TT  USC Stevens Center for Innovation

     Office Locations:

1150 South Olive Street, Suite 2300
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: 213-821-5000
Fax: 213-821-5001



  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is a university-wide resource in the Office of the Provost at the University of Southern California that helps identify, nurture, protect, and transfer to the market the most exciting innovations from USC. It also provides a central connection for industry seeking cutting-edge innovations in which to invest. As part of this role, the USC Stevens Center manages the university's intellectual property portfolio stemming from its approximately $650 million annual research program. Furthermore, the USC Stevens Center develops the innovator as well as innovations, through educational programs, community-building events and showcase opportunities. The Center manages a broad portfolio of university-owned intellectual property stemming from more than $909 million in annual research expenditures.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Donaldson Santos Director of Licensing and New Ventures
    Jennifer Dyer Executive Director


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