Certificate in the Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship Program

You can learn Entrepreneurship. In the Certificate in the Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship program at California State University-Dominguez Hills, students will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills to assist in the development of a start-ups or existing businesses. The cornerstones of the program are learning, applying, engaging, and inspiring. The certificate is offered jointly [...]

By |2017-05-25T17:02:22+00:00August 21st, 2016|0 Comments

SBEC Pitch Night (August 2016)

SBEC Pitch Night was another fun, inspiring and interactive meeting of entrepreneurial minds. After a brief introduction from Executive Director Gary Polk and Lead Mentor Mike Manahan, the pitches began. All three companies showcased are currently working within the SBEC cohort program. First, Alina Ugas, co-founder of The Final Step, shared her vision for their [...]

By |2017-05-25T17:14:29+00:00August 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Tiger Tank 2016: Torrance CitiCable

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Check out "This Week In Torrance" from Torrance CitiCABLE from May 26 -June 2, 2016. They do a nice job showcasing the SBEC Tiger Tank Pitch Competition coming up June 2! Segment starts at about 21:00 mark.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

By |2017-05-25T17:18:16+00:00May 27th, 2016|1 Comment

SBEC Crowdfunding Trends in 2016 Breakfast Event Panel (Part 1 of 2)

The South Bay Entrepreneurial Center in Torrance, California presented "Crowdfunding Trends in 2016" on May 15, 2016 at the Toyota Auto Museum. Topics included new legislation around crowdfunding (JOBS Act), what entrepreneurs have learned from past campaigns and more about service providers in crowdfunding. MODERATOR: Mark Hiraide SBEC board member Mark Hiraide is a Corporate [...]

By |2017-05-25T17:33:42+00:00May 26th, 2016|1 Comment

Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act [Mark Hiraide]

Starting on May 16, 2016, entrepreneurs will be given unprecedented access to capital. For the first time in the history of federal securities regulation, companies will be allowed to take investments – i.e., sell “securities,” such as equity -- to the crowd without regarding to investor sophistication. This expansion of the funding universe for cash-starved [...]

By |2017-05-25T16:55:05+00:00May 4th, 2016|0 Comments