Some Mudd-y Companies

The first class just happened, so check out the first five HMC INQ companies, ever... the class of 2017!

Ark Servers

Ark Servers
Cloud Video Game Hosting

Sergey Tsalkov
(HMC '09)

Bumble Beast

Bumble Beast
5-axis CNC Machines

Hao Cao (HMC '17)
Mike Muzio (HMC '17)

Down To Earth Gardens

Down To Earth Gardens
Veggies As A Service

Garrett Menghini
(HMC '13)

HMC INQ

HMC INQ
YC for Mudd Alums
(Included here for meta fun.)

Josh Jones (HMC '98)
Gary Evans (HMC Prof.)

Down To Earth Gardens

Weasel Labs
ML for Social Media

Paige Pruitt (HMC '11)
Sean Spielberg
(Columbia '11)

Zenith Robotics

Zenith Robotics
Rethinking Transportation

Vai Viswanathan (HMC '17)
Cherie Ho (HMC '17)
Chris Clark (HMC Prof.)


A partial list of other companies co-founded by Mudders follows...

Featured fun facts found for forty-four funded mudd-founded startups:
Average number of $20M+ startups founded per year: 3
Average years since graduation when founded: 8
Average time to exit: 6 years
Median valuation: 50M
Average valuation: 200M (thanks, GitHub!)

GitHub

Exited $7.5B in 2018
(Microsoft)

Founded 2008
(HMC '01)

helix

Raised $100M
($100M in 2015)

Founded 2015
(HMC '91)

AdColony

Exited $350M in 2014
(Opera)

Founded 2011
(HMC '98)

InstaMed

Raised $130M
($50M in 2016)

Founded 2004
(HMC '00)

peleton technology

Raised $78M
($60M in 2017)

Founded 2010
(HMC '01)

Mavenlink

Raised $64M
($39M in 2016)

Founded 2008
(HMC '88)

Matterport

Raised $61M
($35M in 2015)

Founded 2010
(HMC '01)

Glowforge

Raised $32M
($22M in 2016)

Founded 2014
(HMC '97)

Inktank

Exited $190M in 2014
(Red Hat)


Founded 2012
(HMC '00)

pogo

Exited $150M in 2001
(Excite@Home)

Founded 1997
(HMC '89)

auditude

Exited $120M in 2011
(Adobe)


Founded 1999
(HMC '99)

nexsan

Exited $120M in 2013
(Imation)

Founded 1999
(HMC '82)

whistle

Exited $119M in 2016
(Mars Petcare)

Founded 2012
(HMC '06)

DreamHost

Valued $100M in 2013
(Goldman Sachs)

Founded 1996
(HMC '00, '98, '98, '97)

Motiv Power Systems

Raised $16M
($8M in 2015)

Founded 2009
(HMC '06)