An entrepreneurial mindset in this day and age is incredibly valuable. Universities are increasingly offering more opportunities for students to develop entrepreneurial and innovative thinking, and some even have incubators supporting and funding students’ start-up ideas.
With technology paving the way for niche products and new markets every day, many university graduates go on to become founders of their own successful businesses and start-ups, armed with the skills and tools they have developed at university.
Interested to know where the founders of some of the world’s top start-ups graduated from? Their educational backgrounds may have played a huge role in the success of their companies, as well as the networking and connections they developed in college.
Take this quiz and see if you can guess which university these founders attended. You may just become more inspired to launch your own successful venture!
Where did Nathan Blecharczyk, one of the founders of Airbnb, pursue his undergraduate education?
Which university did Andrew Mason, founder and former CEO of Groupon, graduate from?
Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree. Where did he get them from?
Where did Arum Kang, CEO & co-founder of the Coffee Meets Bagel dating app, receive her MBA?
Which university did Mikael Cho, one of the founders of Unsplash, graduate from?
What about Emily Weiss, founder of make-up and skincare brand Glossier?
Where did Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, founders of FlipKart (a successful e-commerce website in India), receive their undergraduate education?
Where did Gareth Williams, co-founder of Skyscanner, the online travel company, graduate from?
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