Stanford comes top of the University Entrepreneurship Report, raising $4.1bn during 2007-2011.

Stanford University has beaten 5 other universities to come top of a list for its alumni fundraising, according to the inaugural University Entrepreneurship Report.

The Calif.-based University’s alumni raised $4.1bn in venture and angel funding over 203 deals between 2007 and 2011. Harvard University came a close second with $3.8bn over 112 deals. However, excluding Facebook financings, Harvard’s total investment raised for the period falls to $1.8bn. Regardless, the sum was still large enough to beat University of California Berkeley in third place with $1.3bn and 90 deals.

In joint fourth place is New York University and University of Pennsylvania (U Penn), which both raised $1.2bn each over 48 and 46 deals, respectively. MIT came sixth, with $1bn over 60 deals.

In total, the alumni raised $12.6bn of financing across 559 transactions.

In addition, the report covered where the alumni companies are based, and found that Stanford and UC Berkeley…

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