Category: Start Up San Diego

You’re Invited: April 18th – The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation

You’re Invited: April 18th – The Digital Frontier – A Showcase of San Diego’s Entrepreneurial Innovation

| April 1, 2012 | 2 Replies

On Wednesday, 4/18, a few local tech entrepreneurs (including me) will be speaking at the 6Degrees Breakfast Speakers series 8:30 to 9:30 AM on digital startups and innovation here in San Diego. The event is at The Hall of Champions in Balboa Park. Anyway, I have a couple extra tickets if you would like to […]

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San Diego Start-Up’s – What’s Going On in the San Diego Tech Scene

San Diego Start-Up’s – What’s Going On in the San Diego Tech Scene

| March 19, 2012 | Reply

Job Openings: Jobs: SEO Marketing Manager – TakeLessons ——————————————————– San Diego StartupDigest is curated by: Brant Cooper – Author of the Customer Development Book      What's Going on in the San Diego Startup Community MIT Enterprise Forum – Deal Current Wednesday, March 21 @6PM | Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, 12790 El Camino Real, San Diego.  Deal Current CEO […]

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San Diego Startup Digest – Feb 20th 2012

San Diego Startup Digest – Feb 20th 2012

| February 20, 2012 | Reply

San Diego StartupDigest Life is too short to work at a boring company. Tell us about you here. 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 area. San Diego StartupDigest is curated by: Brant Cooper – Author […]

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San Diego Startup Digest – What’s going on in the San Diego Tech Community

San Diego Startup Digest – What’s going on in the San Diego Tech Community

| February 6, 2012 | Reply

San Diego Startup Digest   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 area. San Diego StartupDigest is curated by: Brant Cooper – Author of the Customer Development Book What's Going on in the San Diego Startup Community […]

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Upcoming Events for San Diego Start Ups Jan 15-30, 2012

Upcoming Events for San Diego Start Ups Jan 15-30, 2012

| January 16, 2012 | Reply

San Diego StartupDigest Several great events the next couple of weeks. There's something for everyone, so get out and mingle! 🙂 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 area. San Diego StartupDigest is curated by: Brant […]

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January 2012 – What’s Going on in the San Diego Startup Community

January 2012 – What’s Going on in the San Diego Startup Community

| January 2, 2012 | Reply

What's Going on in the San Diego Startup Community (brought to you by http://TheStartupDigest.com). Sandal Society When: Wed, Jan 4, 7:00-10:00pm Where: Ansir, 4685 Convoy Street #210, San Diego This bootstrappers group will discuss using Google Apps to keep your team running effectively. UX Speakeasy Happy Hour When: Wed, Jan 4, 6:30pm Where: Public House […]

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Steven Cox Interview on The Big Biz TV Show

Steven Cox Interview on The Big Biz TV Show

| December 27, 2011 | Reply

TV Interview: I had an opportunity to share the TakeLessons story with Sully and Russ of The Big Biz TV show last week. In the interview, we talked about the problems that TakeLessons solves for customers and musicians. We then talked about how we got started and our funding raise with CrossLink Capital. Click here […]

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San Diego Startup Event: Joe Kraus and Michael Robertson The difference between a big company and a startup

San Diego Startup Event: Joe Kraus and Michael Robertson The difference between a big company and a startup

| December 7, 2011 | Reply

  http://StevenCox.com: Internet celebrities, Joe Kraus and Michael Robertson talk about the difference between working for a company and working at a startup. This video was shot at the 10x100x100 San Diego Start-Up event in December 2011, hosted by Sweet Labs, with support from TakeLessons, Brightscope, and other San Diego Startups. The purpose of the […]

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Steven Cox Interview on Fox 5 News – Finding the Right San Diego StartUp Company to Work For

Steven Cox Interview on Fox 5 News – Finding the Right San Diego StartUp Company to Work For

| December 2, 2011 | Reply

  http://StevenCox.com. Even with the unemployment rate in San Diego hovering around 10%, the city’s startup scene is bustling with activity and creating new jobs for San Diegans. TakeLessons.com CEO, Steven Cox, talks about the 10x100x100 event where 10 startup companies that have collectively raised over $100 million in venture capital and will be hiring […]

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What’s it Like Working for a Startup?

What’s it Like Working for a Startup?

| November 30, 2011 | Reply

Our friends at SweetLabs have banded together with ten top San Diego startups (including TakeLessons) that have collectively raised over $100 million in venture capital and looking to hire for 100 new positions.

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Upcoming Events for San Diego Start Ups

Upcoming Events for San Diego Start Ups

| November 28, 2011 | Reply

What's Going on in the San Diego Startup Community Agile San Diego When: Thu, Dec 1, 6:30pm Where: The Linkery, 3794 30th St., San Diego Dave Churchville will talk about Agile Planning. If you are into or interested in Agile, you should come hear Dave, who knows his stuff. Plus, the Linkery is a nice […]

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Steven Cox – TakeLessons Company Update at San Diego Venture Group Pitchfest

Steven Cox – TakeLessons Company Update at San Diego Venture Group Pitchfest

| November 18, 2011 | Reply

Steven Cox, CEO of TakeLessons and winner of 2010 San Diego Venture Group Pitchfest gives an update one year later on the progress the company has made since winning last year. Transcription: …Here’s a very simple message for our teachers and that is: you go teach and we will curate the absolute best instructors throughout […]

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San Diego Tech Startup Launch Quickpitch Event

San Diego Tech Startup Launch Quickpitch Event

| November 4, 2011 | Reply

On Wednesday, November 2, Brant Cooper and the gang hosted the San Diego Tech Launch event where ten start-ups gave their 30-second elevator pitch and everyone got a chance to vote on their favorites. The Tech Launch was also a great place to network and dig for talent. Funded companies that attended included TakeLessons, Brightscope […]

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San Diego Venture Group Pitchfest 2011 – now taking applications

San Diego Venture Group Pitchfest 2011 – now taking applications

| August 27, 2011 | Reply

Last year, TakeLessons was fortunate enough to win the 2010 SDVG Pitchfest (and a check for $20,000). This year, the competition is back again, and it's your chance to score some cash and cred for your startup. Details: Compete in PitchFest 2011 Welcome to the application page for SDVG’s 2011 PitchFest competition! Thank you for […]

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How TakeLessons uses social media to sell services in the real world

How TakeLessons uses social media to sell services in the real world

| July 8, 2009 | Reply

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking for the Social Media Breakfast San Diego group on how our company, TakeLessons is using social media in the digital world to effectively build trust and engage with music lovers on a hyper-localized level. Thanks to Adam and Erin of Digital Operative (a wonderful San Diego social […]

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