CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: Tristan Schmitt ’16

In today‚Äôs modern business world, the way in which companies conduct business is rapidly changing. In the past, companies would purchase items from a manufacturer and then sell them for a higher price in order to cover the cost of operating a store. However, growing popularity among online businesses is now marking the end of […]

CSUF Startup Incubator: How I Raised $4.5M!

One of the key success factors for the Center for Entrepreneurship is our vast, and ever-growing, network of professionals and entrepreneurs. Many of these individuals engage with us as mentors in the classroom or at the CSUF Startup Incubator. Others are donors who help fund our operations and the competitions we hold for students like […]

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 […]

How to: Investor Pitch

Earlier this year, Director Jackson hosted a seminar at the CSUF Startup Incubator about how to give an effective investor pitch. There are of course many different components that go into giving a good pitch and using this road map will help you when developing yours. It’s about an hour but well worth your time. […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Resident's Mobile Game Ready to Launch

Justin Lancy is the founder of Dragons Eye Entertainment and a Resident of the CSUF Startup Incubator. A little under a month ago he launched a Kickstarter campaign for his first game, titled Knightly Tales. There are still a few days left to contribute to help make possible a game with a “focus on what […]

Dragons Eye Entertainment Set to Launch First Video Game – CSUF Startup Incubator Resident

Since the CSUF Startup Incubator launched in January of 2015 we have worked with a lot of impressive entrepreneurs. One of those entrepreneurs is Justin Lancy. A veteran, Justin has been working on his dream of developing and launching a video game for a number of years now. In the middle of 2015, he joined […]

Is Crowdfunding right for your Business?

Lee Decker and Mark Thimmig were able to join the CSUF Startup Incubator on Wednesday night to give a talk on crowdfunding at the CSUF Startup Incubator. In a nutshell, undertaking a crowdfunding campaign is a big undertaking but it can be an ideal way to raise funds for your business and you can also […]

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 […]

CSUF Student-Entrepreneur Project – Nissan GT-R

Every semester in the Marketing 450 Visual Marketing course students are tasked with creating a short film about something that they love. One of the students in the class this semester is Evan Ewing and he has decided to do his project and the Nissan GT-R. But he needs some help to pull this off. […]

Student JV Pitch Competition at Survivor 7

TCVN is launching the first JV Business Pitch Competition for Students at Survivor 7 on November 15, 2012 at Chapman University. The first 20 Students who purchase a ticket with Promo Code IWANNAPITCH will get a :30 pitch at Survivor 7. The winning pitch wins a one-on-one lunch with investor Steven A. Block, Managing Director […]