Outlier.org is an online education platform that offers beautifully-produced online courses that earn students transferable college credit.

Outlier's courses employ engaging content and cutting-edge educational technology to create an immersive, student-friendly learning experience.

Outlier was created by the Co-Founder of MasterClass, Aaron Rasmussen and David Rogier in 2018. The company is based in Brooklyn, New York.


Outlier is reimagining higher education as a resource that is accessible, equitable, and affordable for everyone. The company has developed high quality, university-level courses, taught online by some of the most celebrated educators in their respective fields.


Outlier.org courses are taught by some of the most charismatic figures in academia, including professors from Yale, MIT, Columbia, and Cornell. Students enjoy a top quality learning experience that includes access to 1-on-1 tutoring, AI-proctored assessments, dynamically-generated problem sets, and cutting-edge, active learning techniques.


Outlier has raised $16M in funding on Jan 09, 2020, which includes a recent $11.7M in Series A. The financing is backed by GSV Ventures, Harrison Metal, Tectonic Capital, Jackson Square Ventures and others.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $16M over 2 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Brooklyn
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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