What is Skillshare?

Skillshare is a global community where you can learn real-world skills from incredible teachers.

Skillshare Details

  • 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


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What They're Saying

Most Recent

  • TechCrunchCollaborative Learning Startup Skillsha...

    “Skillshare is launching the Classroom on its class details page as an online area for key interactions between teachers and students.”

  • Mashable6 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 CompanySkillshare Rethinks Education By Puttin...

    “Skillshare, meanwhile, is eliminating the lectures—and the professors.”

  • CBSConsumerWatch: Online Skill Sharing Cla...

    “You don’t need a credential or a classroom to teach a class anymore…Welcome to the future of education.”

More Press

  • Mashable4 NYC Startups Reshaping Small Business

    “They are proving to be a valuable asset to entrepreneurs looking for guidance when starting their own ventures.”

  • Business InsiderThis Company Wants You To Get Paid For ...

    “Skillshare is trying to turn every room into a classroom.”

  • American Express OPEN ForumSkillshare: A New Way to Learn

    “Ridiculously ambitious mission: they’re hoping to democratize education.”

  • The Next WebA penny for your thoughts: What we lear...

    “Learning must be reunited with education if we are serious about making real change.”

  • MashableHow Skillshare Is Transforming Educatio...

    “Skillshare, an online marketplace for learning and teaching, is entering its second year with momentum.”

  • The AtlanticCan 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.”

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