Poets&Quants’ Top 100 MBA Startups

Rank Company name Funding (Millions) Founder(s) School Description Launch Year
1 WildFire $450.0 Victoria Ransom, Alain Chuard Harvard, Stanford Social media marketing 2008
2 Viki $200.0 Changseong Ho, Razmig Hovaghimian, Jiwon Moon Stanford Video streaming 2008
3 Skybox $91.0  John Fenwick, Dan Berkenstock, Ching-Yu Hu, Julian Man Stanford Satellite imaging 2009
4 Karma Science $80.0 Lee Linden, Ben Lewis Stanford Mobile 2011
5 Okta $79.3 Frederic Kerrest, Todd McKinnon MIT (Sloan)  Identity and access management 2009
6 SoFi $77.2 James Finnigan, Mike Cagney, Daniel Macklin, Andy Carra Stanford Student loan refinancing 2011
7 Locu $70.0 Rene Reinsberg, Marc Piette, Marek Olszewski, Stelios Sidiroglou-Douskos MIT (Sloan)  Online advertising 2011
8 Counsyl $60.2 Ramji Srinivasan, Eric Evans, Balaji Srinivansan Stanford Pre-pregnancy genetic testing 2008
9 Warby Parker $55.0 Neil Blumenthal, David Gilboa, Jeffrey Raider, Andrew Hunt U Penn (Wharton) Eyewear 2010
10 Rent the Runway $54.4 Jennifer Hyman, Jennifer Fleiss Harvard Ecommerce 2009
11 RentJuice $40.0 David Vivero, Kunal Shah Harvard Rental marketing tools 2008
12 Jumei Cosmetics $30.0 Leo Chen Stanford Ecommerce 2010
13 RelateIQ $29.0 Steve Loughlin, Adam Evans Stanford Relationship intelligence 2011
14 Doximity $27.8 Nate Gross, Jeff Tangney Harvard Online physician network 2011
15 CustomMade $25.7 Michael Salguero, Seth Rosen Babson (Olin) Online marketplace 2009
16 thredUP $23.1 James Reinhart, Chris Homer, Oliver Lubin Harvard Ecommerce 2009
17 Baby.com.br $22.6 Davis Smith, Kimball Thomas Harvard, U Penn (Wharton) Ecommerce 2011
18 ThinkNear $22.5 Eli Portnoy,  John Hinnegan Harvard Mobile marketing 2011
18 Identified $22.5 Bendan Wallace, Adeyemi Ajao Stanford Big data, analytics 2010
20 CloudFlare $22.1 Mathew Prince, Michelle Zatlyn, Lee Holloway Harvard Website performance and security 2009
21 OsComp Systems $22.0 Pedro Santos, Shantanu Agarwal, Emmanuel Magani MIT (Sloan), Harvard Natural gas 2010
22 SumUp $20.0 Stefan Jeschonnek, Daniel Klein, Jan Deepen, Petter Made, Marc-Alexander Christ Stanford Mobile card payments 2011
23 42Floors $17.7 Jason Freedman, Justin Bedecarre, James Bracey, Jon Bracy, Ben Ehmke, Aaron O’Connel, Alison Di Spaltro, Darren Nix Darthmouth (Tuck) Commercial real estate 2011
24 Hadapt $17.0 Justin Borgman, Daniel Abadi, Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski Yale Data analysis software 2010
25 InsightSquared $13.5 Fred Shilmover, Samuel Clemens, Bryan Stevenson Harvard SMB sales analytics 2010