Tel Aviv University came in fifth place in the world among universities with graduates with a high level of involvement in entrepreneurship, according to Rating Assembled by Startup Genome, an innovation consulting and research firm for 2021. The ranking is also related to the establishment of Scalap companies (companies that have advanced beyond the start-up phase, whose value is estimated at $ 50 million or more, the report said.
According to the ranking, about 1,300 TAU graduates have established active companies in a wide range of fields in recent decades, and about 40 of them have reached the status of scalpel companies.
The top four academic institutions ranked before Tel Aviv University are leading American universities in California and Massachusetts – Stanford University, MIT Massachusetts, UC Berkeley and Harvard University.
Tel Aviv University is the only non-American university in the top 10 of the report, which includes universities such as Cornell University, Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University.
The top four institutions in the ranking are leading American universities – Stanford, MIT, UC Berkeley and Harvard, with Tel Aviv University coming soon after. Tel Aviv University is the only non-American university in the top 10 in the rankings, which also includes Cornell, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. According to the ranking, about 1,300 TAU graduates have established active companies in a wide range of fields in recent decades, and about 40 of them have reached the status of scalpel companies.
“This is a very significant achievement for both Tel Aviv University and the State of Israel. The Startup Genome ranking is a standard of entrepreneurial excellence at the highest level in the world. Israel in general, and TAU as its leading entrepreneurial university, provide fertile ground for unique young creative entrepreneurs. “We are proud of this achievement and we will continue to fortify TAU’s position at the top of global entrepreneurship,” said Prof. Moshe Tzviran, Dean of the School. For Koller Management and Chief Entrepreneurship and Innovation Manager at TAU.