CSUF Entrepreneurship Program Mentors

Every semester we need approximately 60 mentors for the CSUF Entrepreneurship Program. Our mentors are people who have extensive experience (either direct: entrepreneur, working in an entrepreneurial organization, etc.; or indirect: accountant, lawyer, banker, etc. with experience with entrepreneurial organizations). Basically, there are two types of classes that people can mentor in: Student Consulting Projects […]

Entrepreneuria

In the past we have talked about Fast.Start.studio, a business incubator that was founded by Michael Sawitz, a great friend of the Center for Entrepreneurship. Now, Saimah Chaudhry, one of the more successful entrepreneurs to come out of our program in recent history, has told us about a unique new entrant into the business incubator […]

Conrey Scholarship Presentation

In the last post I promised that I’d publish some pictures from the Center for Entrepreneurship 10th Anniversary Celebration. So, without any further ado here are some pictures of the presentation of the Conrey Insurance Brokers and Risk Managers Entrepreneurial Scholarship to Brian Fainzimer. [images: Brian Feinzimer]

Kickstarter: Project Natalia

Kickstarter is a company that we have written about before. Basically, what it does is connects people who want to do a project with people who are willing to help fund that project. That’s where Project Natalia comes in. Our film will introduce the world to a young woman [Natalia] who exudes passion, enthusiasm and […]

Social Entrepreneurship: What Does it Mean?

The term “social entrepreneurship” is often tossed around, but what does it really mean?  A social entrepreneur is essentially an advocate, or better yet, a catalyst for progress who is motivated by social value instead of  just profit.  Though the social entrepreneur’s venture may yield monetary benefits, s/he is primarily focused on the production of […]