Tel Aviv University Among 10 Best Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurs Globally
Tel Aviv University ranked 8th and was the only non-American school to make the top 10 list, and was ranked ahead of Yale, Princeton, and Columbia, on the Pitchbook Universities 2019 index
In its annual index, Pitchbook lists the 50 top academic institutions, taking into account the number of founders each university produced, the number of companies established by graduates, and the amount of capital raised by alumni.TAU produced 694 founders to date, compared to 1,288 produced by Stanford, the university program ranked first. TAU graduates founded 577 companies, compared to 1,114 founded by Stanford alumni. In terms of capital raised, Pitchbook lists $10.6 billion for TAU compared to $37.8 billion for Stanford.
Pitchbook also listed the top companies founded by alumni of undergraduate programs, in terms of capital. For Stanford, those include Snapchat developer Snap Inc. and on-demand food delivery service DoorDash Inc. For TAU, those include online lender BlueVine Capital Inc., team management and productivity startup Monday.com Labs Ltd., and home remodeling and design company Houzz Inc.