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In partnership with Aviva

Our Fintech sector is backed by Aviva, the largest UK insurer and the largest UK Commercial Property Investor with 18m customers across UK, Ireland and Canada.

A unique advantage you can't get anywhere else

6-Months of hands-on expert support

Our team are individuals with deep industry, investment and entrepreneurship experience. They will work with you 1:1 across growth, product, fundraising, design, talent, engineering, PR and more.

Startups joining the accelerator program also receive £50k in cash.

Scale with the powerhouse of financial services

Leverage the support of the UK's largest insurer and commercial property investor.

Depending on your company and its needs, support from Aviva could range from distribution, pilots, commercial partnerships, product validation through to investment and more.

A network that would take decades to build

Founders Factory and its sister organisations have built the largest technology ecosystem in Europe.

We will unlock significant value from our network of investors, partners and founders across geographies, and we'll help you to raise your next rounds of capital to rapidly scale.

Our portfolio have gone on to raise over £400 million in further capital


Gig economy platform, Shepper, refers to Aviva as being "critical" in helping them grow, particularly through investing a total of £4 million across their Series A round in 2018, and a more recent fundraising round of £6 million. They also gained a new CEO via Aviva —Lindsay Forster, having previously sat on their board as part of the partnership.

We're your team of functional experts

We're your team of industry experts, investors and entrepreneurs, and we're ready to work with you from day one.

Our growing portfolio of Aviva startups we’ve supercharged...

Enabling pension funds to discover exactly how much their asset managers are charging them

A digital platform that connects global clients with a distributed network of 'Sheppers' who perform on-demand remote inspections at a lower cost than traditional manpower providers.

The UK's largest diagnostic imaging platform, offering patients and clinicians the freedom to book MRI, CT, ultrasound and other medical scans at over 150 UK locations, now expanding worldwide.

Artificial Intelligence platform that enables corporates to safely ensure they pay all their suppliers instantly.

Unlocking insights into current and future health and mortality risks, for anyone equipped with a smartphone.

A private, secure and compliant team communication app.

Here's who you could be working with at Aviva

From C-Suite innovation leaders, to specialists in any given area.

Leverage the Founders Factory family for life

Our team and 250+ portfolio are a well-connected family that founders can draw upon for experience and advice, or even as first customers.

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