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OpenClassrooms

OpenClassrooms

OpenClassrooms is a massive open online course platform founded in 1999 by Pierre Dubuc.

In April 2019, Microsoft partnered with OpenClassrooms to coach and recruit scholars in AI and prepare them for work at Microsoft.

Their estimated annual revenue is $4 million.

Timeline

April 28, 2021
OpenClassrooms raises $80M in Series C funding round led by Lumos Capital Group.
May 2018
OpenClassrooms raises a $60,000,000 series B round from General Atlantic.
September 12, 2016
OpenClassrooms raises a $6,775,000 series A round from Alven Capital, Bpifrance, Citizen Capital and Xavier Niel.
March 26, 2012
OpenClassrooms raises a $1,590,000 seed round from Alven Capital.

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Microsoft partners with OpenClassrooms to recruit and train 1,000 AI students

Omar Salto

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Romain Dillet
April 28, 2021
TechCrunch
French startup OpenClassrooms has raised an $80 million Series C funding round led by Lumos Capital Group. The company operates an online education platform in French and English. Users can choose among 54 training programs and get a diploma at the end of the program -- some of those program lead to French-state-recognized bachelor and [...]
Romain Dillet
April 28, 2021
TechCrunch
French startup OpenClassrooms has raised an $80 million Series C funding round led by Lumos Capital Group. The company operates an online education platform in French and English. Users can choose among 54 training programs and get a diploma at the end of the program -- some of those program lead to French-state-recognized bachelor and [...]
Dan Taylor
April 28, 2021
Tech.eu
Paris-based edtech OpenClassrooms has raised $80 million in their third round and saw participation from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a project Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg established with his wife Priscilla Chan in 2015. The round also saw participation from Lumos Capital, GSV Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures. Founded in 2012, OpenClassrooms is an edtech platform that [...]
Joe Williams
December 1, 2019
Business Insider
Legacy educational institutions aren't equipped to handle the scale of the retraining efforts alone. That's where OpenClassrooms comes in.
Romain Dillet
April 4, 2019
TechCrunch
French startup OpenClassrooms is announcing a new partnership for a masters-level online program. Students who enroll in this program will access a fully online program about artificial intelligence. Eventually, future graduates will join companies -- Microsoft will likely hire some of them. If you ...

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