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Coursera

Coursera is an online education technology company founded in 2012 by Daphne Koller.

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Timeline

July 17, 2020
Coursera raises a $130,000,000 series F round from G Squared, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Learn Capital, New Enterprise Associates and SEEK.
April 25, 2019
$103 million Series E round of funding

The round was led by Seek Group, with participation from Future Fund and NEA.

April 2019
Coursera raises a $103,000,000 series E round from Future Fund, New Enterprise Associates and SEEK.
June 2017
Coursera raises a $64,000,000 series D round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Learn Capital, New Enterprise Associates and the Lampert Foundation.
August 25, 2015
Coursera raises a $49,500,000 series C round from International Finance Corporation, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates and Times Internet.
November 24, 2013
Coursera raises a $20,000,000 series B round from IFC Venture Capital and Learn Capital.
July 10, 2013
Coursera raises a $43,000,000 series B round from International Finance Corporation, Learn Capital and Yuri Milner.
July 17, 2012
Coursera raises a $6,000,000 series A round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and New Enterprise Associates.

Funding rounds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Akhil Mallavarapu

Employee

Alan Ni

Employee

Allison Fink

Employee

Andrew Ng

Founder

April Pascua

Employee

Audrey Li

Employee

Becky Hu

Employee

Ben

Employee

Ben Schwab

Employee

Betty Tsan

Employee

Brandon Topping

Employee

Brice Pollock

Employee

Chris Heather

Employee

Chris Palmatier

Employee

Christopher de Sousa

Employee

Claire Smith

Employee

Daphne Koller

Founder

Darrell Gaspar

Employee

Debby Chang

Employee

Devon Bowman

Employee

Eli Bildner

Employee

Etra Caldes-Liu

Employee

Evan Hamilton

Employee

Fred Rosenzweig

Employee

Geoff Schuller

Employee

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News

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Author
Date
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Neha Alawadhi
June 13, 2021
@bsindia
Indias overall rank in the report was 67 globally, with 38% proficiency
K16 Solutions
June 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- K16 Solutions, the industry leader in EdTech for Learning Management System (LMS) course migration, course design, and course archiving, has...
Julia Pugachevsky
May 28, 2021
Business Insider
"Massive open online courses" -- or MOOCs -- are very popular and accessible forms of e-learning seen on platforms like edX and Coursera.
Brandon T. Harden
May 26, 2021
Business Insider
Coursera's focus is on "people who maybe don't have a college degree but want to get into a digital career," CEO Jeff Maggioncalda said.
Mara Leighton
May 25, 2021
Business Insider
E-learning platform Coursera offers online graduate degree programs from schools like UPenn, Imperial College London, and the University of Michigan.
USO
May 19, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Over the past year, COVID-19 and the ensuing economic uncertainty have heightened the challenges military families face every day--especially...
Goodwill Industries International
May 4, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Goodwill, the leading workforce provider in North America, today announced a new, first-of-its-kind coalition called Rising TogetherTM, which...
Terena Bell, Thor Olavsrud
May 4, 2021
CIO
Natural language processing is a branch of AI that enables computers to understand, process, and generate language just as people do -- and its use in business is rapidly growing.
Julia Pugachevsky
April 13, 2021
Business Insider
By 2029, some jobs in healthcare and tech are expected to be in high demand. Here are online degrees and certificate programs to help you get them.
Mara Leighton
April 13, 2021
Business Insider
You can take courses for free through Coursera and Open Yale Courses (some offer certificates). Topics include psychology, finance, and more.
Sophia Kunthara
March 31, 2021
Crunchbase News
Online learning platform Coursera began trading at $39 per share on Wednesday, about 18 percent above its IPO price.
Alex Wilhelm
March 31, 2021
TechCrunch
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 offering price. A more diluted share [...]
Walter Thompson
March 26, 2021
TechCrunch
Our reporting team watched more than 300 pitches over 8 hours at YC Demo Day and made a list of their favorite startups.
Natasha Mascarenhas
March 22, 2021
TechCrunch
At its most generous share count and highest projected price, Coursera's valuation could reach $5.56 billion.
USA TODAY
March 20, 2021
USA TODAY
According to Coursera, a whopping 87% of people who learned a new skill over the past year said it boosted their career financially.
Natasha Mascarenhas
March 11, 2021
TechCrunch
Coursera's S-1 dropped last Friday, giving us a glimpse of the financial impact that COVID-19 had on a large edtech company. We worked through the numbers on the day the filing happened, but here are the core data points: Coursera's 2020 revenue came to $293.5 million, up 59% from the year prior. During the same [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
March 6, 2021
TechCrunch
Product manager might be one of the most grey roles within a startup. However, as a company progresses and the team grows, there comes a time when a founder needs to carve out dedicated roles. Of these positions, product management might be one of the most elusive -- and key -- roles to fill. Ken [...]
Sophia Kunthara
March 5, 2021
Crunchbase News
Coursera reported $293.5 million in revenue in 2020, up 59 percent from $184.4 million in 2019.
Natasha Mascarenhas
March 5, 2021
TechCrunch
After TechCrunch broke the news yesterday that Coursera was planning to file its S-1 today, the edtech company officially dropped the document Friday evening. Coursera was last valued at $2.4 billion by the private markets, when it most recently raised a Series F round in October 2020 that was worth $130 million. Coursera's S-1 filing [...]
Michael Haley
March 5, 2021
Business Insider
GSV Ventures raised $180 million for its second fund focused on edtech companies. Its first fund backed edtech unicorn Coursera.
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