What is Social Entrepreneurship?

A social entrepreneur notices a social problem in the world and works to solve it.  Unlike a usual business entrepreneur, a social entrepreneur hopes for “social value” rather than profit.  Many people associate social entrepreneurship with non-profits, but unlike most non-profit organizations, social entrepreneurs focus on both small-scale, immediate effects and large-scale, long-term effects (pbs.org).  […]

Social Entrepreneurship: What Does it Mean?

The term “social entrepreneurship” is often tossed around, but what does it really mean?  A social entrepreneur is essentially an advocate, or better yet, a catalyst for progress who is motivated by social value instead of  just profit.  Though the social entrepreneur’s venture may yield monetary benefits, s/he is primarily focused on the production of […]

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know about Social Media @ CSUF Startup Incubator

Jessica Joy Reveles knows social media and how harnessing its power can help drive your brand and sales. Most Americans see the news first, get recommendations on products, and communicate with each other through one of the many different social media platforms that are out there. Has your business taken advantage of this communications revolution? […]

Pick Your Social Media Platforms Wisely – Knowledge @ CSUF Entrepreneurship

Marketing today is much more involved than it has ever been. There are so many different social media platforms that are around that entrepreneurs can quickly become overwhelmed if they try to have an active presence on too many of them. That is why smart entrepreneurs take stock of how much time they can devote […]

Find out how a CSUF Entrepreneurship Startup is Saving Lives

The semester at Cal State Fullerton is now a few weeks old and we are in full swing educating the next generation of entrepreneurs, working with consulting clients, building businesses, and hosting workshops for the business community! There are a lot of great things going on and I want to share one of them with […]

What is meaningful about Business + Social Impact?

Event this Wednesday, September 18 starting at 12:30pm in Irvine. Join us for an insightful evening of powerful questions about how you can transform your business through social impact. About this Event Do you have a passion for business and positive, social impact? Are you curious about how you and your business can play a […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: David Chamberlain ’14

David Chamberlain is one of those students that you knew would do great things. He is currently the VP of Sales and Marketing at Creative Outdoor Distributor and is getting ready to launch his first business, Interact, which will help families find the best service providers for their special needs children. In addition to being […]

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 […]

Sales Mindset for First-time Entrepreneurs – CSUF Startup Talk

A couple of weeks ago we were fortunate enough to have Colin Coggins and Garrett Brown, both sales professionals, investors, and professors, stop by the CSUF Startup Incubator office in Irvine to host a seminar on how to be better at sales. Here are some of my notes from that event that I hope are […]

App Entrepreneur Receives Crucial Guidance from CSUF Startup Incubator – OC Register

We have written about John Barton in these pages previously and there is a reason why keep on doing so: He is a hardworking entrepreneur who is making progress! Recently, John’s startup, Point ‘N Save, was featured in the OC Register (subscription may be needed to view). In the article, it recounts how when John […]