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MEDIA ADVISORY - October 17, 2013: USC Viterbi Students and Alumni to Showcase Their Tech Startups to Investors

Media Advisory
CONTACT: Megan Hazle - (213) 821-1887 or hazle@usc.edu; Robert Perkins - (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu
October 09, 2013 —


WHAT: Nine companies created in the USC Viterbi Startup Garage (a 12-week early-stage technology accelerator in collaboration with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and United Talent Agency) will present and demonstrate their products.

AIO Robotics, one of the participating companies, recently made headlines when it reached its Kickstarter goal of $100,000 within 24 hours to develop Zeus, an all-in-one 3D printer/scanner/copier/fax machine.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2 - 6 p.m.
• Opening Remarks: 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
• USC Viterbi Startup Garage Company Presentations: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
• Reception and Demo Stations: 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Town and Gown, USC University Park Campus, 665 Exposition Blvd.
The USC Viterbi Startup Garage 2013 companies will showcase their entrepreneurial ventures to an audience of investors, innovators, students and entrepreneurs at the USC campus venue. Founding director, Ashish Soni, will be available at the event to provide comments and information.

AIO Robotics - http://www.aiorobotics.com
Product: Zeus, the world’s first multi-function 3D printing/copy/scanning/fax machine.

GymFlow - https://www.mygymflow.com
Smartphone app that tells you how crowded the gym is before you go.

Koala - http://trykoala.com
Smartphone app featuring a combination of audio and images to make your photos fun.

Mediahound - http://www.mediahound.com
An online platform to search, discover, share, and compare premium entertainment.

Moving Analytics - http://www.movinganalytics.com
Smartphone-based solutions for physical activity monitoring and contextual coaching.

Racevine - http://www.racevine.com
A Yelp-like platform to share your running and triathlon experiences.

Scholasphere - https://www.scholasphere.com
Online platform that allows students to apply to multiple scholarships using one application.

Taggle - https://letstaggle.com
Reverse auction marketplace for the custom apparel industry.

Tilofy - https://tilofy.com/signups
World’s first real-time mobile search and discovery engine for nearby data.

PARKING: The closest parking structure to the venue is Parking Structure X, accessible via Gate 3 (Figueroa & 35th). To obtain a parking pass, please email hazle@usc.edu and present your press credentials at the gate upon arrival.

About the USC Viterbi Startup Garage
Launched the summer of 2013, the USC Viterbi Startup Garage provided financial and strategic resources to a select group of companies created by USC student and alumni entrepreneurs to support the growth of the Los Angeles technology marketplace, which often loses much of its talent to Silicon Valley.

Megan Hazle at (213) 821-1887 or hazle@usc.edu
Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu