In this edition of the CSUF Entrepreneurship Insider we make a big announcement! Make sure to sign up to be a CSUF Entrepreneurship Insider to make sure that you can be an active member of this growing entrepreneurial community.
For Cal State Fullerton’s entrepreneurship students the semester is already well underway. Many of them will be meeting with their CSUF Consulting clients soon and they are also already hard at work developing businesses in their New Venture Launch and New Venture Creation courses. They are busy!
And it’s an exciting time for many other reasons as well.
I’m happy to announce this year’s Titan Fast Pitch competition on October 21. At this competition, university and high school students have the opportunity to present their business concepts to our judges. It’s an exhilarating experience for the students as they only have sixty seconds to present their concepts. Why sixty seconds? It’s certainly not enough time to fully explain everything a potential investor or partner needs to know about a business but we chose that amount of time because it is approximately the amount of time an entrepreneur has to initially pique someone’s interest in their concept.
And, as many great speakers have said in the past, it is much more difficult to boil down the essence of what it is they are talking about into a short amount of time than it is to talk at length. What we are looking for in this competition are students who have given enough thought to their concepts so that they can articulately impress upon our judges the importance of their concepts.
We are also excited about the continued growth of the CSUF Startup Incubator. As of this writing, we have accepted a total of 26 startups into our incubator to help them go from concept to launch. This semester, our students will be consulting with a handful of these startups to help them work through their concepts and develop robust startup plans alongside the expert mentoring that these startups receive from CSUF Startup Incubator staff and their startup coaches.
Additionally, we will be hosting a wide range of seminars and office hours at the CSUF Startup Incubator and at the CSUF Irvine campus. Take a look below to see the full list of opportunities we have for members of the CSUF Entrepreneurship community.
We hope to see you soon!
|The next generation of entrepreneurs will be presenting their innovative concepts at the Titan Fast Pitch competition on Saturday, October 21 from 1pm to 4pm at Cal State Fullerton!
We encourage all university and high school students with a passion for entrepreneurship to compete at the Titan Fast Pitch. We also hope that everyone else will come out to support these students in their first steps towards becoming entrepreneurs.
For more details please go to the Titan Fast Pitch site. We hope to see you there!
Experts from our community including lawyers, CPAs, marketers, and professors have office hours every week open to everyone in our community. Click on the links below to reserve some time with them.
|Creativity is the life blood of business and our consulting teams are filled with students brimming with creative solutions in a wide range of areas. Now is the perfect time to inject some creative solutions into your business by working with one of our CSUF Consulting teams.|
CSUF Entrepreneurship Community
For more details on CSUF Entrepreneurship:
For more details on how we help people become entrepreneurs:
http://business.fullerton.edu/Center/Entrepreneurship/IncubatorFor more details on how CSUF Consulting can help businesses thrive:
Attend one of our events for entrepreneurs or sign up for a free mentoring session:
Knowledge @ CSUF Entrepreneurship Video Series: