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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 Ratings4
Overall CultureC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)779(+53%)
Job Openings99
Revenue (FY, 2020)$293.5 M(+60%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$38
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 (15-Sept-2021)

5.2b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

38.0
Coursera's current market capitalization is $5.2 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

92/100

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Coursera Online and Social Media Presence

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Coursera Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    80/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    62/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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Coursera News and Updates

How Coursera plans to expand business in India

In a recent conversation with YourStory’s Daily Dispatch, Raghav Gupta, Managing Director, India and APAC, Coursera, shares valuable insights about the company’s plans for business expansion and setting up a service center in India

Global Remote Learning Markets Report 2021-2026 Featuring Key Vendors - Blackboard, Pearson, Adobe, Udemy, Coursera

Dublin, Aug. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Remote Learning Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The remote learning market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.62% during the period 2021-2026.The rising adoption …

Thinking about buying stock in Global Blood Therapeutics, Cerus Corp, Coursera, Agrify Corp, or Invitae Corp?

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for GBT, CERS, COUR, AGFY, and NVTA. To see how InvestorsObserver's proprietary scoring system rates these stocks, view the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link....

USO and Coursera Launch "Making Your Military Transition a Transformation" Course to Help Kickstart Civilian Careers

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the United Service Organizations (USO) and Coursera – one of the world's leading online learning platforms – announced a specially designed course to help active-duty, Reserve, and National Guard members navigate the challenges of...

Coursera platform vulnerabilities could have exposed user data

Newly disclosed vulnerabilities in platform services provided by online education provider Coursera Inc. could have exposed user data before being fixed. Discovered by researchers at application security testing company Checkmarx Ltd., the vulnerabilities relate to a range of Coursera application p…

Global Programming Language Training Market (2021 to 2025) - Featuring Aptech, Coursera and DataCamp Among Others

Dublin, June 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Programming Language Training Market 2021-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the programming language training market and it is poised to grow by 4.49 billion during 2021-2025, pr…
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Coursera Blogs

Optimizing Low Code in Retool to Empower Services Colleagues

By Charlotte Evans, Platform Services Degree SpecialistOne day when my older brother was in elementary school and reading aloud from the sofa, I became infuriated that he was making sense out of what appeared to be squiggles on the page. Hands on hips, I marched over to my mother and demanded, “Mumm…

Creating Comunidad at Coursera – the HOLA Employee Resource Group

By Christian Angulo, HOLA ERG Chair and Senior Partner Development Manager at Coursera In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and Latinx impact, we’re excited to introduce you to HOLA, one of the first employee resource groups (ERGs) established at Coursera. The HOLA ERG was founded in 2018 to cr…

3 Latinx product designers at Coursera share their career journeys and advice for entering the field

Are you interested in a product design career? In this post, we’ll share our conversation with three expert product designers to get some inside perspective on this high-demand field. They share advice and guidance on why this is a great career path, what skills and experience are most important, an…

Coursera Industry Skills Report highlights critical skills gaps as digital transformation investments accelerate across all major industries

By Leah Belsky, Coursera Chief Enterprise Officer I am excited to introduce Coursera’s Industry Skills Report 2021, which examines the pandemic’s impact on digital transformation and skills development across major industries. The report analyzes data on skills proficiency from millions of Coursera …

Trending online courses in cloud tech, sales, cybersecurity, and more

With more world-class content launching every week, there are always new topics to explore, new skills to learn, and new ways to achieve your goals. These latest courses, Specializations, and Professional Certificates cover everything from business management and personal finance to data science and…

Coursera announces a statewide partnership with Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to prepare students and faculty for a digital economy

By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer at Coursera Today, I am excited to announce a statewide partnership with the Oklahoma State Regents of Higher Education, which is enabling 15 universities and colleges to adopt Coursera for Campus. The Coursera for Campus platform empowers any college or univ…
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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 Numerade, Degreed and Podia.

  • 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.