Poets&Quants’ Top 100 MBA Startups

RankCompany nameFunding (Millions)Founder(s)SchoolDescriptionLaunch Year
26RelayRides$13.0Shelby ClarkHarvardCar-sharing network2010
27Wikimart$12.0Kamil Kurmakayev, Maxim FaldinStanfordEcommerce2008
27Infinio$12.0Arun Agarwal, Vishal Misra, Dan RubensteinHarvardStorage performance software2011
29Birchbox$11.9Hayley Barna, Katia BeauchampHarvardEcommerce2010
29PowerInbox$11.9Dileep Thazhmon, Matt ThrazmonStanfordOpen app email platform2010
31Little Black Bag$10.8Dan Murillo, Sasha SiddharthaStanfordEcommerce2012
32Ambiq Micro$10.6Phil O’Niel, David Landman, Scott Hanson, David Blaauw, Dennis SylvesterMichigan (Ross)Semiconductors2009
33Zappedy$10.3Francisco Larrain, Evan Macmillan, Daniel Pérez Rada, Ricardo Zilleruelo-RamosStanfordCRM platform2010
34Snip.it$10.0Ramy AdeebStanfordContent curation platform2011
34VivaColombia$10.0Gabriel Migowski, Rhyan Uy, Shingo Kobayashi, William ShawStanfordSouth American airline2009
34Grand Rounds$10.0Owen Tripp, Lawrence HofmannStanfordHealth care2011
37Stormpath$9.7Alex Salazar, Les HazlewoodStanfordUser management, authentication2011
38Ginger.io$8.2Karan Singh, Anmol MadanMIT (Sloan) Behavioral health analytics2010
39PresenceLearning$8.0Clay Whitehead, Jack LynchHarvardOnline speech therapy2009
39Blue Apron$8.0Matt Salzberg, Matthew Wadiak, Illia PapasHarvardMeal delivery service2012
41Base CRM (Future Simple)$7.9Uzi Smilovici, Bart Kiszala, Pawel NiznikChicago (Booth)Software2009
42BenchPrep$7.8Ashish Rangnekar, Ujjwal GuptaChicago (Booth)Education2009
43Piazza$7.5Pooja SankarStanfordEducation2009
44VigLink$7.3Oliver RoupHarvardContent monetization2009
45EverTrue$6.6Brent Grinna, Eric CarlstromHarvard, Boston UniversityMobile alumni app2010
46EAT Club$6.5Kevin Yang, Rodrigo SantibanezStanfordOnline meal delivery service2010
46Outbox$6.5Evan Baehr, Will Davis, Jason SeriffHarvardDigitized postal mail service2011
48Tivli$6.3Nick Krasney, Tuan HoHarvardIP-based television service2009
49Signpost$6.0Stuart Wall, John Buchanan, Shaneal ManekHarvardSmall business marketing2010
49Olapic$6.0Luis Sanz, Jose De Cabo, Pau Sabria, Alex DantartColumbiaOnline marketing2010
49Circle$6.0Evan Reas, Prasanna Sankaranarayanan, Shubham MittalStanfordSocial networking2010

 

About The Author

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.