An CSUF Entrepreneur's Diary at New Venture Bootcamp

The following is the diary of CSUF Entrepreneurship student Cesar Anchante at the 2011 Emerging Minority Business Leaders Summer Institute. Cesar’s team placed second this year at the Emerging Minority Business Leaders 2011 Summer Institute winning a cash prize of $3,000. Each team had been given a specific technology or patent and been charged with […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Grad's Recipe for Success

Mihaylo alumnus Aaron Barkenhagen had brewed his own beer for ten years before opening his own microbrewery. The entrepreneurship major used the business plan he had written as a student to bring his dream to fruition. The result: Bootlegger’s Brewery in Downtown Fullerton. But, of course, with every plan there are obstacles. It would take […]

Entrepreneurship Student Project Profiled on CSU State University Website

The CSUF Entrepreneurship student consulting project for Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort was profiled on the CSU California State University website as example of CSU’s support of sustainability initiatives. The website reads “As the economy faltered, many companies had to pull back on expenditures. For some, this included putting sustainability in the back seat to other […]

CSUF Alum Aaron Barkenhagen Radio Interview

Listen to the radio (recorded) interview with CSUF Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson and CSUF alumnus Aaron Barkenhagen of Bootleggers Brewery. This interview was hosted by Theresa Harvey of the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce. Issues addressed include: • What it takes to be an Entrepreneur • The role of social media in a startup • […]

Entrepreneurship Alum Launches New Product

Ashlyn Nath, 2010 CSUF Entrepreneurship Graduate, was hired by her consulting client “OP Products, Inc.” to launch a new product line. Through training imparted to her by the Entrepreneurship program, and the open-mindedness of owner, Kelley Stark, Ashlyn helped OP Products take Patrick’s Sunscreen from a “me-too” concept, to an attention grabber. After restructuring the […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship/Crexendo Website Contest Results

Congratulations to all the winners of the CSUF Entrepreneurship/Crexendo Website. Katie Nguyen, a business and marketing major, finished first with the grand prize of $7,500.00. Her site is a reseller and buyer of used commercial printing presses from the United States. Second place with a $5,000 prize was awarded to Lee Baker, a double major […]

Website Contest Awards: Feeling Lucky?

Please join us tomorrow for the CSUF Entrepreneurship Crexendo Website Awards ceremony. Steve Mihaylo will awarding cash prizes of $7,500 for 1st Place, $5,000 for 2nd Place, $2,500 for 3rd Place along with six (6) Runner-Ups for $500. The ceremony begins Tuesday 2/8 at 12:30 in the O’Brien Room. We will also be serving Kogi […]