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Shark Tank’s Alex Rodriguez Funds CSUF Alumni-Founded Nui, Creator of Keto Cookies

Congratulations to Victor Macias ’09 and Kristofer Quiaoit, the founders of reduced sugar keto cookie maker Nui, for receiving funding from Alex Rodriguez on Shark Tank last night!!! In total, they received $300,000 of funding from the entrepreneurial baseball great to help them grow Nui even faster than they already are. Not only does this …

CSUF Alumnus Appears on Shark Tank – Pitches Nui, a Delicious Keto Cookie

I’ve known Victor Macias for many years now and I know him to be a dedicated and brilliant entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs like him were what inspired us to launch the CSUF Startup Incubator, where we help people go from concept to launch. Victor’s work in CSUF Entrepreneurship classes was tremendous and I was not surprised to …

Go to Market – How do you Scale? Event on 11/14 @ CSUF Startup in Irvine

Join us this coming Wednesday, November 14 at 6pm at the CSUF Startup Incubator office in Irvine for dinner and a seminar on how to develop a winning go to market strategy for startups. Barry Lieberman, who earlier this week gave a fantastic talk on how to determine the right product/market fit, will be coming …

OC Register Covers CSUF Startup Incubator Resident John Barton

The OC Register’s Susan Gill Vardon recently published an article about our CSUF Startup Incubator resident John Barton. The article delves into the twists and turns (those are called “pivots” in our parlance) that John has been navigating while he has been working on launching his business. It’s a great article that covers how the …

CSUF Startup Event Tomorrow: Product Market Fit – The Holy Grail of Success!

Join us for dinner and a talk tomorrow night at 6pm at the CSUF Irvine campus with Barry Lieberman. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/product-market-fit-the-holy-grail-of-success-csuf-startup-tickets-51849703860 “First to market seldom matters. Rather first to product/market fit is the long-term winner” “Once a company has achieved product market fit, it is extremely difficult to dislodge it, even with a better …

CSUF Startup Incubator Manager Phillip Stinis’ PowerPoint about Lean Startup

At the CSUF Startup Incubator, we work with entrepreneurs by helping them go from concept to launch. A major part of this process is informed by the lessons on Lean Startup as outlined by Eric Reis and in this talk by CSUF Startup Incubator Manager Phillip Stinis he goes over the key points on lean …

Ashok Patel Teaches CSUF Startup Residents about Startup Growth

Last Wednesday, Ashok Patel was gracious enough to come in to the CSUF Startup Incubator office in Irvine and talk about some of the key insights he has learned over the years as an entrepreneur and growth expert. One of the attendees at Ashok’s talk was John Barton. John is a one of the entrepreneurs …

Lessons on Growing a Successful Business from Lawyer turned Entrepreneur Robert Freeman

Almost every week we are fortunate enough to welcome in experts from various fields to talk about subjects important for people who are interested in becoming the best entrepreneurs they can be. This week, we welcomed Robert Freeman, Esq. to talk about the lessons he has learned from being a lawyer and a successful business …

CSUF Women Entrepreneurs Supporting Female Students

Every day I am awed by the amazing things that people in the CSUF Entrepreneurship community are doing. Starting businesses, launching new products, developing services for underserved communities, and, most importantly of all, how supportive this community is. Evidence of how supporting our community could have been witnessed last week. Titan Women Collective, which is …

Four Mindsets Necessary for Entrepreneurial Success

Over the years I have met many entrepreneurs. Successful ones, ones that are just starting out, those that have retired, and every kind of entrepreneur you can think of in between. Even though they were all unique (and special in their own ways) they all did have something in common: They were all different in …