Dr. Anthony Borquez is an expert at building and scaling creative tech businesses. He is the founder of Grab, a leader in augmented and virtual reality. He also founded Blue Label Games, an early leader in mobile game development, later acquired by Konami. Prior to Blue Label, Anthony co-founded Spacient Technologies, a location-based mobile startup acquired by Trimble. He also co-founded Faceroll Games, a Shanghai-based mobile game studio, that created Call of Duty Heroes in partnership with Activision.
Anthony is also active in venture capital. He has run multiple funds and is a co-founder of Moon Holdings, an early-stage venture fund focused on Gaming, AI and Web3. A few of the investments include Coinbase, Discord, Autograph, Genies, Envy Gaming, Predecessor, Raidbase, and Hypixel Games.
Anthony has been teaching at USC for 20+ years. He currently teaches BAEP 465 Digital Playbook for Entrepreneurs: Creating a Tech Startup.
Anthony holds a Doctorate, MA, dual MS, and BS all from the University of Southern California.
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NEWS + EVENTS
VanEck Digital Assets Initiative Names Co-Directors
Professors Anthony Borquez and James Healy bring deep professional experience and wide networks to the role.
USC Marshall Hosts Inaugural Blockchain Event
First VanEck Southern California Blockchain Conference convenes visionary blockchain leaders with business students from across the region.