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Udacity is an e-learning company that has a digital education platform. It was founded in 2011 and is located in Mountain View, California.

Udacity is a California-based educational technology company that has a platform that can be utilized by students to learn programming skills for careers such as web developer, data analyst, and mobile developers. Enterprises can also utilize the platform for developing their own employees' technical skills.


In 2019, Udacity's generated an estimated $90 million in revenue.


Students can earn "nanodegrees" through Udacity. The programs combine online learning tools, one-on-one remote mentoring, customized learning plans, and real-world projects. Career services are also offered upon the completion of the program and include resume and interview preparation.

The company has separated its programs into separate schools including programming and development, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, data science, business, and autonomous systems. Programs cover topics such as Javascript development and marketing analytics. Programs and courses have been developed by the company with input from major technology companies such as Google and AT&T. There have been over 800,000 students who have earned a nanodegree through Udacity.


November 3, 2020
Udacity raises a $75,000,000 venture round from Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc.
November 11, 2015
Udacity raises a $105,000,000 series D round from Andreessen Horowitz, Baillie Gifford, Bertelsmann, Charles River Ventures, Drive Capital and Emerson Collective.
September 24, 2014
Udacity raises a $35,000,000 series C round from Andreessen Horowitz, Bertelsmann, Charles River Ventures, Cox Enterprises, Drive Capital, Recruit Holdings and Valor Capital Group.
October 25, 2012
Udacity raises a $15,000,000 series B round from Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures and Steve Blank.
January 1, 2012
Udacity raises a $5,000,000 series A round from Charles River Ventures.

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