2019 INVESTOR SPEED DATING New Prizes and at 80% capacity Register Today

With the post from earlier today about the competition at CSUDH and this one about Investor Speed Dating at Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN) I think you should start to get the picture that there are many events (competitions, networking, seminars, panels, etc.) specifically aimed at entrepreneurs. The Orange County area is a great place […]

CSUDH Innovative Woman 2.0 Fast Pitch Competition – Deadline to Enter is February 23

Cal State University Dominguez Hills is hosting a fast pitch competition for female entrepreneurs. The competition is open to all female entrepreneurs who are in high school, university, or are professional entrepreneurs. The deadline to enter this competition is February 23 and you can find more information about it by going to their event page.

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 […]

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 […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumnus Shines in Family Business

At CSUF Entrepreneurship we teach that entrepreneurship is not just about creating something from nothing, it is also about continuously improving upon what already exists. And that is exactly what Jonathan Mulvihill ’16 has done. Jonathan Mulvihill ’16, President of Thin Metal Sales Jonathan, a retired Marine, is now the President of Thin Metal Sales, […]

2019 Investor Speed Dating – TCVN Event on March 21

Lots of people have great ideas and have the skills to make that concept a reality but, for some entrepreneurs, there is a real need to connect with investors in order to bring their concept to fruition. When those entrepreneurs know investors already then that’s great but what can they do if they do not […]

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 […]

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. https://www.meetup.com/CSUF-Startup-Incubator/events/257764933/

CSUF Entrepreneurship Students Promoting Student Engagement on Campus

CSUF News has a great piece out today on how four of our CSUF Entrepreneurship students have been accepted into a prestigious fellowship. Called University Innovation Fellows, the mission of the fellowship is to give students the tools that they need to catalyze entrepreneurship on campus. Click on the link below to learn more. Innovation […]

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 […]