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 […]

App Entrepreneur Receives Crucial Guidance from CSUF Startup Incubator – OC Register

We have written about John Barton in these pages previously and there is a reason why keep on doing so: He is a hardworking entrepreneur who is making progress! Recently, John’s startup, Point ‘N Save, was featured in the OC Register (subscription may be needed to view). In the article, it recounts how when John […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Student Startups for Fall 2018

At the end of every semester, CSUF Entrepreneurship students have the opportunity to give investor pitches for the startups that they have created and been working on over the course of the semester to our panel of judges. These presentations may only be educational exercises, this is, after all, a school, and if that’s where […]

Titan Fast Pitch 2018 Recap

The sixth annual Titan Fast Pitch, held at Cal State Fullerton and hosted by the Mihaylo College Center for Entrepreneurship and Center for Economic Education, took place on Oct. 27, 2018. Sponsored by community organizations and companies, including MUFG Union Bank, N.A., the event drew about 400 people, who spent a beautiful Saturday afternoon at […]

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 […]

Ashok Patel Teaches CSUF Startup Residents about Startup Growth

Last Wednesday, Ashok Patel was gracious enough to come in to the CSUF Startup Incubator office in Irvine and talk about some of the key insights he has learned over the years as an entrepreneur and growth expert. One of the attendees at Ashok’s talk was John Barton. John is a one of the entrepreneurs […]

CSUF Women Entrepreneurs Supporting Female Students

Every day I am awed by the amazing things that people in the CSUF Entrepreneurship community are doing. Starting businesses, launching new products, developing services for underserved communities, and, most importantly of all, how supportive this community is. Evidence of how supporting our community could have been witnessed last week. Titan Women Collective, which is […]

CSUF Student Club Kicks Off New School Year

The CSUF Entrepreneurship community is really an agglomeration of many different communities and one of the vital components of our community are our student clubs. Currently, we have three with the oldest being the Entrepreneur Society and the youngest being Student Innovation Collective (SINC). In the middle is Sigma Upsilon Mu (SUM), the entrepreneurship fraternity […]

Remembering Alan Mannason

Alan Mannason Alan Mannason, Mentor in the CSUF Entrepreneurship classroom for 15 consecutive years, has passed away at age 94 years old. He was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1924 and moved to Los Angeles in 1937 (when movies cost $.10 and a Baby Ruth candy bar cost $.05). He remembered that the train ride […]

Leveraging the Gig Economy for Entrepreneurial Success @ CSUF Startup [Event]

What is the “gig economy”? The gig economy is comprised of all those side jobs that you see your family and friends doing: everything from being an Uber driver to being a photo editor on the side. But the gig economy has become so much more than that. Many successful professionals have embraced the gig […]