CSUF Startup Talk with JJ and Lean Startup Expert Professor David Obstfeld

Professor David Obstfeld teaches entrepreneurship and strategy at Cal State Fullerton and he has written the book Getting New Things Done – Networks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action. JJ and David discussed lean startup, the importance for entrepreneurs to get out the building and actually talk with customers, and how innovation happens in […]

CSUF Startup Talk with JJ and Serial Entrepreneur and Restaurateur Mark Manguera

https://youtu.be/Mp-_yjBb2j4 Mark Manguera has accomplished so much in his life including being one of the founders of Kogi BBQ. In this episode of CSUF Startup Talk with JJ, Mark and JJ discuss what it was like being one of the trailblazers of the food truck era, being a restaurateur, and how Mark’s CSUF education helped […]

Everything up to and including the Pitch Deck

Last week, Professor Travis Lindsay gave a talk at Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN) about the investment process up to and including the pitch deck. Below is the pitch deck that Travis used to, well, describe pitch decks. If you are working on your pitch deck, elevator pitch, business plan, or are in the process […]

CSUF Startup Talk Ep 4 with Justin G. Sanders, Esq.

In this CSUF Startup Talk with CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson, JJ talks with Justin G. Sanders. Justin is Vice President of Entralta where he primarily oversees the High Tech and Mechanical Device practice group. In this talk, JJ and Justin discuss ways for entrepreneurs to effectively navigate the patent process and […]

CSUF Startup Talk with JJ Ep 3: Michael Sawitz – Franchising

https://youtu.be/WE3EEzeYZKg In this CSUF Startup Talk with CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson, JJ talks with Michael Sawitz, the founder of AIM Mail Centers and FastStart.studio. In this wide ranging conversation, JJ and Michael discuss everything from franchising to the OC startup community.