What is Skillshare?
Skillshare is a global community where you can learn real-world skills from incredible teachers.
- Founders: Michael Karnjanaprakorn & Malcolm Ong
- HQ: New York, NY
- Birthdate: November 19th, 2010
- Spelling: Skillshare is one word and only the first “s” is capitalized.
- Investors: Union Square Ventures & Spark Capital
What They're Saying
TechCrunch — Collaborative Learning Startup Skillsha...
“Skillshare is launching the Classroom on its class details page as an online area for key interactions between teachers and students.”
Mashable — 6 Startups to Watch in 2012
“Thousands of teachers have used Skillshare to teach more than 15,000 hours of classes. A few have even quit their jobs to teach Skillshare classes full-time.”
Fast Company — Skillshare Rethinks Education By Puttin...
“Skillshare, meanwhile, is eliminating the lectures—and the professors.”
CBS — ConsumerWatch: Online Skill Sharing Cla...
“You don’t need a credential or a classroom to teach a class anymore…Welcome to the future of education.”
Mashable — 4 NYC Startups Reshaping Small Business
“They are proving to be a valuable asset to entrepreneurs looking for guidance when starting their own ventures.”
Business Insider — This Company Wants You To Get Paid For ...
“Skillshare is trying to turn every room into a classroom.”
American Express OPEN Forum — Skillshare: A New Way to Learn
“Ridiculously ambitious mission: they’re hoping to democratize education.”
The Next Web — A penny for your thoughts: What we lear...
“Learning must be reunited with education if we are serious about making real change.”
Mashable — How Skillshare Is Transforming Educatio...
“Skillshare, an online marketplace for learning and teaching, is entering its second year with momentum.”
The Atlantic — Can Online Education Be Both Successful...
“Skillshare stakes its claim on the thesis that cities hold the perfect ingredients for a system of collaborative education: density, diversity, and rich connective tissue.”