Tag: Steven Cox

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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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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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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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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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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Mary Meeker’s internet trends presentation at Web 2.0 Summit

Mary Meeker’s internet trends presentation at Web 2.0 Summit

| October 19, 2011 | Reply

Mary Meeker, one of the most interesting forecasters, gave a presentation on her view of where the internet is going. A stat I found fascinating is that ecommerce makes up less than 10% of the total pie. That means there's still a long way to go before we reach an equilibrium point. When you consider […]

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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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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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Do Something Extraordinary. Personal Notes from 10 years ago.

Do Something Extraordinary. Personal Notes from 10 years ago.

| May 6, 2011 | 2 Replies

I routinely like fixing a martini and writing about philosophy and what I'm experiencing in life at that moment. It helps me stay clear and focused on the bigger picture. It helps me not get caught in the 'thick of thin things'. I was looking through a few old notes and I fould this posting […]

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Business Rules of Richard Branson

Business Rules of Richard Branson

| April 11, 2011 | Reply

  I I'm a big fan of Richard Branson. Half because he's a brilliant mind. Half because he's always held up a big fat middle finger to the status quo. He does things his own way, takes calculated risks, sometimes loses, sometimes wins, but always learns. That's a recipe for long-term growth… and i dig […]

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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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