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Join as an individual. Get backed by a community.

Through our 6-month platform, you’ll get paid to test out your ideas with a pool of exceptional people who want to build technology startups.

You don’t need decades of experience, a team or an idea. Just you. Unlock your ambition.

Join as an individual. Get backed by a community.

Through our 6-month platform, you’ll get paid to test out your ideas with a pool of exceptional people who want to build technology startups.

You don’t need decades of experience, a team or an idea. Just you. Unlock your ambition.

Since 2011

$5B+

Combined portfolio value

3000+

Individuals joined

500+

Companies founded
Introducing Entrepreneur First Web3

Build the future of the decentralised web

In September 2022, we will launch the first cohort of our new platform, Entrepreneur First Web3, in partnership with the Tezos Foundation.

Delivered alongside our general platform, EF Web3 is for aspiring founders with a clear conviction to build on the decentralised web.

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How it works

Through our platform, you’ll have the opportunity to meet an exceptional co-founder and develop a business together.

You’ll be supported every step of the way by dedicated advisors and venture partners, who’ll help you turn your competitive advantage into a startup.

At the end of the platform, we’ll introduce you to our network of investors to help you raise your first round of investment.

How it works

Our companies include

Tractable

SERIES D
London 2014
Deep learning for accident and disaster recovery. Valued at $1B as of their last round, co-led by Insight Partners and Georgian Partners.

AccuRx

SERIES B
London 2016
Healthcare communication platform, raised a $38M Series B led by Lakestar.

Magic Pony Technology

EXIT
London 2014
Patented image-processing technology delivering high quality video streaming over low bandwidth, acquired by Twitter.

Dishpatch

SERIES A
London 2020

Enabling the UK’s best restaurants to deliver meal kits UK-wide, Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz.

Retail Pulse

SEED
Bangalore 2020
Computer vision to provide real-time display analytics, connecting businesses to millions of mom and pop stores.

Pencil

SEED
Singapore 2018
Creative AI platform for digital advertising teams, backed by Sequoia Surge.

The Lowdown

PRE-SEED
London 2020
World’s first review platform for contraception with a community of 80,000 monthly users and growing.

Alcemy

SEED
Berlin 2018
Using machine learning to produce concrete faster and cheaper, with potential to save the equivalent of the UK’s entire carbon emissions.