CSUF Startup Talk with JJ and Paul Wasserman, the Founder of Ebates

https://youtu.be/PINy17wehLA In this episode of CSUF Startup Talk, CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson talks with Paul Wasserman. This is a fascinating talk that tracks Paul's entrepreneurial journey as one of the co-founders and former CEO of Ebates, which he sold to Rakuten for $1 billion in 2014.

Storytelling: The Future of Marketing event this Thursday Morning at Concordia University

REGISTRATION It all starts with the shifts your business is trying to make, your growth strategy, and the aspirations for your product. We can address these through product & brand strategy, positioning, design development, visual identity, customer and user experience, and software, app, platform development. Learning Opportunities: Best practices to attract, retain and engage customers.The [...]

Orange County Celebrates Entrepreneurs – Stories of New Venture Creation event on Saturday, February 29

Fullerton, CA, January 10, 2020 Startups, business leaders, investors, bankers and advisers will gather to share stories about new venture creation in an inaugural event to be held at Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, February 29, 2020. This event is a collaboration between UCI Beall Applied Innovation, Cal State Fullerton Center for Entrepreneurship and Concordia [...]

Bryan Ruef’s 10-8 System Covered in OC Register Year in Review

The OC Register just published their Cal State Fullerton year in review and Bryan Ruef was included. The whole article is well worth the read and here's the part about Bryan: Bryan Ruef celebrated with his family and friends after placing first in the CSUF Startup Competition in April.  The computer science major’s winning idea [...]

Give A Gift To The CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship This Holiday Season!

One of the most stressful parts of the holiday season is coming up with amazing gifts for the people in your life and I'm writing you to help relieve some of that stress. A gift to the Center for Entrepreneurship in a loved one's name makes for a perfect gift! All donations to the Center [...]

CSUF Startup Talk with JJ and Lean Startup Expert Professor David Obstfeld

Professor David Obstfeld teaches entrepreneurship and strategy at Cal State Fullerton and he has written the book Getting New Things Done - Networks, Brokerage, and the Assembly of Innovative Action. JJ and David discussed lean startup, the importance for entrepreneurs to get out the building and actually talk with customers, and how innovation happens in [...]

Bryan Ruef – CSUF video highlighting his early entrepreneurial successes

Bryan Ruef, current CSUF computer science student and resident at the CSUF Startup Incubator where we are helping him launch 10-8 Systems, recently did very well at the Titan Fast Pitch competition. Also recently, Cal State Fullerton published a video about Bryan and what he has accomplished in less than a year in business, including [...]

CSUF Startup Talk with JJ and Serial Entrepreneur and Restaurateur Mark Manguera

https://youtu.be/Mp-_yjBb2j4 Mark Manguera has accomplished so much in his life including being one of the founders of Kogi BBQ. In this episode of CSUF Startup Talk with JJ, Mark and JJ discuss what it was like being one of the trailblazers of the food truck era, being a restaurateur, and how Mark's CSUF education helped [...]