We’re on a mission to power founders to go further, faster.

We’ve partnered with 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 - so you can go further and faster than you ever thought possible.

We've created the support network we wish we had

A diverse team of 100+ founders, operators, industry experts and investors.


We're an extension of your team, ready to support on all areas needed to build and scale your business.

Access to 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 are proud to have 11 Corporate Partners across 4 locations globally.


We're live in 4 locations globally

Our Investments

Together with our corporate partners, we've backed 180+ founding teams in London, Johannesburg, New York and Paris.

We're investing in Beauty, FinTech, Home, Healthcare, Media, Retail, Travel & Ai & Big Data

Our Commitment

Working on startups that impact the world for the better really matters to us.

That means investing in startups that will make a positive impact globally, and making ethical and diverse funding decisions.

Our Founders

Brent Hoberman, Executive Chairman

"Corporates crave the speed and innovation startups have and startups want the scale of a corporate. By investing in teams whose mission is strategically aligned with the corporate we perfectly set the stage to make a partnership happen."

Brent is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Founders Factory, Founders Forum and firstminute capital, a $100m seed fund with global remit. Previously, Brent co-founded lastminute.com in 1998, was CEO from its inception, and sold it in 2005 to Sabre for $1.1bn.


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We’re always on the lookout for exceptional people to join us.

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