iversity Overview

  • Founded
  • 2011
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 100
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

iversity General Information


Provider of a massive open online courses platform designed to provide online courses affiliated by different universities. The company's platform works in collaboration with universities, companies and non-government organizations (NGOs), enabling people to join different public courses in topics ranging from philosophy to technology for a specified period of time.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Educational Software
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • C/o Springer-Verlag GmbH
  • Tiergartenstrasse 17
  • 69121 Heidelberg
  • Germany
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iversity Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 14-Nov-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Restart - Early VC 09-Aug-2016 Completed Restart
4. Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg 01-Jul-2016 Completed Out of Business
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 15-Oct-2014 00.000 00.000 000.00 Completed Profitable
2. Early Stage VC 16-Jan-2013 $2.85M Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 11-Aug-2011 $2.85M $2.85M Completed Startup
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iversity Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Provider of a massive open online courses platform designed to provide online courses affiliated by different universiti
Education and Training Services (B2B)
Heidelberg, Germany
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Bangalore, India
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Cary, NC
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iversity Competitors (20)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Edusys Services Venture Capital-Backed Bangalore, India 000 00.00 00000000000 00.00
000000 000000000 0 Formerly PE-Backed Cary, NC 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Austin, TX 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
0000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Plano, TX 000 000 000000000000 000
0000000000 Private Equity-Backed Portland, OR 000 00000 0000000 0000 00000
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iversity Executive Team (15)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Gordon Friebe Chief Technology Officer
Niels Thomas Managing Director
Florian Nickels-Teske Director, Business Development
Veit Murz Director, Marketing
Ulrich Vest Ph.D Managing Director
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iversity Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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iversity Former Investors (10)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
CRALS Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
European Commission Government 000 0000 000000 0
Holtzbrinck Digital Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kontor B45 Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Marcus Riecke Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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