Category: Speaking

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 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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Join us for the The Nuts and Bolts of Building a Peer to Peer Internet Marketplace

Join us for the The Nuts and Bolts of Building a Peer to Peer Internet Marketplace

| April 18, 2012 | 1 Reply

Next week, I'll be speaking on a panel in San Francisco on building an Internet Marketplace. Register here: http://marketplaces.eventbrite.com/ This is the second event in a series of marketplace panels co-sponsored by Scripted.com and Crosslink Capital. The event will be hosted at Rocket Space – one of the premiere technology incubators/work spaces in the San […]

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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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TakeLessons Presenting at the 2012 Montgomery Technology Conference

TakeLessons Presenting at the 2012 Montgomery Technology Conference

| March 4, 2012 | Reply

  We’re happy to have been selected as a final presenter at the 2012 Montgomery Technology Conference this week in Santa Monica, CA. The conference is an invitation-only event featuring over 1,000 senior-level private equity and venture capital professionals. The financiers will be reviewing the best of breed new startup disruptors. I’m not sure if […]

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Steven Cox Interview on The Big Biz TV Show – Transcript

Steven Cox Interview on The Big Biz TV Show – Transcript

| January 16, 2012 | 1 Reply

Click here to watch the video Our next guest is named Steven Cox. This is interesting because when you were gone. Yeah. Darren Hardy, the publisher of Success Magazine, who was a fantastic co-host by the way, that was good. All good. And he said to me, now look, I've got this guy, this entrepreneur […]

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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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I’ll be a Guest Contributor on The Big Biz Radio Show

I’ll be a Guest Contributor on The Big Biz Radio Show

| December 19, 2011 | Reply

Tune In! I'll be a guest contributor tomorrow (December 20) at 1:30 pm on The Big Biz radio show speaking about what it's like working for a startup company. Heard locally in San Diego on 95.7 FM and coast-to-coast 12-3 PM PST on the CBS Radio Network and FOX Business Network. http://www.bigbizshow.com  

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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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Interview with the Northwest Young Entrepreneurs Association

Interview with the Northwest Young Entrepreneurs Association

| March 25, 2011 | 1 Reply

I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Nick Hampshire with the Northwest Young Entrepreneurs Association about building companies and what I've learned as we continue to grow TakeLessons. Here is the Q&A: Audio MP3 download of Steven Cox interview is located here:  Nick Hampshire: What is your philosophy on life and business? Steven Cox: […]

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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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San Diego Urban Land Young Leaders Social Media Panel

San Diego Urban Land Young Leaders Social Media Panel

| December 15, 2010 | Reply

Tonight, I'll be on the panel discussing how small and local businesses can use social media to their advantage. Here are my key points: Focus on quality instead of quantity. Be consistent. Be real. Make sure someone is assigned to the task with definitive plans. Focus on Google Places, Facebook, and YouTube Other secondary tools […]

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Speaking Event: San Diego Young Entrepreneurs Slide Show

Speaking Event: San Diego Young Entrepreneurs Slide Show

| May 13, 2009 | Reply

I had a great time at the San Diego Young Entreprenuers meeting yestday at the offices of DLA Piper. Cliff Currie and Robert Reyes are the hosts and founders of StartUpCicle (follow them on Twitter). Their idea is to be able to help startups get together, feed off each other's ideas, and watch young businesses […]

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TakeLessons.com on NBC San Diego

TakeLessons.com on NBC San Diego

| March 6, 2009 | Reply

Quick video on TakeLessons on NBC San Diego March 6th 2009:

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28 Speaking Tips from Public Speaking Pros

28 Speaking Tips from Public Speaking Pros

| October 17, 2007 | Reply

For those with a little stage fright, perhaps these 28 tips will help you out. Here are a couple of my favorites:

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