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Investments

421

Portfolio Exits

24

Funds

8

Partners & Customers

3

About Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First (EF) is a UK-based company builder. EF invests in Europe and Asia's top technical individuals and helps them build deep technology startups from scratch in London and Singapore.

Entrepreneur First Headquarter Location

Lincoln Building, The Biscuit Factory 100 Clements Road

London, England, SE16 4DG,

United Kingdom

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Demo day: How to deliver a winning pitch to investors

Aug 7, 2022

Startup accelerators like YC and Entrepreneur First wrap up with a demo day — a chance to pitch to and get the attention of investors. But how do you craft a winning pitch? Demo day: How to deliver a winning pitch to investors

Entrepreneur First Investments

421 Investments

Entrepreneur First has made 421 investments. Their latest investment was in The Lowdown as part of their Seed VC - II on July 7, 2022.

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Entrepreneur First Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

7/20/2022

Seed VC - II

The Lowdown

$2.5M

Yes

2

6/24/2022

Seed VC

Faircraft

$4.6M

Yes

1

6/21/2022

Pre-Seed

TextCortex AI

$1.2M

No

1

6/14/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

6/8/2022

Seed - II

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$99M

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10

Date

7/20/2022

6/24/2022

6/21/2022

6/14/2022

6/8/2022

Round

Seed VC - II

Seed VC

Pre-Seed

Series A

Seed - II

Company

The Lowdown

Faircraft

TextCortex AI

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Amount

$2.5M

$4.6M

$1.2M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

1

1

10

10

Entrepreneur First Portfolio Exits

24 Portfolio Exits

Entrepreneur First has 24 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Sonantic on June 13, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/13/2022

Acquired

$99M

6

5/3/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

4/19/2022

Acquired

$99M

9

3/23/2022

Acquired

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$99M

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10

12/3/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

6/13/2022

5/3/2022

4/19/2022

3/23/2022

12/3/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

6

2

9

10

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Entrepreneur First Fund History

8 Fund Histories

Entrepreneur First has 8 funds, including Nadav Rosenberg I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/16/2020

Nadav Rosenberg I

$0.5M

1

2/19/2019

Entrepreneur First (Global)

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$99M

10

10/27/2017

Entrepreneur First (Singapore)

$99M

10

9/21/2016

Entrepreneur First Next Stage LP

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$99M

10

9/6/2016

Entrepreneur First Next Stage Fund

$99M

10

Closing Date

12/16/2020

2/19/2019

10/27/2017

9/21/2016

9/6/2016

Fund

Nadav Rosenberg I

Entrepreneur First (Global)

Entrepreneur First (Singapore)

Entrepreneur First Next Stage LP

Entrepreneur First Next Stage Fund

Fund Type

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Status

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Amount

$0.5M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Entrepreneur First Partners & Customers

3 Partners and customers

Entrepreneur First has 3 strategic partners and customers. Entrepreneur First recently partnered with Tezos on November 11, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

11/15/2021

Partner

United States

Entrepreneur First launches partnership with Tezos to spin up Web3 startups – TechCrunch

Entrepreneur First , an accelerator-come-company builder , is partnering with the Tezos crypto platform to attract new potential founders to web3.EF specializes in putting together early-career co-founders , developing their ideas , and putting them in front of investors.Technical training and guidance will be provided by experts from the Tezos new venture is called Entrepreneur First Web3 and will accept applications until the end of May 2022 , selecting two cohorts of 40-50 founders to participate in an in-person six months programme in London.Matt Clifford , co-founder and CEO at Entrepreneur First said : `` This platform is ideal for founders who already have a clear conviction to build for a decentralized future , and want to do it as part of a tight-knit community of potential co-founders and collaborators . ''

2

10/6/2021

Partner

Switzerland

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7/13/2017

Partner

Singapore

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Date

11/15/2021

10/6/2021

7/13/2017

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

Switzerland

Singapore

News Snippet

Entrepreneur First launches partnership with Tezos to spin up Web3 startups – TechCrunch

Entrepreneur First , an accelerator-come-company builder , is partnering with the Tezos crypto platform to attract new potential founders to web3.EF specializes in putting together early-career co-founders , developing their ideas , and putting them in front of investors.Technical training and guidance will be provided by experts from the Tezos new venture is called Entrepreneur First Web3 and will accept applications until the end of May 2022 , selecting two cohorts of 40-50 founders to participate in an in-person six months programme in London.Matt Clifford , co-founder and CEO at Entrepreneur First said : `` This platform is ideal for founders who already have a clear conviction to build for a decentralized future , and want to do it as part of a tight-knit community of potential co-founders and collaborators . ''

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Entrepreneur First Team

7 Team Members

Entrepreneur First has 7 team members, including current Founder, Chief Product Officer, General Partner, Alice Bentinck.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Alice Bentinck

Founder, Chief Product Officer, General Partner

Current

Matt Clifford

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Current

Shaun Ng

Founder

Current

Tom Shinner

Chief Operating Officer

Current

Toby Coppel

Virgin Group, Yahoo!, Allen & Company, Intel Capital, and Goldman Sachs

Investment Partner

Current

Name

Alice Bentinck

Matt Clifford

Shaun Ng

Tom Shinner

Toby Coppel

Work History

Virgin Group, Yahoo!, Allen & Company, Intel Capital, and Goldman Sachs

Title

Founder, Chief Product Officer, General Partner

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Founder

Chief Operating Officer

Investment Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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