Category Archive for: TakeLessons

TakeLessons Announces Sponsorship the International Women’s Hackathon at California State University, San Marcos

San Diego, CA (October 2, 2014) – TakeLessons is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Third International Women’s Hackathon, which will be held on October 11th, 2014 at California State University, San Marcos’ (CSUSM). The International Women’s Hackathon seeks to encourage young women to pursue their interest and careers in computer science, even if…

Read More →

Good Morning San Diego: The San Diego Entrepreneur’s Toolkit

With San Diego being one of the most patent-intensive cities in the U.S., it makes sense that more entrepreneurs are flourishing. To aid in the search to find all the right sources is “The San Diego Entrepreneur’s Toolkit.” Steven Cox of TakeLessons.com, Stacey Lankford Pennington of Makers Quarter, and Jon Belmonte of Cedar Ridge Ventures…

Read More →

UT San Diego: Innovators panel kicks off Startup Week

By Katherine Poythress A group of San Diego’s leading innovators kicked off San Diego Startup Week early Thursday with a panel discussion where they championed the benefits of the tech community here. The panel was sponsored by law firm Mintz Levin and hosted by marketing company 7 Second Strategies at tech incubator EvoNexus downtown. TakeLessons…

Read More →

Xconomy: Four Ways to Build a Better Ecosystem for Tech Startups in San Diego

By Steven Cox, Founder and CEO of TakeLessons.com Through all the ups and downs of building TakeLessons over the past eight years, I can say with certainty that San Diego’s ecosystem for tech startups is better now than I’ve ever seen it. That said, we have reached a crucial juncture. Our entrepreneurial community can either…

Read More →

Fast Company: When You Should Embrace Your Pangs of Doubt

By Steven Cox CEO and Founder, TakeLessons.com Everyone has moments of doubt. But the good news is, there can actually be healthy. Here’s how to figure out when to listen to that annoying voice in your head.  Doubt–at one point or another, every entrepreneur has experienced the sinking feeling that his or her best work…

Read More →

Xconomy: TakeLessons Takes in $7M to Expand Its Online Market for Classes

By Bruce V. Bigelow San Diego’s TakeLessons might just be one of those startups that works for years before suddenly becoming an overnight success. It’s been eight years since the company was founded as an online marketplace where music teachers could find students and vice versa. Today TakeLessons says it has raised $7 million in…

Read More →

UT San Diego: TakeLessons raises $7 million

Online marketplace links instructors with students across the country By Mike Freeman San Diego’s TakeLessons, an online marketplace linking teachers with students, said Monday it has raised an additional $7 million in venture capital to continue its expansion beyond music and academic tutoring. The funding round was led by new investor Lightbank of Chicago. It…

Read More →

TakeLessons Raises $7 Million in Venture Funding

San Diego, CA – March 25, 2014 – San Diego-based TakeLessons (www.takelessons.com), the nation’s leading online marketplace connecting students of all ages with high quality, well-vetted teachers, today announced an additional $7 million in funding, bringing its total raised to $20 million. The round, led by new investor Chicago-based Lightbank, included participation from the startup’s…

Read More →

TakeLessons Opens New Office In The Heart of Downtown San Diego

San Diego, CA – March 13, 2014 – San Diego-based TakeLessons (www.takelessons.com), the nation’s leading online marketplace connecting students of all ages with high quality, well vetted teachers, celebrated the opening of their new offices last night in the heart of Downtown San Diego. The new office, located at 225 Broadway, features a space with…

Read More →

TakeLessons Acquires Betterfly, Becomes Nation’s Largest Online Marketplace for Lessons

February 5, 2014, San Diego, CA – San Diego-based TakeLessons (http://www.takelessons.com), an online marketplace that connects students of all ages with high quality, well-vetted instructors, today announced its acquisition of Chicago-based online lesson facilitator Betterfly. The addition of Betterfly’s extensive user database of students and teachers now positions TakeLessons as the world’s most comprehensive in-person and…

Read More →

Back to Top