Berkeley EECS Entrepreneurial Activities


EECS Start-ups

Cadence logo Start-ups Founded by EECS Faculty

Marvell logo Start-ups Founded by EECS Alumni

Crossbow  logo Start-ups Advised or Directed by EECS Faculty

Coverity logo Start-ups with EECS Faculty Angel Funding

Google logo Other Entrepreneurial EECS Alumni

CSGE logo   UC Berkeley Computer Science Graduate Entrepreneurs

Summary of Entrepreneurial Activities
  • Berkeley EECS faculty and alumni have founded over 118 startups

  • These have resulted in 11 successful IPOs

  • The resulting companies now have over 195.35B in Market Capitalization

According to PitchBook's Venture Capital Monthly, UC Berkeley is the #2 university (Stanford came in at #1) for VC-backed undergraduate entrepreneurs and companies in their 2015-2016 edition. PitchBook is the leading research firm for private equity and venture capital offering the most comprehensive industry information in the U.S.

Top 10 Universities - Undergraduate

University

Entrepreneur Count

Company Count

Capital Raised ($M)

1.  Stanford

561

472

$5,896

2.  UC Berkeley

536

468

$4,107

3.  MIT

435

369

$4,555

4.  Harvard

404

359

$4,955

5.  University of Pennsylvania

393

351

$3,047

6.  Cornell

323

291

$3,220

7.  University of Michigan

312

272

$1,948

8.  University of Texas

293

266

$2.005

9.  Tel Aviv University

250

204

$1,754

10. University of Illinois

239

217

$2,061