Forecasting for Entrepreneurs – How to Develop Assumptions

Joel Schwarzbart describes himself as half a CFO. What does that mean? Well, basically it means that Joel is a consultant who does many (if not most) of the financial activities that a full time CFO normally does but he does them for multiple clients. Earlier this week, Joel gave a talk at the CSUF […]

Startup Funding Option: Family and Friends

I am sitting here watching a great presentation by startup expert Jim Cooper, co-founder of Braid Theory, and he is talking about funding. It’s a complicated subject, or at least it can get that way, but I think one of the main complications is that people make it more complicated than it needs to be. […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Professor Sorrell on How to Charge Higher Prices

Scott Sorrell has been working with clients for decades helping them market their products and services better as a consultant and speaker. His clients include some of the largest companies in America and he is also one of our Entrepreneurship Professors at Cal State Fullerton. And the story of how he has arrived at this […]

How to Fund your Startup @ CSUF Startup Incubator

You have a great idea but you need some funds to make it happen. What do you do? [First step, attend this talk at the CSUF Irvine campus this Wednesday, August 2 at 6pm; register here.] As an entrepreneur, there are many options for funding all with clear pluses and minuses. Our speaker, Jim Cooper […]

How I Raised Millions for my Startup @ CSUF Startup Incubator

This is a tale of a current software startup and all that it’s done and still doing to raise capital. This talk will not sugarcoat anything, it’s the story of the real life startup grind. The company I’ve riased this money for is Badu Networks, a tech company that develops wifi solutions, and it has […]

What every Startup needs to know about Bookkeeping @ CSUF Startup Incubator

Karla Amador is the CEO of Thrive Financial and Bookkeeping Services and is a sponsor of a scholarship for CSUF Entrepreneurship. At this talk Karla will discuss the different aspects of keeping books for a startup with a special focus on QuickBooks. We hope to see you at the CSUF Startup Incubator!!! More about Karla: […]

Guide to QuickBooks [EVENT]

Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business & Economics and the SBDC are partnering to offer a Hands-On Beginners Guide to QuickBooks session. Learn how to beĀ  more efficient and simplify your bookkeeping using QuickBooks Accounting Software. This seminar will demonstrate functions useful for daily operations in your small business. Items covered: Introduction to Financial […]

Financing the Startup – CSUF Startup Incubator Event

Whenever we host an event at the CSUF Startup Incubator our goal is to educate all in attendance. After working with entrepreneurs for years I can safely say that the area of raising investment capital is one of those areas that entrepreneurs need the most education on. Many of the entrepreneurs I have talked with […]

State Farm Career Information Seminar

If you want to pursue a career in insurance and own your own business then you should definitely check out The State Farm Agency Career Information Seminar on Wednesday, Octboer 17th. This event will take place from 6:00 to 8:00pm at: Brea Agency Field Office915 W. Imperial Hwy. Ste 170Brea, CA 92821Refreshments will be served […]

Entrepreneurship, Accounting and the Bottom Line

Today we have a special treat. Our friends over at the Business Development and Entrepreneurship Club, Irvine are letting us reprint one of their recent articles. This particular article was written by Paul Fairfield and it’s full of ruminations on accounting and it’s relationship with entrepreneurship. After you are done reading this article you should […]