In VC Industry, 5 Schools Rule

Schachter, Ken
July 2008
Red Herring;7/9/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article deals with a study by the National Venture Capital Association and Dow Jones VentureWire which disclosed that 42 percent of U.S. venture capital (VC) investors went to Harvard, Stanford or University of Pennsylvania. While that percentage included those who identified themselves as managing director, managing partner, general partner, venture partner, or principal, one in three respondents in the VC industry overall attended one of the big five schools. Number 1 was Harvard, followed by Stanford and University of Pennsylvania.


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