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Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First is an Investment company based in the United Kingdom founded in 2011 by Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford.

Investment company based in the United Kingdom. Their portfolio includes Magic Pony Technology, who were acquired by Twitter for $150m 18 months after the founders met at EF.

Founded in 2011 by Alice Bentinck Matt Clifford, the firm prefers to invest in technology-driven companies. The firm has created 300+ companies and invested $2b combined portfolio value.

As of February 2020, Entrepreneur First raised 4 funds and has made 185 investments and had 8 exits. The notable exits include Scape Technologies, Adbrain, and Avocarrot.

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June 28, 2022
Entrepreneur First raises a $158,000,000 series C round from Sequoia Capital, SoftBank, Sten Tamkivi, Taavet Hinrikus and Tom Blomfield.

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Mike Butcher
September 21, 2021
TechCrunch
It would be fair to say the pandemic has had enormous effects on the world of work, but it has come at a time when other factors were already ongoing. The decline of main-street shopping due to e-commerce has only been hastened. The shift to remote working has sky-rocketed. And people no longer want to [...]
Mike Butcher
September 21, 2021
TechCrunch
It would be fair to say the pandemic has had enormous effects on the world of work, but it has come at a time when other factors were already ongoing. The decline of main-street shopping due to e-commerce has only been hastened. The shift to remote working has sky-rocketed. And people no longer want to [...]
Steve O'Hear
December 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Papercup, the U.K.-based AI startup that has developed speech technology that translates people's voices into other languages and is already being used in the video and television industry, has raised £8 million in funding. The round was led by LocalGlobe and Sands Capital Ventures, alongside Sky, GMG Ventures, Entrepreneur First (EF) and BDMI. Papercup says [...]
Steve O'Hear
December 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Papercup, the U.K.-based AI startup that has developed speech technology that translates people's voices into other languages and is already being used in the video and television industry, has raised £8 million in funding. The round was led by LocalGlobe and Sands Capital Ventures, alongside Sky, GMG Ventures, Entrepreneur First (EF) and BDMI. Papercup says [...]
Steve O'Hear
October 15, 2019
TechCrunch
Entrepreneur First (EF), the Greylock-backed "talent investor" that recruits and backs individuals pre-team and pre-idea to enable them to found startups, is pulling out of Hong Kong, TechCrunch has learned. According to sources, the London HQ'd company builder has told provisional candidates for its 2020 Hong Kong cohort that they should instead apply to one [...]
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