One Way To Become A Better Entrepreneur

Becoming better at anything takes a lot of work and, as you will find out in this edition of the CSUF Entrepreneurship Insider from Center for Entrepreneurship John Bradley Jackson, working with a CSUF Consulting team is one way to achieve that goal.

It is said that curiosity killed the cat but I do not know of a single successful entrepreneur who has heeded that warning. In fact, it’s just the opposite; curiosity is in every entrepreneur’s DNA.

Every entrepreneur I know makes time to learn new things and expose themselves to new ideas. Whether they are attending a talk to learn how to give a great pitch to investors or engaging in a consulting project with one of our CSUF Consulting teams to learn new business techniques they have committed themselves to continuously improving themselves and, by extension, their businesses.

Of the many benefits that our CSUF Consulting clients receive one of the most important is a more thorough understanding of how to think and act like an entrepreneur. Through close collaboration with our consulting teams, our clients are able to internalize the processes by which they can think and act more strategically about their businesses. These lessons tend to stick with our clients for a lifetime and there is always something new to learn.

We are still looking for clients for the spring semester and if you are interested in becoming a client or know of a company that would be a good fit for the CSUF Consulting program please fill out an application and submit it to Client Project Specialist Charlesetta Medina via email at cymedina@fullerton.edu or give her a call at (657) 278-8243.


John Bradley Jackson
Director & Professor
CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship, CSUF Consulting,
& CSUF Startup Incubator

CSUF Consulting

Creativity is the life blood of business and our consulting teams are filled with students brimming with creative solutions in a wide range of areas. Now is the perfect time to inject some creative solutions into your business by working with one of our CSUF Consulting teams.

To find out how we can tailor a project to fit your business’ needs contact our Client Project Specialist, Charlesetta Medina at (657) 278-8243 or to request an application email entrepreneurship@fullerton.edu.

We look forward to working with you!

CSUF Startup Incubator

The CSUF Startup Incubator provides promising and coachable innovators access to technical advice, assistance in the hunt for seed capital, a place to meet and work, a large network of veteran entrepreneurs, and expert guidance concerning patents, technology transfer, licensing, royalties, contracts, and new venture formation.


CSUF Entrepreneur Speaker Series

Creating your Formula for Startup Success

Starting a business or a key new initiative in a company is a difficult thing to do because there are so many variables involved. But executive, professor, and mentor Marc Pakbaz has developed a strategy for keeping everything straight during those tumultuous times and he will be sharing his strategy with attendees at this event. If you are attempting to or thinking about starting a business but are overwhelmed by everything then this event can help you get sorted and ready to accomplish your dreams!CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKET TO THIS EVENT ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 AT 6PM AT THE CSUF STARTUP INCUBATOR (PLACENTIA)

What Green Tech Inventors Need To Know

Dan Schuephach is a veteran inventor in the green technology industry and he will be visiting the CSUF Startup Incubator to discuss the many lessons that he has learned over the years. If you are an inventor in this area or would like to work with or invest in green tech investors then this talk is meant for you.CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKET TO THIS EVENT ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 AT 6PM AT THE CSUF STARTUP INCUBATOR (PLACENTIA)

CSUF Business Plan Competition

If you are a CSUF student with an innovative idea the CSUF Business Plan Competition is your time to shine! This event is designed to help you take your concept from an idea to something that is actionable.Interested students with an idea or a startup (see rules in the link below) need to fill out a short application about your concept that explains what your idea is in terms of making it into a real business.

There are additional rounds of the competition after the application process has concluded including the finals to be held at the Titan Student Union on April 14. Those competing in the finals will have the chance to win scholarships and to network with other entrepreneurs and investors.


Mentor Office Hours @ CSUF Startup Incubator

Experts from our community including lawyers, CPAs, marketers, and professors have office hours every week open to everyone in our community. Click on the links below to reserve some time with them.

Today, Monday, February 6 from 4pm to 7pm: Office Hours with Internet Marketing Expert Jason Khoo

Tuesday, February 7 from 3:30pm to 6:00pm: Office Hours with Entrepreneurship Professor Jeff Longshaw

Thursday, February 9 from 5pm to 8pm: Office Hours with Executive Coach Dave Kinnear

Tuesday, February 14 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm: Office Hours with Business Lawyer David Van Sambeek

Tuesday, February 28 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm: CSUF Entrepreneur Round Table

Entrepreneurial Matters

Interested In Becoming More Involved With CSUF Entrepreneurship?

Whether you are a professional who gets satisfaction from being a mentor to someone who wants to work in a startup as a team member or are interested in investing in some of our thriving startups; we want to hear from you!
To join our large professional network you don’t have to be an alumni but we need your expertise and hard work to help make Northern Orange County (especially Fullerton) a strong startup community! Please take a minute to tell us about yourself so we can properly welcome you into the CSUF Startup Community.

The CSUF Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

For more details on CSUF Entrepreneurship: http://business.fullerton.edu/Center/Entrepreneurship/

For more details on how we help people become entrepreneurs: http://business.fullerton.edu/Center/Entrepreneurship/IncubatorFor more details on how CSUF Consulting can help businesses thrive: http://business.fullerton.edu/Center/Entrepreneurship/Consulting

Attend one of our events for entrepreneurs or sign up for a free mentoring session: http://bit.ly/CSUFEntrepreneurEvents

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