Build your next company with Antler out of Berlin

Antler is a global early-stage VC enabling and investing in exceptional entrepreneurs. In Berlin and beyond, we bring together entrepreneurs with diverse and complementary backgrounds to build the defining companies of tomorrow. We provide entrepreneurs with a platform across all core ecosystems in Central Europe so they can build their company in the ideal location for them.

Mobilizing entrepreneurship in Central Europe's largest tech hub

From day one, we provide access to an unrivaled set of co-founders, strong ecosystem, network and expertise to support exceptional founders building what will define tomorrow. 

Having invested in hundreds of companies and worked with thousands of entrepreneurs, we know what works and what doesn't. This helps us better support our founders and help maximize their chances of success.

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Join our cohort in Berlin

Applications are open for our Fall 2022 cohort!
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  • Start date

    October 4th, 2022

    The first phase of the Founder program will start on October 4th and will run for 10 weeks. The second phase will run for another three months.

  • What you get


    Support + Access + Investment for kickstarting your venture.

    - Intense support to jumpstart your founding journey from finding a co-founder team to ideation, expert support on unit economics, investor pitching, building MVP, go-to-market strategy

    - Weekly sessions with a dedicated coach from the industry you are building in

    - Access to our network of founders, coaches and venture partners

    - Invitations to events with industry experts

    - Daily updates on latest research, marketing and referrals in our community channels

    - Grant of EUR 3,000 during the first phase for each founder

    - Pitch to our investment committee, that invests at our fixed terms: EUR 100,000 for a fully diluted 11.5% equity stake. There are no service or program fees.

    - Scaling for invested companies with access to our advisor platform of 600+ experts, access to the Antler Hub with perks and discounts

    - Final pitch event with exposure to key VCs and ecosystem players

    - Continuous fundraising support; warm intros to the right VCs and angel investors, investor pitch events, VC office hours, fundraising strategy workshops

    - Job board for first hires

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  • Application Opening

    Applications are now open!

Antler Berlin Office Hours

Join us for the office hours with Alan, partner at Antler Berlin. This is a great opportunity to have all your questions about Antler answered. Every Thursday at 1PM. Join here

Where and when?

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Collaborating with leaders from the ecosystem

Berlin portfolio companies

  • dropstar

    Dropstar is a curated music NFT platform making music collectible by enabling fans to buy ownership in songs directly from their favourite artists and earn royalties on them. Dropstar brings artists, fans, labels and brands together powered by $drop token, the new currency for music.

  • randevu

    Platform that makes it easy for companies 
to efficiently build, scale and run complex marketplaces.

  • HeyLama

    One-stop language learning platform, combining the powers of digital and human-led learning. Cutting-edge technology and latest insights from pedagogy, behavioral and motivation science make it truly effective and personalized.

  • clare&me

    Mental health focused SaaS solution to help people with anxiety help themselves by creating innovative therapy interventions - combining technology with a human component

  • Insightful

    App that allows you to get smarter by watching fun, bite-sized, educational videos about topics that interest you, making knowledge more accessible and easier to digest.

  • Tapline

    Digital funding platform providing subscription-based companies access to frictionless capital.

  • Peccala

    Peccala is the world’s first tokenised crypto robo-investor.

  • Whoosh

    Restaurant online payment platform through QR code that eliminates guests’ waiting time and increases restaurant table turnover, saves on waiter cost, and reduces transaction fees.

  • NeoCarbon

    NeoCarbon captures carbon at scale using existing infrastructure through Direct Air Capture (DAC).

  • apoFox

    apoFox is creating a platform to address structural inefficiencies in the healthcare ecosystem, in order to bring care back to healthcare.

  • Physikit

    Physikit enables health and fitness apps to integrate the power of at-home collection and subsequent laboratory analysis of human bio-fluids such as blood blood, saliva, urine.

  • veriperi

    veriperi is the trusted beauty social commerce platform that empowers product lovers and artists to co-create beauty products for their audience.

  • netbird

    Netbird is a zero configuration VPN for fast-moving teams, building on Zerotrust technology.

  • PeakPower

    Peak Power is a distributed storage system that helps balance the electricity grid.

  • Jetty

    Jetty is the recruiting interface candidates love by enabling companies to deliver seamless, transparent, and engaging hiring.

  • infinit Bio

    infinit Bio is developing a biosynthesis platform technology for the pharmaceutical production of medical psychedelics (e.g. psilocybin) and discovery of novel therapeutic molecules.

Antler Alumni Stories

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Leaving my job at Google to go on the journey of entrepreneurship, I was sceptical whether I would find such inspiring people and work-environment again. Joining Antler I quickly realized my doubts were unjustified!

Celina Messner

Co-Founder at clare&me

Antler Berlin

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