CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumni Wins Fast Pitch Competition

This story is a bit old but we’d still like to take the time to recognize John Chi for yet another great achievement. Earlier this year, he participated and won the Funding the Big Idea 2015 competition. Hosted by TriTech, Funding the Big Idea is part competition and part symposium on how startups can raise […]

Titan Fast Pitch Competition

Our second Titan Fast Pitch Competition was a huge success. We had dozens of university and high school students competing at this event and there were a ton of great ideas being presented. Congratulations are in order to everyone who competed and a big “thank you” to everyone who was involved in planning and executing […]

Titan Fast Pitch – University Track Lightning Round

The footage is from an iPhone so it isn’t going to win any cinematography awards but it does show the university track lightning round from the recent Titan Fast Pitch Competition where the best pitchers were invited back to answer a barrage of questions about their idea. All of the ideas are interesting and it’s […]

Titan Fast Pitch Competition

Clear your calendar – It’s going down! The Titan Fast Pitch Competition kicks off Saturday November 8th, 2014 and you’re invited! Watch the hottest student-entrepreneurs compete for a spot on the winner’s podium, and their share of scholarships. All finalists are chosen in real time, by the crowd, via mobile phone. Students that survive, endure […]

Who Participated in the CSUF Business Plan Competition?

One of our main goals in hosting the Business Plan Competition is to spread the gospel, so to speak, of Entrepreneurship across the CSUF campus. Why? Well, we all have anecdotal evidence of CSUF students who want to start their own business and while many of these students are business students there are a lot […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Update – 1st Quarter 2014

2014 has already been an exciting year for us but we have a lot more planned. For starters, we were just honored with our 11th National Championship at the Small Business Institute’s Project of the Year Competition! Not only did our undergraduates bring home the national championship in their division but our MBA’s came in […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition Highlights – Spring 2014

The CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition was a huge success earlier this year in February. Thanks to our sponsors – Wells Fargo, the Black Family Trust and Guchereau Company – we sponsored an event that brought together university and high school students from all over the Orange and Los Angeles County areas. (For more info, […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition 2014

http://youtu.be/FuVhVyJlmVc Last Saturday I witnessed an amazing display of business acumen from both university and high school students that I wasn’t expecting. Presented by Wells Fargo, the Black Family Trust and the Guchereau Company, the CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition was structured so that each contestant, 50-plus in total, presented a business idea in 60 […]

CSUF Fast Pitch Business Competition Roundup

***Full Writeup*** http://youtu.be/FuVhVyJlmVc On Saturday, we hosted our first CSUF Fast Pitch Competition in conjunction with the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneur Elympics. With over 100 people in attendance and about 50 presentations our first foray into this format of business competitions was a major success. University students from Cal State Fullerton, Cal Poly […]

Ten Thirty One Productions Valued at $10 Million

Halloween has become big business and the latest example of that was when Ten Thirty One Productions, which operates the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride was valued by Mark Cuban at $10,000,000 (in all actuality, he probably values it at something more than that due to his extremely quick draw on the deal, but he invested $2M […]