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Tech Founders Presents Charles Hudson

Tech Founders welcomes SoftTech VC's Charles Hudson.                   

I first met Charles when he helped Eric Ries run the first Lean Startup Conference and loved the fact that he was a Lean Startup early adopter. But I thought I would let San Diego Startup TakeLessons CEO Steven Cox tell you more about Charles.

Steven: "It’s my honor to introduce you to Charles Hudson. Since 2011, Charles and the SoftTechVC team have been active and value-add investors in TakeLessons, investing in our first institutional round and then participating in subsequent rounds. 

Charles adds insight to the strategic issues we face scaling a young tech company. His experience with mobile, monetization, customer acquisition, and marketplaces has added tremendous value as we have made product decisions along the way.

His firm has invested in startup hits like Eventbrite, Fitbit, Sendgrid, Mint, Facebook, Twitter, and Fab. Charles is able to pull in best-of-breed ideas from what’s working around the web and share them with me. 

Why should you join me at the Tech Founders session with Charles Hudson? Because you’re going to learn a TON of useful information about what’s going on out there, what’s working, and how to build your own startup. But get your seat early - I’m sure it will sell out!"


$10 with Drinks included following Charles Talk.

$20 at door


Doors open at 5:30 - we start at 6:15!

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Also of note: If you are interested in "dukeing it out" at the next Founders Fight Club: Applications to Pitch Available HERE deadline to submit 4/25/14.

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  • Richard C.

    Excellent! He was so refreshing as a VC with a heart. He represents a new attitude about capital acquisition and presented a point of view that was more welcoming, practical and offered possibility. If he is a reflection of a shift in VC attitude toward startups, it is a welcome breath of fresh air. I am proud to be apart of the Lean Startup Group that represents the values we need and I embrace as an entrepreneur. Good job Brant and company.
    Richard Crawford

    May 7, 2014

  • Akram B.

    BTW, I m looking for a San Diego marketing guru. Check out and reach out to me if interested in what we do. Thx

    April 30, 2014

  • Akram B.

    @RonHodson suggested I share this! I was selected to pitch FriendRyde at Silicon Valley entrepreneurs last Saturday. What a terrific experience. Join the Group and apply to pitch :

    April 30, 2014

  • chris a.

    Big win all around. Thanks to Brant for putting this together.

    1 · April 24, 2014

  • Kellie M.

    I'm glad I just joined this group. Yesterday's event was great and Charles was a very informative. I look forward to future events! Thanks for planning.

    1 · April 24, 2014

  • Brad T.

    Refreshingly candid Q&A with a VC. Great questions by Brant.

    April 24, 2014

  • Christian G.

    Content was real and to the point, really glad that Brant was able to bring Charles to join us. We need more high quality VC and start-up professionals that will share insights and learnings that can be applied to local companies.

    2 · April 24, 2014

  • Steve De L.

    I was truly impressed. Informative, genuine, insightful. Awesome!

    1 · April 23, 2014

  • Jocelyn

    Great speaker

    1 · April 23, 2014

  • Greg

    INCREDIBLE event, thanks Brant & Charles!

    1 · April 23, 2014

  • David C.

    Here is the sign up for May 3rd Team Up Tech at San Diego Dragon Boat Festival: Tech Founders, Are you ready?

    1 · April 23, 2014

  • David C.

    Great talk and insights from one of the smartest VCs! Great for TakeLessons, Great for San Diego!

    1 · April 23, 2014

  • Joy

    Where are we suppose to park? There seems to be no parking nearby??

    April 23, 2014

    • Michael

      Parking CF?

      April 23, 2014

    • Terry F.

      oh sh@@t, did not check this. i left when did not find a parking. maybe next time.

      April 23, 2014

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