Making the Leap to Start-up Founder
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PDT)
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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Please enter DiamondView Tower on 10th Ave and sign in with the staff at the front desk. They will then give you elevator access to the 6th floor. The doors into the suite will be propped open. There will be a game ending at Petco Park around this time, so please allow extra time to find parking and prepare for traffic and road closures.
Steven Cox, TakeLessons.com
Steven Cox is the founder and CEO of TakeLessons.com, America’s leading music lessons company, and ServiceScout.com, the parent company of TakeLessons. Based in San Diego, CA, TakeLessons is a privately held company with instructors in over 2,800 cities across the USA. TakeLessons also offers turnkey music lessons to private schools, after-school programs, and corporate wellness facilities.
Do you want to start your own technology company? Be a start-up founder but don't know where to get started? You are not alone. Every day millions of people wake up to regular routines, but few do something about it. At the event, you can hear the stories, tips, and best practices of early stage founders who left their jobs to pursue their own start-up company.
Greg started as a hacker in an information security class @ RSUH in 1999. Worked as a software engineer in Moscow and Silicon Valley, co-founded Exchange3D.com, URMyStar, Citybot and participated in many others startups. Currently reinventing travel guides as the founder and CEO of Citybot. A member of EvoNexus a CommNexus Incubator.
CEO & Founder, Green Kids Craft
Penny is the CEO & Founder of Green Kid Crafts. Green Kids Craft is an award-winning, environmentally friendly kids toy company. Each month subscribers receive a box filled with simple science projects, art materials, and lesson plans that spark kids’ creativity and cultivate respect and love for the environment while offering kids an engaging way to explore, create, and learn. Penny was a winner of the 2012 Startup Nation Leading Moms in Business Competition and a recipient of the Female Founder Fellowship at the Founder’s Institute. Penny has a Master of Science (MS), in Environmental Science from Alaska Pacific University.
CEO & Founder, XBand Technology
Jose Doval is CEO & Founder of t XBand Technology Corporation which designs, develops, and markets technology platforms and products that help athletes train and improve their game. We specialize in integrating electronic sensors with wireless technologies to measure, store and analyze performance data that are important to the athlete and provide them in real time to a smart phone or a standalone display device.. Jose holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University.
CEO & Co-Founder, ElectroZyme
Joshua Windmiller, PhD. is the Founder & CEO of Electrozyme. Electrozyme is an early stage company that has developed a proprietary platform sensor technology in the form of a temporary tattoo that is used to analyze the chemical constituents of sweat. The Company has already demonstrated working prototypes and will soon begin pilot production. Joshua received a B.Sc., M.Sc., C.Phil., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in with a specialization in photonics, semiconductor devices/materials, biomedical imaging/sensing, and wireless communication systems from UCSD. A member of EvoNexus a CommNexus Incubator!