Welcome Entrepreneurial community,
The Entrepreneurial Institute is a program designed to promote the growth and success of entrepreneurship @ CSUDH. The Ei offers the Ei Sandbox, Executive in Residence program and mentoring, coaching, and support services such as business planning tools, legal advice, marketing strategies, business feasibility analysis and networking opportunities. The Ei Institute connects entrepreneurs to many different kinds of funding sources and strategies to help them be successful.
Mike Grimshaw, Executive Director
Address: 1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747
Call/Text: (310) 930-3094
Check out the 2019 Executive in Residence Program.
1 on 1 entrepreneurial mentoring for students with ideas, small businesses, or desires to understand entrepreneurship.
RSVP for 1/2 hour sessions.
Confirm by e-mail.
Ei Sandbox Guest Professional Speaker Series- OPEN TO ALL
September 3 – Bob Bennett – LEAN Entrepreneurship
September 10 – Nate Lee – The Power of Improv
September 17 – David Olson – The Health Industry Exposed
*October 8 – Bree Nguyen & Mark Hiraide – The Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship
*October 15 – Glenn Bach – The Creative Entrepreneur
*October 22 – Johanna Mockett & Xavier Watson – Creating Wealth and Social Entrepreneurship
*November 5 – AAUW Team – Negotiation/Closing the Pay Gap
*November 12– Fred Haney – Creating a Fundable Startup
*November 19 – Global Entrepreneurship Week – Pitch Competition
*December 3 – serious improv team – Leadership & Creative Problem Solving
CREATE + INNOVATE + COLLABORATE
Ei Mission and Vision
The Entrepreneurial Institute will provide a safe haven and center of knowledge for all things entrepreneurial in our community!
Our vision is to be a leader in the critically important, fast growing areas of entrepreneurship and small business development for our first generation students, urban, minority, female participants, faculty, and staff.
What is the Ei Sandbox?
The Ei is a short-term program designed to promote the growth and success of entrepreneurship at CSUDH. The Ei offers mentoring, coaching, and support services such as business planning tools, legal advice, marketing strategies, business feasibility analysis and networking opportunities. It also connects entrepreneurs to venture capitalists who may be interested in investing in their businesses.
Who can attend the Sandbox?
We welcome everyone from the CSUDH campus including students, staff and faculty and local community who wish to pursue their entrepreneurial passion!
How much does the Ei cost?
The Entrepreneurial Institute is free!
Do I need to make an appointment or RSVP?
Nope, just stop by during Ei hours.
Are we looking for mentors?
Yes! We are seeking individuals with entrepreneurial skills who would like to assist the Ei clients with their projects!