Company Press

Jun 16,
2014

TakeLessons Launches Its First Scholarship Program Inspiring The Passion Economy

TakeLessons has launched its first scholarship competition for college-bound high school seniors and university students, designed to further the mission of leveraging the power of technology to help turn hobbies into careers.

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May 30,
2014

TakeLessons Named One of San Diego Venture Group's "Cool Companies"

The San Diego Venture Group announced today its “Cool Companies” for the June 19 Venture Summit, including TakeLessons on the list.

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Apr 8,
2014

TakeLessons Named as Honoree in 18th Annual Webby Awards

This week, TakeLessons was named an Official Honoree in the Education category for the 18th Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.

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Apr 7,
2014

TakeLessons to Sponsor TechCrunch MeetUp + Pitch-Off in Los Angeles

On Thursday, April 10th, TakeLessons will join TechCrunch as a sponsor for the Pitch-Off competition, a lively gathering of investors, entrepreneurs, and tech enthusiasts.

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Mar 26,
2014

TakeLessons Featured on San Diego 6 News

Steven Cox recently stopped by San Diego 6 News to chat about the startup culture in San Diego.

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Mar 25,
2014

TakeLessons Raises $7 Million in Venture Funding

TakeLessons announced today a new $7 million in funding. The round, led by new investor Chicago-based Lightbank, included participation from the startup’s existing investors, Crosslink Capital, SoftTech VC, and Triangle Peak Partners, and new investor, Moore Venture Partners.

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Mar 17,
2014

TakeLessons Featured in the San Diego Business Journal

Following the company's office "launch party," TakeLessons was featured in this piece by The San Diego Business Journal about the region's booming startup community.

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Mar 14,
2014

TakeLessons Opens New Office In The Heart of Downtown San Diego

This week, TakeLessons celebrated the opening of their new offices in the heart of Downtown San Diego, alongside investors and community members. The new office, located at 225 Broadway, features a space with few walls, where no one has a personal office, which reminds the team to collaborate, communicate, and share ideas freely.

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Feb 6,
2014

TakeLessons Acquires Betterfly, Becomes Nation's Largest Online Marketplace for Lessons

TakeLessons today announced its acquisition of Chicago-based online lesson facilitator Betterfly. With the addition of Betterfly's extensive user database of students and teachers, TakeLessons now serves over 500,000 students and teachers located in over 4,000 cities nationwide.

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Nov 14,
2013

TakeLessons Ranked 2nd Fastest Growing Internet Company in San Diego on Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™

TakeLessons earned a spot on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, attributing 490% revenue growth to platform expansion, key partnerships and new service offerings.

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