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TrustedHousesitters’ Mathew Prior on growing a category-creating pet sitting marketplace

Learn about the story behind TrustedHousesitters, the marketplace for pet owners and sitters, recently acquired at $100m valuation

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Investing in AtmoCooling—atmospheric control for global deserts

Learn more about our latest Blue Action Accelerator investment, and how they’re building dynamic technology to address the heat and aridity of the hottest deserts

founder stories

TrustedHousesitters’ Mathew Prior on growing a category-creating pet sitting marketplace

Learn about the story behind TrustedHousesitters, the marketplace for pet owners and sitters, recently acquired at $100m valuation

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Investing in CyferAll—data-centric cybersecurity for the post-quantum era

Learn more about our latest Fastweb investment, and how they’re building an integrated solution against the most sophisticated classical and quantum level threats to data

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Italy: Why we’re backing Europe’s next thriving tech hub

FF investor & Italy evangelist Edoardo Gentili dives into Italy’s history of entrepreneurship and innovation, and how that sets the country up for technological success

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Investing in Eleos—embedded income & life protection insurance

Learn more about our latest fintech investment with Aviva, and how they’re scaling access to protection insurance

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Investing in Ocean Ledger—scalable approach to coastal natural capital accounting

Meet our latest investment with Blue Action Accelerator, and discover how they’re transforming the way we quantify coastal ecosystem value

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Launching Chiron—AI-driven self care for long term conditions

Learn about the latest health business to spin out of our Venture Studio, Chiron, and how they’re transforming chronic disease management for conditions like fibromyalgia

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What is a Venture Studio?

We break down how the Venture Studio process works, the key features that define it, and how successful it is

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Launching Renbee—simplifying home decarbonisation for homeowners & installers

Meet Renbee, the latest business to spin out of our Nesta Mission Studio, who are looking to streamline the decarbonisation process for homeowners and installers alike

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Founders Factory: 2023 in Review

CEO Henry Lane Fox shares an update from Founders Factory in 2023, including key highlights and portfolio successes

practical advice

Is your 'billion dollar idea' actually any good?

You think you’ve struck gold with your latest business idea. Here’s how you can test if its solid gold or a waste of time

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Investing in We2Sure—insurance for the carbon credit market

Learn more about our latest fintech investment, We2Sure, and how they’re pioneering risk mitigation across the rapidly growing carbon credit industry

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Investing in Confide—corporate whistleblowing technology

Learn more about our latest fintech accelerator investment Confide, and how they’re looking to transform corporate whistleblowing

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Investing in GASM—app & AI companion for adult sexual wellbeing

Learn more about our latest investment, GASM, and how they’re transforming intimacy and pleasure for adults

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Our thesis on climate

Entrepreneurs have a critical role to play in solving the climate crisis. This is how we can help them succeed

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