Daniel Fehder

University of Southern California


Daniel Fehder serves as an Assistant Professor within USC’s Marshall School, where he contributes to the Management and Organization Department. His research centers on entrepreneurial ecosystems’ emergence and evolution, with a particular focus on the pivotal role played by entrepreneurship programs like accelerators, hackathons, and pitch competitions.

His active involvement includes contributions to the Seed Accelerator Ranking Program and collaborative efforts with top leadership at MassChallenge. He brings a wealth of experience, having previously served as Senior VP of Business Development for PriceSCAN, a startup, before embarking on his doctoral journey at MIT Sloan’s TIES Group.

Fehder’s academic background includes an AB degree with magna cum laude honors from Harvard College and an MA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Publications by Daniel Fehder