Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes in design, business, technology and more.
New York City, New York
Malcolm Ong, Michael Karnjanaprakorn
Union Square Ventures, Amasia, Spark Capital
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.