The 2011 Alumni Innovation Survey found there were 39,900 active companies, such as Google and Hewlett-Packard, that could be traced back to Stanford, which would make it the 10th largest economy in the world.

US-based Stanford University graduates have created an estimated 5.4 million jobs since the 1930s and generate annual revenues of $2.7 trillion. The 2011 Alumni Innovation Survey found there were 39,900 active companies, such as Google and Hewlett-Packard, that could be traced back to Stanford, which would make it the 10th largest economy in the world.…

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