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Matt Clifford MBE

Innovate UK member

Innovate UK council member Matt Clifford MBEMatt Clifford MBE is cofounder and CEO of Entrepreneur First, the leading global talent investor. Entrepreneur First invests in ambitious technical individuals to help them build world-class deep technology start-ups from scratch in London, Berlin, Paris, Singapore, Bangalore and Toronto. Since 2011, Entrepreneur First has funded over 150 companies valued at almost $2bn.

Matt sits on the board of Code First Girls, the technical education non-profit, which he co-founded. Before starting Entrepreneur First, Matt worked at McKinsey & Co. and earned degrees from Cambridge and MIT, where he was a Kennedy Scholar. He was awarded an MBE for services to business in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Last updated: 12 September 2020

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