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Coursera is an education company that partners with universities and organizations to offer online courses. It provides recorded video lectures, auto-graded and peer-reviewed assignments as well as community discussion forums. The subjects include engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, digital marketing, data science, etc.
TypePublic
Founded2012
HQMountain View, CA, US
Websitecoursera.org
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureD

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)779(+53%)
Job Openings72
Revenue (FY, 2020)$293.5 M(+60%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$43.4
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Coursera

Jeff Maggioncalda

Jeff Maggioncalda

Chief Executive Officer
Daphne Koller

Daphne Koller

Co-Founder
Andrew Ng

Andrew Ng

Chair of the Board and Co-Founder
Shravan Goli

Shravan Goli

Chief Product Officer and Head of Consumer Revenue
Kim Caldbeck

Kim Caldbeck

Chief Marketing Officer
Betty Vandenbosch

Betty Vandenbosch

Chief Content Officer
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Coursera Office Locations

Coursera has offices in Mountain View and London
Mountain View, CA, US (HQ)
381 E Evelyn Ave
London, GB
City Bridge House, 57 Southwark St
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Coursera Financials and Metrics

Coursera Revenue

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Coursera's revenue was reported to be $293.51 m in FY, 2020 which is a 59.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

88.4m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

49.5m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

56.1%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(18.7m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(18.4m)

Market capitalization (9-Jun-2021)

5.9b

Closing stock price (9-Jun-2021)

43.4
Coursera's current market capitalization is $5.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

184.4m293.5m

Revenue growth, %

59%

Cost of goods sold

89.6m138.8m

Gross profit

94.8m154.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

40.1m45.8m48.6m53.8m73.7m82.7m88.4m

Cost of goods sold

20.1m21.8m23.6m25.0m35.2m39.0m38.8m

Gross profit

20.1m24.0m25.0m28.9m38.6m43.7m49.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

50%52%51%54%52%53%56%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

56.0m79.9m

Accounts Receivable

16.7m40.7m

Prepaid Expenses

9.4m15.0m

Current Assets

206.5m355.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2021

Preferred Stock

81.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(46.7m)(66.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.3m9.6m

Cash From Operating Activities

(21.3m)(15.0m)

Purchases of PP&E

(4.4m)(3.1m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2021

Net Income

(18.7m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

(4.3m)

Purchases of PP&E

(307.0k)
USDQ1, 2019

Revenue/Employee

30.5k
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Coursera Operating Metrics

Coursera's Registered Users was reported to be 76.6 m in FY, 2020.
FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

Registered Users

37.3 m46.4 m76.6 m

Degrees Students

2.76 k4.26 k5.99 k6.22 k7.18 k8.08 k11.5 k11.9 k

Courses

4.6 k

Specializations

500
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Coursera Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Rhyme SoftworksAugust 28, 2019
Coursera Canada Limited
Coursera Europe B.V.
Coursera FZ-LLC
Coursera India Private Limited
Coursera UK Limited
Shanghai Kehai Management Consulting Co., Ltd.

Coursera Revenue Breakdown

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Coursera revenue breakdown by business segment: 65.7% from Consumer, 24.1% from Enterprise and 10.2% from Degrees

Coursera revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 28.4% from Europe, Middle East, and Africa, 13.9% from Asia Pacific, 48.9% from United States and 8.9% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Coursera Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Coursera Online and Social Media Presence

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Coursera Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    58/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    67/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    59/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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Coursera News and Updates

K16 Solutions Helps Coursera Expand Its LMS Ingestion Capabilities

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- K16 Solutions, the industry leader in EdTech for Learning Management System (LMS) course migration, course design, and course archiving, has announced a partnership with Coursera, one of the world's leading online learning platforms. This...

10 great Coursera online master's degree programs you can apply to this summer, from data science to public health

  Summary List Placement Coursera is probably best known for its free course options, from a Yale psychology class on how to be happy to an immensely popular Stanford machine learning course. It also offers short-term certificate programs from companies like Google and IBM. But it also has master's…

Global Digital Education Market (2020 to 2026) - Featuring PluraInsight, Coursera and EDX Among Others

Dublin, May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Digital Education Market by Learning Type, Course Type, End-user, and Geography - Global Forecast up to 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Digital Education Market affords a holistic valuation of the market for the es…

E-learning Market in GCC Countries- Administrate Ltd., Coursera Inc., Docebo Inc., Among Others to Contribute to the Market Growth | Technavio

NEW YORK, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The E-learning market in GCC countries is poised to grow by USD 492.66 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 10% during the forecast period. Exclusive report talking about Market scenarios, Estimates, the impact of lockdown, and...

Coursera stock jumps 20% early on its first day of trading

Coursera stock jumps 20% early on its first day of trading

Coursera closes up 36%, topping $5.9 billion market cap in Wall Street debut

Education tech company Coursera made its market debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange through an IPO and is now trading under the ticker symbol “COUR.”
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Coursera Blogs

Can Machines be Creative? An Interview with Jeongki Lim: Instructor, Creativity and A.I. Specialization, Parsons School of Design, The New School

Jeongki Lim is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management, and the instructor for the new Creativity and A.I. Specialization from Parsons School of Design, The New School. In this intermediate-level, three-course Specialization, learners develop critical perspectives on creativity and…

New Urban Planning Simulator Offers a Hands-On Opportunity for Learners to Apply Their Skills

Digital transformation is a top issue for urban centers worldwide as leaders and planners explore new opportunities to leverage the power of technology to advance everything from efficiency to safety.  The Digital Transformation of Megapolises: From Zero to #1 in UN Digital e-Government Ranking cour…

Announcing the Coursera Global Skills Report 2021

By Jeff Maggioncalda, Coursera CEO Today, I’m excited to introduce Coursera’s third annual Global Skills Report, an in-depth look at the state of skills globally. This year’s study draws on performance data since the pandemic’s onset from over 77 million learners on Coursera to benchmark business, t…

Learn About Environmental Impact and Take Action

Green Team, Coursera’s new environmental impact Employee Resource Group (ERG), is excited to share resources that educate and promote awareness, increase sustainability, build resilience for communities and solidarity among colleagues, and provide the skills needed to address urgent environmental co…

Hands-on, applied learning on Coursera

By Melody Liu, Senior Product Manager, Coursera Labs Demand for people with data science and artificial intelligence (AI) skills continues to rise. Data science roles are growing by 37% annually, and for artificial intelligence jobs, the annual growth rate is 74%. These are specialized skills that r…

New for educators: Seamlessly migrate content from your LMS to Coursera

By Jyoti Motwani, Senior Product Manager, Coursera  Today, we’re excited to announce that educators can now seamlessly import content from select learning management systems (LMS) directly to Coursera. This new feature supports scalable content creation, enabling educators to quickly migrate large a…
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Coursera Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Coursera founded?

    Coursera was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Coursera key executives?

    Coursera's key executives are Jeff Maggioncalda, Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng.

  • How many employees does Coursera have?

    Coursera has 779 employees.

  • What is Coursera revenue?

    Latest Coursera annual revenue is $293.5 m.

  • What is Coursera revenue per employee?

    Latest Coursera revenue per employee is $376.8 k.

  • Who are Coursera competitors?

    Competitors of Coursera include Degreed, Podia and Teachable.

  • Where is Coursera headquarters?

    Coursera headquarters is located at 381 E Evelyn Ave, Mountain View.

  • Where are Coursera offices?

    Coursera has offices in Mountain View and London.

  • How many offices does Coursera have?

    Coursera has 2 offices.