Craftsy enables passionate crafters around the world to learn from expert instructors on their own schedules and in the comfort of their own homes. Since its launch in June 2011, hundreds of thousands of students from more than 180 countries have enrolled in Craftsy classes, paying an average price of $25 - $49 per class. Craftsy produces engaging, interactive online classes in quilting, sewing, knitting, cake decorating, photography, cooking and more. Each class is taught by an acclaimed instructor and is comprised of several hours of HD-quality video content. The Craftsy online learning platform features proprietary technology that seamlessly blends video lessons and discussions together, allowing students to easily interact with their instructor and classmates. Students can start and stop a class at any point, repeat important sections, and easily pick up where they left off, allowing them to learn on their own schedule and at their own pace. Access never expires, so students can always refer back to the content until they have the lessons mastered.
Company Growth (employees)
Denver, US
Size (employees)
262 (est)
Craftsy was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Denver, US

Key People at Craftsy

John Levisay

John Levisay

Founder, CEO
Emily Lawrence

Emily Lawrence

VP of Content & Education
Todd Tobin

Todd Tobin

Founder, CTO
Mitch Lazar

Mitch Lazar

SVP of Business Development
Bret Hanna

Bret Hanna

Founder, VP of Engineering
Danielle Wilkie

Danielle Wilkie

Head of Growth
Josh Scott

Josh Scott

Founder, COO

Craftsy Office Locations

Craftsy has an office in Denver
Denver, US (HQ)
240 Denver Place 999 18th St

Craftsy Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$106 m

Latest funding size

$50 m

Time since last funding

almost 3 years


Craftsy's latest funding round in November 2014 was reported to be $50 m. In total, Craftsy has raised $106 m

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Craftsy News and Updates

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NBCUniversal is buying an arts and crafts tutorial site

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