Tel Aviv University Ranks 8th best school for start-up founders in the world

September 10, 2019 by Aryeh Savir - TPS
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Tel Aviv University ranked among the top 10 schools in the world for start-up founders, according to PitchBook’s 2019 annual Universities rankings.

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PitchBook’s annual Universities publication ranks the top 50 college programs by their production of entrepreneurs who go on to raise Venture Capital funding.

Tel Aviv University was ranked 8th in the world and number one outside the US, for the second consecutive year.

694 entrepreneurs, graduates of Tel Aviv University, who set up 577 companies that raise $10.6 billion in capital, earning Tel Aviv University its high ranking.

Haifa’s Technion was ranked 14th place, Jerusalem’s Hebrew University came in 34th, and Ben Gurion University in the Negev came in 49th.

In comparison, Stanford, Berkeley, MIT and Harvard ranked in the top 10, Yale came in 11th, UCLA came in 12th and Princeton in 13th place.

Another ranking of graduates of TAU’s MBA programs ranks the university 13th in the world, and the only Israeli university among the top 25 universities, thanks to 253 entrepreneurs graduating from its MBA program.

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