MasterClass IPO

www.masterclass.com

MasterClass was founded in 2012 by Aaron Rasmussen and David Rogier. In 2020, CEO Rogier said that the company is "on the path" to an IPO. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

Masterclass is a subscription-based edtech platform that offers courses on a wide range of subjects, typically taught by celebrities or other well-known experts. The company has raised $461 million in venture capital funding to date. Investors include Fidelity, NEA, Baillie Gifford, IVP, and NextView Capital. A 2021 round of Series F funding brought in $225 million in new capital. Masterclass plans to use the money to bolster existing operations and expand internationally. The funding resulted in a $2.5 billion valuation.

SectorEducation
Founded2015
Total Funding to Date$526.59MM
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Major Investors for MasterClass

New Enterprise Associates
Atomico
Evolution Media
UTA Ventures
Yan-David Erlich
Advancit Capital
Javelin Venture Partners

MasterClass Funding Rounds and IPO Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share IPO Valuation
5/13/2021 Series F $225MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
5/20/2020 Series E $149.37MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
9/6/2018 Series D $89.56MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
3/28/2017 Series C $40.39MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/23/2016 Series B $15.9MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
6/30/2015 Series A $4.46MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
9/23/2013 Series Seed and Seed-1 $1.91MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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