2019 INVESTOR SPEED DATING New Prizes and at 80% capacity Register Today

With the post from earlier today about the competition at CSUDH and this one about Investor Speed Dating at Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN) I think you should start to get the picture that there are many events (competitions, networking, seminars, panels, etc.) specifically aimed at entrepreneurs. The Orange County area is a great place [...]

CSUDH Innovative Woman 2.0 Fast Pitch Competition – Deadline to Enter is February 23

Cal State University Dominguez Hills is hosting a fast pitch competition for female entrepreneurs. The competition is open to all female entrepreneurs who are in high school, university, or are professional entrepreneurs. The deadline to enter this competition is February 23 and you can find more information about it by going to their event page.

Small Business Institute – 2018/19 Project of the Year Competition

Another year and we have two more national awards to celebrate for the Cal State Fullerton Small Business Institute and their CSUF Consulting program! Congratulations! 3rd Place - Undergraduate Project - Keller Williams RealtyCategory – Undergraduate SpecializedSBI Director – Professor John Bradley JacksonSupervising Faculty – Professor Scott Sorrel Course – Marketing 462, Marketing for Entrepreneurs Students - Chris [...]

The Extraordinary Ordinary Teaser Trailer – Film Created by CSUF Alumnus that Explores Mental Illness

Mental illness is something that most people either have to confront personally or through one of their family members or close friends. Even though that is the case discussing mental illness is still a taboo subject for many. That's why we think that the Extraordinary Ordinary, a movie written and directed by Cal State Fullerton [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Scholarships – Funding the Startups of Tomorrow, Today

A CSUF Entrepreneurship education is unique. From day one, students in this program are challenged to think like entrepreneurs and act like leaders. Whether these students launch a startup that raises millions of dollars and become a unicorn isn't the ultimate goal, the ultimate goal is to help in the development of the next generation [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumni Teach Current Students About Design Thinking

Yumi Liang ‘18 and Vanessa Ganaden ’18 took some time out from their busy lives to teach current CSUF Entrepreneurship students about design thinking and how it relates to entrepreneurship. Design thinking is something that both of them learned about as University Innovation Fellows and as founders/leaders of Student Innovation Collective and they are using [...]

The Startup Hustle with Michael Sawitz

Earlier at the CSUF Startup Incubator in Irvine Michael Sawitz gave a powerful talk on what it actually means to hustle as an entrepreneur. In his talk, "The Art and Science of Customer Development", Michael talked about how he has been able to acquire customers as a startup. https://twitter.com/NewVenturesCSUF/status/1095877150404632577 Michael's talk was wide-ranging and, while [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumnus Shines in Family Business

At CSUF Entrepreneurship we teach that entrepreneurship is not just about creating something from nothing, it is also about continuously improving upon what already exists. And that is exactly what Jonathan Mulvihill '16 has done. Jonathan Mulvihill '16, President of Thin Metal Sales Jonathan, a retired Marine, is now the President of Thin Metal Sales, [...]

Can you be a Judge at a Young Entrepreneur Event on March 1 and 2?

One of our partner organizations, DECA, is hosting a huge event on March 1 and 2 and they need some experts in to judge the competitions. Whether you have previously been a judge at a previous CSUF Entrepreneurship event or simply think you would be a good judge and have a passion for helping emerging [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship accomplished a lot in 2018!

The Center for Entrepreneurship started out under the aegis of Dr. Michael Ames almost two decades ago. Since its inception, the Center’s mission has been: We teach, coach and lead the principled, cross-disciplinary practice of entrepreneurship. We believe that, through determined practice, leadership and team work, our students, faculty, clients, volunteers and alums can systematically [...]