teachstreet

  • 5 Tips To Transition From A Free To A Paid Service

    Editor’s Note: This post is written by Dave Schappell, Founder and CEO of TeachStreet. In it, he talks about his company’s transition from a free to a paid service, and shares five tips that may help other startups make the leap as well. Over the course of the last two-plus years, I’ve worked with a team that has lived the web service transition from free to paid, as… Read More

  • TeachStreet Launches Decision Engine For GMAT And GRE Test Takers

    TeachStreet, Yelp-like service for real world classes (cooking, dog obedience, music lessons, ballroom dance, foreign language, golf, yoga, etc.), is getting into the standardized test prep space. Today, the startup is rolling out a partner promotion with Kaplan Test Prep, and a number of MBA/GMAT/GRE content providers. TeachStreet, which serves seven metropolitan areas in the U.S. including… Read More

  • TeachStreet Launches Payments Platform For Teachers

    TeachStreet, a Yelp-like service for real world classes (cooking, dog obedience, music lessons, ballroom dance, foreign language, golf, yoga, etc.), is launching a marketplace feature for teachers to be able to coordinate payments from students. Teach Street, which serves seven metropolitan areas in the U.S. including New York City, Silicon Valley/San Francisco and Seattle, allows instructors… Read More

  • TeachStreet Turns The Lights On

    Seattle-based TeachStreet, which we covered yesterday, has now gone live – they “flipped the switch” a couple of hours ago. For now they are bridging real world classes to their website in Seattle only. If you live up there, you may want to check out your local cooking, dog obedience, or yoga courses. CrunchBase Information TeachStreet Information provided by CrunchBase Read More

  • TeachStreet Emerges To Help You Find The Best Yoga and Cooking Classes

    Amazon and JibJab Alum Dave Schappell will launch his newest startup, TeachStreet, sometime tomorrow. They will also announce a first round of funding: $2.25 million from Madrona Ventures, Bezos Expeditions and a number of angel investors. The company, a sort of Yelp for real world classes (cooking, dog obedience, music lessons, ballroom dance, foreign language, golf, yoga, etc.), allows… Read More