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Category: Entrepreneurship

  • Meet The Three Finalists for the CSUF Business Plan Competition

    The CSUF Business Plan Competition Finals are coming next week! [Register now!] It promises to be an interesting look into what our student-entrepreneurs are capable of. Starting at noon on Thursday, 4/7 in Pavilion A of the Titan Student Union we open up registration and host an Innovation Fair where we will showcase the projects…

  • Call for CSUF Biotech and Business Teams – Funds are Available

    The National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program is offering grants of $2,500 (and potentially much more to excellent student teams!) to student teams working on the commercialization of biotechnology. Each student team needs at least one member with experience working with the biotech and they also need members majoring or with experience in business. Applications are…

  • No-Tipping Restaurant Model

    A while back, CSUF professor Dr. Atul Teckchandani wrote a piece titled The not-so-surprising failure of no-tipping restaurants and it brought up many points that I thought were pretty interesting. The main thesis of Dr. Teckchandani’s piece was that while there is some data suggesting that restaurants that switch to a no-tipping model experience increases…

  • Sigma Upsilon Mu's 8 Hour Business Challenge at Cal State Fullerton

    Sigma Upsilon Mu is the most active student group dedicated to entrepreneurship on the Cal State Fullerton campus and just a few days ago they held a great competition called the 8 Hour Business Challenge. This competition was open to university students from all across the area and required an amazing amount of work from…

  • Entrepreneur Myles Kovacs talks to CSUF Entrepreneurship Students

    Recently, we were lucky enough to have serial entrepreneur Myles Kovacs talk to one of Director Jackson’s classes. Mr. Kovacs talked on many different facets of what he sees as crucial components of his success as an entrepreneur and what follows are the top 10 notes taken from Mr. Kovacs’ talk by CSUF Entrepreneur student…

  • Irvine Eyed for CSUF Startup Incubator Expansion

    If you get the Orange County Business Journal [SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED] you might have seen an article about the planned expansion of the CSUF Startup Incubator into Irvine and we couldn’t be more thrilled about the prospect. Right now, we are thinking that the Irvine expansion will open its doors in September (of this year) but…

  • Happy Anniversary CSUF Startup Incubator

    I just realized that it was exactly one year ago that we accepted the first three Residents into the CSUF Startup Incubator. That was an exciting time but we were also worried; I guess that’s how you normally feel when you are doing something that you haven’t done before. I don’t want to go through…

  • Hackpoly February 6-7

    We can’t lie, Cal Poly Pomona is an awesome school and they have a great event for all you tinkerers, dreamers, entrepreneurs, and so on!!! Hackpoly will be held on February 6 and 7 this year and, according to their official website, Hackathons are where your crazy ideas become reality. Build anything—there are no restrictions…

  • CSUF Entrepreneurship Mentor: Alan Mannason

    Alan Mannason has been a stalwart mentor for the CSUF Entrepreneurship program for more than a decade but he is retiring as of this semester. In honor of Mr. Mannason we are republishing this post about him. We hope you enjoy this. Thank you Alan for all of your hard work and superb mentoring in…

  • Psychological Impact of being an Entrepreneur @ CSUF Startup Incubator [EVENT]

    Maggie So ’12 is a recent MBA graduate from Cal State Fullerton and an entrepreneur in her own right. As an entrepreneur she knows the psychological toll that it can take on yourself and those around you. Specifically, she will discuss the following topics: Becoming aware of the sources of burnout, especially those unique to…