UC Berkeley ranked as top public university in world producing entrepreneurs who raise venture capital

The University of California – Berkeley is ranked first as a public university and second among all universities in the world in its production of entrepreneurs who raise venture capital, according to a ranking by PitchBook.

The ranking tracked the number of companies and company founders produced by each university, as well as the venture capital raised by each university’s graduates, between January 2006 and August. UC Berkeley has produced a total of 1,365 company founders, 1,225 companies and more than $36 billion in raised capital, according to the PitchBook website.

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