When we think about company founders, especially in the tech industry, there is the enduring story of the college dropout.
Legendary founders like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg just couldn’t be contained by college — let alone grad school. But sometimes the foundational knowledge and connections acquired in business school can be useful for a founder.
And business schools are just much better at helping aspiring entrepreneurs. PitchBook tracked business school graduates over the last five years, and found out which ones were churning out founders and companies, as well as raising capital.
Many of the top schools on the list are, unsurprisingly concentrated around hot tech scenes. This includes the more obvious Berkeley and Stanford, as well as other rising hubs like Tel Aviv.
Read on for the 25 best business schools for entrepreneurs:
Capital Raised: $US370 (in millions)
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Capital Raised: $US4,084 (in millions)