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MasterClass

Education Company

8.0
10
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Maven

Course Marketplace

7.4
10

MasterClass vs. Maven - complete comparison

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Description
MasterClass logoMasterClass

Masterclass is an online learning concept with a unique concept: They work together with celebrities from various fields, letting the celebrities teach an online course about their knowledge. These celebrities include people of the likes of Stephen Curry, George W. Bush, Martin Scorsese and many more incredible well-known people. In total, there are more than 150 classes taught on topics such as arts, business, cooking, sports, and more.

Maven logoMaven

Maven is a relatively new online learning platform, created by the co-founder of Udemy. It provides cohort-based courses led by expert instructors and all kinds of professional skills from sales to software engineering. Their approach of live cohorts is proven to lead to higher course engagement and better learning results.

Types of courses
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Maven logoMaven
COHORT BASED

Cohort-based courses

Learn a new skill from one of the various professionals teaching on Maven. These courses are synchronous, cohort-based courses which is supposed to help you get more out of the course and achieve a better learning effect.

$300 - $1000 USD
4–6 hours per week
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

Masterclass membership

Get access to the full Masterclass course catalog of more than 180 classes.

$12 - 25 USD per month
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PERSONAL

Regular

Access to all courses and learning materials

$20 - 30 USD per month
Pros & cons
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    Pros
  • Learn from world-renowned experts
  • High production value
  • Wide range of topics
  • Cons
  • Lack of deep, in-depth courses
  • No interaction with the instructors
Maven logoMaven
    Pros
  • User-friendly interface
  • High-quality content
  • Interactive, cohort-based learning experience
  • Cons
  • Courses are expensive
  • Learning support may be limited

General information

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Type
Education CompanyCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
180+200+
Popularity

Popular

Relatively niche

Available categories
Arts & CraftsBusiness StrategyCreativityEntrepreneurshipSports
Business Analytics & IntelligenceDesign ToolsDigital MarketingProgramming LanguagesWeb Development
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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Full score
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Affordability
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Career value
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Customer support
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Usability
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Features

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Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
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Company

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Company name
MasterClass Inc.Maven Inc.
Company size

Medium

Medium

Founded in
20152018
Headquarters

United States

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Founders
David Rogier, Aaron RasmussenJohn Doe, Jane Smith
External reviews
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4.9121900 reviews
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4.620000 reviews
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2.1825 reviews

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Our opinion

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Summary
MasterClass logoMasterClass

MasterClass has amongst the highest production quality of all online learning platforms. We like their concept of creating courses with world-renowned experts in their respective fields and combining this with awesome production value. With this high quality bar, it's clear why MasterClass doesn't have the most extensive course catalog. They focus on quality over quantity and offer courses on all kinds of topics, both career-related and recreational. Overall, we recommend MasterClass for students that enjoy watching courses from their favorite athletes, musicians and chefs and that appreciate the amount of effort MasterClass puts into producing these classes. Students looking for courses to advance their career might find a better offering elsewhere.

Maven logoMaven

With their approach of cohort-based courses, Maven is trying to shake up the digital education market. We like that they back their approach on research about effective learning, trying to create a learning experience that produces the best outcomes for students. Their courses are also typically taught by experienced practitioners, ensuring a high course quality. Overall, we recommend Maven for professionals that want to step up their game on a specific topic, if budget isn't the biggest concern. On Maven, you pay a little bit extra for the convenience of direct access to your instructors and a more effective, cohort-based experience. Students with limited budget might be better off going with other platforms.

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