Amazing Instructors. Teaching the World.

Founded: Feb 2010

San Francisco, United States


Udemy helps students make moves. Whether you want to get promoted, break into a new industry, start a company, further a passion, or just accelerate your life, Udemy helps you learn from the amazing instructors in the world, so that you can get there and get there faster.

A wide range of experts teach on Udemy today, including New York Times best-selling authors, CEOs, celebrities, and Ivy League professors. These expert instructors have taught over 600,000 students on Udemy, helping them learn everything from programming to yoga to design to photography and more.

Experts leverage Udemy’s course creation platform to build online courses using video, PowerPoint, PDFs, audio, zip files and live classes. Courses can be published as either free or paid. Instructors keep 70% of the revenue from the sales of their paid courses.

Key Facts

  • Founded in February 2010.
  • Launched in May 2010.
  • Launched paid course platform in December 2010.
  • Udemy’s top 10 earning instructors did >$1.6 million in course sales (as of May 2012).