UC Berkeley Ranks #2 in Most VC-Backed Entrepreneurs


According to a report from PitchBook Venture Capital Monthly entitled “The Top 50 Universities Producing VC-Backed Entrepreneurs”, UC Berkeley ranks number two among the top American universities creating entrepreneurs with VC funding. In the report, UC Berkeley is only ten percent behind Stanford and is the only public university in the top seven.

The report was created for PitchBook’s August/September 2014 edition. The ranking is based on the number of founders who received VC funding from 2009 through the end of July 2014, based on the founders’ undergraduate program.

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