Platzi Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2012

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 200


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B2

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $60M

  • Investors
  • 26

Platzi General Information


Provider of online professional education services intended to teach in-demand skills. The company's services include live-streaming classes through its platform on inspiring design, marketing, business and programming courses from professionals with real-time collaboration among pupils and industry leaders as teachers, enabling students to stay up-to-date with the current market needs.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Educational Software
Corporate Office
  • 548 Market Street
  • PMB 70942
  • San Francisco, CA 94104
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

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Platzi Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
8. Later Stage VC (Series B2) 28-Oct-2021 $60M 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Secondary Transaction - Private 22-Oct-2021 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Secondary Transaction - Private 19-Jul-2021 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series A) 23-Mar-2018 00.000 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Accelerator/Incubator 30-Jan-2017 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Seed Round 09-Oct-2015 00.00 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 23-Mar-2015 $120K $120K 00.000 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 22-Mar-2015 Completed Startup
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Platzi Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B2 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.00
Series B1 0,000,000 00.000000 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Series A3 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.00
Series A2 102,145 $0.000010 $0.98 $0.98 1x $0.98 0.46%
Series A1 4,168,185 $0.000010 $1.45 $1.45 1x $1.45 18.78%
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Platzi Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
John Vega Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Christian Van Der Henst Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, President and Board Member
Nicole Chapaval Chief Business Officer
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Platzi Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
Denis Pedreira Self Board Member 000 0000
John Vega Platzi Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Rodolfo Gonzalez Foundation Capital Board Member 000 0000
Simon Borrero Self Board Member 000 0000
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Platzi Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Platzi Investors (26)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
500 Startups LatAm Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Darian Shirazi Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Diego Basch Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
FJ Labs Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Hans Tung Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Platzi Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Figuro 03-Apr-2024 0000 00000 Business/Productivity Software
Flevo 22-Sep-2021 0000000000 0000 Other Financial Services 0000000 0
Emissary (Logistics) 08-Apr-2021 Accelerator/Incubator Logistics
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Platzi FAQs

  • When was Platzi founded?

    Platzi was founded in 2012.

  • Who is the founder of Platzi?

    John Vega and Christian Van Der Henst are the founders of Platzi.

  • Who is the CEO of Platzi?

    John Vega is the CEO of Platzi.

  • Where is Platzi headquartered?

    Platzi is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is the size of Platzi?

    Platzi has 200 total employees.

  • What industry is Platzi in?

    Platzi’s primary industry is Educational and Training Services (B2C).

  • Is Platzi a private or public company?

    Platzi is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Platzi?

    The current valuation of Platzi is 00000.

  • What is Platzi’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Platzi is 00000.

  • How much funding has Platzi raised over time?

    Platzi has raised $70.5M.

  • Who are Platzi’s investors?

    500 Startups LatAm, Darian Shirazi, Diego Basch, FJ Labs, and Hans Tung are 5 of 26 investors who have invested in Platzi.

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