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Skillshare is a company building an online learning community to master real-world skills from project-based classes. It provides access to variety of online classes taught by the experts in creativity, design, business, and technology. Its short lessons and hands-on projects make learning simple and convenient, while an engaged community keeps students motivated and inspired. 

HQNew York, US
Employee Ratings4.4
Culture scoreA

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)390(+2%)
Job Openings5

Key People/Management at Skillshare

Michael Karnjanaprakorn

Michael Karnjanaprakorn

Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper

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Skillshare Office Locations

Skillshare has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
210 Elizabeth St
New York, US
407 Broome St
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Skillshare Financials and Metrics

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Skillshare total Funding

$50.7 m

Skillshare latest funding size

$28 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Skillshare investors

Skillshare's latest funding round in July 2018 was reported to be $28 m. In total, Skillshare has raised $50.7 m
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Skillshare News and Updates

Skillshare offers access to thousands of online classes for $99 a year — I took a writing course led by one of my favorite authors

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Skillshare Hires Christophe Gillet as Chief Product Officer

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SKILLSHARE, the online learning community with thousands of classes in design, business and technology disciplines, announced today that it has appointed Christophe Gillet as Chief Product Officer. Gillet will lead Skillshare's product, design and...

Skillshare Announces $28 Million Series C Funding

NEW YORK, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SKILLSHARE, the online learning community with thousands of classes in creative, business and tech disciplines, today announced it has closed $28 million in new financing. The new round includes $20 million in equity funding as well as $8 million in ...

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Skillshare Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Skillshare founded?

    Skillshare was founded in 2010.

  • Who are Skillshare key executives?

    Skillshare's key executives are Michael Karnjanaprakorn and Matt Cooper.

  • How many employees does Skillshare have?

    Skillshare has 390 employees.

  • Who are Skillshare competitors?

    Competitors of Skillshare include Atlantic Training, edX and MasterClass.

  • Where is Skillshare headquarters?

    Skillshare headquarters is located at 210 Elizabeth St, New York.

  • Where are Skillshare offices?

    Skillshare has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Skillshare have?

    Skillshare has 2 offices.