Udacity Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2011

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 230


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Udacity General Information


Operator of educational services portal intended to train the workforce in advancing their careers. The company offers a flexible digital education platform and partners with technology companies to learn how technology is transforming industries and teaches the critical skills that companies are looking for in their workforce, enabling businesses and learners to prepare themselves to take on the most in-demand tech roles.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Educational Software
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 2440 West El Camino Real
  • Suite 101
  • Mountain View, CA 94040
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

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Udacity Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
14. Merger/Acquisition 20-May-2024 00000 Completed Profitable
13. Later Stage VC 00000 Completed Profitable
12. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Oct-2022 00000 Completed Profitable
11. Later Stage VC (Series F) 03-Mar-2021 00000 Completed Profitable
10. Secondary Transaction - Private 28-Jan-2021 00000 Completed Profitable
9. Debt - General 03-Nov-2020 0000 00000 Completed Profitable
8. Mezzanine 30-Sep-2020 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
7. Later Stage VC 01-Aug-2020 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 01-Aug-2019 $3.02M $173M Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 01-Nov-2018 $6.38M $169M Completed Generating Revenue
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Udacity Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Udacity Competitors (33)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Treehouse (Educational Software) Formerly VC-backed Beaverton, OR 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Skillshare Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 000 00000 00000000000 00000
OpenSesame Private Equity-Backed Portland, OR 000 00000 0000000 0000 00000
Simplilearn Private Equity-Backed San Francisco, CA 0000 0000 0000000 0000 0000
Maximum Education Venture Capital-Backed Moscow, Russia 000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
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Udacity Patents

Udacity Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20160085414-A1 Interactive content creation system Inactive 25-Oct-2012 00000000000 00
US-20140123067-A1 Interactive content creation system Active 25-Oct-2012 00000000000 0
US-9152297-B2 Interactive content creation system Inactive 25-Oct-2012 00000000000 00
US-20130215292-A1 System and method for combining computer-based educational content recording and video-based educational content recording Active 19-Feb-2012 000000000000 0
US-9049482-B2 System and method for combining computer-based educational content recording and video-based educational content recording Inactive 19-Feb-2012 H04N21/44008 0
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Udacity Executive Team (39)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kai Roemmelt Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Hisham Elaraby Chief Financial Officer
James Richards Chief Technology Officer & Vice President of Engineering
Ben Merkley Interim Chief Revenue Officer & Vice President of Global Revenue Operations
Ayah Shashaa Chief Strategy & Business Operations Officer
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Udacity Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
Derrick Alesevich Udacity Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Board Member 000 0000
Kai Roemmelt Udacity Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Sebastian Thrun Ph.D Self Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and President 000 0000
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Udacity 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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Udacity Former Investors (40)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
ADS Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Aeon Family of Funds Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Asas Capital Asset Manager Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Ayori Selassie Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Udacity Acquisitions (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Terminal (Computer Software) 01-Mar-2017 0000000000 Communication Software
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Udacity FAQs

  • When was Udacity founded?

    Udacity was founded in 2011.

  • Who is the founder of Udacity?

    Mike Sokolsky, David Stavens Ph.D, and Sebastian Thrun Ph.D are the founders of Udacity.

  • Who is the CEO of Udacity?

    Kai Roemmelt is the CEO of Udacity.

  • Where is Udacity headquartered?

    Udacity is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

  • What is the size of Udacity?

    Udacity has 230 total employees.

  • What industry is Udacity in?

    Udacity’s primary industry is Education and Training Services (B2B).

  • Is Udacity a private or public company?

    Udacity is a Private company.

  • What is Udacity’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Udacity is 00000.

  • How much funding has Udacity raised over time?

    Udacity has raised $298M.

  • Who are Udacity’s investors?

    ADS Ventures, Aeon Family of Funds, Andreessen Horowitz, Asas Capital, and Ayori Selassie are 5 of 40 investors who have invested in Udacity.

  • Who are Udacity’s competitors?

    Treehouse (Educational Software), Skillshare, OpenSesame, Simplilearn, and Maximum Education are some of the 33 competitors of Udacity.

  • When was Udacity acquired?

    Udacity was acquired on 20-May-2024.

  • Who acquired Udacity?

    Udacity was acquired by Accenture.

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