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 […]

CSUF Startup Talk with JJ and Paul Wasserman, the Founder of Ebates

https://youtu.be/PINy17wehLA In this episode of CSUF Startup Talk, CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson talks with Paul Wasserman. This is a fascinating talk that tracks Paul’s entrepreneurial journey as one of the co-founders and former CEO of Ebates, which he sold to Rakuten for $1 billion in 2014.

Bryan Ruef – CSUF video highlighting his early entrepreneurial successes

Bryan Ruef, current CSUF computer science student and resident at the CSUF Startup Incubator where we are helping him launch 10-8 Systems, recently did very well at the Titan Fast Pitch competition. Also recently, Cal State Fullerton published a video about Bryan and what he has accomplished in less than a year in business, including […]