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 start off […]

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 […]

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 Student's Passion Leads to Good Works in DC Internship

Interning is a rite of passage for many college students and some internships have a profound impact on students by shaping the way they view the world and their place in it. One Cal State Fullerton student, Rachel Herzog, is currently doing one of those internships and is having an experience of a lifetime in […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Resident Launches Insurance Comparison Shopping Platform

When it comes to anything insurance related, just the thought of it can stress almost anyone out. Lets face it, while the simple signing on the dotted line is easy, “shopping” for the right insurance can often be very difficult and sometimes overwhelming. But don’t sweat it – entrepreneur Harvey Kong has come up with […]