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Udacity is a company that provides online education courses. It focuses on such areas as business, programming, data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, digital marketing, cloud computing, autonomous systems, and cybersecurity.

TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQMountain View, CA, US
Websiteudacity.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)2,807(+8%)
Job Openings112
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Udacity

Gabe Dalporto

Gabe Dalporto

Chief Executive Officer
Sebastian Thrun

Sebastian Thrun

Founder and Executive Chairman
James Richards

James Richards

Chief Technology Officer
York Poon

York Poon

Chief Product Officer
Kenny Kim

Kenny Kim

Chief Marketing Officer
Seamus Hennessy

Seamus Hennessy

Chief Financial Officer
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Udacity Office Locations

Udacity has offices in Mountain View, Shanghai, Cairo, Berlin and in 2 other locations
Mountain View, CA, US (HQ)
2440 W El Camino Real #600Mountain
Shanghai, CN
Shanghai
Cairo, EG
Cairo
Berlin, DE
Gormannstraße 22
New Delhi, IN
Plot No1, Second Floor Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar IV
Dubai, AE
Dubai
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Udacity Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

Udacity total Funding

$174.2 m

Udacity latest funding size

$114.76 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Udacity investors

Udacity's latest funding round in November 2015 was reported to be $114.8 m. In total, Udacity has raised $174.2 m. Udacity's latest valuation is reported to be $1.1 b.
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Udacity Revenue

Market valuation

1.1b
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Udacity Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
UDACITY EMEA HOLDINGS LIMITED
Udacity GmbH
UDACITY UK LIMITED

Udacity Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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Udacity Online and Social Media Presence

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Udacity Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    73/100

  • Compensation

    B

    76/100

  • Diversity

    B

    74/100

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Udacity News and Updates

Udacity and Carahsoft Partner to Bring Powerful Talent Transformation Solutions to Public Sector Agencies

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and RESTON, Va., Aug. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Udacity, the online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced a partnership. Under the...

Udacity Strengthens Executive Team With Two Key Hires, Announces New Chief Product Officer And Chief Of Staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Udacity, the online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, today announced the additions of York Poon as Chief Product Officer and Aparna Vemuri as Chief of Staff to its executive team. York...

Udacity Launches School of Cybersecurity to Ready the Next Generation of Digital Defenders, Addressing a Widening Skills Gap

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Udacity, the global online learning platform that trains the world's workforce for the careers of the future, today launched its School of Cybersecurity to help address the growing need for skilled cybersecurity professionals. Through...

Udacity Names Jennifer Dearman To Head Global Customer Success

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Udacity, the global online learning platform that trains the world's workforce for the careers of the future, has announced the appointment of Jennifer Dearman as its Senior Vice President of Global Success and Operations. Leveraging...

NNG LLC Selects Udacity to Train Workforce in Emerging Technologies

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NNG LLC, a developer of next generation navigation and infotainment systems for the biggest automotive companies around the world, today announced a partnership with Udacity, the global online training platform that prepares the world's...

Edtech platform Udacity secures $75m debt facility from Hercules Capital

Udacity has raised $238 million in funding to date from several investors. The post Edtech platform Udacity secures $75m debt facility from Hercules Capital appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Udacity Blogs

5 Benefits of Upskilling Your Employees

As technology evolves, businesses find new ways to operate and require employees who can collaborate better, create more efficiently, and meet the goal within a shorter period of time. With the growing demand for skilled workers in particular areas, employers need to ensure their workforce is up to …

Udacity Announces Landmark Scholarship with OneTen

The tech industry is facing a problem — the tech skills gap is only continuing to grow. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in the next 10 years there will be a shortage of 85 million tech workers. That shortage of workers translates into $8.5 trillion in lost annual revenue for tech…

Implementing Dijkstra’s Algorithm in Python

What do GPS navigation devices and websites for booking flights have in common? As it turns out, a lot! For one, both technologies employ Dijkstra’s shortest path algorithm.  In this article, we’ll give an overview of Dijkstra’s algorithm and provide an easy-to-follow implementation in Python. After…

Python Match-Case Statement: Example & Alternatives

As a modern programming language, Python evolves constantly. It’s sometimes challenging, but necessary, to stay up-to-date on the latest innovations and features. One of the language’s most recent additions is the match-case statement. Introduced in Python 3.10, it allows you to evaluate an expressi…

Why Customer Service Week Matters to Udacity

Customer Service Week is a nationwide campaign to acknowledge and build awareness about the importance of customer service in the American economy. This year, we’re participating as we work with customers daily to create digital transformation in their lives. Here’s why customer service is so critic…
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Udacity Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Udacity founded?

    Udacity was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Udacity key executives?

    Udacity's key executives are Gabe Dalporto, Sebastian Thrun and James Richards.

  • How many employees does Udacity have?

    Udacity has 2,976 employees.

  • Who are Udacity competitors?

    Competitors of Udacity include SkillSoft, Pluralsight and MasterClass.

  • Where is Udacity headquarters?

    Udacity headquarters is located at 2440 W El Camino Real #600Mountain, Mountain View.

  • Where are Udacity offices?

    Udacity has offices in Mountain View, Shanghai, Cairo, Berlin and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Udacity have?

    Udacity has 6 offices.