Investors & Partners

    Our investors and partners help our startups with distribution, product validation, data access, market insights, relationships, credibility and capital. We know that building a startup is hard so we want to provide founders with as many advantages as possible.

    In turn Founders Factory is an innovation partner for corporates. We drive digital and cultural transformation by investing in the best founders in your specific verticals and by co-creating new start-up propositions at rapid speed.

    If you want to launch a new sector in the UK, or join one of our new international locations, please get in touch here.

    Founders Factory Investors

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    In 2017, L'Oréal totalled more than one billion visits across all its Internet sites and 300 million subscribers on social media
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    73.5 million people flew with easyJet in 2017, 17 million of them downloaded the app. In the past 12 months, easyJet recorded 350 million visits to easyJet.com
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    CSC has over RMB 70bn assets under management, has invested in around 400 companies and has successfully exited 34 through IPO
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    160 million monthly unique browsers 400,000 regular paying members and subscribers to GMG’s print and digital products
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    33 million customers globally including 500 000 SMEs14 million customers outside the UK
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    With over16,055 employees and 300 brands, the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group is represented in over 80 countries
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    1035 stores in the UK, 56 international territories, 428 international stores, 32 million customers

    Founders Factory Africa Investor

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    Standard Bank is the largest African bank by assets with a unique footprint across 20 African countries. Standard Bank's earnings in 2017 were R26 billion (about USD2 billion) and have total assets were R2 trillion (about USD165 billion). The group has more than 54 000 employees, approximately 1 200 branches and 9 000 ATMs on the African continents

    Partners

    Founders Factory is also an innovation partner for Vodafone and Wunderman. We connect new technologies and brilliant founders to their teams and clients, offering extra growth opportunities for our portfolio

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    Founders Factory Ecosystem

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    Founders Forum - invitational event-driven community for technology founders, investors, academics, government and influencers.
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    accelerateHER - Not-for-profit initiative launched to challenge the underrepresentation of women in technology.
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    Founders Pledge - philanthropic arm of Founders Forum that enables founders to pledge a percentage of their exit to charitable causes.

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