With A Fresh $1M From Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Skillshare Looks To Expand Its Course Menu And Go Big Abroad

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http://techcrunch.com – Tapping into the growth of online education, Skillshare launched in 2011 on a mission to build a digital marketplace for knowledge. Yet, instead of going in the direction of traditional online education or the new generation of MOOC platforms like Coursera and Udacity, Skillshare eschewed hosting classes in traditional education subjects to instead offer classes that teach people real-world skills that they can apply to their professional or personal projects. At launch, however, Skillshare limited users to participating in classes that took place in their local area, but last year, the startu (IT news)