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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CSUF Alumnus Appears on Shark Tank – Pitches Nui, a Delicious Keto Cookie

I’ve known Victor Macias for many years now and I know him to be a dedicated and brilliant entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs like him were what inspired us to launch the CSUF Startup Incubator, where we help people go from concept to launch. Victor’s work in CSUF Entrepreneurship classes was tremendous and I was not surprised to […]

Go to Market – How do you Scale? Event on 11/14 @ CSUF Startup in Irvine

Join us this coming Wednesday, November 14 at 6pm at the CSUF Startup Incubator office in Irvine for dinner and a seminar on how to develop a winning go to market strategy for startups. Barry Lieberman, who earlier this week gave a fantastic talk on how to determine the right product/market fit, will be coming […]

OC Register Covers CSUF Startup Incubator Resident John Barton

The OC Register’s Susan Gill Vardon recently published an article about our CSUF Startup Incubator resident John Barton. The article delves into the twists and turns (those are called “pivots” in our parlance) that John has been navigating while he has been working on launching his business. It’s a great article that covers how the […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Manager Phillip Stinis’ PowerPoint about Lean Startup

At the CSUF Startup Incubator, we work with entrepreneurs by helping them go from concept to launch. A major part of this process is informed by the lessons on Lean Startup as outlined by Eric Reis and in this talk by CSUF Startup Incubator Manager Phillip Stinis he goes over the key points on lean […]

Join us for Dinner this Wednesday – How To Market Your Startup Like A Pro @ CSUF Startup Irvine

This Wednesday at 6pm at our Irvine office at 1 Banting we will be serving dinner and have a talk about how to market your startup. Please register for this event here. One of the most common situations that we see at the CSUF Startup Incubator is an entrepreneur with a fantastic concept who is […]