Fireside chat with Entrepreneur First Founders: Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 18:00
Startup Grind London


Fireside chat with Entrepreneur First Founders: Alice Bentinck and Matt Clifford

EF is a place where startups like Magic Pony (one of largest AI exits of 2016) are born. It is a place to find a co-founder, build a company & access some of world’s top investors. They've helped build over 80 tech companies, collectively worth over $1bn.

EF is backed by Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn), Greylock Partners, Mosaic Ventures, Founders Fund, and some of the world's best entrepreneurs.


6:00 pm Welcome

6:30 pm Fireside Chat

7:30 pm Networking

9:00 pm Finish

Hosted By: Marian Gazdik, London Director

Marian is also Founding Partner at IPM Growth (, a VC company investing in extremely ambitious technology scale-ups from the Central & Eastern Europe. He is an advisory board member at T-Mobile Czech Republic & Telekom Slovakia. Ex-Orange, ex-Reebok.

Marian was featured in New Europe 100 ( (organised by Financial Times, Google, Respublica and Visegrad Fund), the list of outstanding challengers who are leading world class innovation from Central and Eastern Europe.

Twitter: @mgazdik ( Tim Elder, London Co-Director

Petar Savic, London Co-director

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What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (

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