Category: TakeLessons.com

What Do the Employees of TakeLessons Do in their Spare Time?

What Do the Employees of TakeLessons Do in their Spare Time?

| December 23, 2011 | Reply

They use their lunch hour to record Christmas music in the TakeLessons Jam Room! Listen now.   Last Christmas: Everyone II by JasonHears

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Our New Office: Diamond View Towers at Petco Park

Our New Office: Diamond View Towers at Petco Park

| December 16, 2011 | Reply

Big congrats out to the TakeLessons team in moving into our new 17,500 sq ft office space in dowtown San Diego. Diamond View Towers sits just outside the famous Gaslamp district and is inside of Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres. Here is the quote I read to our team on the first […]

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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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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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Map of San Diego Tech Start-Ups

Map of San Diego Tech Start-Ups

| October 10, 2011 | Reply

Fellow entrepreneur, Michael Bastos put together a map mashup of SD Tech Company locations. We're seeing a concentration of start-ups downtown near the Gaslamp district. Note to Mayor Jerry Sanders: the city should work on attracting more start-ups to downtown / Little Italy / East Village by offering discounts on parking, tax incentives, etc. Make […]

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TakeLessons Raises $6 Million Venture Round Led by Crosslink Capital

TakeLessons Raises $6 Million Venture Round Led by Crosslink Capital

| August 3, 2011 | Reply

Full-Service Music and Voice Lessons Provider Leverages Internet to Unite Students and Music Teachers SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TakeLessons, a full-service music and voice lessons provider offering private lessons in over 2,800 cities across the U.S., today announced that it has raised $6 million in funding led by Crosslink Capital, with other investors including SofTech VC and […]

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Today is TakeLessons’ 5 year Anniversary

Today is TakeLessons’ 5 year Anniversary

| July 11, 2011 | 2 Replies

What a great week this is starting off to be! It's our 5 year anniversary for TakeLessons. Here's a short note I shared with the team: ————— Hi team, I walked in the office today greeted by streamers and giant balloons. It's our 5 year birthday! While we got started building out the site earlier […]

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TakeLessons and Music 4 Miracles Team Up to Help Children with Cancer

TakeLessons and Music 4 Miracles Team Up to Help Children with Cancer

| June 27, 2011 | Reply

Thanks to my team for taking the initiative and making gifts like this happen. As a CEO, it’s really cool when your team runs ahead and gets things done without you even knowing about it. That rocks. Good sign we’re growing up.

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TakeLessons on Fox5: Sing Like an Idol — KSWB

TakeLessons on Fox5: Sing Like an Idol — KSWB

| January 31, 2011 | Reply

Sing Like an Idol — KSWB TakeLessons was recently featured on Fox 5 in support of the new American Idol season.   Transcription: Heather Ford: Hey guys, good morning. Well, we have created a jam session for you. These are all students from TakeLessons, so whether it’s a musical instrument or fine-tuning their voices, they’ve […]

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TakeLessons and Learning Care Group, Inc. Give Families Something to Sing About | Wanna Play Music

TakeLessons and Learning Care Group, Inc. Give Families Something to Sing About | Wanna Play Music

| August 27, 2010 | Reply

TakeLessons and Learning Care Group, Inc. Give Families Something to Sing About | Wanna Play Music. A new collaboration between Learning Care Group and TakeLessons is opening up opportunties for kids ages 5-12 to take music lessons–a much-needed service considering recent drastic school budget cuts. Learning Care Group, the second largest for-profit early education and […]

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Strategic Partnerships with Big Companies

Strategic Partnerships with Big Companies

| August 11, 2010 | Reply

Recently, our company has been fortunate enough to strike deals with channel partners that should help us in our quest to become the "Starbucks of Music Lessons". Starting in August, TakeLessons will be giving in-store lessons in conjunction with our partners. The service will provide certified TakeLessons local music instructors to thousands of kids and […]

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Now Hiring Music Teachers for Best Buy Stores

Now Hiring Music Teachers for Best Buy Stores

| July 19, 2010 | 3 Replies

Are you an incredible music instructor looking to make a living doing what you love? TakeLessons is now hiring teachers for part-time employee positions to teach inside Best Buy stores and Learning Care Group centers. Hiring in the following locations: Tampa Miami Minneapolis Washington DC Baltimore Dallas Houston Austin San Antonio San Diego Los Angeles […]

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TakeLessons Gift Certificates Now Available at Costco

TakeLessons Gift Certificates Now Available at Costco

| June 29, 2009 | Reply

TakeLessons has teamed up with Costco to get America moving with music! Costco Members can now buy TakeLessons music lessons gift certificates at Costco.com. "We're excited to help Costco's 50 million members get started enjoying learning how to sing or play music. In today's undertain times, it's beneficial for consumers to find the most relevant […]

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