On Grand Strategy by John Lewis Gaddis – Book Review by an Entrepreneur

On Grand Strategy is a sweeping review of strategy over the ages that develops the conclusion that great strategists have well-defined grand goals and go about achieving those grand goals in a methodical manner. This conclusion is presented by way of an analogy popularized by Isaiah Berlin’s essay about The Hedgehog and the Fox (the …

Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson named to Orange County Business Journal OC 500

Congratulations to Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson on being named to the Orange County Business Journal’s OC 500! In recognition of his years of public service advising and teaching thousands of students and community members on how to be successful entrepreneurs, Professor JJ (as he is affectionately known as by his students and …

CSUF Startup Talk with JJ Ep 3: Michael Sawitz – Franchising

In this CSUF Startup Talk with CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson, JJ talks with Michael Sawitz, the founder of AIM Mail Centers and FastStart.studio. In this wide ranging conversation, JJ and Michael discuss everything from franchising to the OC startup community.

Founder of CSUF Startup Incubator John Bradley Jackson Featured in Daily Titan – Press

The Daily Titan (the story is on the second page) recently featured CSUF Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson. In this article, they give a great overview of Director Jackson’s career, outlining his accomplishments and taking a closer look at what he is doing now to create the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders. What follows …

OC Register Covers CSUF Startup Incubator Resident John Barton

The OC Register’s Susan Gill Vardon recently published an article about our CSUF Startup Incubator resident John Barton. The article delves into the twists and turns (those are called “pivots” in our parlance) that John has been navigating while he has been working on launching his business. It’s a great article that covers how the …

Success Story – Rance's Chicago Pizza

CSUF alumni Aaron Tofani ’06 was gracious enough to write the following post about how he and his business partner, Rance Ruiz, embraced their entrepreneurial spirits and opened one of the most successful pizza restaurants in Southern California, Rance’s Chicago Pizza. Owning a business with one of my best friends is a truly rewarding experience. …

Center for Entrepreneurship Director Jackson talks with local Chinese Media

Recently, Director John Bradley Jackson and Field Case Coordinator Charlesetta Medina did a press event for a group of Chinese media and businesspeople. The purpose of the event is to spread the word about California State University, Fullerton’s Business Consulting Program. Fortunately, the press event went very well and it looks like the Center for …

China is the New Silicon Valley

High tech manufacturing is big business in China. This NY Times article describes how big China’s role has become in the global technology community. Hint: that role is much bigger thank you might think. John Bradley Jackson Director Center for Entrepreneurship http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/business/global/18research.html?partner=rss&emc=rss New York Times Article

Read the story about how a CSUF Alumni Raised $2 Million To Grow Stem Cell Therapy Startup

John Chi launched Synova Life Sciences in 2014 to develop adult stem cell therapies to help people with chronic joint issues. John recently raised $2 million to grow his business and is making tremendous progress. The CSU recently featured John in an article that goes into great detail about his entrepreneurial journey. Here’s a bit …

CSUF Entrepreneur Alumnus Participated in Y Combinator Demo Day Earlier this Year

TechCrunch has the story. John Chi, a CSUF Entrepreneur alumnus who has competed in a couple of our competitions in the past, was accepted into the preeminent incubator in the country, Y Combinator, last year. Earlier this year, John’s Synova Life Sciences presented at their demo day. Here’s a brief synopsis of Synova from TechCrunch: …