TakeLessons Finds $7M For Private Lessons Marketplace

San Diego-based TakeLessons, the online private lessons marketplace startup led by Steven Cox, said this morning that it has raised $7M in a venture funding round. The funding was led by Lightbank, and also included Crosslink Capital, SoftTech VC, Triangle Peak Partners, and Moore Venture Partners. TakeLessons operates an online marketplace where students can find privat teachers, in such areas as music, hobbies and crafts, sports and fitness, and more.

TakeLessons said the funding will go towards expansion into new categories and to improve the mobile scheduling and payment tools available through the service. The company has now raised $20M in funding.

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