Entrepreneur First (EF), the London-headquartered “talent investor” that backs individuals pre-team and pre-idea to enable them to found startups, has appointed former Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans as a Venture Partner.

A well-respected analyst with a background in the tech and media industries, Evans will be tasked with providing “analysis, insight and recommendations” for new technologies and markets that offer opportunities for the EF company builder model and to support future EF cohorts.

This will include acting as an advisor to EF’s global portfolio, and supporting the current and upcoming cohorts at Investment Committee. Additionally, I’m told he’ll be working with EF’s Executive Committee on “strategy and portfolio composition direction” (whatever that means!).

Noteworthy, Evans’ LinkedIn profile lists him as a Venture Partner at London’s

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