Dipta Kazi '08 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumni Opens Local Restaurant Dipta Kazi, Taj-Mahal Express, Anaheim Class of 2008 CSUF Entrepreneurship Program -by Dipta Kazi I graduated Fall 2008 from CSUF and commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. I was stationed in Okinawa, Japan (Jan 2009-March 2010) for a little over a year and moved to […]

Christine Kampa '12 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

There are many great things I can say about the Entrepreneurship Program at CSUF: I learned a lot about how to start and run a business, the professors are engaging and helpful, the Student Consulting Projects provide you with a great deal of practical experience and the list could go on. While working my way […]

Diana Ho '10 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

Starting a company is tough. Arguably, the toughest part is getting people to pay for your products or services. The recommended approach for dealing with this dilemma is to do a bit of research, and get something out into the market quickly. There is no better way to judge whether people want your product or […]

Gustavo Guzman-Lezama '15 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

Gustavo Guzman-Lezama ’15 spent years working in his family’s Mexican restaurant before he went to college. Last fall, his father, handed over the Mission Viejo business to his son, and Guzman-Lezama has taken full ownership while studying at Mihaylo. Being both the boss and a full-time Mihaylo entrepreneurship student is a lot of work, but […]

Reuben Fine '06 and Rey Marques '06 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

Reuben and I were lucky enough to meet through the Entrepreneur department. I was looking at both management and marketing as an emphasis for my major when I first heard about the entrepreneur program. I knew that I wanted more hands on training with real world applications since I ran my own part-time web design […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: Brian Evans '10

I graduated from Cal State University, Fullerton in 2010. Since graduating I have been pursuing a career in photography specializing in portraiture and lifestyle; my company is called Brian Evans Photography. Though I currently reside in Orange County, I have traveled throughout the United States capturing images for editorial and commercial clients. In addition to […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: Kristina Elmido '08

Food and business are two of my passions. Add 2 cups of drive, 1 cup inspiration, a dash of knowledge, a sprinkle of connections and you create an Entrepreneur. I graduated from CSUF in 2008 with an Entrepreneurship concentration. The skill I gained on executing and managing vision, passion, perseverance, and drive has been invaluable […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: Brian De La Rosa '06

I graduated from CSUF in June 2006 and, before I could enjoy some downtime, I quickly began working in the marketing department at Disney Consumer Products. After four years at Disney and then a couple more years jumping around at other entertainment companies, I finally took the plunge to start my own business and left […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: Lee Daigle '11

Lee Daigle graduated from Cal State Fullerton in May of 2011 with a major in Entrepreneurship. Bitten by the new venture bug, Lee immediately joined a Newport Beach startup publication called “My MapBook.” Despite Lee’s best efforts, the publication was not able to successfully launch in Newport Beach though it was successful in the Bay […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: Kevin Burke '10

Kevin Burke has a client list 100 names long. Names like Leroy, Bruno, Piper, Charlie, Doc, Lily, Truman, Betsy, Sophie, Bella, Reggie and Scooter. Ranging from 10 to 175 pounds, they are canine clients of Burke’s Newport Beach-based dog-care company, Newport Tails. In the beginning there was one client: Precious. Burke found her in 2010 […]