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Udacity

2465 Latham Street 3rd Floor
Mountain View, CA 94040
USA
650-391-9090
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Board

Advisory board: Steve Blank (E.piphany) Peter Levine (a16z Partner) Carl Bass (Autodesk) George Zachary (CRV Partner) William Bennett (United States Secretary of Education) Laurene Powell Jobs (Emerson Collective Chairman) Anu Hariharan (Y Combinator Partner)
Company

Business description: Udacity's mission is to democratize education through the offering of world-class higher education opportunities that are accessible, flexible, and economical. Virtually anyone on the planet with an internet connection and a commitment to self-empowerment through learning can come to Udacity, master a suite of job-ready skills, and pursue rewarding employment. Udacity began as an experiment in online learning, when Stanford instructors Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig elected to offer their "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" course online to anyone, for free. Over 160,000 students in more than 190 countries enrolled.
Partners include: Mercedes;  San Jose State
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Nov 2015   Sep 2014
Capital raised: 161.1M
Last Round: 105.0M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: CRVa16z ;  Valor Capital Group Drive Capital Emerson Collective
Angels/other VCs: Steve Blank (E.piphany)
Corporate investors: Cox Enterprises Bertelsmann

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Overview
Record updated: Jun 2021
Sector: Education
Year Founded: 2011
Headcount: 2001-3000 as of Jun 2021
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Nov 2015   Sep 2014
Capital Raised: 161.1M
Last Round: 105.0M
Ownership: Private