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 […]

Landing the Big Check: Secrets to funding from an Entrepreneur & Investor

Join us for lunch on Wednesday, January 9 at the CSUF Startup Incubator in Irvine and get to listen to David Ochi discuss his proven process for landing startup funding. Please register here, details for the event are as follows. https://www.meetup.com/CSUF-Startup-Incubator/events/257764933/

Startup Funding Option: Family and Friends

I am sitting here watching a great presentation by startup expert Jim Cooper, co-founder of Braid Theory, and he is talking about funding. It’s a complicated subject, or at least it can get that way, but I think one of the main complications is that people make it more complicated than it needs to be. […]

Event Reminder: How to Fund your Startup

Just a friendly reminder that we will be hosting an event with startup expert Jim Cooper tomorrow evening at 6pm where he will discuss some of the innovative funding sources that most entrepreneurs know nothing about. Make sure to register by clicking this link. Here is some information about the event: As an entrepreneur, there […]

How to Fund your Startup @ CSUF Startup Incubator

You have a great idea but you need some funds to make it happen. What do you do? [First step, attend this talk at the CSUF Irvine campus this Wednesday, August 2 at 6pm; register here.] As an entrepreneur, there are many options for funding all with clear pluses and minuses. Our speaker, Jim Cooper […]