Skillshare was founded in New York in 2010 by two veterans of the digital world Michael Karnjanaprakorn and Malcolm Ong. It offers more than 35,000+ courses (or as they say classes) and 5 million users, it is one of the most popular elearning platforms out there and focuses on classes for creative professionals and entrepreneurs.
- Varied content topics all suited to creative types
- Optional assignments and community interaction
- Low price
- Feedback from other learners is rarely insightful or instructional
- No guarantee that instructors participate in community features
Skillshare is an online learning platform with thousands of classes for creative people and entrepreneurs. Its topics include illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing and more. It offers a free trial on its premium plan for individual users that is either billed annually at $180 or monthly at $32.