We power founders to go further, faster

We partner with the world’s best founders and corporates to build, fund and scale ambitious startups worldwide.
We’re live in London, New York, Paris and Johannesburg.

Our Programs

Venture Studio

For entrepreneurs who want to build a start up from scratch. Bring us an idea, or apply to launch one of our existing concepts.


For teams who have a product in market and early traction, who want to leverage our team and partners to scale.

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.

We'll help you 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.

Go further & faster than you thought possible

We're a diverse team of 100+ mentors and operators with deep industry, investment and entrepreneurship experience, plugged into your team from day one.

Our Offices


Investing in Beauty, FinTech, Home, Media, Retail, Travel & Ai & Big Data.

New York

Investing in Healthcare


Investing in FinTech


Investing in FinTech and Healthcare

Our Founders

Nick Torday, CEO

"Being part of the FF program has been central to our growth and we’ve been supported by great people. It’s been an incredibly positive experience and we absolutely recognise we got to where we are because we’ve had a great group around us to challenge us to think bigger and shape our business. We would recommend wholeheartedly"

We’re hiring and so are our startups

What we’ve been up to

  - 6 months ago

Founders Factory backs Creator Fund, student-led VC to back EU student startups

Founders Factory has invested in Creator Fund, the student-led VC fund, to unearth startup innovation within European universities
Wall Street Journal
  - 9 months ago

Johnson & Johnson Backs International Startup Studio’s First U.S. Program

JJDC Inc., has partnered with the London-based startup studio and accelerator Founders Factory to launch its first US-based program in NY
  - a year ago

Founders Factory is going live in Paris

After London and Johannesburg, startup accelerator and incubator Founders Factory is launching a third city — Paris. Once again, the company is partnering with a corporate backer — insurance company Aviva France is backing Founders Factory Paris. Albin Serviant is heading the team in Paris...

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