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Udemy

Udemy is an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 80,000 courses and 24 million students.

Udemy is a leading global marketplace for teaching and learning, connecting millions of students to the skills they need to succeed.

Udemy helps organizations to prepare for the ever-evolving future of work. Its curated collection of top-rated business and technical courses give companies, governments, and non-profits the power to develop in-house expertise and satisfy employees’ hunger for learning and development.

Top instructors from around the world tutor several millions of students on Udemy. Udemy offers the skills and tools that are used to teach what people need to learn.

Udemy has over 35 million users who are learning new skills from 57,000 expert instructors who have produced more than 130,000 online courses. Tutorials is offered to students from over 180 countries in more than 65 languages, and thousands of enterprise customers use Udemy for their employee training.

Udemy was launched by Oktay Caglar, Eren Bali, and Gagan Biyani in 2010. It is headquartered in San Francisco, and has offices in Brazil, Denver, India, Ireland and Turkey.

Timeline

November 25, 2020
Udemy raises $50M in Series F Funding.

November 16, 2020
Udemy raises a $100,000,000 series F round.
November 13, 2020
Udemy raises $100 million in a Series F.

February 19, 2020
Udemy raises a $50,000,000 series E round from Benesse.
June 2, 2015
Udemy raises a $65,000,000 series D round from Insight Partners and Norwest Venture Partners.
May 8, 2014
Udemy raises a $32,000,000 series C round from Insight Partners, MHS Capital and Norwest Venture Partners.
December 7, 2012
Udemy raises a $12,000,000 series B round from Insight Partners, Learn Capital, Lightbank and MHS Capital.
October 12, 2011
Udemy raises a $3,000,000 series A round from Lightbank and MHS Capital.
August 31, 2010
Udemy raises a $1,000,000 seed round from Ben Ling, Jeremy Stoppelman, Keith Rabois, MHS Capital, Naval Ravikant, Paul Martino and Signia Venture Partners.

Funding rounds

People

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Role
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Adam Treister

Employee

Akinori "Aki" Koto

Investor

Akshar Shah

Employee

Alex Bekker

Employee

Alex Mozes

Employee

Alexandra Sepulveda

Employee

Alison Lowry

Employee

Alvin Hsia

Employee

Amy Kux

Employee

Andrew Lassetter

Employee

Archie Abrams

Employee

Audrey Heinesen, Ed.D.

Employee

Beatrice Law

Employee

Benjamin Ling

Investor

Bill Pescatello

Investor

Brad Keywell

Board member

Briggs Rajagopalan

Employee

Caelum Shove

Employee

Cara A. Conceller

Employee

Carla Vázquez Martí

Employee

Caroline Walthall

Employee

Conrad Shang

Investor

Dan Martell

Investor

Dan Murphy

Employee

Darian Shirazi

Advisor

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CYPHER LEARNING
April 27, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- CYPHER LEARNING, a leading provider of learning platforms for schools, universities, and organizations around the world, announced today the...
Julia Pugachevsky
April 23, 2021
Business Insider
On top of offering over 130,000 paid online courses, Udemy has nearly 600 free classes, including JavaScript, HTML, and Excel tutorials.
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.
Julia Pugachevsky
February 18, 2021
Business Insider
Like Java and Python, SQL (Structured Query Language), is a popular programming language. Here are 11 online classes to take to learn it.
Connie Chen
February 16, 2021
Business Insider
We spoke to a career expert on the most important soft skills employers look for and found free or cheap online courses to learn them.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
February 16, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced it has enhanced its remote employee learning and personal development offerings to include...
Kat Barber
February 4, 2021
Business Insider
Build your small business with online courses that help you come up with new ideas, market your products, and manage your finances.
Natasha Mascarenhas
February 2, 2021
TechCrunch
Udemy, which launched more than a decade ago, has sold courses to 50 million students through its digital learning platform. But new president Greg Brown sees "exponential growth" opportunities in doubling down on its enterprise arm, which currently has over 7,000 customers. In a phone interview, Brown said Udemy for Business, the company's corporate learning [...]
Sydney Bradley and Mark Stenberg
January 29, 2021
Business Insider
Insider is recognizing the top platforms that content creators use to launch their own courses and earn money by selling their expertise.
Mara Leighton
January 28, 2021
Business Insider
Learn everything from C+ and Python programming to designing storylines and music for your dream game.
Rickie Houston, CEPF
January 27, 2021
Business Insider
What You Need To Know About Personal Finance
Mara Leighton
January 25, 2021
Business Insider
Udemy has everything from programming and data science courses to marketing, photography and MBA offerings (all frequently discounted).
Connie Chen
December 18, 2020
Business Insider
Online classes can help you advance your career or keep you entertained during the pandemic. Here's a breakdown of four popular e-learning platforms.
Mara Leighton
December 1, 2020
Business Insider
Sites like edX, Coursera, Udemy, and Skillshare offer thousands of affordable online courses, certificate programs, and even master's classes.
Julia Pugachevsky
November 30, 2020
Business Insider
Get affordable online courses, e-learning subscriptions, and ebook and audiobook memberships as part of Cyber Monday 2020 sales.
November 27, 2020
The Indian Express
Vi has collaborated with multiple brands including upGrad, Udemy, Pedagogy, cure.fit, 1mg and more to offer its subscribers with additional benefits; here are all details.
FinSMEs
November 25, 2020
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Julia Pugachevsky
November 20, 2020
Business Insider
Udemy's Black Friday sale from November 20-27 means many of its online classes cost between $9.99-$17.99, with a special offer on November 30.
Ingrid Lunden
November 13, 2020
TechCrunch
Online education has been one of the hotspots in the tech world this year, as people turn to e-learning tools to fill in the gaps variously arising from closed schools, closed offices, social distancing, and more time on our hands at home because of the Covid-19 pandemic. And that is giving a big bump to [...]
Natasha Mascarenhas
November 12, 2020
TechCrunch
In 2009, Udemy co-founder Gagan Biyani tried to convince people to learn online through live classes. But what he discovered instead was that everyone wanted an online repository of content that allowed them to learn at their own pace, whenever and wherever. So, he canned his idea and Udemy created what is now called a [...]
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