Coursera

Coursera is an educational technology company that offers open online courses from a network of universities and educational organizations. Read more

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Coursera

Coursera is an educational technology company that offers open online courses from a network of universities and educational organizations. Read more

Jeffrey N. Maggioncalda's photo - President & CEO of Coursera

President & CEO

Jeffrey N. Maggioncalda

CEO Approval Rating

71/100

Founded:

2012

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Udemy is seen as one of Coursera's biggest rivals. Udemy was founded in 2009 in San Francisco, California. Like Coursera, Udemy also operates in the Educational Technology (Ed Tech) sector. Udemy generates $72M more revenue than Coursera.

Eruditus is one of Coursera's top competitors. Eruditus was founded in 2010, and its headquarters is in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Eruditus operates in the E-Learning industry. Eruditus has 129 fewer employees than Coursera.

2U is one of Coursera's top rivals. 2U was founded in 2008, and is headquartered in Lanham, Maryland. 2U operates in the E-Learning industry. 2U generates $503.5M more revenue vs. Coursera.

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Coursera Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$328M

Coursera's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 552.8M. Over the last two quarters, Coursera's revenue has grown by 64.1%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $88.4M; in Q1 2020, it was $53.8M.

Coursera Acquisitions

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Coursera Funding History

Since Coursera was founded in 2012, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Coursera has raised $979.9M. Coursera's last funding round was on Mar 2021 for a total of $519.1M

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IPO
Mar 2021
$519.1M

Series F
Jul 2020
$130M
Series E
Apr 2019
$103M
Series D
Sep 2017
$17.7M
Series D
Apr 2017
$64M

Since Coursera was founded in 2012, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Coursera has raised $979.9M. Coursera's last funding round was on Mar 2021 for a total of $519.1M

Coursera Investments

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Coursera News

May 4, 2021ZDNet

Coursera Q1 growth strong across consumer, enterprise, degrees

Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda said "we believe the digital transformation of higher education is onl... See more »
April 29, 2021Adweek

Goodwill, Facebook Elevate, Coursera Team Up on Social Media Marketing Education

Goodwill Industries International, Facebook Elevate and Coursera joined forces on an initiative to br... See more »
April 27, 2021Dataquest

Coursera and Microsoft launch Microsoft Azure Fundamentals specialization

Coursera has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to launch a new Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Sp... See more »
April 26, 2021Markets Insider

Analysts Initiate Coverage Of Coursera

Coursera Inc (NYSE: COUR) shares are up significantly since the company priced its late-March IPO at ... See more »
April 20, 2021MarketScreener

to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

(marketscreener.com) Coursera today announced it will release its financial results for the first qua... See more »
April 20, 2021News Gram

3 Online Master's Degrees Will Be Offered By JGU And Coursera

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has partnered with Coursera to launch three online masters' degre... See more »
April 19, 2021Killer Apps TV

E-learning Market in GCC Countries- Administrate Ltd., Coursera Inc., Docebo Inc., Among Others to Contribute to the Market Growth | Technavio

NEW YORK, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - The E-learning market in GCC countries is poised to grow by U... See more »

Coursera Blogs

April 28, 2021Coursera Blog

Building a More Just World Together With Our 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award Winners

By Andrew Ng, Coursera Chairman and Co-Founder As Chairman and Co-founder of Coursera, I was thrilled... See more »
April 20, 2021Coursera Blog

Enrollment is open for the University of Colorado Boulder's Master of Science in Data Science-No application required

We're excited to announce that enrollment is now open for the inaugural class session of the online M... See more »
April 19, 2021Coursera Blog

Hear advice from Black architects, artists, and designers featured in The Museum of Modern Art's latest course

A guest post written by Arlette Hernandez - Instructor, Sara Bodinson - Teaching Staff, and The Black... See more »
April 19, 2021Coursera Blog

Announcing new products, tools, and features to support learners, educators, and institutions with their rapidly evolving teaching and learning needs

By Shravan Goli, Chief Product Officer, Coursera Today, we're excited to share new innovations that... See more »
April 19, 2021Coursera Blog

Coursera announces five new degrees, including programs from Indian and Brazilian universities

By Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer at Coursera I am pleased to announce five new degrees fro... See more »
April 19, 2021Coursera Blog

Coursera announces 6 MasterTrack programs, 4 university certificates, and a growing selection of Guided Projects to prepare learners for in-demand jobs

By Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer at Coursera The world of work is rapidly changing. In the... See more »
April 15, 2021Coursera Blog

#LearnActImpact with courses in social justice, climate change, and more

By Betty Vandenbosch, Chief Content Officer at Coursera Each of us has the ability to create positive... See more »

Coursera Press Releases

June 16, 2020PR Newswire

Coursera and Costa Rica Launch a Joint Program to Strengthen Industry 4.0 Skills and Train - Free of Charge - 50,000 People to Confront the COVID-19 Crisis

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Coursera, a leading online education platform, wi... See more »
May 5, 2020PR Newswire

Coursera Collaborates with Kumanu to Launch Purpose Activation Platform for Employees

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As companies around the globe adapt to a new normal, fu... See more »
April 25, 2020India Press Release

TAPMI partners Coursera to promote flexible learning amidst COVID-19 crisis

Students are offered free access to more than 3600 courses on the platform... See more »
January 16, 2020PRWeb

Coursera Makes Key Leadership Appointments to Bolster Enterprise Business

Zac Rule and JP Moran to drive rapid growth of Coursera for Business in 2020 and beyond(PRWeb January... See more »
December 10, 2019Business Wire

Leading Companies in North America Partner with Coursera to Execute on Digital Transformation

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coursera for Business registers 100% year-over-year customer ... See more »
November 27, 2019University Chronicle

Yandex Helps Establish Online English MS in Data Science from Russia's Higher School of Economics University

Yandex is proud to announce its work on a new education program for online learners - the company has... See more »
October 31, 2019Business Wire

Coursera and MathWorks Announce New Data Science Course

NATICK, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MathWorks and Coursera announce four-course "Practical Data Science w... See more »

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381 E. Evelyn Avenue

Mountain View, California94041

650-963-9884

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Overview

Coursera is an educational technology company that offers open online courses from a nertwork of universities and educational organizations. Founded in 2012, the company is based in Mountain View, California. It partners with top universities and orga...

CEO

Coursera's President & CEO, Jeffrey N. Maggioncalda, currently has an approval rating of 71%. Coursera's primary competitors are Udemy, Eruditus & 2U.

Website

coursera.org

Frequently Asked Questions about Coursera

  1. When was Coursera founded?

    Coursera was founded in 2012
  2. Who is Coursera's CEO?

    Coursera's CEO is Jeffrey N. Maggioncalda
  3. How much revenue does Coursera generate?

    Coursera generates $328M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Coursera have?

    Coursera has historically raised $979.9M in funding
  1. Where is Coursera's headquarters?

    Coursera's headquarters is in Mountain View California, USA
  2. How many employees does Coursera have?

    Coursera has 779 employees
  3. What sector does Coursera operate in?

    Coursera is in Educational Technology (Ed Tech)
  4. Who are Coursera's competitors?

    Coursera's top competitors are Udemy, Eruditus, 2U