Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Journey

Ready to catapult your innovative idea into a game-changing venture? The CSUF Startup Incubator is your launchpad to entrepreneurial greatness. Embark on an inspiring six-month odyssey that will equip you with the invaluable skills, knowledge, and network you need to succeed.

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Ignite Your Startup Journey

Transform Ideas into Impact with the CSUF Startup Incubator

TOP CSUF INCUBATOR COMPANIES

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We Help Turn Innovative Ideas into Entrepreneurial Success

We provide personalized expert coaching for every startup phase.

We offer exclusive access to industry leaders.

We connect startups with a vast network of experienced entrepreneurs.

We accelerate success with a structured six-month residency program.

Our Proven Startup Process

CSUF Entrepreneurship Director John Bradley Jackson explains the Lean Startup Methodology

The CSUF Startup Incubator is Run by Seasoned Entrepreneurs and Investors With Proven Success.

PROVEN STARTUP PROCESS

Embrace a methodology trusted by successful entrepreneurs worldwide. Our Lean Startup approach guides you in building a scalable and sustainable business through iterative testing and customer feedback, minimizing risk while optimizing for success

WEEKLY COACHING

Get customized, one-on-one guidance every week from mentors experienced in startup growth and strategy. We help you tackle real-world challenges while setting achievable milestones.

HIGH-IMPACT EVENTS

Secure VIP access to workshops, seminars, and networking events. These high-value opportunities are designed to expand your knowledge and connections in the startup ecosystem.

REGULAR FEEDBACK LOOPS

Benefit from monthly review sessions where our seasoned staff assess your progress and help adapt your strategy. We're committed to helping you overcome obstacles and refine your approach.

EXPERT COACHING & MENTORING

Work one-on-one with industry experts and entrepreneurs. Get real-time feedback and coaching to ensure you're business is set up to succeed.

ACCESS TO INVESTMENT NETWORKS

Get introduced to our network of angel investors and venture capital firms. These connections can offer financial backing and strategic advice, making your startup more viable and competitive.

Why CSUF Startup Incubator?

  • We Don't Take Equity
  • Founder-Centric Approach
  • Access to Titans of Industry
  • Weekly Coaching & Accountability
  • Proven Startup Process
  • Long-Term Support

HEAR FROM OUR STARTUPS

10-8 SYSTEMS: Founder Saves Lives Through His Startup

10-8 Systems offers a unique solution to organizations that need dispatching services but cannot afford the high costs of current solutions. Since 2018, 10-8 Systems has been trusted to protect citizens in 48 states in the US through its advanced, cloud-based dispatching system at affordable prices. The brothers have created a game-changer that has already saved hundreds of lives! Learn more.

MY OFFICE APPS Partners with Meals on Wheels to Expand Meal Production for Home Bound Seniors

CSUF Incubator alumni, My Office Apps, a leading business development software has recently announced its partnership with Meals on Wheels San Francisco. The goal is to deliver 20,000 meals a day to thousands of homebound seniors who live in San Francisco by embracing the latest SaaS platform, Kechie. With the mission of “building a stronger and more efficient process to support health and welfare”, the CEO, Mariam Komeili values the social responsibility and the care to the communities. Learn more

Startup Incubator Alumnus Cleveland O’Neal III Purchases Moviefone

CSUF Startup Incubator resident Cleveland O'Neal III leveraged the insights he received while working at the incubator to make a strategic acquisition: Moviefone. This acquisition will enable Cleveland to expand his media reach to new markets and grow his company, Connection III Entertainment Corp. Cleveland said of this acquisition that his "CSUF Startup Incubator exploration has come full circle." Learn more

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