What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dell – Customer Discovery

CNBC recently published a business biography of Dell. It’s about 12.5 minutes long, so it doesn’t go into minute detail about the ups and downs of Dell but it does give an excellent thumbnail sketch of the company. Further down the post I go into how startups and existing businesses can utilize customer discovery processes […]

CSUF Entrepreneur Alumnus Participated in Y Combinator Demo Day Earlier this Year

TechCrunch has the story. John Chi, a CSUF Entrepreneur alumnus who has competed in a couple of our competitions in the past, was accepted into the preeminent incubator in the country, Y Combinator, last year. Earlier this year, John’s Synova Life Sciences presented at their demo day. Here’s a brief synopsis of Synova from TechCrunch: […]

CSUF Entrepreneur Alumnus Dalip Jaggi Shares Lessons Learned From Running And Selling A Business

Dalip Jaggi ’14 has had quite the entrepreneurial journey. In January, 2014 he launched Devise Interactive to help brands reimagine their digital presence and he graduated from Cal State Fullerton that same year. Fast forward not even five years to December 2018 and Dalip had grown Devise Interactive to the point that it was acquired […]

Invest in what you know

As an investor myself, I can attest to how difficult it can be to stick to that advice in the title. As an investor, you get to see all kinds of ideas and meet with many different entrepreneurs. Many of them have very compelling stories, and we know that startup stories are important but there’s […]

Startup Storytelling

Recently at the CSUF Starutp Incubator we welcomed Jim Vasconcello to give a talk about startup storytelling. Jim, a former military intelligence specialist, shared his knowledge on the importance of putting together a quality story for any startup and went into detail about how to actually develop that winning story. What follows are some bullet […]

How To Launch Your Startup Idea – CSUF Startup Incubator Seminar

The CSUF Startup Incubator welcomed in Alexis Bedoret in to host a seminar that focused on the number one job of an entrepreneur. Alexis spent the last 10 years building startups with expertise in Software, Hardware and the Internet of Things. With his co-founders, they created a Startup Studio to invest in startups. They learned […]

Congratulations to CSUF Entrepreneurship Donor and Mentor Janet Steiner – Named 2019 Executive of the Year

Congratulations to CSUF Entrepreneurship mentor, judge, a founding board member of CSUF Entrepreneurship’s Titan Women Collective, and donor Janet Steiner who was recently named the 2019 Executive of the Year! Janet Steiner – photo credit: Grant Romancia Photography The award was given by the Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California and is quite the […]

Founder of CSUF Startup Incubator John Bradley Jackson Featured in Daily Titan – Press

The Daily Titan (the story is on the second page) recently featured CSUF Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson. In this article, they give a great overview of Director Jackson’s career, outlining his accomplishments and taking a closer look at what he is doing now to create the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders. What follows […]

CSUF Student-Entrepreneurs Present Business Plans – Building Startups

All Cal State Fullerton student-entrepreneurs are challenged to give presentations to a panel of experts (experts in banking, investing, entrepreneurship, and a variety of other professions) multiple times during their tenures as students. Yesterday, about 100 of those students presented the progress they have made over the course of the semester in launching a business. […]

Biotech and Digital Health Mixer – May 9 in Irvine (code to attend for free)

This event is to open to everyone who is in the biotech and digital health industries. The event is on May 9, starting at 6pm and is located at BLANKSPACES | iBase 2400 Barranca Pkwy Irvine, 92606. To register, please click here. If the ticket isn’t already free (it should be with that link) then […]