CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: David Chamberlain ’14

David Chamberlain is one of those students that you knew would do great things. He is currently the VP of Sales and Marketing at Creative Outdoor Distributor and is getting ready to launch his first business, Interact, which will help families find the best service providers for their special needs children. In addition to being […]

Cal State Fullerton Startup Incubator Helps Entrepreneur Takes His Startup to the Next Level

https://youtu.be/v5OVj3UhmEo John Barton wanted to take his startup Point `N Save to the next level. When he became a resident at the CSUF Startup Incubator he was given the tools and guidance needed to do just that. Dr. Deborah Ferber, a startup advisor at the incubator, helped John pivot his business toward a more viable […]

Why Investors Say No

Many investors, especially those who invest professionally, say “no” to the vast majority of startups they see. In this case, that rejection rate could be as high as 99%. So, why do investors say No? At the CSUF Startup Incubator we work with our residents to figure out this part of the startup puzzle. Some […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Resident Launches Live Work Play App

CSUF Startup Incubator Resident John Barton has launched his Live Work Play app to the public today. John has been working with the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce to develop an app for their members and the area of North Orange County to better connect companies in their area with community members. The mission […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship 2018-19 Year in Review

The 2018-19 school year has finished and the CSUF Entrepreneurship community accomplished many great things! By the numbers: Thousands of people attended our events and competed in our competitionsMore than 200 students majored, minored, or studied entrepreneurshipWelcomed our 50th startup to the CSUF Startup IncubatorCompleted consulting projects for more than 100 businessesMentors graciously donated more […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Students Awarded More Than $100,000 in Scholarships and In-kind Awards during the 2018-19 Academic Year

Thanks to the generosity of the CSUF Entrepreneurship community, student-entrepreneurs received more than $100,000 in cash scholarships, in-kind sponsorships, and residencies at the CSUF Startup Incubator! Wow, that is amazing! To celebrate these students and the gracious donors, here is a list of all of the awards from the 2018-19 academic year: Conrey Insurance Brokers […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Teams Up With Engineering at Cal State Fullerton To Help Students Become Entrepreneurs

One of our goals at the Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State Fullerton is to help make the Cal State Fullerton community more innovative and entrepreneurial. There are students, faculty, and staff throughout Cal State Fullerton that have amazing ideas that can have a real impact on the world but they don’t actively pursue those […]

How To Launch Your Startup Idea – CSUF Startup Incubator Seminar

The CSUF Startup Incubator welcomed in Alexis Bedoret in to host a seminar that focused on the number one job of an entrepreneur. Alexis spent the last 10 years building startups with expertise in Software, Hardware and the Internet of Things. With his co-founders, they created a Startup Studio to invest in startups. They learned […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Resident Inks Deal With Chamber of Commerce

The CSUF Startup Incubator is proud of the progress that John Barton, the founder of Point ‘N Save, has made since joining the Incubator last year. During that time, John has worked most closely with Dr. Deborah Ferber and focused on pivoting his business into what it is today: An app called Live Work Play […]

José Calero – CSUF Startup Event Recap

José Calero had a very successful sales career and the day after he retired he decided that he was going to start his own business. Almost two decades later he has a thriving business, called LapWorks, and he was gracious enough to sit down with Cal State Fullerton students at our most recent CSUF Startup […]