Business as a Machine

Marc Pakbaz is an interesting guy and I like him. I’m going to miss a big portion of his history here but, in short, he is from Iran, lived in France (where he built and sold a business), and now lives in America (where he built and sold a business). He’s a teacher, consultant, serial […]

Types of Intellectual Property that Entrepreneurs Should Know

Justin Sanders, the VP for High Tech and Mechanical Devices at Entralta, gave a very insightful presentation on intellectual property last night for the Center for Entrepreneurship and CSUF Startup Incubator at the CSUF Irvine campus. He covered a lot in his hour long seminar so I’m simply going to give you an overview of […]

Getting New Things Done – A New Book on Innovation with Stanford University Press by CSUF Professor David Obstfeld

Cal State Fullerton Professor David Obstfeld has just published a new book called “Getting New Things Done” with Stanford University Press. New things get done all the time. But how do new things actually get done? Cal State Fullerton Entrepreneurship Professor David Obstfeld tackles this question head on. Drawing on his extensive research into social […]

CSUF Marketing Consulting Projects Make a Difference

As many students know, the practical experience one gains during their time in college is the most valuable and is almost always crucial to employers. The CSUF Consulting program empowers students to work with companies and nonprofits in Orange County and Los Angeles County that requires hands on work, giving them practice and a deeper […]

The Biggest Mistake Entrepreneurs Make in Product Development – Knowledge @ CSUF Entrepreneurship

Having reviewed thousands of businesses and investing in multiple startups, Tech Coast Works Managing Director Jeff Greenberg knows a thing or two about product development. In this video in the Knowledge @ CSUF Entrepreneurship series taken at the CSUF Startup Incubator, Jeff goes into detail about the product development process and explains what the biggest […]

CSUF Business Plan Competition Finals

The main event of CSUF Business Plan Competition Finals is the culmination of a campus-wide search for the best business idea created by a current student or student team. Based off of a rigorous selection process, the top business concepts are presented by their creators to a panel of distinguished judges and to an eager […]

10 Rules Everyone Should Know About Patents @ CSUF Startup Incubator

Maybe you are trying to get a patent now or you have a great idea that you know you have to get patented before you start trying to sell it; either way, this is the talk for you! Before you make some of the common mistakes that happen when people try to get a patent […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Resident Launches Insurance Comparison Shopping Platform

When it comes to anything insurance related, just the thought of it can stress almost anyone out. Lets face it, while the simple signing on the dotted line is easy, “shopping” for the right insurance can often be very difficult and sometimes overwhelming. But don’t sweat it – entrepreneur Harvey Kong has come up with […]

Innovation At Cal State Fullerton – It Starts With You

In this week’s edition of the CSUF Entrepreneurship Insider we focus on how innovation starts with you. Everyone has the ability to improve things and the seed of all innovation is an idea. Successful innovators are the ones who work every day to make those ideas into something real. Over the past few weeks the […]

CSUF Business Plan Competition Application Due Tomorrow: Tips for Creating a Great Concept Fast

Applications for the CSUF Business Plan Competition are due this Sunday (March 12) at 11:55pm but it’s definitely not to late to come up with a winning concept! CSUF student-entrepreneur leader Vanessa Ganaden, hosted an “Innovation Rush” workshop to get students prepared for the CSUF Business Plan Competition and here are some of the key […]