MIT Sloan | Mr. Refinery Engineer
GMAT 700- will retake, GPA 3.87
Berkeley Haas | Ms. 10 Years Experience
GMAT To be taken, GPA 3.1
Stanford GSB | Mr. Singing Banking Lawyer
GMAT 720, GPA 110-point scale. Got 110/110 with honors
Yale | Ms. Social Impact AKS
GRE 315, GPA 7.56
Harvard | Mr. Political Consultant
GRE 337, GPA 3.85
Said Business School | Mr. Across The Pond
GMAT 680, GPA 2.8
Yale | Mr. Army Infantry Officer
GMAT 730, GPA 2.83
Wharton | Mr. Army & Consulting
GMAT 760, GPA 4.0
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 360 Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
N U Singapore | Ms. Biomanager
GMAT 520, GPA 2.8
MIT Sloan | Mr. Low GPA Over Achiever
GMAT 700, GPA 2.5
Stanford GSB | Mr. Corp Finance
GMAT 740, GPA 3.75
Harvard | Mr. Improve Healthcare
GMAT 730, GPA 2.8
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Wake Up & Grind
GMAT 700, GPA 3.5
Darden | Mr. Fintech Nerd
GMAT 740, GPA 7.7/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Minority Champ
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Darden | Mr. Senior Energy Engineer
GMAT 710, GPA 2.5
Harvard | Mr. Merchant Of Debt
GMAT 760, GPA 3.5 / 4.0 in Master 1 / 4.0 in Master 2
Stanford GSB | Mr. Indian Telecom ENG
GRE 340, GPA 3.56
Stanford GSB | Ms. East Africa Specialist
GMAT 690, GPA 3.34
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Hanging By A Thread
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Mr. Nonprofit Social Entrepreneur
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Chicago Booth | Ms. Start-Up Entrepreneur
GRE 318 current; 324 intended, GPA 3.4
Duke Fuqua | Ms. Health Care Executive
GMAT 690, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. Professional Boy Scout
GMAT 660, GPA 3.83
IU Kelley | Mr. Construction Manager
GRE 680, GPA 3.02
IU Kelley | Mr. Clinical Trial Ops
GMAT Waived, GPA 3.33

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.