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Apostle Incubator

The CSULB Apostle Incubator is back for all you entrepreneurs and entrepreneur dreamers in 2021! 

Every Tuesday (7:00pm - 9:00 pm) we will continue our programming via Zoom Meeting (! 

Meeting ID: 932 2336 2192



The John and Helen Apostle Incubator was founded by MBA Alumni and partners with the Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. It is an inclusive environment in which new business ideas are created and developed.  Contact us for more information. 

Our Purpose, Our Values, Our People

We seek to foster a creative and collaborative environment, so that stakeholders from multiple disciplines feel empowered to develop their passions in a tangible, practical, and innovative manner. We believe that there is an abundance of business opportunities in this world. We strive to bring to life new ideas that will help boost the unlocked potential. We believe that active collaboration is the key to success. We are a group of entrepreneurs from different cultural backgrounds with experience in different industries who share passion to people, technologies and critical thinking. And we enjoy bringing them together.

Our Team

Incubator Board Members

Board of Directors



Spring 2021

Jan 19 – “Reconnect, Update & Thinking”
Featured Guest Speakers: Dr. Ebony Utley et al.

Jan 26 – "Protyping & Technology"

Feb 2 – "Pricing your Product/Service" 

Feb 9 – "Shared Decision Making"
Featured Guest Speakers: Alfredo Carlos

Feb 16 – "Funding your Startup"
Featured Guest Speakers: Dean Heiss

Feb 23 – "Sharing Ownership"
Featured Guest Speakers: Rick Citron

Mar 2 – "Social & Digital Marketing"
Featured Guest Speakers: Aleks Lason, CHRILLEKS

Mar 9 – "Branding"
Featured Guest Speakers: Fabian Geyhalter, FINIEN

Mar 16 – "Pitching your Business" 
Featured Guest Speakers: Ali Nagy, MALI & FRIENDS

Mar 23 – "Intellectual Property Protection"
Featured Guest Speakers: Steve Boyer

Apr 6 – "eCommerce Strategies"
Featured Guest Speakers: Shopify Rep

Apr 13 – "Legal Structures"
Featured Guest Speakers: Ashleigh Stone

Apr 20 – "PitchFest Competition"
Featured Guest Speakers: Dean Heiss + Team

Apr 27 "LB Opportunities & Ecosystem Mixer"
Featured Guest Speakers: Dean Heiss + Team

May 4 – "Creating an Inclusive Culture"
Featured Guest Speakers: DeLonzo Rhodes

May 11 – "Coaching & Wellness Revisited"
Featured Guest Speakers: Janet Wood, Novus Global

*program is subject to change

Fall 2020

Sep 1 – “Innovation Challenge Information Session”
Sep 8 – “Ideation & Innovation Challenge Speed Dating”
Sep 15  – “Building Your Team”
Featured Guest Speakers: Jeff Bently
Sep 22 – “Developing an MVP”
Featured Guest Speakers: Scott Wayman & Hans Yang
Sep 29 – “Business Model Canvas I"
Oct 6 – “Business Model Canvas II”
Oct 13 – “Business Plan Structure & LivePlan Intro”
Featured Guest Speakers: LivePlan Support
Oct 20 – “Design Thinking Workshop”
Featured Guest Speakers: Steve Boyer & Wesley Woelfel
Oct 27 – “Sustainability Thinking Workshop"
Featured Guest Speakers: Ebony Utley
Nov 3 – “Speed Dating for Innovation Challenge”
Featured Guest Speakers: Full IC Team
Nov 10 – "Market Research: Validate Your Idea with Data"
Featured Guest Speakers: Dr. Ingrid Martin & Research Librarians 
Resources Facebook Live 
Nov 17 – “Business Financials”
Featured Guest Speakers: Dr. Pia Gupta & Dean Heiss
Nov 24 – “Virtual Networking Strategies”
Featured Guest Speakers: Dr. Rachel Hastings
Dec 1 – "Business Ethics"
Featured Guest Speakers: Bruce Weinstein
Dec 8 – “Wellness & Focus Over Holidays”
Featured Guest Speakers: Pamela Buckner
Dec 22 – Winter Break