Actions and Detail Panel
Matt Clifford, CEO of Entrepreneur First, EA + Deep Tech Startups
Mon 20 February 2017, 18:15 – 20:00 GMT
Want to create a high-impact, deep tech startup?
Effective Altruism (EA) Imperial brings you a talk on:
-> Why You Should Start a Startup, specifically the High Impact it can have on the world.
-> Matt's thoughts on the current tech landscape for Deep Tech startups.
What's Effective Altruism?
Effective Altruism is a philosophy and social movement that applies evidence and reason to determining the most effective ways to improve the world.
Who's Matt Clifford?
Matt Clifford MBE is the co-founder and CEO of EF, www.joinef.com/,https://medium.com/@matthewclifford
Matt co-founded EF after leaving his job as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. He is an alumnus of Cambridge and MIT, where he was a Kennedy Memorial scholar.
EF is the best place for Europe’s top technical individuals to meet and build world-changing startups in London. They select purely on the basis of technical talent, so you can apply before you have a team or an idea. The intensive 6-month programme is designed to give you the best possible support in the first 200 days of your startup’s life.
To date, EF have funded 100 of the fastest growing tech startups in Europe, with a total valuation of over $500m.They are backed by the the world's most prestigious VCs including Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, Octopus Investments and Y Combinator.
**EF’s most successful startup, Magic Pony Technology, was started by two Imperial Alumni, Rob Bishop (EEE graduate) and Zehan Wang (JMC and PhD in Computer Vision). Magic Pony was bought by Twitter in 2016 for $150m. Many other EF alumni are Imperial graduates.
**We strongly recommend this event for those studying technical degrees and PhD students.
Currently, the event is open to all students and staff of Imperial College. Guests will need their Imperial ID card to enter. If we believe that there may be spaces available closer to the event we will release a small amount of tickets to the general public, sign up for the waitlist now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/matt-clifford-ceo-of-entrepreneur-first-ea-deeptech-startups-tickets-31993826396
Drinks and snacks provided!