Build your transformational AI company with Antler
As AI technologies evolve at a breathtaking speed, founders have an unprecedented opportunity to leverage those tools to solve complex, meaningful, and pervasive problems. Antler is looking for the next wave of visionary founders committed to using AI to disrupt industries and improve how we live, work, and thrive as individuals, organizations, and economies.
The investor backing the world's most driven founders, from day zero to greatness. Enabling thousands of founders every year to launch and scale companies that move the world forward.
August 24, 2023
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We are living a once-in-humankind moment: AI technologies are evolving at a breathtaking speed, unlocking powerful new ways for founders to disrupt industries and improve how we live, work, and thrive as individuals, organizations, and economies.
How Antler fuels AI startups to go further, faster from day zero
Antler’s global community exists to increase our founders’ speed and success rate in solving important problems—from day zero to greatness.
Apply to Antler today to tap into our large AI advisory network—including leading operators and experts across sectors—AI technology perks and discounted offers, a global talent platform for recruiting, an international network of AI investors, as well as a playbook for starting and scaling technology startups. Join our dynamic community of 6,000+ founders who champion each other’s success and provide support during product launches in places like Product Hunt. AI company Hypertype scored product of the day and Klu scored #1 AI product of the day on Product Hunt with strong support from fellow founders.
To learn more about how power founders' trajectories, read A Window into Progress or visit our Location pages in the top navigation.
The Nordics have produced some of the most successful tech unicorns in Europe—and the world—with Spotify and Klarna securing some of the highest valuations ever achieved by European tech founders. As the tech flywheel spins faster and faster in the region, Antler is excited to publish the largest study of tech founders in the Nordics ever conducted.
Our content series "It All Starts with People" delves into the passions, motivations, and vision of the exceptional founders we have the privilege of partnering with around the world. Read the story of Manuel Schönfeld, founder and CEO of PowerX, on a mission to help businesses waste less energy and money while combatting what he calls "the largest threat to our planet since the meteor wiped out dinosaurs.”
Our Window into Progress digital event series continues with "Under the Hood"—a deep dive into the rigor and scale that makes Antler unique as we source and assess tens of thousands of founders across six continents.
On the heels of publishing A Window into Progress—a global report that looks inside Antler, the world’s day zero investor—we are excited to present a digital event series offering deeper insights into our portfolio, investment approach, and unique views of the world. Our first event is "The State of Building Today," featuring perspectives on the state of VC and the startup ecosystems in Europe, the US, India, and Brazil.
Our content series "It All Starts with People" delves into the passions, motivations, and vision of the exceptional founders we have the privilege of partnering with around the world. Read the story of Abraham Burak and Bahadir Ozdemir, co-founders of Airalo, who are on a mission to make connectivity around the world accessible and affordable.
As unicorns and later-stage companies are battered by the economic climate, the overall health of the European tech ecosystem looks stronger than ever, with more founders coming from big tech and unicorns to build new startups with significant growth potential. Dive into our report and get to know the new generation of European tech founders.
Antler is thrilled to have closed Antler Elevate, a $285 million emerging growth fund that backs the next generation of game-changing founders across 20+ technology ecosystems, propelling them on their paths to greatness.