Why do so many Startups Fail? – July 25, 2014 Event

Update: You can listen to this radio show by clicking this sentence. On Friday, July 25 at 11:30am, Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson will be joining a panel to discuss the reasons why so many early stage companies fail. This event will take place at FastStart.studio in Irvine and you are welcomed to […]

CSUF SUM Startup Weekend – July 2014

Our new Entrepreneurship fraternity, Sigma Upsilon Mu (SUM), is going to be hosting a Startup Weekend in July. If you are not familiar with SUM and what they do the best way to describe it is that they are dedicated to demystifying the startup process for first time-entrepreneurs. The founder, Robert Gates, has meticulously developed […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony

On Friday, May 9 at 1:00pm in Mihaylo Hall room 1307 we will be hosting an Awards Ceremony (Please RSVP) commemorating all of the great contributions to CSUF Entrepreneurship during the 2013-14 school year, including: We recently completed the 3rd Annual CSUF Business Plan Competition awarding the top prize to White Light Medical. What was […]

StartupGrind Orange County Event – April 2014

StartupGrind Orange County  Wednesday, April 16, 2014   6-8:30pm @The Eureka Building 1621 Alton Pkwy., Irvine, CA 92701 6:00-7:15pm:     connecting | eats 7:15pm:             Featured Guest, Cory Hudson Jones [Cryptozoic Entertainment] 8:00pm:             more relationship building What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind Orange County a local community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.  Startup […]

Success in your Twenties

Mihaylo College and BICC welcomes Paul Angone, best-selling author of 101 Secrets for Your Twenties, keynote speaker, and the creator of allgroanup.com for Wednesday, April 16 @ 5pm SGMH 1506. He is a leading voice to, and for, emerging adults, guiding college students and twentysomethings through the “what now” of the most defining decade of their lives. Paul’s work […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Update – 1st Quarter 2014

2014 has already been an exciting year for us but we have a lot more planned. For starters, we were just honored with our 11th National Championship at the Small Business Institute’s Project of the Year Competition! Not only did our undergraduates bring home the national championship in their division but our MBA’s came in […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition Highlights – Spring 2014

The CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition was a huge success earlier this year in February. Thanks to our sponsors – Wells Fargo, the Black Family Trust and Guchereau Company – we sponsored an event that brought together university and high school students from all over the Orange and Los Angeles County areas. (For more info, […]

CSUF Patent Troll Seminar – Full Video

http://youtu.be/JZT_fxfZR7I At this seminar, panelists Roger N. Behle (IP litigator at Foley, Bezek, Behle & Curtis, LLP), Jerry Conrey (Principal at Conrey Insurance Brokers) and Dr. Robert Kovacev (Professor of Finance at CSUF) discussed: The role of a patent troll and how to identify one Other intellectual property threats Current and pending legislation designed to […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition 2014

http://youtu.be/FuVhVyJlmVc Last Saturday I witnessed an amazing display of business acumen from both university and high school students that I wasn’t expecting. Presented by Wells Fargo, the Black Family Trust and the Guchereau Company, the CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition was structured so that each contestant, 50-plus in total, presented a business idea in 60 […]

Top 10 Patent Troll Facts

Apple is the number one patent troll victim with 171 patent troll lawsuits from 2009 to 2013. The number of patent suits filed by Patent Assertion Entities (Patent Trolls) has tripled in the last two years. Small and medium businesses represented 90% of the defendants sued. Patent litigation is very expensive; the average suit in […]