Entrepreneur How To: Digital Marketing [Full Video]

Digital marketing is simple, right? Wrong! Sure, you can create an account and start sharing every last profundity that pops into your brain but a social media strategy that does not make sense will not ring the cash register. In comes Andrew Williams. He is the Global Digital Marketing Manager at HyperX, where he leads […]

An Introduction to Integrative Bargaining for Startup Founders with Mark Fotohabadi

Mark Fotohabadi, PhD, MBA, MDR is a visionary and hands-on serial entrepreneur and educator, with 17+ years of business experience. Mark Fotohabadi has successfully co-founded and led half a dozen companies to sustained profitability and disruptive change in their respective fields. https://www.linkedin.com/in/markfotohabadi/ This is a video from a guest lecture that Mark did in John […]

How To Protect Your Intellectual Property And File A Provisional Patent – Video Seminar with Justin Sanders

https://youtu.be/JAdXrdy7ZJk Provisional Patent Filing Considerations and Intellectual property is becoming increasingly important when it comes to business valuation Provisional Patent Filing Considerations Intellectual property is becoming increasingly important when it comes to business valuation as well as success – especially for tech companies. A well-developed patent portfolio (along with an intellectual property portfolio, generally) conveys […]

Look Around And You Will See Opportunities Everywhere with Greg Neeper

https://youtu.be/MwjlAeck3gc There are many roads to entrepreneurship and Greg is taking one less traveled. Greg is in the process of launching a transportation company and I think he’s entrepreneur that you will hear a lot about in a few years once he starts becoming really successful. But what, you might be asking, makes me think […]

It Takes Balls! to Start a Business – Interview with Jose Calero, CSUF Entrepreneurship Mentor

https://youtu.be/-OuuLlUDvVg It does take balls to start a business! You have to have the guts to take the risks that every entrepreneur has to take in order to be successful. And Jose Calero, the founder of Lapworks and a long time mentor in the CSUF Entrepreneurship, has just published a book on the topic. In […]

Building Startup Teams Based on Personality Compatibility with Marla Noel at CSUF Startup Incubator

https://youtu.be/u8xoxJVE0Fc Building a winning team requires more than the right skills. How well different personalities mesh is at least as important. When you are building a team there is so much more that goes into it than just finding people with the right skill sets. Whether you are launching a business, putting together a cross […]

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. […]

Our Economy’s now and its Future with Jim Cooper of Braid Theory

https://youtu.be/EoInVv1yirQ I’ve known Jim for a long time and it has mostly been for the best. We were able to carve out some time to discuss some topics, including: his work with the California State University (CSU) system and how we (both he and I are CSU alumni) are part of a 4,000,000 strong community […]

Advisory Boards – What You Need To Know with JJ @ CSUF Startup Incubator

https://youtu.be/Wlitt-1r-3k As an (albeit small time) investor, I can tell you that one of the first things we look at is who do you have on your team. And that includes advisors. Who are they? How do you get them on your team? How much do you have to pay them? Why are they so […]

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 […]