Duke Fuqua | Mr. Agribusiness
GRE 308, GPA 3.04
Wharton | Ms. Healthcare Visionary
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Duke Fuqua | Mr. Tech Evangelist
GMAT 690, GPA 3.2
IESE | Mr. Future Brand Manager
GMAT 720, GPA 2.8
Tuck | Ms. Green Biz
GRE 326, GPA 3.2
Wharton | Ms. PMP To MBA
GMAT 710, GPA 3.72
Harvard | Mr. Healthcare VC
GMAT 700, GPA 3.7
Harvard | Mr. British Tech 2+2
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Government Consultant
GMAT 600, GPA 3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Space Launch
GMAT 710, GPA 3.0
INSEAD | Mr. Media Startup
GMAT 710, GPA 3.65
Kellogg | Mr. Class President
GRE 319.5, GPA 3.76
Wharton | Ms. Future CEO
GMAT 710, GPA 3.0
MIT Sloan | Mr. Unicorn Strategy
GMAT 740 (estimated), GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Mr. MBA Class of 2023
GMAT 725, GPA 3.5
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Military 2.0
GRE 310, GPA 2.3
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Emporio Armani
GMAT 780, GPA 3.03
Columbia | Mr. MD
GMAT 630, GPA 3.24
Harvard | Mr. MacGruber
GRE 313, GPA 3.7
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 1st Gen Grad
GMAT 740, GPA 3.1
London Business School | Mr. Green Energy
GMAT 710, GPA 3.1
Harvard | Mr. Investment Banker
GMAT 750, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Ms. Media Entertainment
GMAT 740, GPA 3.3
Chicago Booth | Mr. Civil Engineer
GMAT 770, GPA 8.9/10
Harvard | Mr. Colombian Consultant
GMAT 710, GPA 3.96
Tuck | Mr. Winning Team
GMAT 760, GPA 7.95 out of 10
Berkeley Haas | Ms. Midwest Startup
GRE 328, GPA 3.51

Poets&Quants’ Top 100 MBA Startups

RankCompany nameFunding (Millions)Founder(s)SchoolDescriptionLaunch Year
76Zumper$2.7Anthemos Georgiades, Leah Jones, Russell MiddletonHarvard Real Estate2011
77VividCortex$2.7Kyle Redinger, Baron SchwartzVirginia (Darden) Software2012
78PayPerks$2.6Arlyn Davich, Jake PetersColumbiaFinancial Services2009
78ZetrOZ Inc$2.6Bryant Guffey, George K. Lewis, JoAnne GuarinoCornell (Johnson)Healthcare2009
78Keaton Row$2.6Cheryl Han, Elenor MakHarvardPersonal styling online2011
81BlackLocus$2.5Rodrigo Carhvalo, Lukas Bouvrie, Francisco UribeCarnegie Mellon (Tepper)Pricing tools for retailers2012
81AgileMD$2.5Kurt Ericson, Borna SafabakhshChicago (Booth)Healthcare2011
81Matchbox$2.5Stephen MarcusMIT (Sloan) Software2011
84Zillabyte$2.1Roger Huffstetler, Jake QuistHarvardBig data2011
85LearnBop$2.0Bharanidharan Rajakumar, Arthur TuCarnegie Mellon (Tepper)Adaptive learning platform2010
85Seedrs$2.0Jeff Lynn, Carlos SilvaOxford (Saïd)Investment2009
85Shoptiques$2.0Olga VidishevaHarvardEcommerce2011
85FIGS Scrubs$2.0Trina Spear, Heather HassonHarvardMedical apparel2012
85VideoGenie$2.0Justin NassiriStanfordVideo advertising2010
90Cabify$2.0Juan De Antonio, Sam LownStanfordOn-demand car service2011
91Streak$1.9Aleem Mawani, Omar IsmailHarvardEmail CRM2011
92Ink (File Picker)$1.8Anand Dass, Brett Van Zuiden, Liyan David Chang, Thomas GeorgiouMIT (Sloan) Application interactions2012
92Sunglass$1.8Nitin Rao, Kaustuv DeBiswasMIT (Sloan) Design tools2011
92ModeWalk$1.8Henri De Shays, Beatice Pang, Mara Behrenes, Eric HenningsStanfordFashion2011
95Seamless Receipts$1.8Keith CowingCornell (Johnson)Social media CRM2010
95StyleSeek$1.8Tyler Spalding, Chris Walti, Brian HawkinsMIT (Sloan) Personalized ecommerce2011
97Cuyana$1.7Karla Gallardo, Shilpa ShahStanford, Berkeley (Haas)Women’s fashion2013
98MBA and Company$1.6Daniel Callaghan, Adam RiccoboniIESEFreelance marketplace2009
98Lema21$1.6Jonathan Assayag, Naomi ArrudaHarvardOnline eyewear retailer2013
98Calcula Technologies$1.6Buzz Bonneau, Dan Azagury, Kate Garrett, David GalBerkeley (Haas)Kidney stone treatment2012

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.