[Apply] bHive

bHive is a pitch competition open to USC and UCLA entrepreneurs. The competition is open to undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from USC or UCLA.

Select semifinalists will be interviewed on February 29th and March 1st. Finalists will be chosen after the interviews and will be coached by bread+buzz in preparing their pitch. The event will feature a face-off between USC and UCLA entrepreneurs in a Shark Tank pitch format. The winner will receive $20,000 in funding (separate from funding entrepreneurs may receive from judges).


  • The judges:
    • David Krane, Managing Partner at Google Ventures
    • Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, Chuck E Cheese and Brain Rush
    • Chuck Davis, Chairman and CEO of Prodege and Venture Partner at TCV
    • Lisa Kudrow, actress, comedian, writer and producer

Mel Robbins will MC. The event will take place on May 11th at UCLA as part of the YPO Pacific Edge.

Applications close February 22nd. Learn more and apply now.