Geographic location shouldn't dictate whether one can participate in the startup ecosystem. That's why Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford created Entrepreneur First – a global platform to recruit exceptional entrepreneurs, pair them with co-founders, and connect them with investors all over the world. Beyond connecting prospective entrepreneurs, the organization provides an environment where people to test out working relationships, thereby helping them figure out which complementary skills and attributes are needed in their partners before ultimately forming a team. Nearly a decade after its founding, Entrepreneur First's international footprint has given it an advantage in adapting to the now largely remote-first way of working. As the organization's network of entrepreneurs, investors and alumnus has expanded, Entrepreneur First has seen an uptick in interest from an increasingly diverse pool of founders.
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