Success Story: GamerComps.com

This post was written by Steve Schoenhals, a CSUF student. Two years ago, I packed up as many belongings as I could fit into my car and drove from Michigan to California for the purpose of finishing my education at CSUF. My plan was to learn as much as I could at CSUF while also […]

Why Do Start-Ups Fail So Often?

It is common knowledge that many start-up companies are like;y to fail. If you’d like your start-up to beat the odds, there are a few things to keep in mind. Bill Davidow, once the senior vice president of Intel, wrote a book called “Marketing High Technology.” In his book, Davidow talks about what he calls […]

JOBS Act

In case you haven’t heard President Obama signed into law a bill that is aimed at helping out new ventures, something we are keenly interested in. The bipartisan effort aims to help fast growing new ventures by delaying the point at which they will need to register with the SEC and comply with all of […]

5 Tips for Getting Funded on Kickstarter

Kickstarter is one of those ideas that grabs you by the lapels shoulders and makes you pay attention. That’s especially so now that Kickstarter boasts three projects that have raised over one million dollars (that’s $1,000,000+ for numerophiles). Of those three projects one is a video game, one is a design project and another a […]

Kickstarter: Project Natalia

Kickstarter is a company that we have written about before. Basically, what it does is connects people who want to do a project with people who are willing to help fund that project. That’s where Project Natalia comes in. Our film will introduce the world to a young woman [Natalia] who exudes passion, enthusiasm and […]

Need help With Creating Financial Controls?

Need help with creating financial controls and better accounting practices? Have CSUF student consulting help — they can do the things that you have wanted to do but have not had the time to do. Student Consultants are standing by. Contact Cymedina@fullerton.edu Travis Lindsay Center for Entrepreneurship

Are Business Plans Dead?

I recently participated in a global entrepreneurship conference attended by entrepreneurship academicians, entrepreneur “wannabees”, and a few “real” entrepreneurs. A vigorous discussion emerged about the value of business plans at the university versus the usage of business plans in the “real” world. The general consensus was that angel investors (i.e. angel networks), private equity investors, […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Sponsors Fast Pitch with Tech Coast Angels

Our relationship with Tech Coast Angels (TCA) is growing. Please note our partnership at the upcoming TCA “fast pitch competition” on February 24. Eight to ten early stage companies, chosen from more than 100 applicants, will be selected to present on stage at the event. Each new venture CEO will have 90 seconds to pitch […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Sponsors Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch

CSUF Entrepreneurship will be a sponsor the 6th Annual Fast Pitch LA 2011 on February 24, 3-9 p.m. CSUF students may attend or pitch their ideas at no charge. The Tech Coast Angels 6th Annual LA Fast Pitch Competition is at UCLA Anderson School of Business. CEOs of eight to ten startups, selected from more […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Grad Needs Your Vote!

Justin Phan, a graduate of the CSUF Entrepreneurship program is competing in a business competition called Vator Splash in September and needs your support. All you need to do is take 2 minutes to vote for his company, PlayMyAd Inc. You can vote by following the guide below. The winner receives the opportunity to present […]