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: […]

Paul Wasserman Gives Keynote at Orange County Celebrates Entrepreneurs

Our first ever Orange County Celebrates Entrepreneurs event, which was in collaboration with UC Irvine and Concordia University was a huge success! Over four hundred people attended this event that featured nine separate panels on different aspects of entrepreneurship along with a couple of amazing keynote speeches. One of those speeches was done by Cal […]

Orange County Celebrates Entrepreneurs – Stories of New Venture Creation event on Saturday, February 29

Fullerton, CA, January 10, 2020 Startups, business leaders, investors, bankers and advisers will gather to share stories about new venture creation in an inaugural event to be held at Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, February 29, 2020. This event is a collaboration between UCI Beall Applied Innovation, Cal State Fullerton Center for Entrepreneurship and Concordia […]

IGNITE22 GLOBAL SHOWCASE AND SUMMIT 2019 — Los Angeles Waterfront

This year IGNITE22 will be on Wednesday November¬†13 in San Pedro. We will have exhibits, technology panels on salient issues in the ecosystem, a VC stage discussing venture growth, and the Grand Final of our IGNITE22 Challenges (Smartcities, FutureFood and Bluetech). There will be opportunities for startups and teams to pitch, to network with investors […]

Everything up to and including the Pitch Deck

Last week, Professor Travis Lindsay gave a talk at Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN) about the investment process up to and including the pitch deck. Below is the pitch deck that Travis used to, well, describe pitch decks. If you are working on your pitch deck, elevator pitch, business plan, or are in the process […]

Getting Ready for the Titan Fast Pitch? Here are some Expert Tips!

The Titan Fast Pitch competition is quickly approaching! Are you ready? (Click the button below to register for this amazing event!) Register It’s simple, really, to learn how to give a winning pitch. The trick is in the execution, your enthusiasm, and, yes, your idea. What we are looking for in an excellent pitch is […]

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

https://youtu.be/WE3EEzeYZKg 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.

CSUF Startup Talk Ep 2 with Tomorrow’s Tone

https://youtu.be/BoPgqUu_ur8 In this CSUF Startup Talk with CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson, JJ talks with Michael Ruiz, one of the founders of Tomorrow’s Tone. The idea for Tomorrow’s Tone germinated in one of JJ’s entrepreneurship classes and its mission is to help children with behavioral disorders learn valuable educational and emotional skills […]