Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Lands $12M To Expand Its Course Catalog, Go Cross-Platform

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http://techcrunch.com – In 2010, Udemy set out to capitalize on the growing market for video-based online education by launching a learning platform that allows anyone to teach and participate in online video classes. Yet, as the space has gotten more crowded, the startup has focused on becoming not just another online course platform, but a learning marketplace where educators of all stripes can earn compensation for sharing their knowledge on everything from front-end development to yoga. So far, it’s been working. Udemy has attracted about 400K registered students and a quarter of its approved instructors ha (IT news)