Udemy is an online learning platform aimed at professional adults and students.
Udemay's platform helps students, businesses, and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy.
Udemy was founded in Feb 1, 2010 by Eren Bali, Gagan Biyani, and Oktay Caglar. The company is based in San Francisco, California, with satellite offices in Denver, CO; Dublin, IR; Ankara, TR; Sao Paulo, BR; and Gurgaon, IN.
Udemy enables thirty-five million students to learn from 57,000 expert instructors teaching over 130,000 online courses in topics from programming and data science to leadership and team building.
Udemy for Business offers an employee training and development platform with subscription access to 7,000 courses, learning analytics, as well as the ability to host and distribute their own content. Udemy for Government is designed to upskill workers and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow.
Udemy is backed by Stripes, Naspers (now Prosus), Tencent Holdings, Benesse Holdings, Learn Capital, Insight Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and others. The company raised $23.5M in a new round on Dec 25, 2021. This brings Udemy's total funding to $296.5M to date. Udemy was valued at $3.3B after it had raised a Series F in Nov 2020.