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Bill Purpura: CSUF Entrepreneurship Advisory Board Member

The Center for Entrepreneurship is thrilled to announce that long time CSUF Entrepreneurship mentor, judge, and donor Bill Purpura is now a member of the CSUF Entrepreneurship Advisory Board. Welcome, Bill! For those of you who do not know Bill’s background, here’s his bio: Retired Boeing Senior Systems/Project Engineer (P6) with over 45 years’ experience …

CSUF Entrepreneurship Mentor Celebration!

Earlier this month we celebrated our current mentors in the CSUF Entrepreneurship program. These mentors dedicate many hours to helping our student teams complete some of the most demanding projects that any students have to do at Cal State Fullerton. Mentors help students with their consulting projects with local businesses, creating business plans based on …

OC Business Journal – CSUF Entrepreneurship Adds New Member to Advisory Board

From the OC Business Journal California State University, Fullerton’s Center for Entrepreneurship recently appointed Bill Purpura to its advisory board. Purpura is a longtime supporter of CSUF Entrepreneurship, officials said, having served as a judge, mentor and donor to the organization. He is the founder and managing partner of holdings company Dargon Development in Anaheim. …

Finals Recap – CSUF Titan Fast Pitch 2021

The masks were on. The distances were social. The pitches were still amazing! CSUF Titan Fast Pitch 2021 was a great success! As covid and our understanding of it continues to evolve, so does the way we teach the next generation of entrepreneurs. Until 2020, Titan Fast Pitch was an in-person competition, In 2020, Titan …

Titan Fast Pitch 2021 – Everything you need to know

Special thanks to Titan Fast Pitch Platinum Sponsor MUFG Union Bank, N.A. for their tremendous support of the next generation of entrepreneurs and creators! Entry Window for CSUF Titan Fast Pitch is now closed. Thank you to all the students who submitted entries. Submit Your Entry for Titan Fast Pitch Below CSUF Titan Fast Pitch …

CSUF Entrepreneurship Scholarship Deadline: April 23 by 11:59pm

First, a video on how to apply for these scholarships Purpura Family Entrepreneurial Scholarship Amount: $1,500 Established by: Bill Purpura Open to: All students currently developing a startup. Criteria:  For consideration, all startups must have a founding team in place. Startups must be for-profit. Application Procedure: Submission of a business plan and/or a pitch deck that …

CSUF Entrepreneurship Awarded Nearly $12,000 in Scholarships this School Year

I don’t need to tell you that a lot happened during the spring semester at CSUF, we all lived it one way or another. What I do want to tell you about is how our students responded. Without exception, they adjusted and made the most out of the new world we are living in at …

Congratulations to CSUF Entrepreneurship Scholarship Recipients!

Conrey Insurance Brokers and Risk Managers Entrepreneurial Scholarship Recipient: Christopher Ruiz Christopher is a first generation college student majoring in entrepreneurship. He is active in Greek life serving as the new member educator where he helped 25 new members prepare for their initiation. Outside of school, Christopher and some of his classmates are working on …

Reinventing Family Time – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

As many entrepreneurs know, creating a successful business is hard work and Cal State Fullerton alumni Chuck Su ’11’s experience has been no different. While working a second job at night, Chuck works diligently on his own business during the day; a sacrifice he and his loved ones make with grace. As a student, Chuck …