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Created by serial entrepreneurs Brent Hoberman & Henry Lane Fox, Founders Factory backs visionary founders with capital, hands-on support from a team of 100+ experts, and unrivalled access to a coalition of industry leaders and global brands.

We operate with a deep sector-focus, partnering with talented and diverse founders shaping the future of their industry.

Since 2015, our portfolio of 300 startups have raised $720mm follow on capital, with 80 companies designed and launched in our Studio.

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Founders Factory was created by the team behind Founders Forum, a private network of 170+ unicorn founders and 300 leading VC funds.

We unlock significant value from our network of investors, partners and founders. To date, our portfolio has raised $720m from a roster of notable funds - including Coatue, Forerunner, NfX & Tencent.

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