Alumni entrepreneurs earned a spot for UC Davis on PitchBook’s annual ranking of top 100 schools with venture backing.
PitchBook, a company that provides data on private capital markets, ranked both undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurs on separate lists based on analysis of more than 144,000 VC-backed founders.
UC Davis ranked 51st for undergraduate funding. According to PitchBook, undergraduate alumni from 253 companies have raised $5.8 billion.
The top companies listed were Joby Aviation ($718 million), Conga ($329 million) and Eaze ($309 million).
Graduate student alumni from UC Davis ranked 69th on the list, raising $7 billion among 167 companies.
Those companies included Weee! ($824 million), Sema4 ($371 million) and Qwil ($331 million).