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Apostle Incubator

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

Join us EVERY Tuesday | 7:00pm - 9:00 pm (PST)  via Zoom Meeting (! 

Meeting ID: 932 2336 2192


Apostle Incubator PitchFest

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 7-9pm PDT on Zoom and Facebook Live.

Learn more about the 2021 PitchFest: Click HERE


The John and Helen Apostle Incubator provides programming to support entrepreneurs from both the campus and Long Beach community to pursue their passion and the creation of innovative businesses to help grow the Long Beach economy.  The support of the Apostle Foundation allows us to deliver programming to meet the needs of the diverse entrepreneurs from our community.  The Apostle Incubator is an inclusive environment in which new business ideas are created, nurtured and launched.  Contact us for more information or just drop by for a visit on any Tuesday evening!

 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.

Incubator Founding Team

Incubator Board Members

While working toward their MBA degree, this team came together to provide support and mentorship to entrepreneurs on campus and in the community.

Fall 2020 Schedule

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