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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 | August 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 | August 20th, 2016|0 Comments

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 | May 26th, 2016|1 Comment

SBEC Crowdfunding Trends in 2016 Breakfast Event Q&A (Part 2 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. In Part 2 of 2, we feature the Q&A session after [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|1 Comment

Torrance FTW in Business

BizFed, Los Angeles County Business Federation, released the results of their annual survey of employers this week. Among the key findings were their list of "Most Business Friendly" and "Least Business Friendly" LA County Cities. The South Bay has reason to be proud. Topping the list was Torrance, followed by Santa Clarita, El Segundo, Burbank, [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|0 Comments