University of Southern California

AIM 2014

The Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies presents the winners from the summer Accelerator Program. 5 Teams competed for $ 30,000 and the results of the competition are as follows

1st – Piggy ($ 12,000)
2nd – Top This Chocolate ($ 8,000)
3rd – Fantasy Call Out ($ 5,000)
4th – Tie between Talent Trail and Desert Farms ($ 2,000 for each team)
Fast Pitch Winner – Find My Song ($ 1,000)

See event pictures here

How it Works

This 10-week summer program directed at fast-tracking startups to get to the next level. The few teams that are selected to participate through a competitive process will receive:

  • Mentoring from USC alumni and supporters
  • Access to capital from investors and lenders
  • Access to law firms to discuss legal issues
  • One-on-one training from the Small Business Development Center on running your back office
  • Consulting from Greif Center faculty on key business issues


All teams must have one USC member with substantial equity and involvement. This member can be:

  • Undergraduate and graduate students as well as Ph.D. candidate
  • Faculty or Staff
  • Recent alumni

Dates for Summer 2015 is TBA

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