Founding History of Udacity
Founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky.
Purchased the knowlabs.com domain name and started design and development work in May 2011.
Purchased the ai-class domain name in June 2011.
Incorporated as Know Labs Inc. in June 2011.
Launched in open beta in October 2011.
Purchased the udacity.com domain name in January 2012.
Amended the company name to Udacity Inc. in February 2012.
Raised more than $235 M USD in five rounds of funding.
Headquartered in Mountain View, USA.
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Year 1 of Udacity
Version 1 of Udacity (Website)
Stats of Udacity
Full Year 1 of Udacity
MAY 2011 to APR 2012
Extras of Udacity
JUN 2011 Articles of Incorporation
JUL 2011 promo video for the 'Online Introduction to Artificial Intelligence' MOOC
FEB 2012 Company Name Amendment
JAN 2012 Talk about Udacity at the DLD Conference