Tag: Start Up San Diego

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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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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I have $5,000.00 for YOU

I have $5,000.00 for YOU

| January 4, 2012 | Reply

To: My trusted business network I have a cool $5,000 for someone – maybe you! What's the catch? Our company, TakeLessons, is growing like crazy (another year with over 100% growth in 2011) and we're looking for a rockstar VP of Marketing. As one of my trusted business associates, I wanted to reach out to […]

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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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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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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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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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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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How are you going to make a profit in your startup?

How are you going to make a profit in your startup?

| July 5, 2009 | 1 Reply

Image via Wikipedia I read an interesting post from Mark Cuban today on the problems of startup success using a free model. Back in the 90's when I was cutting my teeth around web/tech, the mantra we heard from VC's was "get big fast", and "eyeballs are everything", and "don't worry about making money, we'll […]

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San Diego Tech Company MojoPages on $5mm raise

San Diego Tech Company MojoPages on $5mm raise

| July 1, 2009 | Reply

Congrats to our friends over at Mojo Pages on a new $5mm raise. I believe their enhanced model of providing a white-label solution to news sites is timely and needed. Jon Carder and the team have been working hard on the site for a few years and this vote of confidence is a good sign […]

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