Is an IIIT or IIM degree is mandatory to build a successful start-up? No. But can you impress a venture capitalist without having the right qualification from a premier institute? Probably not. Anybody can become entrepreneur, no confusion there. But once you are fighting for funding, VCs are going to look at your academic background and achievements. If they are going to invest in your product or service, they need to know that you have got the right mettle to earn them profit. Having the right education from premiere institutions helps to achieve that goal. Here we have made a list on Indian start-up founders education to give you an insight. Needless to say, investors look for the right product and team first, once that part is checked off, they look at the founders’ background.