The Cold, Hard Facts about Startup Funding

Yesterday at the CSUF Startup Incubator (Irvine) we were honored to have David Ochi give a talk about startup funding. As you may know, or at least have suspicions about, funding a startup is, despite the successes seen on TV shows like Shark Tank, no easy task but after David’s talk yesterday it’s pretty obvious […]

Startup Funding Option: Family and Friends

I am sitting here watching a great presentation by startup expert Jim Cooper, co-founder of Braid Theory, and he is talking about funding. It’s a complicated subject, or at least it can get that way, but I think one of the main complications is that people make it more complicated than it needs to be. […]

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 […]

Beckham Thomas, Principal at Culver Pacific Capital Partners @ CSUF Startup

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to sit down and have a discussion with a partner at an investment firm but that is exactly what is going to happen at tomorrow’s CSUF Startup event! (Register now!!!) With us, we will have Beckham Thomas, Principal at Culver Pacific Capital Partners, in to discuss […]

CSUF Startup Competition – Today Is Your Last Chance To Apply!

You know someone means business when they dispense with a preamble and place the apply now button at the top of a post! And we absolutely mean business. Today is the last day to apply for the CSUF Startup Competition. This competition is open to all students who are the least bit entrepreneurial. If you […]

Landing the Big Check: Secrets to funding from an Entrepreneur & Investor

Join us for lunch on Wednesday, January 9 at the CSUF Startup Incubator in Irvine and get to listen to David Ochi discuss his proven process for landing startup funding. Please register here, details for the event are as follows.

CSUF Startup Incubator – A Student’s Perspective

Merry Christmas! The following is a special gift to the CSUF Startup Incubator from one of our CSUF Entrepreneurship students, Nick Zerbst. This semester, Nick took Professor Loggia-Kee’s Communication 101 course and as part of that course he had the opportunity to write an article about the CSUF Startup Incubator. This is a great article […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Student Startups for Fall 2018

At the end of every semester, CSUF Entrepreneurship students have the opportunity to give investor pitches for the startups that they have created and been working on over the course of the semester to our panel of judges. These presentations may only be educational exercises, this is, after all, a school, and if that’s where […]

Office Hours with Startup Specialist Jim Cooper

Later today, Jim Cooper will have office hours at our CSUF Startup Incubator in Placentia. This is the perfect time for entrepreneurs to talk with Jim about any issues they are facing and I wouldn’t be surprised if those who attend come out of their quick session with Jim with a great idea or two […]

Event Reminder: How to Fund your Startup

Just a friendly reminder that we will be hosting an event with startup expert Jim Cooper tomorrow evening at 6pm where he will discuss some of the innovative funding sources that most entrepreneurs know nothing about. Make sure to register by clicking this link. Here is some information about the event: As an entrepreneur, there […]