Under the hood: How Antler sources and assesses great founders

Learn how Antler goes from 177,000 applications to a 1% investment rate, sourcing and assessing driven founders around the world.


July 13, 2023
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How does Antler go from 177,000 applications to a 1% investment rate?

Antler CEO Magnus Grimeland hosts a deep dive into the institutional rigor and scale that makes us unique, featuring Antler partners leading key aspects of our operations—founder scouting (Lavanya Indralingam), program (Ryan Sommerville), and portfolio success (Anne Solhaug Tutar).

Erik Sebusch, Global Strategy Leader for VC & Growth Equity at Mercer Alternatives Group, shares an investor’s perspectives on VC manager selection in the current environment.

Watch the video below.

Watch "The State of Building Today," Antler's latest perspectives on venture capital and startup ecosystems in Europe, the US, India, and Brazil.

To learn more about Antler, read A Window into Progress, a report that captures the breadth and impact of Antler’s global community.

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