EnvoPAP joined Founders Factory to diversify their revenue streams by pivoting from selling stationery (paper and envelopes) to developing sustainable packaging materials for businesses across food, retail and beauty.
Through the Founders Factory network, EnvoPAP were able to build direct relationships with global brands and sign enterprise contracts to create bespoke packaging at scale, including flower packaging with M&S and in-flight magazines with easyJet. With these under their belt, EnvoPAP were able to go to market as a global supplier of sustainable packaging across industries.
new team members
enterprise contracts in late stages
"Fast forward to the end of the programme and we had transformed from a no-frills, sustainable paper company to one that could potentially disrupt the entire print and packaging industry. FF equipped us with the perfect tools to engage with some of the biggest companies in the world. We got the chance to present our concept to decision-makers at M&S, L’Oreal and EasyJet among many others. "
This micro-moment of confusion has a name—the Norman door, named after Don Norman, who discusses this phenomenon in his book ‘The Design of Everyday Things’. So why does this matter...
Some siblings form bands together, others play in the same sports team. We decided to go into business together.
It’s been nearly a decade since the inception of Dronamics, over which we’ve designed, built, and gained approval to start operating our fleet of Black Swan drones.
In a recent fireside chat with Founders Factory founder & chairman Brent Hoberman, Tom shared some of his top lessons for founders, which include:
· Growth vs profitability isn’t a binary choice
· Consider how to improve your ‘clock speed’
· Early stage investors aren’t thinking about your product
· Cash is a commodity; advice is a value add
· Approach data-driven investing with scepticism