José Calero – CSUF Startup Event Recap

José Calero had a very successful sales career and the day after he retired he decided that he was going to start his own business. Almost two decades later he has a thriving business, called LapWorks, and he was gracious enough to sit down with Cal State Fullerton students at our most recent CSUF Startup […]

Entrepreneurs Inspire CSUF Students

Of the many things that are great about Director Jackson’s classes is that he frequently brings in guest speakers to talk to his students. Previous guest speakers have talked about design thinking, intellectual property, startup finances, and, last night, there were two speakers who shared their experiences in launching businesses and disrupted their respective industries. […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship alumna opens business in Australia

After many months of traveling, I found myself in Cairns, Australia. To find a way of truly embracing this place and meeting as many people as possible, I tapped into my entrepreneurial spirit and started a coffee stand at a local farmers market. Rusty’s Farmers Market is centrally located in the heart of Cairns City. […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumna Makes Travel a Goal

In the best-selling book “The 4-Hour Workweek”, author Timothy Ferriss says that we shouldn’t wait till retirement to truly enjoy our lives. Most of us think we need to wait till then because we don’t have the financial resources to do it now. Ferris’s book provides guidelines for how to do so. Annie Nguyen, one […]

CSUF SUM Startup Weekend – July 2014

Our new Entrepreneurship fraternity, Sigma Upsilon Mu (SUM), is going to be hosting a Startup Weekend in July. If you are not familiar with SUM and what they do the best way to describe it is that they are dedicated to demystifying the startup process for first time-entrepreneurs. The founder, Robert Gates, has meticulously developed […]

Success in your Twenties

Mihaylo College and BICC welcomes Paul Angone, best-selling author of 101 Secrets for Your Twenties, keynote speaker, and the creator of allgroanup.com for Wednesday, April 16 @ 5pm SGMH 1506. He is a leading voice to, and for, emerging adults, guiding college students and twentysomethings through the “what now” of the most defining decade of their lives. Paul’s work […]

The Importance of Financial Literacy

Everyone knows that the literacy rate is not where it should be but people do not usually stop to consider the problems associated with a lack of financial literacy. Think about it, if you do not understand the differences between a savings account and a CD then you will probably be met with some financial […]

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 […]

Key Performance Indicators

While I was looking through YouTube the other day I happened across this quality, but brief, clip about key performance indicators. It’s a video of a consultant giving a lecture at Cal State Fullerton about goal setting and what your goals really should be. Enjoy entrepreneurs! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jcx3U8YVYCo&feature=related

Attention All College Students: Get on LinkedIn Now

While Facebook is the place where your college friends hang out, LinkedIn is the social network for finding a job. With your graduation looming, the time to get started on LinkedIn is while you are still in school. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 150 million members and is growing very rapidly. […]