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Coursera is an education company that partners with the top 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, and more.
TypePublic
Founded2012
HQMountain View, CA, US
Websitecoursera.org
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureD

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)779(+53%)
Job Openings58
Revenue (FY, 2020)$293.5 M(+60%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$58 (+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

293.5m

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

59.2%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

154.7m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

52.7%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(66.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(66.6m)

Market capitalization (7-Apr-2021)

7.6b

Closing stock price (7-Apr-2021)

58.0

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

79.9m

EV

7.5b
Coursera's current market capitalization is $7.6 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, 2020

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

56.0m79.9m

Accounts Receivable

16.7m40.7m

Prepaid Expenses

9.4m15.0m

Current Assets

206.5m355.1m
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)
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

37.30 m46.40 m76.60 m

Degrees Students

2.76 k4.26 k5.99 k6.22 k7.18 k8.08 k11.50 k11.90 k

Courses

4.60 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

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Coursera Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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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

    C-

    59/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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Coursera News and Updates

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.”

Coursera prices IPO at top end of its range in boon to edtech valuations

Coursera, an edtech unicorn, will begin its life today as a public company after pricing its IPO at $33 per share yesterday evening. Using a simple share count, the company’s valuation comes to $4.30 billion, or $4.38 billion if its underwriters exercise their option to purchase shares at its offeri…

IPO Report: Coursera IPO: 5 things to know about the online-education company

Coursera is going public at a time when more students than ever have been exposed to the potential and pitfalls of online education, a trend the online-education company has capitalized on.

IPO Report: Coursera prices IPO at $33 a share, for valuation of $4.3 billion

Coursera Inc. priced its initial public offering at $33 a share late Tuesday, at the high end of its target range, raising about $520 million and valuing the company around $4.3 billion.

Coursera set to roughly double its private valuation in impending IPO

At its most generous share count and highest projected price, Coursera's valuation could reach $5.56 billion.
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Coursera Blogs

Upskilling the Public Sector for the Digital Age

Seventy percent of US government IT leaders believe that a lack of digital skills in areas such as cloud development, artificial intelligence (AI), data analysis, and enterprise engineering will significantly impact their agency’s mission, according to a WorkScoop and FedScoop survey. The report sta…

Connecting the Dots: Dr. Barbara Oakley on the Science of How We Learn

The science behind how we teach others and how we learn ourselves is nothing short of a fascination for many of us. As much of the world moved to online work and study out of necessity and safety, that fascination has only grown deeper.  While it’s tempting to call online learning a necessary but se…

The Unbounded University: Identifying Curricula Gaps for Blended Learning

In the wake of the pandemic, blended learning models that integrate face-to-face and online instruction have been widely adopted. Universities around the world can supplement on-campus programs with online capabilities to: Engage students with content and certifications from top universities and com…

Life After COVID-19: Get Ready for our Post-Pandemic Future from the Institute for the Future: Q&A with Jane McGonigal

Jane McGonigal, Ph.D., instructs Life After COVID-19: Get Ready for our Post-Pandemic Future, which stacks into the Futures Thinking Specialization from the Institute for the Future. The new course examines how futures thinking can help address societal issues exacerbated by COVID-19 to create a bet…

Gies College of Business partners with Coursera to offer scholarships to degree students

Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of a global scholarship program for the Master of Business Administration (iMBA), Master’s of Accounting (iMSA), and Master’s in Management (iMSM) graduate programs on Coursera.  Together, Coursera and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Gies Col…

How Sam discovered a passion for data science through his love of music

Meet Sam, a drummer who taught high school math in Hawaii before the birth of his first son. Sam decided to move into the in-demand field of data science by enrolling in the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate on Coursera. In the program, he not only gained job-ready skills, but he also discov…
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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.