Change Your Life with a MBA in Entrepreneurship at CSUF!

https://youtu.be/MiNHEfNxqZ4 Why study Entrepreneurship? Most successful entrepreneurs have at least some university-level education. Understanding the basics of business is important as is the experience of being exposed to many different people and ideas. While it’s definitely possible to not major in Entrepreneurship and become a successful entrepreneur the cross- disciplinary education entrepreneurship students receive gives […]

Recent entrepreneurial grads, check this out: Venture for America

I found out about Venture for America through Sudeshna Majumdar-Fragomeni and I love their mission: Venture for America is creating economic opportunity in American cities by mobilizing the next generation of entrepreneurs and equipping them with the skills and resources they need to create jobs. Venture for America Website And VFA founder, Andrew Yang, had […]

Why Universities are a Vital Component of a Vibrant Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with Michael Grimshaw

https://youtu.be/0uvyBeuMyDE Michael Grimshaw is the Executive Director of The Entrepreneurial Institute @ CSU Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), Managing Partner at The Grimshaw Group, Co-Founder of serious improv! (Michael and his partner, Nate Lee, gave a great lecture on improv to my class just a couple of weeks ago that was very valuable), and so much more. […]

Introducing Cathleen Greiner, Ph.D. – The Newest CSUF Entrepreneurship Board Member

https://youtu.be/zJ_lzLpclhc Cathleen Greiner, Ph.D. is the newest member of the CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Board where she will help mold the strategic development of the Center during these historic times. Dr. Greiner brings with her a tremendous amount of leadership experience and will be a critical driving force pushing initiatives that will increase participation by […]

Learn How To Start Your Business This Fall – BUAD 410 Course for non-Entrepreneurship Majors

So many students have great business ideas but they don’t pursue their dreams because they don’t know where to start. That’s where BUAD 410 comes in. In this class, students are challenged to develop a business plan based off of a concept of their own or from one of the other students in the class. […]

Daniel Taylor ’20 Overcame Adversity to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship

Daniel was a great student and I am confident that he will do great things in his life. What I didn’t know was that he was a Guardian Scholar, which is a program “committed to supporting current and former foster youth exiting the foster care system.” That makes his accomplishments so much more impressive. Daniel […]

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 […]

Nail It Then Scale It – Book Review by an Entrepreneur

Nail It Then Scale It is my first book of choice for startup founders to read. The book helps the startup founder figure out what needs to done and when it should be done. All too often entrepreneurs rush to create a product and then flog the market only to discover that the solution does […]

Something for Entrepreneurs to Watch: Niall Ferguson’s Networld

Niall Ferguson has done a lot of work on how networks form, grow, and dissolve. He has insights into what makes for powerful networks and how you can leverage that information to build your own networks, which is an extremely important thing for any entrepreneur to do. (Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew a […]

Outcomes of NSF $1Million Grant Known as STEM-Inc

STEM-Inc is now complete and many of you have asked about the outcomes and impact of the three-year $1Million National Science Foundation Grant, which featured the CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship with Director John Bradley Jackson as Co-Private Investigator. Below is a summary of the project outcomes and a list of the published articles. Project Outcomes: […]