Cal State Fullerton Startup Incubator Helps Entrepreneur Takes His Startup to the Next Level

https://youtu.be/v5OVj3UhmEo John Barton wanted to take his startup Point `N Save to the next level. When he became a resident at the CSUF Startup Incubator he was given the tools and guidance needed to do just that. Dr. Deborah Ferber, a startup advisor at the incubator, helped John pivot his business toward a more viable […]

Why Investors Say No

Many investors, especially those who invest professionally, say “no” to the vast majority of startups they see. In this case, that rejection rate could be as high as 99%. So, why do investors say No? At the CSUF Startup Incubator we work with our residents to figure out this part of the startup puzzle. Some […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beckham Thomas, Principal at Culver Pacific Capital Partners @ CSUF Startup

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to sit down and have a discussion with a partner at an investment firm but that is exactly what is going to happen at tomorrow’s CSUF Startup event! (Register now!!!) With us, we will have Beckham Thomas, Principal at Culver Pacific Capital Partners, in to discuss […]

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/

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. […]

Event Reminder: How to Fund your Startup

Just a friendly reminder that we will be hosting an event with startup expert Jim Cooper tomorrow evening at 6pm where he will discuss some of the innovative funding sources that most entrepreneurs know nothing about. Make sure to register by clicking this link. Here is some information about the event: As an entrepreneur, there […]