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USC entrepreneurs aim to offer the world free bikes
USC entrepreneurs aim to offer the world free bikes

Students race every which way across the USC campus between classes. With 10 minutes to get from one to the next, every minute counts. New white and orange bicycles sail by beach cruisers, skateboards, scooters and pedestrians. The bicycles are the brainchild of Kim Sanderhoff and Johan Bender, former students from Denmark who came up with the idea for their startup, the FreeBike Project, when they were studying at USC in 2011. The bikes are free to students on 23 campuses, including USC, UCLA, the University of Arizona, Stanford and MIT. By the end of the fall semester, about 800 bikes will be part of the nationwide fleet. "It's just a fun way to get from A to B and not feel...

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