👋 Hey, We're Founders Factory
We're the world’s best partner for founders.
Started by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane Fox, Founders Factory has received investment from L’Oreal, easyJet, Guardian Media Group, Aviva, Holtzbrinck, CSC and M&S. We're also partnered with Wunderman and Vodafone. Combined with our full-time team of 60 specialists we offer founders the best platform to launch or scale their startup.
Our incubator creates 13 new startups every year. We validate ideas, build founding teams, find first customers and invest directly in each startup.
Our accelerator invests in 35 startups every year. We invest cash, six months of bespoke support from our team and provide commercial opportunities with our investors.
We're also Europe's Hottest Startup Accelerator according to the Europas, read more here
🤝 The Deal
We give you all the excitement and freedom of an early stage startup but with the stability and resource of a large organisation. Our Entrepreneur in Residence is ideally looking to build their next startup and will work on building new business ideas with our Product Concept team. This role is designed to be flexible in order to map the skills of the individual to a particular business.
Get paid a competitive salary for 3-6 months to kick start your business
Future equity stake in the business upon seed investment of £150K
Access to support across areas such as investment, strategic partnerships, growth marketing, design and branding, engineering, and talent
Free office space with the Factory
Let’s be honest, Founders Factory is not for everyone. Working with us is very different than other companies. Not just a job – instead, a pursuit that we live and breathe every single day. We are resilient business builders, thrive in uncertainty, and are incredibly passionate. We want to develop a deeper understanding of the conditions that lead to successful innovation and are hoping to show that there’s a better way to build tech startups and take on the issue that most startups fail. We are creating something meaningful and get paid to learn at an incredible pace. Ideally, you have:
👥 Incubation Principles
Momentum over perfection
Every problem has a solution
A sense of ownership is required to innovate
Transparency is needed to avoid mistakes and capture key learnings