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TakeLessons

Take Lessons is an educational technology company that provides music and voice lessons for kids, teenagers and adults. Read more

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Founder & CEO

Steven Cox

CEO Approval Rating

79/100

Founded:

2006

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Musika is TakeLessons's #1 competitor. Musika was founded in New York, New York} in 2001. Musika operates in the Internet Software industry. Compared to TakeLessons, Musika generates $7.2M less revenue.

Teacher Tone is one of TakeLessons's top competitors. Teacher Tone was founded in 2006 in New York, New York. Teacher Tone operates in the E-Learning industry. Teacher Tone generates $5.7M less revenue than TakeLessons.

School of Rock is a top competitor of TakeLessons. School of Rock was founded in 1998, and is headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. School of Rock is in the Schools industry. School of Rock generates $1.8M less revenue vs. TakeLessons.

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TakeLessons Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
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Chromatik, Inc.

Apr 2017

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Chromatik offers web and mobile application that enables musicians to learn, play and share their music via guitar tabs, sheet music, lyrics and more.

These are all the companies that TakeLessons has acquired. TakeLessons' latest acquisition was Chromatik, Inc. in Apr 2017. Chromatik offers web and mobile application that enables musicians to learn, play and share their music via guitar tabs, sheet music, lyrics and more.

TakeLessons Funding History

Since TakeLessons was founded in 2006, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total TakeLessons has raised $17.4M. TakeLessons' last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $350.0K

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Debt - PPP (CARES Act)
Apr 2020
$350K - $1M

U.S. Small Business Administration.

Equity
Mar 2014
$7M
Series A
Jan 2013
$4M
Unattributed
Aug 2011
$6M

Since TakeLessons was founded in 2006, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total TakeLessons has raised $17.4M. TakeLessons' last funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $350.0K

TakeLessons Investments

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These are all the companies that TakeLessons has invested in. TakeLessons' latest investment was Chromatik, Inc. in Apr 2017. Chromatik offers web and mobile application that enables musicians to learn, play and share their music via guitar tabs, sheet music, lyrics and more.

TakeLessons News

February 3, 2017THE Journal

Online Courses Marketplace Launches Live, Affordable Tutoring Service

TakeLessons, an online marketplace for finding and vetting instructors, earlier this week introduced ... See more »
February 2, 2017socalTECH

TakeLessons Rolls Out New Service, TakeLessons Live

San Diego-based TakeLessons, which operates an online marketplaceto connect users with instructors in... See more »
February 14, 2016The Huffington Post - Technology

Who Says English Majors Can't Lead a Technology Product Team?

"Do you have any female millennial superstars at your startups?" I asked Steven Cox, friend and found... See more »
May 22, 2015SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL

TakeLessons' Business Model Is to Keep Learning What Works

TakeLessons.com launched in 2007 as a way for music teachers to find students and offer classes at th... See more »
April 7, 2015EDUKWEST

TakeLessons partners with Amazon Home Services

Tutoring marketplace TakeLessons has partnered with Amazon to provide tutors for its newly launched A... See more »
June 23, 2014SOCALTECH.COM

TakeLessons Launches Scholarship Program

San Diego-based TakeLessona, the online marketplace for finding tutors, music teachers, language less... See more »
March 30, 2014EDSURGE

TakeLessons Raises $7M

TAKELESSONS: $7 million to San Diego-based TakeLessons in a round led by Lightbank, in Chicago. Other... See more »

TakeLessons Blogs

May 3, 2021TakeLessons Blog

How to Read Sheet Music: Easy Steps & Infographic

Learning how to read sheet music may seem complex, but it's simpler than you think. You simply need t... See more »
April 28, 2021TakeLessons Blog

Beginners Guide to Learning the Violin

The violin is a fascinating instrument. You can use it to play all sorts of music, from classical pie... See more »
April 28, 2021TakeLessons Blog

Fully Understanding the English Language

English is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, so it's no wonder you might be inter... See more »
March 8, 2021TakeLessons Blog

What are the Different Types of Sign Languages?

Many people are surprised or even shocked to learn that American Sign Language is not universal. Howe... See more »
March 8, 2021TakeLessons Blog

How to Play From a Lead Sheet: Basics for Piano Players

A lead sheet is a simple song arrangement that usually contains the melody line, lyrics and chord sym... See more »
March 8, 2021TakeLessons Blog

Spanish Jokes to Help You Learn the Language

Humor makes our lives better, but can it make your Spanish better as well? Today I'm here to show you... See more »
March 8, 2021TakeLessons Blog

'Ukulele Songbooks for Beginners

Songbooks are a great way to expand your knowledge and repertoire on your instrument. They can also o... See more »

TakeLessons Press Releases

March 30, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

TakeLessons Teams Up with Amazon to Pioneer On-Demand Service Commerce

SAN DIEGO, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TakeLessons, the largest online marketplace for private les... See more »
August 21, 2014PRWEB

Boopsie and TakeLessons Launch Strategic Partnership to Provide Libraries with Access to Local Instructors

Boopsie continues to branch into educational services by providing libraries with free access to Take... See more »
June 20, 2014PR NEWSWIRE

TakeLessons Launches Its First Scholarship Program Inspiring The Passion Economy

SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TakeLessons (http://takelessons.com), the nation's leading o... See more »
February 5, 2014MARKETWIRE

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

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - February 05, 2014) - San Diego-based TakeLessons (http://www.takelesson... See more »

TakeLessons Videos

June 4, 2021TakeLessons Youtube Channel

"French Conversation Basics" on YOUTUBE

May 25, 2021TakeLessons Youtube Channel

"French Phonetic Rules" on YOUTUBE

May 14, 2021TakeLessons Youtube Channel

"Guitar Strumming Practice" on YOUTUBE

May 12, 2021TakeLessons Youtube Channel

"Ukulele's Most Common Chords" on YOUTUBE

May 11, 2021TakeLessons Youtube Channel

"Piano Harmonies" on YOUTUBE

May 10, 2021TakeLessons Youtube Channel

"Singing: Improving Your Vocal Range" on YOUTUBE

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TakeLessons Headquarters

1320 Columbia Street Suite 310

San Diego, California92101

800-959-2497

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Overview

Take Lessons is an educational technology company that provides music and voice lessons for kids, teenagers and adults. TakeLessons was founded in 2006. TakeLessons' headquarters is located in San Diego, California, USA 92101. It has raised 17.4M in 4...

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TakeLessons's Founder & CEO, Steven Cox, currently has an approval rating of 79%. TakeLessons's primary competitors are Musika, Teacher Tone & School of Rock.

Frequently Asked Questions about TakeLessons

  1. When was TakeLessons founded?

    TakeLessons was founded in 2006
  2. Who is TakeLessons's CEO?

    TakeLessons's CEO is Steven Cox
  3. How much revenue does TakeLessons generate?

    TakeLessons generates $11.7M in revenue
  4. How much funding does TakeLessons have?

    TakeLessons has historically raised $17.4M in funding
  1. Where is TakeLessons's headquarters?

    TakeLessons's headquarters is in San Diego California, USA
  2. How many employees does TakeLessons have?

    TakeLessons has 250 employees
  3. What sector does TakeLessons operate in?

    TakeLessons is in Educational Software, Educational Technology (Ed Tech)
  4. Who are TakeLessons's competitors?

    TakeLessons's top competitors are Musika, Teacher Tone, School of Rock