Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva Discusses Entrepreneurship At CSUF Startup Incubator

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva visited the CSUF Startup Incubator last week to discuss entrepreneurship in Orange County with Director John Bradley Jackson, Dr. Deborah Ferber, and David Chamberlain ’14. The Assemblywoman, herself a graduate of California State University, Fullerton learned about the approximately 50 startups that the CSUF Startup Incubator has helped on their journeys from […]

CSUF Startup Competition Announced; Open to all Current CSUF Students

Cal State Fullerton students are some of the most naturally entrepreneurial young adults I have ever known. Of course, our entrepreneurship students frequently are working on launching startups or working on side hustles but so many students not majoring or minoring in entrepreneurship are entrepreneurial. That’s why it was an easy decision to launch the […]

Entrepreneurs Inspire CSUF Students

Of the many things that are great about Director Jackson’s classes is that he frequently brings in guest speakers to talk to his students. Previous guest speakers have talked about design thinking, intellectual property, startup finances, and, last night, there were two speakers who shared their experiences in launching businesses and disrupted their respective industries. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ashok Patel Teaches CSUF Startup Residents about Startup Growth

Last Wednesday, Ashok Patel was gracious enough to come in to the CSUF Startup Incubator office in Irvine and talk about some of the key insights he has learned over the years as an entrepreneur and growth expert. One of the attendees at Ashok’s talk was John Barton. John is a one of the entrepreneurs […]

CSUF Women Entrepreneurs Supporting Female Students

Every day I am awed by the amazing things that people in the CSUF Entrepreneurship community are doing. Starting businesses, launching new products, developing services for underserved communities, and, most importantly of all, how supportive this community is. Evidence of how supporting our community could have been witnessed last week. Titan Women Collective, which is […]

Leveraging the Gig Economy for Entrepreneurial Success @ CSUF Startup [Event]

What is the “gig economy”? The gig economy is comprised of all those side jobs that you see your family and friends doing: everything from being an Uber driver to being a photo editor on the side. But the gig economy has become so much more than that. Many successful professionals have embraced the gig […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Book Creating New Ventures Covered in OC Register

Launching a business is a daunting task but one of the ways to make it less so is by having mentors. Mentors are the kind of people who have been there, done that, and they can help guide you through the entrepreneurial maze. Don’t know what kind of business entity you should use? Knowing someone […]