CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumni Advisory Board Member – Rachel Herzog ’18

The Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that Rachel Herzog ’18 will be returning to the the Alumni Advisory Board. In addition to providing strategic advice to the Center, the company that Rachel works for, CEO Coaching International, is currently a client of our CSUF Consulting program. Rachel Herzog’s bio: Rachel Herzog is an […]

Richard Becktel Joins the CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Board

The newest member of the Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Board is Richard Becktel. Richard is a strong supporter of multiple causes on and off campus and he has been one of the Center’s strongest supporters. Richard is the CEO and President of Southern Counties Lubricants (SCL). From the website: “A native of Southern California, Richard […]

Guess Who Just Purchased Moviefone? CSUF Startup Incubator Alumnus Cleveland O’Neal III Did!

Moviefone, a brand once valued at nearly $400 million, has been sold to a TV producer for a tiny fraction of that amount — $1.075 million.Los Angeles-based Cleveland O’Neal III, creator of the syndicated daytime TV series “Made in Hollywood,” on Wednesday announced his holding company Born in Cleveland is the new owner of Moviefone, […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Awarded Nearly $12,000 in Scholarships this School Year

I don’t need to tell you that a lot happened during the spring semester at CSUF, we all lived it one way or another. What I do want to tell you about is how our students responded. Without exception, they adjusted and made the most out of the new world we are living in at […]

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 […]

How the CSU System Helps Student-Entrepreneurs

Jim Cooper, one of the most involved mentors we have and an impressive person all around (I should do an interview with him soon), recently posted a story to Facebook written by the CSU (read their article, Empowering the Innovators, here) with a blurb from him at the end of the post and I had […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Resident My Office Apps Partners with Meals on Wheels to Expand Meal Production for Home-bound Seniors

My Office Apps, a graduate of our CSUF Startup Incubator, is doing great things with it’s SaaS platform with the latest being providing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to Meals on Wheels San Francisco. The press release: My Office Apps, Inc. (MOA), an industry leader in business improvement software, today announced that Meals on Wheels […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumnus Justin Nukum ’15 Makes Hardkour Performance Approachable For All

Just saw this pop up. It’s an interview that Justin Nukum ’15 did with Bar C.O.D.E. Collective. From the YouTube page: Justin Nucum, aka JNukes, is the founder of Hardkour Performance. Hardkour Performance specializing in Obstacle Course Race (OCR) training. The HKTraining Program incorporates many aspects of training and cross-training of different types of activities […]

CSUF Entrepreneur Craig Martyn: Mentor and Business Owner

I’ve had the unique privilege of having worked with Craig over the years and during the spring semester his company, My Metal Business Card, was a client in my class. Despite the fact that the semester was thrown into turmoil due to the pandemic Craig kept his cool and kept on working with the students, […]

Daniel Taylor ’20 Overcame Adversity to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship

Daniel was a great student and I am confident that he will do great things in his life. What I didn’t know was that he was a Guardian Scholar, which is a program “committed to supporting current and former foster youth exiting the foster care system.” That makes his accomplishments so much more impressive. Daniel […]