Look Around And You Will See Opportunities Everywhere with Greg Neeper

https://youtu.be/MwjlAeck3gc There are many roads to entrepreneurship and Greg is taking one less traveled. Greg is in the process of launching a transportation company and I think he’s entrepreneur that you will hear a lot about in a few years once he starts becoming really successful. But what, you might be asking, makes me think […]

It Takes Balls! to Start a Business – Interview with Jose Calero, CSUF Entrepreneurship Mentor

https://youtu.be/-OuuLlUDvVg It does take balls to start a business! You have to have the guts to take the risks that every entrepreneur has to take in order to be successful. And Jose Calero, the founder of Lapworks and a long time mentor in the CSUF Entrepreneurship, has just published a book on the topic. In […]

Our Economy’s now and its Future with Jim Cooper of Braid Theory

https://youtu.be/EoInVv1yirQ I’ve known Jim for a long time and it has mostly been for the best. We were able to carve out some time to discuss some topics, including: his work with the California State University (CSU) system and how we (both he and I are CSU alumni) are part of a 4,000,000 strong community […]

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 […]

Interview with Raul Chavez ’20 who has Launched a Fitness Business to help People with Disabilities Regain their Lives

Raul just graduated from our program and is in the thick of launching his business, Safe Space Fitness, that is addressing a serious issue: Helping people with physical and mental disabilities stay fit. This is a noble cause and Raul has many great reasons for starting this business. Listen to his story. https://www.safespaceoc.com/ https://youtu.be/MmaMadRLqFs

What we learned from Sierra Leone’s response to the Ebola Outbreak

Daniel Coats has many fine qualities including his prodigious research skills. While doing research into how economies recover from pandemics he came across an interesting case study in Sierra Leone and their response to the Ebola outbreak. What can we learn from their example? https://youtu.be/eYFUx_eLhcI

Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Dr. Mira Farka: The Coronavirus from an Economist’s Perspective

An economist, a marketer, and an entrepreneur can’t walk into a bar but they can do a Zoom call where they discuss why they can’t walk into a bar. There may not be much we can all agree on about the coronavirus and our response to it we are undeniably in uncharted waters in terms […]

Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Phillipe Diego Rodriguez ’16

There’s been a common theme from all of these Twenty Minutes with a Titan interviews I’ve been doing: Being involved is a great way to get ahead in life. And that (along with being incredibly intelligent) is one of the things that my interviewee for this episode, Phillipe, points to for helping him succeed so […]

Twenty(ish) Minutes with a Titan – Bob Godlasky

What can you learn about entrepreneurship from Bob? A lot! Even though he repeated the third grade twice Bob’s experiences as an entrepreneur and marketer for Alpha Beta have been invaluable resources for CSUF Entrepreneurship students for eleven years running. Bob is a mentor in our program and works directly with teams that are working […]

Twenty Minutes with a Titan – Daniel Coats ’15 and ’18, Marketing Project Coordinator for Mihaylo College

When I started out Twenty Minutes with a Titan I did it with people like Daniel Coats in mind. Daniel is one of those people that does so much for the university but it’s normally behind the scenes. In this edition of Twenty Minutes with a Titan we discuss some of the topics that have […]