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 […]

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 […]

Founder and CEO of Pedego Electric Bikes, Don DiCostanzo, Talks to CSUF Entrepreneurship Students

Earlier this evening, Don DiCostanzo ’79, the founder and CEO of Pedego Electric Bikes gave a fantastic talk to our CSUF Entrepreneurship students and community members. Don talked about the importance of branding and how he used the strategies he discussed to grow his businesses from nothing to where it is today. To start off […]

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 […]