Events & Awards

2018 New Venture Seed Competition Finalists


The Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies organizes a range of events and programs to foster an entrepreneurial ecosystem at USC and in Southern California. 

Kobe Bryant speaking at Bovard Auditorium


2018-19 Academic Year

Fall 2018

September 6: Undergraduate Networking Mixer, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Location: Suryan Plaza (in front of Ferttita building)

September 17 - November 1: ATHENA Female Founders Pitch Competition 

ATHENA Female Founders

October 6: CBEST | Certified Business Enterprise Supplier Training: Information Session. 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Taper Hall Room 202

November 1: ATHENA: Women's Entrepreneurship Summit, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., USC Town & Gown

November 10: Greif Alumni Homecoming Tailgate - USC vs. Cal Berkeley. Kickoff: TBD. Location: TBD

Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

Spring 2019

April 25: Marcia Israel Awards Banquet, 6:00 p.m., USC Town and Gown

USC Incubator – Apply to the USC Incubator program, run through the Lloyd Greif Center and open to all USC students, alumni and faculty/staff founded businesses. Past companies have raised money (through private sources and crowdfunding), shipped product, and have been acquired. Do more faster through mentorship specific to your business, connections to local investors and talent.