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

We believe that by providing phenomenal founders with capital, expert operational
support and access to world-class corporates, we can create technology
companies that solve our world's biggest challenges.

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

We believe that by providing phenomenal founders with capital, expert operational
support and access to world-class corporates, we can create technology
companies that solve our world's biggest challenges.

We're a diverse team of 100+ founders, operators, industry experts and investors

Having worked with nearly 200 startups across all stages, we know what it takes for you to succeed.

We're backed by the world's most influential companies

We've received investment from leading corporates to build and invest in transformational new companies, solving global problems.

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

Our Investments

Combined with unparalleled access to our corporate partners, we invest cash and deliver bespoke support with our team of 100+ specialists.

To date, we've backed almost 200 companies globally, 35+ of which we've built from scratch in our studio.

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

Our Commitment

Entrepreneurs come from everywhere. Any background, geography, ethnicity, upbringing, or belief system. They are challenging the status quo to solve our world’s biggest problems.

We have formalised a set of Diversity Commitments to hold us accountable to this view. This impacts how and who we hire, what investments we make, and how we strive to positively impact the technology and investment community at large.

Our founders have built and invested in some of Europe’s biggest startups

Brent Hoberman

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.

Henry Lane Fox

Henry is Co-Founder & CEO of Founders Factory. Previously, Henry was CEO of Founders Forum Group where he co-founded Founders Intelligence, Smartup.io, and Grip. Henry remains a partner at Founders Forum, serves as Executive Chairman at Founders Intelligence and is a partner at firstminute capital.

George Northcott

George is Co-Founder of Founders Factory and leading our expansion in the US, after four years of building Founders Factory in London, Johannesburg and Paris.

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