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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.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQMountain View, US
Websitecoursera.org
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)2,233(+5%)
Job Openings28
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Coursera

Jeff Maggioncalda

Jeff Maggioncalda

CEO
Daphne Koller

Daphne Koller

Co-Founder
Andrew Ng

Andrew Ng

Chair of the Board and Co-Founder of Coursera
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, US (HQ)
381 E Evelyn Ave
London, GB
City Bridge House, 57 Southwark St
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Coursera Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Coursera total Funding

$443.1 m

Coursera latest funding size

$130 m

Time since last funding

4 months ago

Coursera investors

Coursera's latest funding round in July 2020 was reported to be $130 m. In total, Coursera has raised $443.1 m. Coursera's latest valuation is reported to be $2.5 b.
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Coursera Revenue

Market valuation

2.5b
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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.
Feb, 2017Jun, 2017Apr, 2019Aug, 2019

Courses

2 k3.60 k

Enterprise Customers

1.80 k

Registered Users

24 m26 m40 m

Specializations

180
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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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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Coursera Online and Social Media Presence

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Coursera Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    53/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    58/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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Coursera News and Updates

Massive Open Online Courses Market To Witness Exponential Growth By 2027|Alison, Coursera Inc., edX Inc., FutureLearn Limited, iversity Learning Solutions GmbH, LinkedIn Corporation, NovoEd, Inc., Pluralsight LLC, Udacity, Inc., Udemy, Inc

The Massive Open Online Courses Market report provides key statistics on the state of the industry and is a valuable source of guidance and direction for companies and individuals interested in the market. The report focuses on global major leading companies providing information such as company pro…

Coursera saw a 398% increase in users between March and April. Here’s how online learning is taking off, across platforms.

While Coursera and MasterClass flourish, users are also flocking to Airbnb and Instagram to learn In recent years, much of the investment in online learning has focused on companies such as Coursera, which offer users affordable college courses and professional development. While these more traditio…

Tech.eu Podcast #184: New Fairphone, Napster bought by European startup, and we talk to CEO of Coursera and Sherry Coutu of Digital Boost

This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech from the past week, including the deals and rumours involving The Hut Group, Auto 1, and Delivery Hero, as well as the new device from Fairphone and the brand value of Napster. Also check out an interview with Jeff Maggioncalda, C…

I use Coursera to take all the fun classes I never got to take in college, like the history of modern art — they're completely free and I can work at my own pace

  Online-learning sites are great tools for both personal and career-based development. I've been interested in art for years, but I stopped investing time in the subject when it didn't apply to my college major. But, I used a free online course on Coursera — created by the Museum of Modern Art, o…

Sherry Coutu and Coursera step in to upskill UK’s digital laggards

Low digitalisation is costing the UK £100bn in GDP, as SMEs struggle to go online. Can an army of volunteers and free training courses change that? Sherry Coutu and Coursera step in to upskill UK’s digital laggards
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Coursera Blogs

Discover how Joanne applies her learning from the IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate with her clients in the online education industry

Meet Joanne Roxburgh, a PhD student in technology-enhanced learning from the UK. Joanne had heard about the growing potential of artificial intelligence in her industry and wanted to learn more. She didn’t have a coding background, but as soon as she found the IBM Applied AI Professional Certificate…

Coursera Comes Together with Disney and Pixar to Inspire Learners to Explore Their Passions and Achieve New Goals

By Stephanie Hale, Director of Brand, Coursera New course from the University of Michigan and exclusive course collections explore themes from the upcoming Disney and Pixar movie, Soul During times of change and uncertainty, we find joy and purpose in the world around us—in the moments that reveal t…

Unlimited access to learning with Coursera Plus, now available worldwide

By Anubhav Chopra, Lead Product Manager When we announced Coursera Plus in February of this year, we were excited to bring you a new subscription plan where you could get unlimited access to 3,000+ courses for one affordable and all-inclusive price. Today, we’re pleased to announce that not only is …

Building the University of the Future

By Jeff Maggioncalda, Coursera CEO Even before COVID-19 changed the ways we live, work, and learn, universities were facing major challenges. Almost half of the higher education institutions in the U.S. had no formal online programs in 2018, and last year, fewer than 50 percent of faculty had ever t…

Diverse Representation: Learner Impacts and Strategies in Online Courses

By: Ji Su Lee and Eli Fogle, Coursera Teaching and Learning team Many learners are new to online learning. It can be an isolating environment without the in-person opportunities to connect with the instructor and other learners.  Creating an environment where learners can succeed includes many facto…

Coursera Appoints Amanda Clark to Board of Directors

Today, we proudly welcome Amanda Clark, Chief Development Officer of Papa John’s International, as a director on the Coursera board. With 20 years of leading brands and franchisee businesses, Amanda brings a unique blend of consumer-focused innovation and operational experience to the board. Earlier…
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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 2,233 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 offices in Mountain View and London.

  • How many offices does Coursera have?

    Coursera has 2 offices.