Small Business & Diversity [EVENT]

Have you ever wondered about what kind of impact diversity can have on a small business? How much value does diversity add? How do you manage in a diverse working environment? Answers to these questions and many more can be had at our upcoming Small Business & Diversity panel event. Taking place on Thursday, August […]

Financing the Startup – CSUF Startup Incubator Event

Whenever we host an event at the CSUF Startup Incubator our goal is to educate all in attendance. After working with entrepreneurs for years I can safely say that the area of raising investment capital is one of those areas that entrepreneurs need the most education on. Many of the entrepreneurs I have talked with […]

CSUF Startup Incubator Presentations

We just finished another exciting round of investor pitch walkthroughs today with three of our CSUF Startup Incubator’s residents. Each of these residents have been incubating here for about half a year now and they have made some amazing progress. Each of these presentations followed the basic investor pitch formulation: 15 minutes presentation, 15 minutes […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Teaches Kids STEM and Lean Startup

With funding from the National Science Foundation, Center for Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson, CSUF Entrepreneurship students Amerika Bernal and Monica Mercado, along with other contributors from the CSUF community have been teaching seventh- and eighth-grade students STEM and entrepreneurial lessons. These students recently completed their year long program where they learned the technical and […]

CSUF Entrepreneurship Director on what Cities are best for Startups

Center for Entrepreneurship and CSUF Startup Incubator Director John Bradley Jackson recently spoke about what is important for startups. Based off of the title of this post, the answer shouldn’t surprise you in the least. “Geographic location is vital to entrepreneurs, for access to investors, talent, advisers and the presence of other startups, which act […]

Phillip Stinis – CSUF Startup Incubator Entrepreneur in Residence

In January 2015, California State University Fullerton (CSUF) opened the CSUF Startup Incubator in Placentia. As the Entrepreneur in Residence, I have the pleasure of working with our startups firsthand while growing the Incubator as a startup itself. For those who haven’t heard yet, the CSUF Startup Incubator is looking to take highly scalable, early […]

2015 CSUF Business Plan Competition

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp3kGl5iOro&list=PLIRXQq2vU8W1eQbblYTCYn4tZJMBRS6J7 We just completed the fourth annual CSUF Business Plan Competition Finals yesterday and we are excited to say that this one was spectacular! Approximately 150 people attended this year’s event including CSUF students, alumni, faculty, staff, community members, and a group of middle school students that the Center for Entrepreneurship has been mentoring in […]

Event: CSUF Business Plan Competition Finals

The CSUF Business Plan Competition Finals are just a couple days away (April 7 from noon to 3pm to be exact) and I hope that you are able to attend. (RSVP now!) From noon to 1pm we will be hosting our first Innovator Exhibition where we will showcase some of the creative things our students, […]

Insurance at a Startup with Jerry Conrey

We haven’t written nearly enough about all of the great things that are happening at the CSUF Startup Incubator. Every week we have a different speaker in to talk about their area of expertise, our residents are there launching their businesses, students are coming together to be innovative, and our alumni entrepreneurs have monthly meetings […]