CSUF Entrepreneurship’s Charlesetta Medina On Being A Powerful Leader

Charlesetta Medina is, above all else, a leader. She runs her own business, is an Entrepreneur in Residence and Client Project Specialist for CSUF Entrepreneurship, founded the Titan Women Collective to help champion the next generation of female entrepreneurs and leaders, is a mentor to many students, and the mother of three adult children. And […]

Her Stories: Latinas in Hollywood

In the past we have covered the tremendous work that Natalie Rodriguez ’14 is doing. You can get the whole story by clicking the link in the last sentence but the short version is that Natalie has for the last couple of years been diligently working on her first film, Extraordinary Ordinary. This film will […]

Interview with CSUF Alumnus and Entertainment Entrepreneur Natalie Rodriguez ’14

We recently published a post about a Cal State Fullerton alumnus, Natalie Rodriguez ’14, who has a film coming out called  The Extraordinary Ordinary. The post was primarily about the movie and to promote the trailer, which is down below, but for this post we wanted to do an interview with Natalie. We hope that […]

Cal State Fullerton Alumnus set to Release Movie About Mental Illness

One of the many things I love about entrepreneurship is the fact that you can see the results of entrepreneurial people in almost every part of life. Whether it be technology, medicine, a clothing line, or, as is the case with Natalie Rodriguez, a movie. The movie, titled The Extraordinary Ordinary, just released a new […]

Successful Business Strategies from a Lawyer Turned Entrepreneur – CSUF Startup Event

Next Wednesday the CSUF Startup Incubator is proud to welcome Robert Freeman, the titular lawyer turned entrepreneur, in to discuss the strategies he has successfully used over his career as a lawyer and entrepreneur with two successful businesses under his belt. As a lawyer, Robert is able to look onto entrepreneurship from a different perspective […]

Building a Strong Culture from Startup to Mature Company

Last week, CSUF Entrepreneurship mentor and veteran executive coach for Vistage Dave Kinnear gave a great talk on the importance of culture for any organization and how to effectively build a great culture that will grow as your business grows. According to Dave, in order to accomplish this you first need to know how culture […]

How to Build a Strong Culture from Startup to Mature Company

Whether you have are still in school or have had a long professional career you know that different organizations do things differently. How we do things is determined by a number of factors but how organizations do things is determined by culture. And that is why it is so important for entrepreneurs to focus on […]

Cal State Fullerton Teaches Kids STEM and Entrepreneurship

One of the big keys to success for entrepreneurs is putting together strong teams and that is what the Center for Entrepreneurship, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the College of Education did with a recently concluded STEM grant. Together, these three Cal State Fullerton Colleges won a $1 million grant from the […]

An Actor and an Entrepreneur – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story Ryan David Tsang '13

When deciding to create a business, an entrepreneurial student must first examine the market in order to see if their idea is feasible. By comparing their idea to others and seeing how they can make an impact in the market, students begin to understand how much work will be needed in order to make their […]

CSUF Business Plan Competition Winner Announced!

We hosted the CSUF Business Plan Competition Finals last week and it was an amazing event! The participating student-entrepreneurs all did great and they will all receive part of the more than $20,000 in scholarships and in-kind services to help them with their startups. And, as you will read in this week’s CSUF Entrepreneurship Insider, […]