the aggregate offering price of additional shares of Class A common stock that the underwriters have the option to purchase from the selling stockholders, if any.
(2)Estimated solely for the purpose of calculating the registration fee in accordance with Rule 457(c) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, on the basis of the average of the high and low prices of the registrant’s Class A common stock as reported on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on November 2, 2021.
(3)Previously paid.
The Registrant hereby amends this Registration Statement on such date or dates as may be necessary to delay its effective date until the Registrant shall file a further amendment which specifically states that this Registration Statement shall thereafter become effective in accordance with Section 8(a) of the Securities Act of 1933 or until the Registration Statement shall become effective on such date as the Securities and Exchange Commission, acting pursuant to said Section 8(a) may determine.



EXPLANATORY NOTE
This Amendment No. 1 (this “Amendment”) to the Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-260872) of KnowBe4, Inc. (the “Registration Statement”) is being filed as an exhibits-only filing solely to amend and restate the list of exhibits set forth in Item 16(a) of Part II of the Registration Statement. Accordingly, this Amendment consists only of the facing page, this explanatory note, Part II of the Registration Statement, the signature page to the Registration Statement, and the filed exhibits. The remainder of the Registration Statement is unchanged and has therefore been omitted. This Amendment speaks as of the original filing date of the Registration Statement and does not reflect events occurring after the filing date of the Registration Statement or modify or update the disclosures therein in any way other than as required to amend and restate the list of exhibits in Item 16(a) as described above.



PART II
INFORMATION NOT REQUIRED IN PROSPECTUS
ITEM 13. Other Expenses of Issuance and Distribution
The following table sets forth all expenses to be paid by the registrant, other than underwriting discounts and commissions, in connection with this offering. All amounts shown are estimates except for the Securities and Exchange Commission registration fee, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, filing fee and the exchange listing fee:
Amount to be Paid
Securities and Exchange Commission registration fee$17,790 
FINRA filing fee28,637 
Printing and engraving expenses100,000 
Legal fees and expenses400,000 
Accounting fees and expenses120,000 
Transfer agent and registrar fees10,000 
Miscellaneous323,573 
Total$1,000,000 
ITEM 14. Indemnification of Directors and Officers
Section 145(a) of the Delaware General Corporation Law provides that a Delaware corporation may indemnify any person who was or is a party or is threatened to be made a party to any threatened, pending or completed action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative or investigative (other than an action by or in the right of the corporation) by reason of the fact that such person is or was a director, officer, employee or agent of the corporation, or is or was serving at the request of the corporation as a director, officer, employee or agent of another corporation or enterprise, against expenses (including attorneys’ fees), judgments, fines and amounts paid in settlement actually and reasonably incurred by such person in connection with such action, suit or proceeding if he or she acted in good faith and in a manner he or she reasonably believed to be in or not opposed to the best interests of the corporation, and, with respect to any criminal action or proceeding, had no cause to believe his or her conduct was unlawful.
Section 145(b) of the Delaware General Corporation Law provides that a Delaware corporation may indemnify any person who was or is a party or is threatened to be made a party to any threatened, pending or completed action or suit by or in the right of the corporation to procure a judgment in its favor by reason of the fact that such person acted in any of the capacities set forth above, against expenses (including attorneys’ fees) actually and reasonably incurred by such person in connection with the defense or settlement of such action or suit if he or she acted under similar standards, except that no indemnification may be made in respect of any claim, issue or matter as to which such person shall have been adjudged to be liable to the corporation unless and only to the extent that the court in which such action or suit was brought shall determine that, despite the adjudication of liability but in view of all the circumstances of the case, such person is fairly and reasonably entitled to be indemnified for such expenses which the court shall deem proper.
Section 145 of the Delaware General Corporation Law further provides that: (i) to the extent that a former or present director or officer of a corporation has been successful in the defense of any action, suit or proceeding referred to in subsections (a) and (b) or in the defense of any claim, issue or matter therein, such person shall be indemnified against expenses (including attorneys’ fees) actually and reasonably incurred by him or her in connection therewith; (ii) indemnification provided for by Section 145 shall not be deemed exclusive of any other rights to which the indemnified party may be entitled; and (iii) the corporation may purchase and maintain insurance on behalf of any present or former director, officer, employee or agent of the corporation or any person who at the request of the corporation was serving in such capacity for another entity against any liability asserted against such



person and incurred by him or her in any such capacity or arising out of his or her status as such, whether or not the corporation would have the power to indemnify him or her against such liabilities under Section 145.
In addition, the proposed form of Underwriting Agreement (to be filed by amendment) is expected to provide for indemnification of our directors and officers by the underwriters against certain liabilities.
Our certificate of incorporation authorizes us to provide for the indemnification of directors to the fullest extent permissible under Delaware law.
Our bylaws provides for the indemnification of officers, directors and third parties acting on our behalf if such person acted in good faith and in a manner reasonably believed to be in and not opposed to our best interest and, with respect to any criminal action or proceeding, the indemnified party had no reason to believe his or her conduct was unlawful.
We have entered into indemnification agreements with our directors, executive officers and others, in addition to indemnification provided for in our bylaws, and intend to enter into indemnification agreements with any new directors and executive officers in the future.
We have purchased and intend to maintain insurance on behalf of any person who is or was a director or officer against any loss arising from any claim asserted against him or her and incurred by him or her in any such capacity, subject to certain exclusions.
See also the undertakings set out in response to Item 17 herein.
ITEM 15. Recent Sales of Unregistered Securities
Since January 1, 2018, we have issued and sold the following unregistered securities:
1.In March 2019, we issued and sold an aggregate of 6,511,400 shares of our Series C Preferred Stock, at a purchase price of $4.85 per share for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $31.6 million to a total of two (2) accredited investors.
2.In June 2019, we issued and sold an aggregate of 52,407,360 shares of our Series C-1 Preferred Stock, at a purchase price of $5.90 per share for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $309.4 million to a total of seven (7) accredited investors.
3.In December 2020, we issued and sold an aggregate of 731,760 shares of our common stock, at a purchase price of $5.85 per share for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $4.3 million to a total of six (6) accredited investors.
4.From January 1, 2018 through the filing of our Registration Statement on Form S-8 on April 23, 2021, we issued and sold to certain of our employees, directors, consultants and other service providers an aggregate of 14,558,487 shares of common stock upon the exercise of options under our 2016 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended, or 2016 Plan, at exercise prices per share ranging from $0.01 to $2.82, for a weighted-average exercise price of approximately $0.20.
5.From January 1, 2018 through the filing of our Registration Statement on Form S-8 on April 23, 2021, we granted to our employees, directors, consultants and other service providers stock options to purchase an aggregate of 12,558,280 shares of common stock upon the exercise of options under our 2016 Plan at exercise prices per share ranging from $1.02 to $12.01, for a weighted-average exercise price of approximately $3.23.
6.From January 1, 2018 through the filing of our Registration Statement on Form S-8 on April 23, 2021, we granted to our employees, directors, consultants and other service providers restricted stock units covering an aggregate of 1,718,749 shares of Class A common stock under our 2021 Equity Incentive Plan.



We claimed exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Act, for the sale and issuance of securities in the transactions described in paragraphs 1 through 3 above by virtue of Section 4(a)(2) and/or Regulation D promulgated thereunder as transactions not involving any public offering. All of the purchasers of unregistered securities for which we relied on Section 4(a)(2) and/or Regulation D represented that they were accredited investors as defined under the Securities Act. We claimed such exemption on the basis that (a) the purchasers in each case represented that they intended to acquire the securities for investment only and not with a view to the distribution thereof and that they either received adequate information about the registrant or had access, through employment or other relationships, to such information and (b) appropriate legends were affixed to the stock certificates issued in such transactions.
We claimed exemption from registration under the Securities Act for the sales and issuances of securities in the transactions described in paragraphs 4 through 6 above under Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act in that such sales and issuances did not involve a public offering or under Rule 701 promulgated under the Securities Act, in that they were offered and sold either pursuant to written compensatory plans or pursuant to a written contract relating to compensation, as provided by Rule 701.
ITEM 16. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules
(a)Exhibits
A list of exhibits filed herewith is contained in the exhibit index that immediately precedes such exhibits and is incorporated herein by reference.
(b)Financial Statement Schedule
All financial statement schedules are omitted because the information required to be set forth therein is not applicable or is shown in the consolidated financial statements or the notes thereto.
ITEM 17. Undertakings
The undersigned Registrant hereby undertakes to provide to the underwriters at the closing specified in the underwriting agreement certificates in such denominations and registered in such names as required by the underwriters to permit prompt delivery to each purchaser.
Insofar as indemnification by the Registrant for liabilities arising under the Securities Act may be permitted to directors, officers and controlling persons of the Registrant pursuant to the provisions described in Item 14 or otherwise, the Registrant has been advised that in the opinion of the Securities and Exchange Commission such indemnification is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and is, therefore, unenforceable. In the event that a claim for indemnification against such liabilities (other than the payment by the Registrant of expenses incurred or paid by a director, officer or controlling person of the Registrant in the successful defense of any action, suit or proceeding) is asserted by such director, officer or controlling person in connection with the securities being registered, the Registrant will, unless in the opinion of its counsel the matter has been settled by controlling precedent, submit to a court of appropriate jurisdiction the question whether such indemnification by it is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and will be governed by the final adjudication of such issue.
The undersigned Registrant hereby undertakes that:
(1)For purposes of determining any liability under the Securities Act, the information omitted from the form of prospectus filed as part of this registration statement in reliance upon Rule 430A and contained in a form of prospectus filed by the Registrant pursuant to Rule 424(b)(l) or (4) or 497(h) under the Securities Act shall be deemed to be part of this registration statement as of the time it was declared effective.
(2)For the purpose of determining any liability under the Securities Act, each post-effective amendment that contains a form of prospectus shall be deemed to be a new registration statement relating to the securities offered therein, and the offering of such securities at that time shall be deemed to be the initial bona fide offering thereof.



EXHIBIT INDEX
Incorporated by Reference
Exhibit
Number
DescriptionFormFile No.ExhibitFiling Date
1.1S-1333‑2608721.1November 8, 2021
2.18-K001-403512.1October 21, 2021
3.110-Q001-403513.1May 26, 2021
3.210-Q001-403513.2May 26, 2021
4.1S-1/A333-2545184.1April 12, 2021
4.2S-1333-2545184.2March 19, 2021
5.1S-1333‑2608725.1November 8, 2021
10.1†S-1/A333-25451810.1April 12, 2021
10.2†S-1/A333-25451810.2April 12, 2021
10.3†S-1/A333-25451810.3April 12, 2021
10.4†S-1333-25451810.4March 19, 2021
10.5†S-1333-25451810.5March 19, 2021
10.6†S-1333-25451810.6March 19, 2021
10.7†S-1333-25451810.7March 19, 2021
10.8†S-1333-25451810.8March 19, 2021
10.9†S-1333-25451810.9March 19, 2021
10.10S-1333-25451810.10March 19, 2021
21.1S-1333-25451821.1March 19, 2021
23.1S-1333‑26087223.1November 8, 2021
23.2S-1333‑26087223.2November 8, 2021
24.1S-1333‑26087224.1November 8, 2021
101.INS*XBRL Instance Document
101.SCHXBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
101.CALXBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
101.DEFXBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document
101.LABXBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document
101.PREXBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
________________
Indicates a management contract or compensatory plan or arrangement.
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SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the registrant has duly caused this Registration Statement on Form S-1 to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in City of Clearwater, State of Florida, on the 10th day of November, 2021.
KnowBe4, Inc.
By:/s/ Sjoerd Sjouwerman
Sjoerd Sjouwerman
Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Registration Statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.
SignatureTitleDate
/s/ Sjoerd Sjouwerman
Chief Executive Officer & Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
November 10, 2021
Sjoerd Sjouwerman
/s/ Shrikrishna Venkataraman
Co-President and Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)
November 10, 2021
Shrikrishna Venkataraman
*DirectorNovember 10, 2021
Jeremiah Daly
*DirectorNovember 10, 2021
Joseph DiSabato
*DirectorNovember 10, 2021
Kevin Klausmeyer
*DirectorNovember 10, 2021
Stephen Shanley
*DirectorNovember 10, 2021
Gerhard Watzinger
*DirectorNovember 10, 2021
Kara Wilson
*By:/s/ Sjoerd Sjouwerman
Sjoerd Sjouwerman
Attorney-in-Fact
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