Technical Founder

Entrepreneur First Published: November 18, 2020
Berlin, Germany
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We'll help you find a co-founder and build a company from scratch.Entrepreneur First is the world’s leading talent investor. We invest time and money in the world’s most talented and ambitious individuals, helping them to:meet a co-founderdevelop an ideastart a companySo far, we’ve helped 1,000+ people create 200+ companies, worth a combined $1.5bn.How it worksThe programme runs for 6-9 months, full-time in Berlin.For the first 3 months, we focus on helping you find the right partner from a carefully selected pool and develop your idea. You are paid a monthly grant of €2,000.At the end of 3 months, you pitch to our Investment Committee to receive pre-seed funding and join the second part of the programme.The second part of the programme focused on preparing you to raise your next round of seed funding with external investors.At the 6th month mark of the programme, we gather many established investors in our region on an Investor Day, to hear the companies pitch and help you raise seed investment.Why join?Meet a co-founder from a pre-vetted group of exceptional people with our structured team-building process.Test and develop ideas - You don’t need an idea to apply. We’ll help you refine your personal competitive advantage, and guide you to develop an idea based on that.Financial support - We provide a monthly stipend of €2,000 from day one to help with living costs - it's not a loan and you’ll never have to pay it back.Receive world-class mentorship - You’ll be guided by our Venture Partners and entrepreneurs-in-residence, who have themselves, already scaled and sold valuable companies solving huge problems.Raise funding - You’ll pitch your startup to our global network of investors, and we’ll support you to raise investment so you can take your company to the next level.Access to our alumni network - Our alumni community is home to some of the smartest and most ambitious people across the world.Who we look forStrong technical expertise and/or building ability in AI, ML, NLP, Neural Networks, Computer Vision and/or Data ScienceAbility to explain and articulate complex ideas, simplyAbility to digest difficult questions/informationAbility to envisage how your technical knowledge could be applied outside of academia - with a focus on impact/disruptionYou're a recent graduate or you're in the early stages in your careerWe're now accepting applications for our April 2021 cohort. Apply by 6th December.


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