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These top 17 schools have spawned the most VC-backed entrepreneurs

Stanford University students

While Peter Thiel is famous for paying wanna-be entrepreneurs not to go to college, there are still thousands of founders who do go to college and go on to form well-funded companies.

But there are some schools who tend to churn out more venture-backed founders than others.

In its 2016 report, PitchBook analyzed 10 years of startup data to determine which schools produce the most startup founders who go on to raise money from investors.

The data only takes into account whether the entrepreneur attended a school — so college drop outs are included in the count. (After all, it’s read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com