How To Handle Exponential Growth In Your Startup

https://youtu.be/zycsxYzWULw What started out as a geodesic dome over a swimming pool to keep the heat inside during the winter, soon blossomed an entire product line of domes that are use for events, greenhouses, and shelters (to name just a few of its many uses). The founder, Jon Dietz walks us through his journey of …

Titan Fast Pitch 2020 | The Finals in Full

The Titan Fast Pitch Finals are finally here! After months of hard work we have narrowed it down to the top middle school, high school, and university/community college student-entrepreneurs and they’re all pitching! Watch as students pitch their creative concepts and answer tough questions from our esteemed panel of judges. Find out who wins the …

CSUF Entrepreneurship Welcomes Janet Steiner as the Newest Member of its Advisory Board!!!

We have known and worked with Janet Steiner for years and we are excited to welcome her to our Advisory Board! Janet is a tireless entrepreneur and visionary who over the course of her career built up her family business, Thoro Packaging, into a leader in the industry. Since selling Thoro Packaging in 2018, Janet …

How A CSUF Consulting Team Helped A Small Business Expand During The Pandemic

“We’ve run out of space!” That’s a challenge that many entrepreneurs face as they grow and Chris Cunliffe and Christine Lambino-Cunliffe, the founders of Bobo Strategy, were no different. Over the last decade they had grown their e-commerce book selling business into $1 million in yearly revenue and using their home as their shipping and …

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 Grads Nick Guillen and Nick Ajluni Making Waves in Hot Sauce Industry

We’re kind of late to the party on this one but Nick Guillen and Nick Ajluni have created a sensation in the hot sauce industry with their company, TRUFF. Founded in 2017, TRUFF is a truffle infused hot sauce that has been a social media sensation pretty much from its founding. Oh, and they have …

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, …

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 …

CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story: Tim Mensalvas ’12

One of the key reasons for starting this blog was so that we could highlight some of the successes that have come out of the CSUF Entrepreneurship program, which we call CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Stories. One such success is Tim Mensalvas and here, in his own words, is what he has been up to since …