Only 13 months into its existence, Udacity has graduated its 1,000th student. The platform has also accepted a $105 million investment at a $1 billion valuation.
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Udacity is also offering plenty of incentives for students to finish their programs. All graduates get half of their tuition back, and Udacity is even selecting some to work as code reviewers for its platform.
It also recently launched a new Android Nanodegree program in conjunction with Google, and has a new introductory course for iOS that feeds right into its own Swift-ready degree program.