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MasterClass is a company that provides an online education platform designed to offer video-based online vocational courses taught by celebrities, athletes, and business executives. Its digital platform offers online classes which include video lessons, interactive exercises, a series of course materials, peer interaction, and more.
TypePrivate
Founded2015
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitemasterclass.com
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)478(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at MasterClass

David Rogier

David Rogier

CEO, Co-Founder
Aaron Rasmussen

Aaron Rasmussen

Co-Founder
Vanna Krantz

Vanna Krantz

CFO
Mark Williamson

Mark Williamson

COO
Erica Kammann

Erica Kammann

VP, Chief of Staff
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MasterClass Office Locations

MasterClass has offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
475 Brannan St #230, San Francisco
Los Angeles, CA, US
6161 Santa Monica Blvd #208
San Francisco, CA, US
660 4th St #443, San Francisco
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MasterClass Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2015

MasterClass total Funding

$236.4 m

MasterClass latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

MasterClass investors

MasterClass's latest funding round in May 2020 was reported to be $100 m. In total, MasterClass has raised $236.4 m. MasterClass's latest valuation is reported to be $800 m.
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MasterClass Revenue

Market valuation

800.0m
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MasterClass Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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MasterClass Online and Social Media Presence

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MasterClass Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    B

    75/100

  • Compensation

    B

    82/100

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MasterClass News and Updates

Andreessen Horowitz just ranked the top e-commerce marketplaces of 2021. Here's a look inside the top 20, from Instacart to MasterClass.

Summary List Placement20. Udemy Category: Education Founders: Eren Bali, Gagan Biyani, and Oktay Caglar Total funding: $296.5 million, according to Crunchbase Udemy is an education marketplace that offers online courses for adults and young students in subjects from computer programming to public r…

This MasterClass taught me how to sleep better, even while dealing with a lot of stress

  Summary List Placement In any given year, one in three adults doesn't get enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Even before the pandemic, adults weren't getting the minimum of seven hours of sleep at night – but now COVID-19 has worsened sleep habits, sa…

Church Media Masterclass Provides Training for Church Media Staff and Volunteers

Let’s face it—serving in church media can be overwhelming. Church media staff members and volunteers often find themselves wearing a lot of different hats each week. That’s why NRB and Twelve:Thirty Media have partnered together to equip church media staff and volunteers with the tools and training …

I took Margaret Atwood's creative writing course on MasterClass. It made my subscription worth every penny.

  Summary List Placement As a fan of "The Handmaid's Tale" author Margaret Atwood, I took (and loved) her Creative Writing MasterClass. Like her writing, the course is engaging, sharp, and fast-moving. It addresses both the abstract and practical aspects of writing. A MasterClass annual membership…

The 16 best MasterClass classes, taught by celebrities like Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chris Voss, and Serena Williams

  Summary List Placement MasterClass provides online video classes taught by well-known celebrities and industry leaders. An annual subscription costs $180 ($15 a month) and grants access to all of MasterClass's offerings.  Below, you'll find a personal review, some common FAQs, and 16 of the bes…

The VC firm launched by Silicon Valley vet Michael Moe, backer of Coursera and MasterClass, just closed a $180 million edtech fund

Summary List PlacementGiven the nature of the pandemic, education has rapidly changed from the model of five days a week in a classroom to 100% virtual learning for most students. Even as some schools start to partially open, the hybrid approach of remote/in-person will remain the default for many…
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MasterClass Blogs

Gordon Ramsay Teaches Cooking II: Restaurant Recipes at Home

For the first time ever, a MasterClass instructor is back for a second class. Legendary chef Gordon Ramsay‘s newest class gives students a way to keep learning—this time with 13 restaurant-inspired recipes Gordon redesigned to cook at home: www.masterclass.com/gr2 Gordon Ramsay is one of the world’s…

Ken Burns Teaches Documentary Filmmaking

Our newest instructor, Ken Burns, is arguably America’s most celebrated filmmaker of historical documentaries with nearly 40 years of masterful storytelling. Now you can learn how his unique creative process captivates audiences, illuminates history, and sparks empathy from millions of viewers. Pre-…

MasterClass Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was MasterClass founded?

    MasterClass was founded in 2015.

  • Who are MasterClass key executives?

    MasterClass's key executives are David Rogier, Aaron Rasmussen and Vanna Krantz.

  • How many employees does MasterClass have?

    MasterClass has 478 employees.

  • Who are MasterClass competitors?

    Competitors of MasterClass include Mind Gym, Enterprise Media and edX.

  • Where is MasterClass headquarters?

    MasterClass headquarters is located at 475 Brannan St #230, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are MasterClass offices?

    MasterClass has offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

  • How many offices does MasterClass have?

    MasterClass has 3 offices.