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Udacity

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 which 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.

Revenue

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

Product

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.

Timeline

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.

Funding rounds

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alper Tekin

Employee

Amanda Sparr

Employee

Antoine Colaco

Investor

Ayush Saraswat

Employee

Cenell D. Harrell

Employee

Chris Van Groningen

Employee

David Campion

Employee

Derek Chen

Employee

George Zachary

Investor

Glen Jeh

Employee

Greg Brauner

Employee

Irene Au

Employee

Jason Wong

Employee

Jeff Hasselman

Investor

Jennie Kim Eldon

Employee

Kagure Njagi

Employee

Karie Wolf

Employee

Karla Patterson

Employee

Kathleen

Employee

Kyle Vermeer

Employee

Mareike Keller

Employee

Michael Bock

Employee

Michael Wales

Employee

Ophir Silverman

Employee

Piotr Kaminski

Employee

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Microsoft's Vision AI Developer Kit is now generally available

Kyle Wiggers

Web

September 4, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Cloud Developer Nanodegree Program

May 14, 2019

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Clare McDonald
September 6, 2021
ComputerWeekly.com
Alongside Udacity and the Blacks in Technology Foundation, Nokia has launched an online nanodegree aimed at increasing the number of people from underrepresented backgrounds in tech worldwide
Udacity
June 16, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Udacity, the online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, today announced the additions of York Poon...
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May 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Set to grow by USD 772.04 million during 2021-2025, Technavio's latest market research report estimates the coding bootcamp market to register...
Lianna Norman
May 17, 2021
Business Insider
The gap in traditional engineering degrees and the experience of building real cars is leading to a lag in electric vehicles and autonomous driving.
Sarah Saril
April 13, 2021
Business Insider
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Udacity
December 16, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- NNG LLC, Entwickler von Navigations- und Infotainmentsystemen der nächsten Generation für die größten Automobilunternehmen der Welt, hat heute...
Udacity
December 15, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- NNG LLC, a developer of next generation navigation and infotainment systems for the biggest automotive companies around the world, today...
Jennifer Allen
December 7, 2020
Digital Trends
Want to improve your promotion chances? Study these Udacity Nanodegree courses for less and boost your opportunities.
Press Trust of India
December 3, 2020
@bsindia
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Udacity
November 17, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Udacity, la plataforma global en línea a través de la cual se capacita a la fuerza de ventas del mundo para las carreras del futuro, anunció...
Pramugdha Mamgain
November 5, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Udacity has raised $238 million in funding to date from several investors.
Ian Pointer
July 6, 2020
InfoWorld
Look no further than these excellent free resources to master the development of deep learning models using PyTorch
Steve Lohr
May 26, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The pioneering online learning networks offer hard-earned lessons for what works and what doesn't with online education.
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Geekologie
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Kirsten Korosec
August 26, 2019
TechCrunch
Online education startup Udacity has hired former LendingTree executive Gabriel Dalporto as its new CEO, an appointment that follows months of layoffs and a restructuring directed by the company's co-founder and executive chairman Sebastian Thrun. Dalporto comes to Udacity after seven years at LendingTree, where he served in numerous positions, including chief marketing officer and [...]

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