Coursera was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world's largest online learning platform for higher education. 190 of the world's top universities & industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, & degrees that empower over 40 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,800 companies use the company's enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education, & Learn Capital.
Our engineering team uses a modern tech stack, building all of Coursera on top of AWS. Our website uses React & Webpack written all in ES6, we use Swift for iOS & Java for Android, & our backend is built in Scala using MySQL & Cassandra as a datastore.