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Anthony Borquez
  • Professor of the Practice in Entrepreneurship

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.

Areas of Expertise

Augmented Reality
Crypto
Digital Marketing
Disruptive Technology
E-Sports
Entertainment
Entrepreneurship
Fintech
Gaming
Innovation

Programs

Entrepreneurship + Innovation
Full-Time MBA
Graduate
Undergraduate

Departments

Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Centers + Institutes

Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
VanEck Digital Assets Initiative

Course List

BAEP 465 - Digital Playbook for Entrepreneurs: Creating a Tech Startup
BAEP 497 - Field Project in Entrepreneurship
BAEP 599 - Special Topics
BUAD 301 - Technology Entrepreneurship
BAEP 565 - Venture Lab