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We build and fund startups together with exceptional entrepreneurs and the world’s leading companies

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Founders Factory backs visionary founders with capital, dedicated support from a team of 60+ operators, and unrivalled access to a coalition of industry leading corporate partners.

  • 300+

    startups

  • 60+

    operators

  • 5

    continents

BUILDERS & INVESTORS

Shaping the future of Fintech, Health, Climate and Deep Tech

Venture Studio

Co-found a new company with the backing of our team and partners

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Accelerator

Raise capital and grow your startup in our pre-seed and seed stage investment programs

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PLATFORM

We back founders from idea to seed - and beyond

Capital

Capital

We fund startups at idea, pre-seed and seed, combining capital with the full backing of Founders Factory through our investment programs.

Our programs
Operational Support

Operational Support

Co-founder level support from our 60+ team of builders and operators. We'll help you find product-market fit, build your company and raise your next round.

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Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners

Access to industry leading corporates is what we call our unfair advantage: from distribution and market intelligence to commercial partnerships and follow on capital.

Our partners
Community & Network

Community & Network

We operate at the centre of Europe's tech ecosystem. Join our global community of founders, investors and corporate innovators.

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PORTFOLIO

Building and investing in future category leaders

  • StoryblokStoryblok

    Storyblok

     / Series C

    Storyblok is the Top Ranked CMS for creating powerful experiences on any digital channel.

    Media

  • DronamicsDronamics

    Dronamics

     / Series B

    Dronamics offers an all-in-one solution for the middle-mile powered by our Black Swan cargo drone.

    Climate

  • PerlegoPerlego

    Perlego

     / Series B

    Perlego is an unlimited online subscription to 1M+ academic books - trusted by students worldwide.

    EdTech

  • PeptonePeptone

    Peptone

     / Series B

    The first in class Translational Biophysics Company focused on drugging Intrinsically Disordered Proteins.

    Health

  • FlourishFlourish

    Flourish

     / Exited

    Beautiful and easy data-visualization and storytelling. Acquired by Canva in 2022.

    Media

  • TemboTembo

    Tembo

     / Series A

    Tembo is on a mission to make homeownership happen for a new generation of buyers through smart family lending

    Media

  • FeedrFeedr

    Feedr

     / Exited

    Feedr provides a hassle-free, one-stop solution that makes it easy for companies to provide delicious healthy meals to their team. Acquired by Compass Group in 2020.

    Health

  • Shop CircleShop Circle

    Shop Circle

     / Series A

    Shop Circle acquires and grows e-commerce tools, providing everything brands need to scale their stores.

    Ecommerce

  • Honest HealthHonest Health

    Honest Health

     / Exited

    D2C vertical health platform for men aimed at delivering targeted care at scale. Acquired by Hims & Hers in 2021.

    Health

  • Scan.comScan.com

    Scan.com

     / Series A

    Booking infrastructure for diagnostic scans

    Health

  • Fundamental VRFundamental VR

    Fundamental VR

     / Series B

    An immersive training simulation for surgery using virtual reality and haptics.

    Health

  • Iris AIIris AI

    Iris AI

     / Series A

    AI engine for scientific text understanding that supports knowledge processing needs for research.

    AI

STORIES & INSIGHTS

  • Storyblok raises $80M to add more AI to its ‘headless’ CMS aimed at non-technical people | TechCrunch

    Storyblok raises $80M to add more AI to its ‘headless’ CMS aimed at non-technical people | TechCrunchStoryblok raises $80M to add more AI to its ‘headless’ CMS aimed at non-technical people | TechCrunch

    Read about Storyblok's $80m Series C in TechCrunch

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  • TrustedHousesitters buyout values company at $100M

    TrustedHousesitters buyout values company at $100MTrustedHousesitters buyout values company at $100M

    A management buyout by Mayfair Equity Partners sees a surging valuation for the category-defining petsitting marketplace.

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  • E-Commerce Software Startup Shop Circle Raises $120 Million | Forbes

    E-Commerce Software Startup Shop Circle Raises $120 Million | ForbesE-Commerce Software Startup Shop Circle Raises $120 Million | Forbes

    London-based e-commerce software startup Shop Circle has raised $120 million in Series A funding

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  • Founders Factory Africa to deploy $114M using learnings from past programs | TechCrunch

    Founders Factory Africa to deploy $114M using learnings from past programs | TechCrunchFounders Factory Africa to deploy $114M using learnings from past programs | TechCrunch

    Funding from the Mastercard Foundation and Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures will help FFA “better serve founders across the African tech ecosystem.”

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  • Perlego founder Gauthier van Malderen on his ‘Spotify for textbooks’ & transforming education

    Perlego founder Gauthier van Malderen on his ‘Spotify for textbooks’ & transforming educationPerlego founder Gauthier van Malderen on his ‘Spotify for textbooks’ & transforming education
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  • Venture Insights From Tom Hulme, Head of Europe at GV

    Venture Insights From Tom Hulme, Head of Europe at GVVenture Insights From Tom Hulme, Head of Europe at GV

    Learn the secrets of the trade from a seasoned investor, and what he looks for when he's deploying capital

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  • What does defensibility look like in AI?

    What does defensibility look like in AI?What does defensibility look like in AI?

    Head of Data Science Bianca Furtuna shares lessons for founders building in AI on how to build moats around their products

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  • Dronamics: How the Rangelov Brothers’ dream of ultra-efficient cargo drones is taking flight

    Dronamics: How the Rangelov Brothers’ dream of ultra-efficient cargo drones is taking flightDronamics: How the Rangelov Brothers’ dream of ultra-efficient cargo drones is taking flight

    Brothers Svilen and Konstantin share the story of their success so far, and how they're transforming the future of logistics and cargo

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  • Lessons for CEOs from Pete Flint, General Partner at NfX

    Lessons for CEOs from Pete Flint, General Partner at NfXLessons for CEOs from Pete Flint, General Partner at NfX

    As both a founder of and investor in unicorns, Pete has a great deal of knowledge to share about building successful companies, raising capital, as well as making the transition from operator to investor.

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