Startups

Cross Campus Arriving in the South Bay

If you've driven through El Segundo in the past couple of years, you may have noticed new names like Stamps.com, PeerStreet, TechStyle and JustFab appearing on buildings and signs around town. Things are taking off, with many new technology and creative companies joining the well-established aerospace community. And to help support the vibrant expansion, [...]

By |2018-01-08T19:23:15+00:00January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Have a Look Inside an Angel Investor’s Brain [Joe Platnick]

As angel investors, we like to see entrepreneurs with a laser-like focus on themselves, their venture, and fundraising. However, there are times when that single-mindedness can work to their disadvantage. With startups, fundraising is usually the most formidable challenge, whether the money comes from angels, VCs, or other sources. Over the years, I’ve seen [...]

By |2017-11-07T15:44:36+00:00November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Branding Strategy Success: X Marks the Spot

“X” is the spot only your brand occupies: it stands alone in terms of what you provide and to whom. Before you start a new business or  or decide your current business needs a makeover and re-branding, it’s imperative to define your brand. Clearly being able to describe your brand, in words in visuals, [...]

By |2017-05-25T20:54:53+00:00February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Is Your Product Really Better? [Fred Haney]

Have you ever wondered what venture capitalist looks for in a startup? Or what is going through an investor’s mind during a pitch deck presentation? Continue reading if you want to find out! The SBEC is lucky enough to have Fred Haney as one of our mentors. He is a venture capital fund manager, private investor and [...]

By |2017-05-25T21:11:58+00:00December 18th, 2016|0 Comments

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