Coursera had a strong showing on its first day as a public company. : Coursera 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. By day’s end its shares were trading at $45 and they continue to rise today. At its last fundraising round in July 2020, the company was valued at $2.6 billion according to Pitchbook. It’s now worth nearly $7 billion.