Coursera's initial public offering looked good for the company, which the market valued at over $7 billion. That's probably good news for competitors' valuations, even if it's not exactly clear which aspect of the online learning business attracted investors.
As the American economy recalibrates from the shocks imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders in the public and private sectors are swiftly reimagining how Americans navigate the labor market.
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oursera had a strong showing on its first day as a public company. The nine-year-old online education provider based in Mountain View, California, debuted with a share price of $33.
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Ryan's insights and perspectives in line with how education can be shifted, should be shifted, and changed over the long haul is invigorating.
Colleges are laying off personnel, cutting entire academic departments, and otherwise struggling with budgets battered by lower revenues and higher costs. Meanwhile, investors are pouring billions into companies that sell education technology and related services to colleges and schools...
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