OC CEO Leadership Alliance Orange Fellowship – Deadline to Apply: Extended to June 10, 2020

APPLY NOW The Orange Fellowship is a two-year fellowship for recent university graduates (2018-2020 graduates) employed at an Orange County company. Fellows get access to the following: Leadership development and skill building to advance your capabilities and career opportunitiesWorkshops, skills enhancement, speaker series, case competitions, pitch competitionsTop-level executive access and professional career connectionsExposure and involvement […]

Are you an OC parent who can do a quick survey to help out one of our student consulting teams?

Take the survey This survey is for North OC parents with school-age children.  If that’s not you, would you please forward this survey to someone who is?  THANK YOU VERY MUCH! 🙂 We are interested in learning more about your thoughts, feelings, and attitudes towards your child’s school. When answering these questions please take into […]

Startups Raising Money While in Quarantine

Quarantine or not, many businesses are still operating and some of them, especially startups, are in the process of raising money. Even in the best of times raising money when you are an unproven, new business, is not an easy task. Not all of us are Disney who can go out and raise $6 billion […]

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 […]

Startup Pivots in the Time of Coronavirus

What do you mean by “pivot”? Startups (and companies in general) “pivot” when they change parts or all of their business models as a response to new information. These changes can be in anticipation of changes in the future (proactive) or as a result of some kind of unexpected change (reactive, like what is going […]

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 […]