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Antler

Antler

Antler is a Singapore-based accelerator and incubator firm investing in early-stage technology companies.

Founded in 2017, Antler is an accelerator and incubator firm based in Singapore, Singapore. The firm is a startup generator and early-stage venture capital firm seeks to invest in technology sector. Antler has invested in and helped build over 200 companies. Several of these early-stage startups have since secured follow-on investments.

Program

Through Antler's incubator program, Antler works to help startups and entrepreneurs find co-founders and teams to help them develop their business idea. This first phase of their incubation program is followed by a second phase, in which Antler selects a number of companies and teams. The second phase works with those companies and teams to build their product towards a demo day for follow-on investments.

All participants to the first phase of the incubator program receive an individual grant to help them focus on building their company and product. Through in-person and online, the incubator program helps those teams and companies network with industry experts and successful entrepreneurs. Speaking on the program, Antler co-founder and CEO Magnus Grimeland said:

With our support, our founders start refining their ideas and building new and innovative businesses. What is equally important is the deep relationship our founders build with their peers, our advisors and backers.

Timeline

November 6, 2020
Global early-stage VC Antler launches in Berlin; plans to invest in 160+ startups across Central Europe
February 6, 2020
Company-builder Antler passes $75M raised after investment from Schroders and Ferd
July 9, 2019
In just six months, Antler VC invested €5.4 million to create 44 new startups globally
April 8, 2018
Antler raises a $3,000,000 seed round from Andreas Ehn and Birger Nergaard.

Funding rounds

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Further reading

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Company-builder Antler passes $75M raised after investment from Schroders and Ferd

Mike Butcher

Web

February 6, 2020

Global early-stage VC Antler launches in Berlin; plans to invest in 160+ startups across Central Europe | Silicon Canals

Rahul Raj

Web

November 6, 2020

Global VC Antler invests in seven UK startups - Tech.eu

Annie Musgrove

Web

October 15, 2020

In just six months, Antler VC invested €5.4 million to create 44 new startups globally

Mary Loritz

Web

July 9, 2019

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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AVC14: The evolution of the VC ecosystem with Anurag Srivastava

November 26, 2020

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News

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Date
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Description
Callum Burroughs
February 24, 2021
Business Insider
Leaked documents seen by Insider show that Antler could soon be opening new operations in France.
Catherine Shu
December 14, 2020
TechCrunch
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