Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Our technology enables our partners to teach millions of students rather than hundreds. We envision a future where everyone has access to a world-class education that has so far been available to a select few. We aim to empower people with education that will improve their lives, the lives of their families, and the communities they live in.
Company Growth (employees)
Mountain View, US
Size (employees)
300 (est)+3%
Coursera was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US

Key People at Coursera

Jeff Maggioncalda

Jeff Maggioncalda

Daphne Koller

Daphne Koller

Andrew Ng

Andrew Ng


Coursera Office Locations

Coursera has an office in Mountain View
Mountain View, US (HQ)
381 E Evelyn Ave

Coursera Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Coursera's latest funding round in June 2017 was reported to be $64 m. In total, Coursera has raised $210.1 m. Coursera's latest valuation is reported to be $800 m.

Coursera Financial Metrics


Market valuation

800 m
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Coursera Operating Metrics

Coursera's Registered Users was reported to be 26 m in Jun, 2017
Feb, 2017Jun, 2017

Registered Users

24 m26 m


2 k

University Partners



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Coursera Median Salaries

Source: 83 public H-1B filings from Coursera
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Coursera Online and Social Media Presence

Coursera News and Updates

Coursera cofounder Andrew Ng launches online deep learning courses

Andrew Ng is returning to the world of online education with a bang. He’ll be teaching a set of courses on deep learning through Coursera, the online education site that he cofounded, with the aim of helping people get up to speed on key developments in artificial intelligence. Ng’s courses will cov… is Andrew Ng’s new series of deep learning classes on Coursera

 When Andrew Ng announced back in June, it was hard to know exactly what the AI frontiersman was up to. In his time since departing as Baidu’s chief scientist, Ng has been developing a sequel of sorts to his popular introductory machine learning Coursera class. This go around, he is …

Coursera gets a new CEO: former Financial Engines CEO Jeff Maggioncalda replaces Rick Levin

Online education company Coursera has announced that CEO Rick Levin is stepping down to be replaced by Jeff Maggioncalda, former CEO of asset management company Financial Engines. Levin, an economist and the president of Yale University from 1993 to 2013, exited retirement to join Coursera as CEO in…

Online learning startup Coursera raises $64M at an $800M valuation

 As the cost of in-class education continue to rise, and the cost for computing continues to fall, we’re seeing a flourishing of startups that target the market for online learning. As one mark of the trend, one of the leaders in this space, Coursera, is today announcing $64 million in a Series D ro…

Coursera raises $64 million to expand its corporate e-learning business and master’s degree programs

Online education company Coursera has raised $64 million in a series D round of funding led by GSV Asset Management, with participation from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB), Learn Capital, and the Lampert Foundation. Founded in 2012, Coursera partners with univ…

Google and Coursera launch Cloud Platform training courses for businesses

Google has turned to online education platform Coursera to launch a handful of training courses centered on the Google Cloud Platform. Founded out of California in 2012, Coursera partners with businesses and educational institutions to serve more than 20 million online students a range of courses ac…
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