History of Stanford University

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History of Stanford University

  1. 1. Stanford University @chrisyeh Wasabi Ventures
  2. 2. Stanford produced the largest number of founders/Co-Founders Source : http://info.crunchbase.com/2013/08/12/entrepreneurs-and-universities/ This statistics created by the data of 6,150 founders from 4,885 companies
  3. 3. Stanford Alumni companies…
  4. 4. What makes Stanford such an unique and a successful university • History • Academics • Policy • Geography
  5. 5. History Stanford is founded by an entrepreneur, Leland Stanford and his wife Jane in 1891 (From the left) Leland Stanford , his wife Jane, and Leland Stanford, Jr.
  6. 6. History Fred Terman, the dean of engineering school, encouraged Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard to found a company (From the left) Dave Packard , Bill Hewlett , and Fred Terman Since 1939
  7. 7. History Post WWⅡ, a research grant from a government accelerated numbers of researches at Stanford Year 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2009 A research grant from the governm ent 1, 267 14, 803 57, 043 118, 942 245, 244 87. 5% 391, 156 84. 3% 582, 274 77. 3% Unit : $ K Percentage represents the ratio of a research grant amount provided by the U.S. government out of a total research grant amount provided
  8. 8. Two institutes became a hub for Stanford to collaborate with companies Stanford Research Institute since 1946 Stanford Research Park since 1951
  9. 9. What makes Stanford such an unique and a successful university • History • Academics • Policy • Geography
  10. 10. Academics Stanford’s seven school has been top ranked among universities in the world Name of School Undergrad Students Graduate Students No of Faculty - 928 230+ 134 309 55 - 365 52 883 3,452 240+ 2,320 2,162 500+ School of Law 636 140+ School of Medicine 927 830 8,779 2,000+ Graduate School of Business School of Earth Sciences Graduate School of Education School of Engineering School of Humanities & Sciences Total 6,887※ ※ Including 3,550 students who have not decided their major Data: Undergrad student and Graduate student – as of 2010/11, Faculty – web search
  11. 11. Academics Multidisciplinary approach created significant value at Stanford
  12. 12. What makes Stanford such an unique and a successful university • History • Academics • Policy • Geography
  13. 13. Unique policies make Stanford be different and be successful • Collaboration with industry • Investing in startups • “Stopping out” • Plenty of resources Policy
  14. 14. Industry-academia collaboration has been very active at Stanford ・Stanford Research Park and Stanford Research institute ・Stanford Technology Licensing Office founded in 1970 ・The Bayh-Dole Act in 1980 ・Licensing income comparison Rank 1 2 3 10 27 N am e of colege l N orthw estern C ol bi um a N YU S tanford H arvard Li censi ng N o. of N o. of N o. of fied Total research l i ncom e Startups Li censi ng patent budget 162 3 31 128 400 154 13 51 57 604 113 5 38 29 308 65 9 77 128 833 12 8 65 46 704 As of 2009/10, unit : $M
  15. 15. Policy Start X, non profit organization, provides a path for students to start a business 87 companies founded Since 2011
  16. 16. What makes Stanford such an unique and a successful university • History • Academics • Policy • Geography
  17. 17. Geography Venture Capital up the road
  18. 18. Future of Stanford

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