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Headquarters Salt Lake City, UT
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Competitors Blackboard, D2L, Moodlerooms

Instructure started in 2008 wanting to disrupt the Learning Management System market with Canvas. Canvas is the LMS tool that makes teaching and learning easier. It’s a powerful new way to, well, change the world (ok the world of education). And it seems like we did just that. Today we have 700 universities, colleges, and school districts--and we're still growing. Fast. Not... More

Mission: We are committed to improving education. We provide instructors and students modern tools and resources to empower the learning experience. Instructure provides Canvas...More

Instructure – Why Work For Us?

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It’s a breath of fresh air. It’s an educational revolution. It’s a powerful new way to—pardon our optimism—change the world. It’s a rapidly growing startup with an industry-pushing platform, 300+ talented employees and millions of passionate students and teachers. And, sure, there’s also a pretty incredible product in there too.


  • Founded in 2008
  • Launched Canvas in 2011
  • Launched Canvas K-12 and Canvas Network in 2012
  • 400+ employees
  • Used by over 800 colleges, universities and school districts
  • 10+ million users
  • Selected by Cisco Networking Academy to power “the world’s largest classroom”
  • Investors include Bessemer Venture Partners, OpenView Venture Partners, and EPIC Venture

Working at Instructure

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Employees are “Very Satisfied”   28 ratings


74% Approve of the CEO   26 ratings

Instructure CEO Josh Coates

Josh Coates


I love my job and believe in the product we offer

  Current Employee in Salt Lake City, UT

Pros: Great culture that has remained intact despite the extensive growth we've experienced. The company is open/transparent, both in terms of our product with clients and the company outlook with employees (financial details are shared with the entire… Full Review

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Accepted Offer Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details – The interview process for me was a bit long. I was an out of state candidate and was first provided a couple of phone interviews then an in person on site interview that lasted several hours. The on site interview style was a panel interview with seven other individuals.Full Interview

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Instructure Awards & Accolades

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CEO of the Year, Utah Business Magazine, 2013
Best Companies to Work For, Utah Business Magazine, 2013
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Utah Region Award, EY, 2014
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