Who Participated in the CSUF Business Plan Competition?

One of our main goals in hosting the Business Plan Competition is to spread the gospel, so to speak, of Entrepreneurship across the CSUF campus. Why? Well, we all have anecdotal evidence of CSUF students who want to start their own business and while many of these students are business students there are a lot […]

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 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 […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition Roundup

***Full Writeup*** http://youtu.be/FuVhVyJlmVc On Saturday, we hosted our first CSUF Fast Pitch Competition in conjunction with the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneur Elympics. With over 100 people in attendance and about 50 presentations our first foray into this format of business competitions was a major success. University students from Cal State Fullerton, Cal Poly […]

Ten Thirty One Productions Valued at $10 Million

Halloween has become big business and the latest example of that was when Ten Thirty One Productions, which operates the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride was valued by Mark Cuban at $10,000,000 (in all actuality, he probably values it at something more than that due to his extremely quick draw on the deal, but he invested $2M […]

Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch – TCVN Event

Our friends at the Tech Coast Venture Network are hosting an event to help people perfect their elevator pitches in preparation for their Survivor 8 competition. The preparatory event will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 8:00am to 10:00am at the following location: Haynes and Boone, LLP 18100 Von Karman Avenue #750 Irvine, […]

The Perfect Pitch for Lean Entrepreneurs Event

Our friends at the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine are hosting an amazing event aimed at helping entrepreneurs craft the perfect pitch for their business. If you don’t think this is important think again because a polished pitch is what helped Daniela Bolzmann ’10 start WeDeliver in Chicago. Being able to boil […]