Howard Marks, founder and co-chair of LA start-up accelerator StartEngine, was tired of seeing investors and companies turn to the same schools for new start-up talent. To help under-rated schools achieve the recognition they deserve, he developed the StartEngine College Index as a quantifiable way to rank colleges in the United States on entrepreneurship. This year, Northwestern University came in at #1!
You can read more about the list, copied from PandoDaily below, and the process of ranking schools in the original article on PandoDaily.
Learn more about what makes entrepreneurship at Northwestern so successful by reading entrepreneurship Professor Verinder Syal’s five misconceptions about entrepreneurship and Director Werwath’s thoughts on why engineering management and entrepreneurship are a perfect fit.