Matt Clifford co-founded Entrepreneur First in 2011. It is a London-based startup accelerator which assists promising UK and Central European tech graduates and those already working in technology firms to design and run their own startups. The program has helped establish 75 startups valued at $450 million in its first four years, including Magic Pony Technology, Tractable, StackHut, Pi-Top, OpenCosmos, Status Today and Cloud NC.
Matt is a trustee and non-executive director at techfortrade and an advisory board member for Sillicon Valley Comes to the UK.
In 2016, Matt was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to business.
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