Small Business Institute – 2018/19 Project of the Year Competition

Another year and we have two more national awards to celebrate for the Cal State Fullerton Small Business Institute and their CSUF Consulting program! Congratulations! 3rd Place – Undergraduate Project – Keller Williams RealtyCategory – Undergraduate SpecializedSBI Director – Professor John Bradley JacksonSupervising Faculty – Professor Scott Sorrel Course – Marketing 462, Marketing for Entrepreneurs Students – Chris […]

The Extraordinary Ordinary Teaser Trailer – Film Created by CSUF Alumnus that Explores Mental Illness

Mental illness is something that most people either have to confront personally or through one of their family members or close friends. Even though that is the case discussing mental illness is still a taboo subject for many. That’s why we think that the Extraordinary Ordinary, a movie written and directed by Cal State Fullerton […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Scholarships – Funding the Startups of Tomorrow, Today

A CSUF Entrepreneurship education is unique. From day one, students in this program are challenged to think like entrepreneurs and act like leaders. Whether these students launch a startup that raises millions of dollars and become a unicorn isn’t the ultimate goal, the ultimate goal is to help in the development of the next generation […]

The Startup Hustle with Michael Sawitz

Earlier at the CSUF Startup Incubator in Irvine Michael Sawitz gave a powerful talk on what it actually means to hustle as an entrepreneur. In his talk, “The Art and Science of Customer Development”, Michael talked about how he has been able to acquire customers as a startup. https://twitter.com/NewVenturesCSUF/status/1095877150404632577 Michael’s talk was wide-ranging and, while […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumnus Shines in Family Business

At CSUF Entrepreneurship we teach that entrepreneurship is not just about creating something from nothing, it is also about continuously improving upon what already exists. And that is exactly what Jonathan Mulvihill ’16 has done. Jonathan Mulvihill ’16, President of Thin Metal Sales Jonathan, a retired Marine, is now the President of Thin Metal Sales, […]

2019 Investor Speed Dating – TCVN Event on March 21

Lots of people have great ideas and have the skills to make that concept a reality but, for some entrepreneurs, there is a real need to connect with investors in order to bring their concept to fruition. When those entrepreneurs know investors already then that’s great but what can they do if they do not […]

The Cold, Hard Facts about Startup Funding

Yesterday at the CSUF Startup Incubator (Irvine) we were honored to have David Ochi give a talk about startup funding. As you may know, or at least have suspicions about, funding a startup is, despite the successes seen on TV shows like Shark Tank, no easy task but after David’s talk yesterday it’s pretty obvious […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Students Promoting Student Engagement on Campus

CSUF News has a great piece out today on how four of our CSUF Entrepreneurship students have been accepted into a prestigious fellowship. Called University Innovation Fellows, the mission of the fellowship is to give students the tools that they need to catalyze entrepreneurship on campus. Click on the link below to learn more. Innovation […]

Creating New Ventures – The Perfect Book for the Entrepreneur in your Life

While it may be too late to arrive before Christmas, the Center for Entrepreneurship’s new book, Creating New Ventures: How to Shape Concepts into Achievement, is the perfect book for the entrepreneur in your life! (At $25, this book is also a great way to use some of those Amazon gift cards your kids will […]