CSUF Startup Incubator Resident Nick Panhwar on Critical Mass Radio Show

It’s always great to hear one of our entrepreneurs from the CSUF Startup Incubator talking with a great business leader such as Richard Franzi, who, among many other things, is the host of the Critical Mass Radio Show. Nick Panhwar, the gentleman on the right-hand side of the picture seen above, and his wife Ayisha, […]

Shark Tank’s Alex Rodriguez Funds CSUF Alumni-Founded Nui, Creator of Keto Cookies

Congratulations to Victor Macias ’09 and Kristofer Quiaoit, the founders of reduced sugar keto cookie maker Nui, for receiving funding from Alex Rodriguez on Shark Tank last night!!! In total, they received $300,000 of funding from the entrepreneurial baseball great to help them grow Nui even faster than they already are. Not only does this […]

CSUF Alumnus Appears on Shark Tank – Pitches Nui, a Delicious Keto Cookie

I’ve known Victor Macias for many years now and I know him to be a dedicated and brilliant entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs like him were what inspired us to launch the CSUF Startup Incubator, where we help people go from concept to launch. Victor’s work in CSUF Entrepreneurship classes was tremendous and I was not surprised to […]

From Extreme Sports to Venture Capitalism – Interview with CSUF Entrepreneurship Community Member Per Welinder

Per Welinder is a great asset for the CSUF Entrepreneurship community. He started out as a professional skater, started a business with Tony Hawk, got his MBA from UCLA, is a venture capitalist, among many other things. Per has been a mentor and speaker in the classroom and a judge at competitions like the CSUF […]

OC Register Covers CSUF Startup Incubator Resident John Barton

The OC Register’s Susan Gill Vardon recently published an article about our CSUF Startup Incubator resident John Barton. The article delves into the twists and turns (those are called “pivots” in our parlance) that John has been navigating while he has been working on launching his business. It’s a great article that covers how the […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Book Creating New Ventures Covered in OC Register

Launching a business is a daunting task but one of the ways to make it less so is by having mentors. Mentors are the kind of people who have been there, done that, and they can help guide you through the entrepreneurial maze. Don’t know what kind of business entity you should use? Knowing someone […]

CSUF Business School Popular for Minority Students – OC Register

One of the many things that I think separates Cal State Fullerton from most every other school is the amount of diversity that I see in every class. And here’s an article from the OC Register confirming that (read full article here): More than 2,500 Asian students and 2,800 Hispanic students — making up nearly […]

Pitch Perfect: Titan Fast Pitch Offers 60-Second Platform to Student Entrepreneurs – CSUF News

CSUF News recently published a story about the upcoming CSUF Fast Pitch. Here’s a brief synopsis and you can see the whole thing by going to their article. If you had only 60 seconds to pitch your startup idea, turn heads and hook investors, would you take the challenge? Business owners take the challenge often, […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Supporter Dan Black Featured in OC Register

CSUF Entrepreneurship donor, Board Member, and VIP judge Dan Black was recently featured in the OC Register. Dan and his grandson, Karl Freels, have supported the CSUF Startup Incubator and many of our student competitions for nearly half a decade (and has supported Cal State Fullerton in general for decades!) and it was great to […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Residents Wecademi Featured in OC Register

Brent Maxinoski ’17 and Cayman Elkin ’17 have an important mission: to help university students pass the most difficult courses. Started in a CSUF Entrepreneurship classroom, Wecademi is their answer and earlier this week the OC Register ran a feature story on them. They have continued to work on their startup with the help of […]