From Cave Drawings to Instagram: Human Communication Comes Full Circle (and more insights from Mary Meeker’s 333 page internet trends report)

Cave drawings were the Instagram of 40,000 years. If you were a caveman who needed to share your exploits with your friends you had to bust out the chalk and draw deer or whatever was cool at that time. Now we can snap a Gram of anything and everything and share it with all of […]

Notes on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Talk by Recent CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumnus

Demetrius Knight ’19, as you can tell from the number appended to the end of his name, recently graduated from Cal State Fullerton. But Demetrius, who is now a resident at the CSUF Startup Incubator himself, is dedicated to educating himself and attended the most recent CSUF Startup event over in Irvine. This event featured […]

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)-Centered Design, Using Emotions to Increase Brand Engagement

The CSUF Startup Incubator was fortunate to have Leila Entezam come in to discuss the nexus between emotional intelligence (EQ)-centered design and brand engagement. Leila is a “solution-oriented leader with extensive experience in business consulting, implementations and project management. Expertise include psychology, human behavior, neuroscience, and strategic development while advancing business innovation. Possess successful track […]

How To: Convert Web Traffic Into Customers Using SEO and Inbound Marketing

This is one that fell through the cracks a bit and should have been posted long before today. Last year we were fortunate enough to have Michael Daehn in to talk about the work that he does as a marketing consultant for all kinds of businesses. The purpose of this talk was to give people […]

Content Marketing – An Individual’s LinkedIn Experience Case Study

One of the things that mystifies me the most when it comes to startups and businesses, in general, is how many entrepreneurs think that content marketing is easy and cheap. I suppose the thinking goes something like this: We have a lot of content that we can make, we think it’s interesting, when we post […]

2019 Investor Speed Dating – TCVN Event on March 21

Lots of people have great ideas and have the skills to make that concept a reality but, for some entrepreneurs, there is a real need to connect with investors in order to bring their concept to fruition. When those entrepreneurs know investors already then that’s great but what can they do if they do not […]

Creating New Ventures – The Perfect Book for the Entrepreneur in your Life

While it may be too late to arrive before Christmas, the Center for Entrepreneurship’s new book, Creating New Ventures: How to Shape Concepts into Achievement, is the perfect book for the entrepreneur in your life! (At $25, this book is also a great way to use some of those Amazon gift cards your kids will […]

Special Event with the Founder of Pedego Electric Bikes

Join us for a talk with Don DiCostanzo, the CEO and founder of Pedego Electric Bikes. At this talk, Don will discuss his experience building Pedego Electric Bikes from the ground up and how building a strong and durable brand helped him accomplish that. Register now for this event on Wednesday, November 15 from 5:00 […]

Go to Market – How do you Scale? Event on 11/14 @ CSUF Startup in Irvine

Join us this coming Wednesday, November 14 at 6pm at the CSUF Startup Incubator office in Irvine for dinner and a seminar on how to develop a winning go to market strategy for startups. Barry Lieberman, who earlier this week gave a fantastic talk on how to determine the right product/market fit, will be coming […]

How to Charge Higher Prices and Get Your Customers to Thank You For It

This Wednesday at 6pm at the CSUF Irvine campus we are hosting a seminar by CSUF Entrepreneurship Professor Scott Sorrell that is all about how your business should be charging higher prices. It sounds like a simple concept but there is a lot more to it than meets the eye. Make sure to reserve your […]