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Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer online courses. It offers 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, and more.
HQMountain View, US
Employee Ratings3.9
Culture scoreD-

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)1,697(+5%)
Job Openings59

Key People/Management at Coursera

Jeff Maggioncalda

Jeff Maggioncalda

Daphne Koller

Daphne Koller

Shravan Goli

Shravan Goli

Chief Product Officer and Head of Consumer Revenue
Kim Caldbeck

Kim Caldbeck

Chief Marketing Officer
Rich Jacquet

Rich Jacquet

Chief People Officer
Leah Belsky

Leah Belsky

Chief Enterprise Officer
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Coursera Office Locations

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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Coursera total Funding

$313.1 m

Coursera latest funding size

$103 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Coursera investors

Coursera's latest funding round in April 2019 was reported to be $103 m. In total, Coursera has raised $313.1 m. Coursera's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Coursera Revenue

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Coursera Operating Metrics

Coursera's Registered Users was reported to be 40 m in Apr, 2019. Coursera's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1.8 k in Apr, 2019.
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2 k3.60 k

Enterprise Customers

1.80 k

Registered Users

24 m26 m40 m


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Coursera Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Rhyme SoftworksAugust 28, 2019

Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Coursera Online and Social Media Presence

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Coursera News and Updates

Coursera taps AI to match on-campus courses with online curricula

Coursera's new AI-powered tool, CourseMatch, pairs curricula from on-campus catalogs with classes in Coursera's own database.

Coursera's new annual subscription, Coursera Plus, grants members unlimited access to over 90% of its online classes for $399 a year

  Coursera Plus is a $399 annual subscription that grants members unlimited access to over 90% of the e-learning platform's online courses (over 3,000 classes) for a year. Members can earn unlimited professional certificates, which they can add to their résumé and LinkedIn profile.  If you're pla…

Global Online Education Market Analysis 2019-2025 Featuring Leading Players: Coursera, Udacity, Pluralsight, Cengage Learning, and Cornerstone OnDemand

DUBLIN, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Online Education Market & Global Forecast, by End User, Learning Mode (Self-Paced, Instructor Led), Technology, Country, Company" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report studies the global online education market....

Coursera - Top Career Enhancing Courses

Education is key to long-term career success

Enterprise is a big part of focus in the India market, says Leah Belsky, Senior Vice President of Coursera

In a conversation with YourStory's Founder and CEO Shradha Sharma, Leah Belsky, Senior Vice President of Coursera, talks about Coursera’s enterprise business and what makes India an exciting edtech market.
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Coursera Blogs

Coursera Partners with ATP To Help Players Learn New Skills During Tour Suspension And Beyond

By Kim Caldbeck, Chief Marketing Officer, Coursera   As sporting events around the world remain suspended due to COVID-19, athletes everywhere are on a forced break from their playing commitments. During this disruption, the hard-working players, who bring so much joy and inspiration to our lives, c…

Yale’s Dr. Laurie Santos on Well-Being During COVID-19

We’re living in an unprecedented time as COVID-19 impacts lives everywhere. As we navigate and adjust, how can we manage the many emotions we’re feeling? Get expert insights from Dr. Laurie Santos, a Yale psychology professor, on how we can all prioritize our mental well-being during this challengin…

Current MCIT Online Students Discuss Community in Online Learning

The University of Pennsylvania’s MCIT Online degree prepares students without a computer science background to launch rewarding careers in the computing and technology industries. This 100% online program also helps students passionate about their current field — whether it’s business, music, or pro…

Get to know Coursera Engineer Bryan Rivera

To introduce, I started as an intern at Coursera during a summer break from the University of Florida, and now I am a software engineer on the Growth team. One of my biggest passions is creating products that serve underrepresented communities.Tell me about your role at Coursera. What do you do?Curr…

Helping Companies Respond to Employee Well-Being and Digital Readiness during COVID-19

By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer, Coursera The spread of COVID-19 has profoundly affected the way companies operate. In a matter of days, organizations around the world transitioned millions of employees to remote working to keep their communities safe. How businesses respond during this cri…

Regression Discontinuity: Understanding the Benefit of Subtitles on Coursera

This is Part III of our Causal Impact @ Coursera series. (Part II is here)At Coursera we use data to power strategic decision making, leveraging a variety of causal inference techniques to inform our product and business roadmaps. In this causal inference series, we will show how we utilize the foll…
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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 Shravan Goli.

  • How many employees does Coursera have?

    Coursera has 1,697 employees.

  • Who are Coursera competitors?

    Competitors of Coursera include Pluralsight, Moviola and Age of Learning.

  • Where is Coursera headquarters?

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

  • Where are Coursera offices?

    Coursera has an office in Mountain View.

  • How many offices does Coursera have?

    Coursera has 1 office.