We're the world's leading startup accelerator and venture studio
Started by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane Fox, Founders Factory has received investment from some of the world's most influential companies to build and invest in exceptional founders solving global problems using technology.
Combined with unparalleled access to our corporate partners, we invest cash and deliver bespoke support with our team of 100+ specialists.
Access the world's most influential companies
Access to leading innovators in the world’s most influential companies is what we call an unfair advantage. Everything from distribution to data, relationships, credibility and capital. We have 11 Corporate Partners across 4 locations globally.Learn More
Go further & faster than you thought possible
We're a diverse team of 100+ functional experts with deep industry, investment and entrepreneurship experience, plugged into your team from day one.
Dr Kyle Grant and Tom de Wilton, Co-founders
"Founders Factory's accelerator turned out to be a real leg-up for our business. We received mentorship from some of the best minds at Reckitt Benckiser (RB), and we're soon to launch a game-changing partnership with one of their household brands.
Not to mention how Founders Factory equipped us with the skills and know-how to scale our business into two new cities and hire our first team. "
We’re hiring and so are our startups
We're always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our team, or one of our portfolio companies.
Perlego provides students and professionals unlimited access to a giant digital library of academic and business eBooks.
The team have grown their digital library from 15,000 books and 350 publishers to half a million books and 2,500 publishers in four years, making Perlego one of the largest online libraries for academic textbooks.
They graduated from our Accelerator Program in 2018, with $4.8million investment led by ADV, and have since closed a £7million ($9m) Series A fundraising round.
What we’ve been up to
How our Fintech Startup Raised £2.6m from Top-Tier Investors
Ritesh and Chris, co-founders of ClearGlass, make public their lessons on raising £2.6m from top-tier investors.
A Fundraising Manual For Startup Founders
To help Founders with their fundraising process, we've shared our considerations for fundraising successfully. Useful for those raising pre-seed to pre-Series A.
How Oxwash scaled their revolutionary sustainable laundry service during a pandemic
Co-founder Kyle shares how Oxwash scaled their startup through Founders Factory’s accelerator program, raising £1.75m in seed funding, and embarking on a game-changing partnership with FMCG giant Reckitt Benckiser (RB) – all during the pandemic.