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
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...
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.
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.
You may be wondering…
We support growth-driven companies by bringing together capital, expert operational support, and the scale of our corporate partners, not to mention our wider network of international brands, investors and fellow founders.
Our 6-month FinTech Accelerator program is completely bespoke - the support you receive will depend on your startup's needs and growth objectives.
Find out more about startup accelerators and the difference between a startup accelerator versus an incubator.
We're looking for founders with a product in market and early traction, typically at pre-seed to seed-stage in funding. If you are at that stage and are ready to leverage our network and expert team, now's the right time.
We provide six months of support across strategy, ops, bizdev, product, design, tech, growth, PR, brand, fundraising and talent. We're not afraid to roll up our sleeves in the short term while you build your team, if it means you'll move forward, faster.
You'll also have access to our global network of corporate partners, brands, investors and fellow founders from day one.
If you join our FinTech accelerator, we'll build you a 6-month bespoke program, invest £50k in capital for 3%-7% equity, depending on your startup’s current valuation.
When it comes to product, we believe that short term development resource is unsustainable. We'll work with you on your architecture, will help you review code, and will coach your team to deliver a better product. All of which will give you learnings you can take with you after the program.
While formal meetings will pause, you'll continue to leverage our global alumni network and knowledge. The Founders Factory network extends across 100+ corporates, investors across different stages, geographies and sectors, and a strong community of fellow founders.