When picking a university, should your entrepreneurial prowess be a deciding factor? Definitely, because it turns out that there are some universities that give birth to more entrepreneurs than others. Did your university make the cut?
The following six universities — Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley, NYU, MIT and the University of Pennsylvania — managed to raise an astounding $12.6 billion dollars from alumni alone. Of those six, Stanford accounted for $4.1 billion on its own, with Harvard coming in a close second with $3.8 billion. However, if Facebook is removed as a contributing factor to Harvard, the amount drops down significantly to $1.8 billion.
The top investor across the board for the deal was Venrock and Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). Other top investors included Accel Partners and Google Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Spark Capital, Mentor Tech and Bessemer and General Catalyst and Highland Capital.
Check out the infographic below for more revelations on the university entrepreneurship report.
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