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Introducing Antler's fall residency Visiting Partners in the US

The Antler team in the US is thrilled to introduce our inaugural class of Visiting Partners who will be coaching and supporting founders participating in our US Fall Residencies this October across Austin, Boulder, and NYC.

US

This founder shares her tips for overcoming gender bias in the tech startup industry

Alexis Aaron, co-founder of Sortd, recently shared her insights on gender bias within the industry, overcoming prevention questions, and how reframing the problem you’re solving for can win over different investors

Australia

What founders need to know about angel investing vs. venture capital

James McClure, a partner at Antler in Australia, compares angel investing and venture capital from his unique vantage point of being an active participant in both. Beyond obvious differences like the source of funds and cheque sizes, he outlines five lesser-known contrasts.

Australia

The new generation of Nordic founders

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.

Global

Antler expands into Finland with Helsinki opening

Antler's expansion into Finland consolidates our position as the most active early-stage investor in the Nordics. 

Global

Antler goes beyond traditional VC investing—here's how

A good investor needs to back a startup for its full journey—from day zero to greatness. Learn more about how Antler’s founder support goes beyond traditional investing.

Global

Manuel Schönfeld: The management consultant determined to save companies millions

Meet Manuel Schönfeld, founder and CEO of PowerX, who's helping businesses save energy and money while combatting "the largest threat to our planet since the meteor wiped out dinosaurs.”

Global

Day Zero to Greatness Series: A fireside chat with Co-founder of Airwallex, Lucy Liu

Co-founder of Airwallex, Lucy Liu, joined Antler to discuss how and where the best ideas emerge, and how to capitalise on them to seize an opportunity to build the next wave of global tech companies.

Australia

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.

Global

Antler welcomes it's tenth cohort in Australia

Meet the 75 founders kicking off Antler's tenth cohort in Australia

Australia

How to get funding for your startup in Australia: A step-by-step guide

Learn how to raise funding for your startup in Australia with this step-by-step guide. We cover everything from finding the right sources of funding to preparing your pitch deck

Australia

Day Zero to Greatness Series: A fireside chat with Chief Evangelist of Canva, Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist at Canva, speaks with Bede Moore, Chief Commercial Officer, of Antler, in a virtual fireside chat.

Australia

Antler launches $60 million MENAP fund

Antler launches a $60m MENAP fund led by partners Dr. Jonathan Doerr and Romain Assunção with plans to invest in 100+ startups in the next four years. Antler is replicating its proven global track record from across six continents to boost early-stage investing in MENAP.

Global

Portfolio spotlight: Vero Technologies revolutionizes inventory finance

Ryan Sommerville on his investment in Vero Technologies and the inventory finance landscape.

US

Seven ways to grow your D2C demand without giving your money to Google, Meta, or Amazon

James McClure, a Partner at Antler in Australia, delves into seven ways startups can grow their D2C demand without needing to generate it through paid platforms like Google, Meta, or Amazon.

Australia

12 MINUTES—Episode 3: Kilian Martin from Physikit

12 MINUTES with Antler founders gives a closer look into the journey of founders toward successfully building their ventures. Every first Wednesday of the month Alan Poensgen, Antler Partner in Germany, sits down with a founder of an Antler portfolio company and talks about their time at Antler, the team formation, the ideation process, and more.

Germany

8 founders reveal the advantage they gained by building their startup with Antler in Australia

Building a business, whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or a first-time founder, is hard work.

Australia

Antler Australia's program structure: A comprehensive guide for aspiring founders

Embarking on the entrepreneurial path can be intimidating and riddled with uncertainty and potential risks. Challenges may arise for founders in identifying the perfect co-founder, affirming their concept's viability, or establishing a network and solid route to funding. Antler Australia's preliminary program offers a well-organised framework, mitigating the hazards associated with startup creation.

Australia

Taking the leap: Insights and advice from technologists-turned-entrepreneurs

Learn from technologists who founded their own businesses through Antler Australia and what insights they offer on entrepreneurship and autonomy, impact, and creative freedom.

Australia

Antler invests in women-led companies and gives them an unfair advantage, here's how

Co-Founder of GoFIGR, Helena Turpin, dives into creating her business in Antler Australia's second cohort back in 2020 and embracing the advantage of building with a VC focussed on empowering women founders.

Australia

From the outside looking in—Bernie Li | Building Blocks Podcast

Founding a startup can be an incredibly tough process for any entrepreneur, no matter the experience level. To provide some insight into the entrepreneurship process, Bernie Li, General Partner at Antler Canada speaks with Brendan Herjavec of the Building Blocks Podcast on a recent episode, and sheds some light on his entrepreneurship path, the concept of the “power rule” in investing, the founder mentality, and what it means to truly be a “good” founder.

Canada

Ex-Spotify CTO Explains How To Build And Scale Successful Startups

Growth is fantastic, but it needs to managed in such a manner whereby sustainability is not lost

Australia

Companies to watch: Breakout startups in Antler's portfolio

Our Window into Progress digital event series continues with "Companies to Watch"—a conversation with and about standout founders building in the most exciting sectors on the planet.

Global

What is Antler’s track record of investing in women?

From removing the barriers to entry to ensuring diversity in our interviewing and investment processes, as well as being a sector agnostic investor, Antler is on a mission to make entrepreneurship more accessible.

Australia

12 MINUTES — Episode 2: Dean Hastie from Tapline

12 MINUTES with Antler founders gives a closer look into the journey of founders toward successfully building their ventures. Every first Wednesday of the month Alan Poensgen, Antler Partner in Germany, sits down with a founder of an Antler portfolio company and talks about their time at Antler, the team formation, the ideation process, and more.

Germany

Antler Ignite

Antler Ignite is a special online initiative for high school and university students to spark their entrepreneurial spirit. Get a taste of Antler’s residency programs and learn about the cornerstones of entrepreneurship from Antler’s partners.

Global

Abraham Burak: The digital nomad delivering instant connectivity worldwide

Meet Abraham Burak, co-founder of Airalo, who ditched an inefficient legacy system to make connectivity accessible and affordable to millions of world travelers.

Global

Antler partners with Khazanah to launch in Malaysia

Antler is thrilled to announce our launch in Malaysia, headquartered in Kuala Lumpur and in partnership with Khazanah.

Global

Under the hood: How Antler sources and assesses great founders

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.

Global

Antler reveals revamped US investment terms

Tyler Norwood reflects on the past four years building Antler in the US and reveals updated investment terms.

US

The value of building with a co-founder

Ben Billy, Co-Founder of StoryTiling, shares his experience working with Antler, including networking, finding the right Co-Founder with shared values, and team breakups

Australia

Why investing in women from day zero will change entire startup ecosystem

By scouting, investing in and supporting more women founders at the very earliest stage, Antler is on a mission to help shape a more gender-diverse top-of-funnel for later-stage VCs and, together, shift the gender mix across the Australian startup ecosystem.

Australia

How Antler helps entrepreneurs find a co-founder

Finding a co-founder is no easy feat. Here are 5 ways in which Antler facilitates co-founder matching to help you find a complementary team.

Australia

Antler in Berlin welcomes new additions to the Antler portfolio

What a day! On Wednesday 28th June all of Antler portfolio companies met up together with more than 150 investors, other founders, and executives. It was a day full of inspiration, insightful conversations, and a great opportunity to keep the spirits up when the times for start-ups are hard.

After the panel discussion led by Christopher Klink, partner at Antler Germany, where Emilia Theye, co-founder of Clare&Me, Tore Myrholt, Chairman of the Board at Antler, and Emma Tracey, CEO at Scéal shared their insights and perspectives on the early-stage ecosystem in the region and beyond as well as gave advice to founders and investors. They also concluded that despite hard times, there is a lot of light and positive expectations for the years to come!

Germany

Announcing the Antler in Iberia 2023 Portfolio Reveal

Through residencies in Lisbon and Madrid, Antler in Iberia works with founders from day zero of their startup growth journey. After investment from Antler, our portfolio companies work with the Antler team to unlock continued growth and scale. As partners from the earliest stage, we’re proud to reveal our first portfolio companies.

You'll see a diverse group of founders. There's a software developer who previously worked for NASA, a second-time founder who has previously raised over 200 million USD, and others who are addressing a wide range of issues with their companies. Among them are builders of a goals-based social app and an all-in-one solution for car repair shop management.


The founders are incredibly talented, and we're thrilled to support them.

The founder's guide to partner visas in Australia

This comprehensive guide will take you through the exciting opportunities that lie in Australia's dynamic startup scene and how Antler can support your entrepreneurial aspirations.

Australia

Am I right for Antler?

Elísabet Ýr Sigurðardóttir, co-founder of Anda, shares her experience working with Antler - from finding the right co-founder to building her business.

Australia

The state of building today: Antler global perspectives

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.

Global

How To Find A Co-Founder In Australia

Entrepreneurship can be a challenging and rewarding journey, but it is not one that should be taken alone. A co-founder is an essential element in building a successful startup.

Australia

Como funciona o programa de residência da Antler Brasil?

Entenda mais sobre o programa que apoia, desde o dia zero, empreendedores brasileiros a criarem suas próprias startups

Brazil

Investing in IndiaP2P and unlocking capital for 80M women entrepreneurs

IndiaP2P's tech platform ensures the country’s highest-quality borrowers get access to faster, cheaper capital.

India

What is the future of venture?

Against a backdrop of significant economic uncertainties and political challenges, one fact holds true: The dependent relationship between innovation and venture capital (VC)—with the latter financing and enabling the founders who create the biggest and boldest solutions around the globe—fuels the engine of progress. But what will the future of VC look like amidst so much flux?

Global

10 Ways to Significantly Grow Marketplace Supply In Less Than 10 Weeks

At Antler, we make investment decisions on startups that are less than 10 weeks old. In this time, founders find a team, conceive, test and validate business ideas, and start to grow their startup. For those who want to launch a marketplace, Partner James McClure has shared his insider tips to building supply in that short amount of time.

Australia

Finding the Founding Path–Naman Budhdeo | The Hard Part Podcast

Founding a startup can be an incredibly tough process for any entrepreneur, no matter the experience level. To provide some insight into the entrepreneurship process, Naman Budheo, General Partner at Antler Canada speaks with Evan McCann of The Hard Part on his podcast, and discusses his own path to becoming a founder, how to move past entrepreneurship failures, entering developed industries with heavy-hitting competitors, and how exactly he became an integral part of Antler Canada.

Canada

What Antler looks for in a founder

From the types of founders to how we assess Founder DNA, and more. Here's what you need to know.

Australia

Meet the new generation of European tech founders

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.

Global

Lessons From 3K+ Founder Interviews. Here’s How You Can Stand Out

Having previously been an executive search consultant, doubled the headcount of a Aussie startup now at unicorn-status, and now leading Scouting for Antler in Australia, Antler Associate Partner Adele Moynihan knows talent. Over the past four years, she's personally interviewed 3,000 of the 5,000 candidates who have applied. Here are her tips for getting ahead in the process.

Australia

12 MINUTES – Episode 1: Christian Poensgen from Maya Climate

12 MINUTES with Antler Founders gives a closer look into the journey of founders toward successfully building their ventures.

Every first Wednesday of the month Alan Poensgen, Antler Partner in Germany, sits down with a founder of an Antler portfolio company and talks about their time at Antler, the team formation, the ideation process, and more.

Germany

Why a day zero investor is your best bet, according to a first-time entrepreneur

Andre Dean Smith, co-founder of ScreenApp, shares his experience of building a startup with Antler, and the traction he has gained post-Antler’s investment in December 2022.

Australia

A comprehensive guide to Australian business and entrepreneur visas

Everything you need to know about Australian business and entrepreneur visas. Explore eligibility criteria, application processes, and tips for a successful relocation to Australia's thriving business ecosystem.

Australia

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