How to Pitch your Business Idea in a Minute

The Titan Fast Pitch competition is on November 7 (Register now for a chance to win a scholarship) and I’m getting some questions on how to make an excellent pitch. To be sure, it’s a tough question and there is some creative license that goes into making a convincing pitch so no answer I give […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumni Wins Fast Pitch Competition

This story is a bit old but we’d still like to take the time to recognize John Chi for yet another great achievement. Earlier this year, he participated and won the Funding the Big Idea 2015 competition. Hosted by TriTech, Funding the Big Idea is part competition and part symposium on how startups can raise […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Announces Fast Pitch Competition for November 8, 2014

The Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that their next Fast Pitch Competition will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Kicking off at 10:00am this event will feature University and High School tracks (registration info here) and the top finishers from both tracks will win prizes. General registration is free for all contestants […]

Who Participated in the CSUF Business Plan Competition?

One of our main goals in hosting the Business Plan Competition is to spread the gospel, so to speak, of Entrepreneurship across the CSUF campus. Why? Well, we all have anecdotal evidence of CSUF students who want to start their own business and while many of these students are business students there are a lot […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Update – 1st Quarter 2014

2014 has already been an exciting year for us but we have a lot more planned. For starters, we were just honored with our 11th National Championship at the Small Business Institute’s Project of the Year Competition! Not only did our undergraduates bring home the national championship in their division but our MBA’s came in […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition Highlights – Spring 2014

The CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition was a huge success earlier this year in February. Thanks to our sponsors – Wells Fargo, the Black Family Trust and Guchereau Company – we sponsored an event that brought together university and high school students from all over the Orange and Los Angeles County areas. (For more info, […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition 2014

http://youtu.be/FuVhVyJlmVc Last Saturday I witnessed an amazing display of business acumen from both university and high school students that I wasn’t expecting. Presented by Wells Fargo, the Black Family Trust and the Guchereau Company, the CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition was structured so that each contestant, 50-plus in total, presented a business idea in 60 […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition Roundup

***Full Writeup*** http://youtu.be/FuVhVyJlmVc On Saturday, we hosted our first CSUF Fast Pitch Competition in conjunction with the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneur Elympics. With over 100 people in attendance and about 50 presentations our first foray into this format of business competitions was a major success. University students from Cal State Fullerton, Cal Poly […]

How to Pitch a Business

On Saturday, February 8 we are hosting a major Fast Pitch Competition. This competition will have one track that includes university students from CSUF and other universities and another track for high school students. If you fit into either of those categories we strongly recommend you enter this competition because it will be good practice, […]

Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch – TCVN Event

Our friends at the Tech Coast Venture Network are hosting an event to help people perfect their elevator pitches in preparation for their Survivor 8 competition. The preparatory event will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 8:00am to 10:00am at the following location: Haynes and Boone, LLP 18100 Von Karman Avenue #750 Irvine, […]