networked learning

Skillshare

Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes in design, business, technology and more.

facts

Headquarters:

New York City, New York

Founders:

Malcolm Ong, Michael Karnjanaprakorn

CEO:

Matt Cooper

Categories:

E-Learning, Platform

Main Co-Investors:

Union Square Ventures, Amasia, Spark Capital

company insights

Founded in 2010, the Skillshare community is comprised of over 5 million students and thousands of teachers, from 100+ countries, who come to the open-platform to learn cutting-edge skills, network with peers and discover new opportunities.

Currently, Skillshare’s platform boasts over 5 million users and over 20,000 classes taught by a network of 6,000 experts across dozens of fields. The company will use the financing to accelerate growth and expand its learning ecosystem, which serves the growing independent workforce.