Udemy co-founder Eren Bali just raised $6.5 million for his newest startup

It's no secret that communications between patients and their doctors and pharmacists is anything but seamless. The same is true for communications between doctors and the labs and insurance companies

How workforces can prepare for software stealing our jobs

Employees throughout the world are are struggling to compete in a fast-moving and dynamic global job market, thanks to an unprecedented number of technological advancements and highly linked informati

Making the case for a startup visa 

After failing to get their startup Udemy off the ground in their native Turkey, Eren Bali and Oktay Cağlar headed to the U.S. in 2009. Both knew that in the U.S., specifically Silicon Valley, they co

Codecademy, the free online coding school, raises another $30M led by Naspers

Codecademy, an online coding school with 16 million registered users, has built out its footprint without charging its students a penny to use it. Now, as more questions arise about how and when the

Edtech startup Udemy raises $60 million from Naspers for international expansion

The venture arm of Naspers Ltd. has invested $60 million in Udemy, an online marketplace for education. For the unfamiliar, Naspers is a Johannesburg-listed tech and media firm that operates robust on

Introducing Disrupt TV Live From Disrupt SF

We’re just a week away from TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015, and the TechCrunch video team has a packed schedule: broadcasting interviews, updates and all sorts of other great startup action live from th

Udemy Raises Another $65 Million To Help Anyone Learn Anything

Udemy, the online education marketplace that wants to help anyone learn anything, has pulled in $65 million in new venture funding. The Series D round was led by Stripes Group, the late-stage New York

Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Raises $32M To Scale Up Internationally

Long time player in the online learning space, Udemy, which has built a skills-based marketplace where individual tutors can sell their skills and learners can get access to courses (both paid and fre

Crunch, Crunch, CrunchU: Course Registration Is Now Open

That crunching sound you hear is software eating the world, and TechCrunch is always looking for ways to pull a chair up to the feast. For example, we have CrunchBase for data and CrunchBoard for jobs

With Over 6,000 Courses Now Live, Udemy Brings Its Learning Marketplace To iOS To Let You Study On The Go

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.udemy.com/">Udemy</a> launched in 2010 to help students of all ages continue their education through video-based, online courses -- and in turn, give teachers (and

Chamath Palihapitiya On Growth Hacking And How To Create A Sustainable User Acquisition Engine

Last fall, Udemy co-founder Gagan Biyani and Wildfire's Erin Turner held the first <a target="_blank" href="http://growthhackersconference.com/">Growth Hackers Conference</a>, in which executives, ent

Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Lands $12M To Expand Its Course Catalog, Go Cross-Platform

In 2010, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.udemy.com/">Udemy</a> set out to capitalize on the growing market for video-based online education by launching a learning platform that allows anyone to t

Udemy Rolls Out New Publishing Platform To Help Teachers Create Quality Online Courses

Online video education is a hot space right now, thanks to the likes of Khan Academy, Coursera, Udacity, StraighterLine, Lynda.com, CreativeLIVE (and many more), which are collectively on a mission to

Gasp! Thanks To These Startups, Teachers Are Making Money On The Web

On the whole, teacher compensation in the U.S. is embarrassing. To pick on marketers, some might see the fact that the <a href="http://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/marketing-manager-salary-SRCH_KO0,17.h

Technology Cannot Disrupt Education From The Top Down

Computer technology has penetrated the classroom for thirty years with little impact. After hundreds of “disruptive” education startups, the best innovation in education is still the chalkboard. T

Crowdsourced Learning Platform Udemy Raises $3 Million From Lightbank And Others

Groupon investors <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/eric-lefkofsky">Eric Lefkofsky</a> and <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/brad-keywell">Brad Keywell</a> have led a $3 million Series

Udemy Scores $1M In Seed Funding, Aims To Democratize Online Learning

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/udemy.jpg" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.udemy.com">Udemy</a>, which aims to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/05/11/udemy-lau

Udemy Launches Virtual Learning Academy

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/udemy-academy-of-you-find-and-create-online-courses-teach-and-learn-online.png" class="shot2">Online video education is a space that is growin