Phillip Stinis '11 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington As a child, my father told me inspirational stories of my grandfather – an immigrant who […]

David Soria '10 and Billy Becerra '10 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

David Soria and Billy Becerra, recent graduates of the class of 2010, met in New Venture Creation class. Working with Professor John Bradley Jackson, David and Billy built a business plan for “Metal Institute”. Much like a “school of rock”, Metal Institute had a goal of providing a opportunity for aspiring (as well as working) […]

Sadaf Salout '08 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

I love food. Ever since I can remember I have enjoyed cooking, eating, and dining at different restaurants around the country. As a young girl I remember my father encouraging me to try all different types of food and never to judge food before giving it a taste. I even tasted braised beef tongue sandwich […]

Alex Rigo '09 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

The CSUF Entrepreneurship Program bridged the gap between textbook business examples and seeing the real day-to-day human condition of a business owner and operator. It was refreshing to finally get out in the field and begin to immerse myself in the realities of what it’s like to run a small business. The consulting projects were […]

Ashlyn Nath '11 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

Entrepreneurship Program Skills Lead to New Job, New Product By PAMELA McLAREN EVERY SUNNY DAY is like a lucky four-leaf clover for Ashlyn Nath of Anaheim. The 2011 business administration graduate took her classroom experience and wrangled it into a job at OP Products Inc., a specialty manufacturer located in Riverside. As part of the […]

Victor Macias '09 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

CSUF Entrepreneurship Grad Creates a Men’s Grooming Community Victor Macias, CSUF Entrepreneurship grad, has been hard at work since his 2009 graduation ceremony. Always fascinated by web marketing, Victor launched a web enterprise called “MaleStandard” in 2010, which is an internet-based business aimed at changing the way men approach “personal grooming.” We recently caught up […]

Dipta Kazi '08 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumni Opens Local Restaurant Dipta Kazi, Taj-Mahal Express, Anaheim Class of 2008 CSUF Entrepreneurship Program -by Dipta Kazi I graduated Fall 2008 from CSUF and commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. I was stationed in Okinawa, Japan (Jan 2009-March 2010) for a little over a year and moved to […]

Christine Kampa '12 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

There are many great things I can say about the Entrepreneurship Program at CSUF: I learned a lot about how to start and run a business, the professors are engaging and helpful, the Student Consulting Projects provide you with a great deal of practical experience and the list could go on. While working my way […]

Diana Ho '10 – CSUF Entrepreneurship Success Story

Starting a company is tough. Arguably, the toughest part is getting people to pay for your products or services. The recommended approach for dealing with this dilemma is to do a bit of research, and get something out into the market quickly. There is no better way to judge whether people want your product or […]