Total Equity Funding
$160M in 4 Rounds from 13 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$105M Series D on November 11, 2015
Mountain View, California
Udacity provides online courses and credentials, built by AT&T, Google, etc. for data analysts, web or mobile developers.
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Education, EdTech, Internet, E-Learning

Company Details


We are building "University by Silicon Valley", a new type of online university that: - teaches the actual programming skills that industry employers need today - delivers credentials endorsed by employers, because they built them - provides education at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional schools

With industry giants - Google, AT&T, Facebook, Salesforce, Cloudera, etc. - we offer Nanodegree credentials, designed to help professionals become Web Developers, Data Analysts, or Mobile Developers. Supported by our communities of coaches and students, our students learn programming and data science through a series of online courses and hand-on projects that help them practice and build a convincing portfolio.

Funding Rounds (4) - $160M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Nov, 2015$105M / Series D7
Sep, 2014$35M / Series C9
Oct, 2012$15M / Series B3
Jan, 2012$5M / Series A1

Current Team (15)


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Products (4)

  • Starting from the basics of how the web works, learn everything you need to know to build your own blog and scale it.
  • What does a data scientist do? Explore the main topics in data science and understand the skills needed to become a data scientist
  • Intro programming class to learn Object Oriented Programming, a must-have technique to reuse and share code easily. Learn by making projects
  • You’ll learn and practice key computer science concepts by building your own versions of popular web applications. Also learn Python.

Competitors (8)

  • Learn the most in-demand business, design and technology skills from top instructors and industry professionals, online or at our campus.
  • Coursera is scaling a global platform to provide universal access to the world’s best education.
  • EdX is a non-profit, open-source enterprise providing free online courses from universities around the world.
  • General Assembly creates a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs.
  • Online courses for learning to make web and mobile apps
  • ReviewAdda.Com is a college admission marketplace which offer cash discount directly to the students
  • E-learning platform that allows people and organizations to request, receive and transmit knowledge in a personalized and interactive way
  • Udemy is an online learning and teaching marketplace that helps anyone build the life they imagine.

Partners (15)

  • Shanghai-based Chinese electric vehicle maker
  • AutonomouStuff is a provider of autonomy-enabling technologies that specializes in perception sensors, GPS, and computing.
  • Otto is designing a new approach to modern transportation, starting with self-driving trucks.
  • HERE is creating the world's most dynamic maps and location services, making life much easier to navigate.
  • Mercedes-Benz USA manufactures sedans, coupes, SUVs and wagons, convertibles and roadsters, hybrid and electric cars, and car accessories.
  • McLaren Applied Technologies is a British technology company that works in conjunction with other companies.
  • Local Motors’ global co-creation community is made up of enthusiasts, hobbyist innovators and professionals.
  • UploadVR is dedicated to accelerating the success of the virtual reality industry through inspiring community experiences.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    2465 Latham St

    Mountain View, California 94040

    United States

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