Early Bird Registration Open for the National Venture Plan Competition

REGISTER NOW Early bird applications open July 22 – August 6, 2020 Regular applications August 7 – September 6, 2020 Competition September 7 – November 20, 2020 Why the National Venture Plan Competition? Entering the competition offers startups one the biggest opportunities ever to raise capital by fast-tracking them to present to many investor groups, [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Alumni Advisory Board Member – Rachel Herzog ’18

The Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that Rachel Herzog '18 will be returning to the the Alumni Advisory Board. In addition to providing strategic advice to the Center, the company that Rachel works for, CEO Coaching International, is currently a client of our CSUF Consulting program. Rachel Herzog's bio: Rachel Herzog is an [...]

Event on Monday, July 27 @ 12pm: Building Startup Teams Based On Personality Compatibility

Building a winning team requires more than the right skills. How well different personalities mesh is at least as important. Register for this event About this Event When you are building a team there is so much more that goes into it than just finding people with the right skill sets. Whether you are launching [...]

Richard Becktel Joins the CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship Board

The newest member of the Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Board is Richard Becktel. Richard is a strong supporter of multiple causes on and off campus and he has been one of the Center's strongest supporters. Richard is the CEO and President of Southern Counties Lubricants (SCL). From the website: "A native of Southern California, Richard [...]

TCVN Event on July 23: Creating a Go-to Market Strategy that Will Work

REGISTER TCVN presents: Creating a Go-to Market Strategy that Will Work Presented by Barry Lieberman About this Event Creating a Go-to Market Strategy that Will Work In this TCVN Zoom Webinar, Creating a Go-to Market Strategy that Will Work, Barry Lieberman will guide you through how to successfully build a go to market strategy. Before [...]

Why Universities are a Vital Component of a Vibrant Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with Michael Grimshaw

https://youtu.be/0uvyBeuMyDE Michael Grimshaw is the Executive Director of The Entrepreneurial Institute @ CSU Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), Managing Partner at The Grimshaw Group, Co-Founder of serious improv! (Michael and his partner, Nate Lee, gave a great lecture on improv to my class just a couple of weeks ago that was very valuable), and so much more. [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

CSUF Alumni Summer Professional Development & Networking Programs

We are pleased to offer our Alumni Summer Professional Development & Networking Programs. We have partnered with Extension and International Programs (EIP) to provide you with a 2-weekend course that will focus on topics such as VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, & Ambiguity) in today's professional world, Cyber/Digital Security in a new virtual world, and Multi-channel [...]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Students Provide Innovative Solutions For Companies

"The only constant in life is change."  As an entrepreneur, I thrive on change. It's what gets me up in the morning and what drives me to work with so many students and companies. And, at this time, you need to change how you do business.  So much has happened since the start of the [...]