Category: Start Up San Diego

San Diego Startup Week Events

San Diego Startup Week Events

| July 8, 2013 | Reply

San Diego StartupDigest Connecting you with your local startup community. StartUp San Diego’s Tech Week is here!  I hope you can get out to as many events as possible!For newcomers: The San Diego StartupDigest is an event list, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in the San Diego […]

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New Book: The Lean Entrepreneur by Brant Cooper- You WANT This Book

New Book: The Lean Entrepreneur by Brant Cooper- You WANT This Book

| February 11, 2013 | Reply

Ever wanted to know how to apply startup/technology know-how to your new company? My good friend and author, Brant Cooper, is releasing his second book, The Lean Entrepreneur on February 26. Check out what people are saying: “This fascinating new book shows that at the intersection of disruption and lean company thinking, there is a […]

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UCSD Students: Attend the Entrpreneur’s Panel October 23rd.

UCSD Students: Attend the Entrpreneur’s Panel October 23rd.

| October 15, 2012 | Reply

UCSD students – come hear a few stories and get some advice on building your own company. Hosted by Brant Cooper. Yours truly will also be participating. The mission of the UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge is to foster community involvement and technological innovation by bringing multi-disciplinary teams of engineers, scientists, and business-minded students together with […]

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San Diego Startup, Deal Current Secures First Institutional Round of Funding

San Diego Startup, Deal Current Secures First Institutional Round of Funding

| September 25, 2012 | 1 Reply

Congrats to Jimmy Hendricks and Pat Dillion, co-founders of Deal Current, a San Diego startup focused in the daily deal space, for securing their first round of funding. Deal Current Network is developing software that allows companies to set up their own daily deals compared with having to go through a site such as Groupon. […]

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I have $5,000 For You – Refer Me a Director of Product!

I have $5,000 For You – Refer Me a Director of Product!

| September 17, 2012 | Reply

  $5,000 bounty – Yes, $5,000 – for anyone who refers to us the person who we hire for Director of Product at TakeLessons. The person must be an absolute rock star. Please email Megan Liscomb (mliscomb@takelessons.com) with an intro to the person you are referring. Job description here: TakeLessons Hiring for Director of Product […]

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Congrats to San Diego-based Nik Software Acquired by Google

Congrats to San Diego-based Nik Software Acquired by Google

| September 17, 2012 | Reply

  Today, Nik Software was acquired by Google. The company – well known for its photography software (inlcuding the awesome Snapseed) – has become the recognized leader in digital photographic products and technologies, including its patented U Point® technology. The company’s products have won over 100 top industry awards for quality and innovation. Its first […]

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My Interview on the Brian Britt Show: Part 1 of 2

My Interview on the Brian Britt Show: Part 1 of 2

| June 27, 2012 | Reply

I had the opportunity to go on the Brian Britt Show and talk about music and the TakeLessons story. Check it out below: Listen to the podcast. The transcription is below if you'd rather read. Brian Britt: I'm here today with Steven Cox, he is the founder and CEO of America's largest music lesson company, […]

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The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 8 of 8)

The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 8 of 8)

| June 26, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs spoke at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. Pleased to be with great entrepreneurs including the guys from Classy.org and Mia Tidwell, San Diego Dating Coach and Matchmaker. Moderator: One final question, not that it’s in the near future, […]

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The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 7 of 8)

The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 7 of 8)

| June 22, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs spoke at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. In this segment, the panelists talk about finding work-life balance while starting a business.   Question from the crowd: (barely audible) What's the [xx] business model? They're all similar because they're […]

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The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 6 of 8)

The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 6 of 8)

| June 19, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs spoke at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. In this segment, the panelists talk about making connections and improving the small business community in San Diego.   Moderator: These guys are fantastic. Let me throw it open for you […]

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The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 5 of 8)

The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 5 of 8)

| June 12, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs spoke at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. In this segment, the panelists discuss their varied experiences with their mentors.   Moderator: When you were getting started, were there any mentors or resources that helped you achieve success? Lars […]

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Saturday: Startup San Diego Launch Event

Saturday: Startup San Diego Launch Event

| June 8, 2012 | Reply

Come be a part of the super-hot San Diego startup scene. I'll be speaking at the event tomorrow, June 9th. Startup San Diego will host its launch event on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the UCSD Rady School of Management from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is open to entrepreneurs, students, industry, and […]

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The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 4 of 8)

The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 4 of 8)

| June 8, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs spoke at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. Topic: The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego's Entrepreneurial Innovation. In this segment, the panelists discuss what makes San Diego a great place to do business.   Moderator: You […]

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The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 2 of 8)

The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 2 of 8)

| June 5, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs spoke at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. Topic: The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego's Entrepreneurial Innovation. In this segment of the video, the second of eight clips, the panelists discuss how we raised money to […]

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The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 1 of 8)

The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation (Clip 1 of 8)

| May 29, 2012 | Reply

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs spoke at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. Topic: The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego's Entrepreneurial Innovation   Video Text: and as always our moderator for the last years has been George Chamberlin. Welcome George Chamberlin. […]

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