America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities and Startups. The 2014 results of the Forbes Most Entrepreneurial Universities list, in which Forbes magazine ranks American universities according to their entrepreneurial activities, have been announced.
In the list of 20 universities, which are called start-up schools, the rankings are prepared according to the "entrepreneurship rate" of their universities.
The entrepreneurship rate is calculated as the ratio of students or graduates of a university who identify themselves as founders or business owners on LinkedIn to the number of current students (including graduates).
Forbes lists the top 10 most entrepreneurial universities in America as follows:
With the highest entrepreneurship rate, Stanford's students have earned a reputation as entrepreneurs who don't wait to graduate. Here's Google's Serbey Brin and Larry Page; The contributions of Yahoo's Jerry Yang and David Filon and Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel are great.
2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT, one of the first universities that comes to mind when it comes to new technologies, draws attention with its educational programs, research centers and competitions dedicated to entrepreneurship. The university, which included Turkey in the Innovators Under 35 competition targeting entrepreneurs under the age of 35 this year, and the 100 thousand dollar Entrepreneurship Competition MIT100K, has created 130 companies and 2 professions so far.
3. University of California, Berkeley
These units at the University of Berkeley, which have three different startup accelerator programs on campus, including the renowned SkyDeck, are the result of collaboration with the research unit of the Haas School of Business and engineering schools.
4. Cornell University
The Cornell Entrepreneur Network, founded by Cornell in 2001, has organized hundreds of events with the participation of more than 20 thousand students, employees and their relatives.
5. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
UCLA, which has its own hackathon, hosted 4 developers at its event last April.
6. California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Caltech, whose 32 students and faculty members have won Nobel Prizes in 33 branches, is a university focused on science and engineering.
7 Brown University
Famous for its legendary professor Barrett Hazeltine, who has taught entrepreneurship and engineering for nearly 50 years, Brown University is recognized as one of the most selective universities in the world.
8 Princeton University
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, was president of the Space Exploration and Development Club while a student at Princeton. Bezos donated $15 million to the university to set up its own neuroscience research center.
9. Pepperdine University
Among the university's entrepreneurial alumni with close ties to the church is eHarmony founder Neil Clark Warren.
10 Dartmouth College
It is stated that Dartmouth Entrepreneur Network has supported 2001 projects and companies since 500.
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