Stanford: A Wellspring of Innovation

Stanford University changes the economy of the whole world!

Yet another way Stanford is changing the world: here’s a list of companies founded by members of the Stanford community. Among them:

Cisco Systems
Silicon Graphics
Sun Microsystems
Electronic Arts

Turns out that 40% of the revenue in Silicon Valley is generated by companies that emerged from Stanford, and the employees earned around 6.5 billion dollars in 1999. Wow!

By the way, that 6.5 billion dollars would work out to $650 million dollars in tithes. For comparison’s sake, the Assemblies of God gave $350 million in 2001.

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