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 […]

Founder and CEO of Pedego Electric Bikes, Don DiCostanzo, Talks to CSUF Entrepreneurship Students

  Earlier this evening, Don DiCostanzo ’79, the founder and CEO of Pedego Electric Bikes gave a fantastic talk to our CSUF Entrepreneurship students and community members. Don talked about the importance of branding and how he used the strategies he discussed to grow his businesses from nothing to where it is today.   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 […]

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 […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumnus Launches App to help Special Needs Kids

The OC Register recently published a great article on one of our alumni, David Chamberlain ’14, titled CSUF grad’s app connects special needs kids with resources just for them. David, like many CSUF Entrepreneurship students, has decided to really take on the challenge of launching his own business. And he is tackling a niche that […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumna Interviewed by Mihaylo College

Sadaf Salout ’07 and ’10 is an entrepreneurial dynamo and she was recently interviewed for the Mihaylo College blog. It’s a great interview that covers her thoughts and advice on entrepreneurship and she goes into detail about her experiences in the restaurant business. Here’s a taste from the interview: Daniel Coates (Mihaylo College): You opened […]

CSUF Consulting Team Helps LA County Small Business with Marketing Plan

“I needed to make a change.” After years of feeling like he was putting his job as a police officer before his family, Andrew Lee just wanted to find a way to make a living and still have time to play cops and robbers with his sons. With a dream and a webpage, Andrew found […]

CSUF Business Plan Competition Winner Profile: Piano With Jonny

As you know from reading the recap of the CSUF Business Plan Competition hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship the first place winner of the compeitition was Piano With Jonny. Presented by Cal State Fullerton students Jonny May, Reuben Ponce De Leon, and Sylvia Dang along with co-founder Yannick Lambrecht, Piano With Jonny is well […]