Congratulations to CSUF Alumnus Natalie Rodriguez’ Film, Extraordinary Ordinary, for Being Selected at Film Festival

Natalie Rodriguez' film, Extraordinary Ordinary, has been selected for the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival.

CSUF Entrepreneurship 2018-19 Year in Review

The 2018-19 school year has finished and the CSUF Entrepreneurship community accomplished many great things! By the numbers: Thousands of people attended our events and competed in our competitionsMore than 200 students majored, minored, or studied entrepreneurshipWelcomed our 50th startup to the CSUF Startup IncubatorCompleted consulting projects for more than 100 businessesMentors graciously donated more [...]

From Cave Drawings to Instagram: Human Communication Comes Full Circle (and more insights from Mary Meeker’s 333 page internet trends report)

Cave drawings were the Instagram of 40,000 years. If you were a caveman who needed to share your exploits with your friends you had to bust out the chalk and draw deer or whatever was cool at that time. Now we can snap a Gram of anything and everything and share it with all of [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Students Awarded More Than $100,000 in Scholarships and In-kind Awards during the 2018-19 Academic Year

Thanks to the generosity of the CSUF Entrepreneurship community, student-entrepreneurs received more than $100,000 in cash scholarships, in-kind sponsorships, and residencies at the CSUF Startup Incubator! Wow, that is amazing! To celebrate these students and the gracious donors, here is a list of all of the awards from the 2018-19 academic year: Conrey Insurance Brokers [...]

90 Days to Beta: #DigitalHealth – Application Deadline is June 10

90 Days to Beta is an "intensive 90-day program [that] is specially designed for early stage companies launching a digital health initiative. The program provides entrepreneurs with accelerated programming for startup business learning along with the tools they need to connect to the extensive California biotech/life sciences community." Hosted by Braid Theory, this program features [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Teams Up With Engineering at Cal State Fullerton To Help Students Become Entrepreneurs

One of our goals at the Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State Fullerton is to help make the Cal State Fullerton community more innovative and entrepreneurial. There are students, faculty, and staff throughout Cal State Fullerton that have amazing ideas that can have a real impact on the world but they don't actively pursue those [...]

MBA CSUF Consulting Team Won National Title

Earlier this year we announced that Dr. Lorenzo Bizzi and one of his MBA CSUF Consulting teams won a national award for the work that they did for a local business. The business, Saigon City Marketplace, wanted the team to do a comprehensive strategic checkup for their company and to identify any new opportunities for [...]

Notes on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Talk by Recent CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumnus

Demetrius Knight '19, as you can tell from the number appended to the end of his name, recently graduated from Cal State Fullerton. But Demetrius, who is now a resident at the CSUF Startup Incubator himself, is dedicated to educating himself and attended the most recent CSUF Startup event over in Irvine. This event featured [...]

You Don’t Pick Talent, Talent Picks You

Earlier today, John Bradley Jackson (affectionately known as JJ to his students and friends), the Director for the Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State Fullerton, gave a talk at the SoCal Executive Summit about how talent picks you in today's job market. The event, hosted by CSUF Startup Incubator alum Nick Panhwar and his startup [...]

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)-Centered Design, Using Emotions to Increase Brand Engagement

The CSUF Startup Incubator was fortunate to have Leila Entezam come in to discuss the nexus between emotional intelligence (EQ)-centered design and brand engagement. Leila is a "solution-oriented leader with extensive experience in business consulting, implementations and project management. Expertise include psychology, human behavior, neuroscience, and strategic development while advancing business innovation. Possess successful track [...]