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FOUNDERS FACTORY.
FOUNDERS
FACTORY WAS
BORN IN 2015
OUT OF THE
BEST
ECOSYSTEM IN
EURO-TECH.
Founders Forum Global Summit and Network since 2005.
Private network of 2000 of the worlds leading tech entrepreneurs
Founders Intelligence Corporate Validation since 2013.
Specialist digital consultancy that advices corporates on
digital innovation
Founders of the Future Talent Pipeline since 2016.
Invite only community of 300 young, talented and
entrepreneurial members
Founders Pledge Goodwill since 2015.
Philanthropic arm with over $100m of charitable pledges
Founders Keepers Digital Talent since 2014.
Executive Search firm specialising in building leadership
teams within digital and technology
—
BUILT BY WORLD CLASS LEADERS.
Brent is executive chairman of Founders
Factory and is one of the most recognised
names in European Tech. He is founder/co-
founder of:
• lastminute.com, sold to Sabre for $1.1bn.
Brent was CEO from its inception, guiding
the company to profit and gross bookings
of >$2bn, acquiring 14 businesses post-
IPO, with annual core brand growth of >
100% from ‘98-’04;
• PROfounders, a £26m London-based seed
fund; firstminute a $100m London-based
seed fund;
• MADE.com,a direct-from-factory consumer
crowd-sourced homewares retailer, with
$73m in funding to date;
• Founders Forum, a series of intimate annual
global events for leading entrepreneurs and
innovators;
• Founders Intelligence, a specialist digital
consultancy;
• Founders Keepers, a C-level executive
search firm for technology firms.
• SmartUp, corporate training tool, raised
$5m to date, including from Notion Capital
and top founders.
In addition, he sits on the Advisory board for
LetterOne Technology (a $16bn investment
fund) and the UK Government Digital
Advisory Board.
He is a Non-Executive Board Director of
TalkTalk PLC and The Economist.
He is a Business Trade Ambassador to the
Prime Minister, Chairman of the Royal
Foundation's Cyber Bullying Taskforce and
was awarded a CBE for services to
entrepreneurship
BRENT HOBERMAN
—
BUILT BY WORLD CLASS LEADERS.
Henry is CEO of Founders Factory
Henry has deep experience of advising
global brands and institutional investors on
digital transformation, emerging
technologies and start-up partnerships,
working closely with companies including
Fannie Mae, Sky, Visa, Tesco,
Unilever, Silver Lake and L’Oreal
• was employee no 3 at lastminute.com
• Co-founder Founders Intelligence
• Co-founder Founders Keepers
• Partner Founders Forum
• Partner firstminute capital
• Founder of SmartUp
• Founder The Browser
• Founder maxipos
HENRY LANE FOX
—
WITH WORLD CLASS TEAM MEMBERS.
George is co-founder and Head of
Business Development

Nomura M&A Investment Banking Lepe
Partners where he advised growth-
stage companies including
OneFineStay and Zoopla, made
venture investments, advised media
corporates and developed new
business concepts, including with Bear
Grylls. George also worked within
Founders Intelligence, a strategic
consultancy, working with the likes of
Visa and L’Oreal.
Justus is Chief Product Officer

Before joining the Factory, Justus was
Head of Platform for HERE, formerly
Nokia Maps, in charge of this global
door-to-door routing platform used by
Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo, and
Garmin. As a part of HERE’s precursor
startup, Gate5, Justus helped build
Nokia’s Maps and Transit applications,
putting mobile navigation in the hand
of hundreds of millions of users every
year. 



Justus started life as a C++ front end
software engineer in the financial
services sector in the Silicon Valley
Jeffrey is Chief Scientist
Before joining the factory, Jeffrey
worked on reverse-engineering the
human visual cortex at Imperial
College and co-founded two startups
on internet-scale visual search and AI
reasoning on scientific articles, raising
on aggregate £MM of funding. Jeffrey
has deployed large-scale AI for Tier 1
Silicon Valley players and advised
startups and big corporates on sales
personalisation, recommendation
engines, medical imaging, AI that
design websites and social platforms
that mix fashion, image recognition
and recommender systems.
Author on 3 patents and over 45
scientific publications
Paul is Chief Technology Officer
Paul has been working in tech for over
20 years, and has been founders or
CTO at multiple startups including
xrnd, mydeco and Rockpack.
Prior to getting hooked on the startup
drug, Paul held senior engineering
positions in a number of global
corporations including Motorola and
Disney.
AND A TEAM OF 60
TECH SPECIALISTS.
in AI, Data Science, Tech, Product,
Concepting, Design, Growth, Marketing,
Partnerships, Investments and fundraising

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Founders Factory overview August

  • 2. FOUNDERS FACTORY WAS BORN IN 2015 OUT OF THE BEST ECOSYSTEM IN EURO-TECH. Founders Forum Global Summit and Network since 2005. Private network of 2000 of the worlds leading tech entrepreneurs Founders Intelligence Corporate Validation since 2013. Specialist digital consultancy that advices corporates on digital innovation Founders of the Future Talent Pipeline since 2016. Invite only community of 300 young, talented and entrepreneurial members Founders Pledge Goodwill since 2015. Philanthropic arm with over $100m of charitable pledges Founders Keepers Digital Talent since 2014. Executive Search firm specialising in building leadership teams within digital and technology
  • 3. — BUILT BY WORLD CLASS LEADERS. Brent is executive chairman of Founders Factory and is one of the most recognised names in European Tech. He is founder/co- founder of: • lastminute.com, sold to Sabre for $1.1bn. Brent was CEO from its inception, guiding the company to profit and gross bookings of >$2bn, acquiring 14 businesses post- IPO, with annual core brand growth of > 100% from ‘98-’04; • PROfounders, a £26m London-based seed fund; firstminute a $100m London-based seed fund; • MADE.com,a direct-from-factory consumer crowd-sourced homewares retailer, with $73m in funding to date; • Founders Forum, a series of intimate annual global events for leading entrepreneurs and innovators; • Founders Intelligence, a specialist digital consultancy; • Founders Keepers, a C-level executive search firm for technology firms. • SmartUp, corporate training tool, raised $5m to date, including from Notion Capital and top founders. In addition, he sits on the Advisory board for LetterOne Technology (a $16bn investment fund) and the UK Government Digital Advisory Board. He is a Non-Executive Board Director of TalkTalk PLC and The Economist. He is a Business Trade Ambassador to the Prime Minister, Chairman of the Royal Foundation's Cyber Bullying Taskforce and was awarded a CBE for services to entrepreneurship BRENT HOBERMAN
  • 4. — BUILT BY WORLD CLASS LEADERS. Henry is CEO of Founders Factory Henry has deep experience of advising global brands and institutional investors on digital transformation, emerging technologies and start-up partnerships, working closely with companies including Fannie Mae, Sky, Visa, Tesco, Unilever, Silver Lake and L’Oreal • was employee no 3 at lastminute.com • Co-founder Founders Intelligence • Co-founder Founders Keepers • Partner Founders Forum • Partner firstminute capital • Founder of SmartUp • Founder The Browser • Founder maxipos HENRY LANE FOX
  • 5. — WITH WORLD CLASS TEAM MEMBERS. George is co-founder and Head of Business Development
 Nomura M&A Investment Banking Lepe Partners where he advised growth- stage companies including OneFineStay and Zoopla, made venture investments, advised media corporates and developed new business concepts, including with Bear Grylls. George also worked within Founders Intelligence, a strategic consultancy, working with the likes of Visa and L’Oreal. Justus is Chief Product Officer
 Before joining the Factory, Justus was Head of Platform for HERE, formerly Nokia Maps, in charge of this global door-to-door routing platform used by Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo, and Garmin. As a part of HERE’s precursor startup, Gate5, Justus helped build Nokia’s Maps and Transit applications, putting mobile navigation in the hand of hundreds of millions of users every year. 
 
 Justus started life as a C++ front end software engineer in the financial services sector in the Silicon Valley Jeffrey is Chief Scientist Before joining the factory, Jeffrey worked on reverse-engineering the human visual cortex at Imperial College and co-founded two startups on internet-scale visual search and AI reasoning on scientific articles, raising on aggregate £MM of funding. Jeffrey has deployed large-scale AI for Tier 1 Silicon Valley players and advised startups and big corporates on sales personalisation, recommendation engines, medical imaging, AI that design websites and social platforms that mix fashion, image recognition and recommender systems. Author on 3 patents and over 45 scientific publications Paul is Chief Technology Officer Paul has been working in tech for over 20 years, and has been founders or CTO at multiple startups including xrnd, mydeco and Rockpack. Prior to getting hooked on the startup drug, Paul held senior engineering positions in a number of global corporations including Motorola and Disney.
  • 6. AND A TEAM OF 60 TECH SPECIALISTS. in AI, Data Science, Tech, Product, Concepting, Design, Growth, Marketing, Partnerships, Investments and fundraising
  • 7. — In 2016, L'Oréal totalled more than one billion visits across all its Internet sites and 300 million subscribers on social media BACKED BY SIX CORPORATE INVESTORS. B E A U T Y M E D I A 160 million monthly unique browsers 400,000 regular paying members and subscribers to GMG’s print and digital products 73.5 million people flew with easyJet in 2016, 17 million of them downloaded the app. In the past 12 months, easyJet recorded 350 million visits to easyJet.com T R AV E L F I N T E C H 33 million customers globally including 500 000 SMEs14 million customers outside the UK CSC has over RMB 70bn assets under management, has invested in around 400 companies and has successfully exited 34 through IPO A I E D T E C H With over16,055 employees and 300 brands, the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group is represented in over 80 countries
  • 8. Media EdTech FinTech Beauty Travel Other AND A HUGE NETWORK.
  • 9. A NEW MODEL 
 BUILDING TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES S TA G E O N E £50M MILLION INVESTED 6 investors 6 
 sectors 70 Full time operations team 60+ technology companies to date 220+ technology companies in 5 years Accelerator
 5 companies scaled per year, per sector Incubator
 2 companies launched per year, per sector
  • 11. — THE ACCELERATOR. SCOUT 
 Founders Factory team is constantly hunting for promising startups worldwide REVIEW 
 Each year, we review 3, 000+ startups and conduct technical and operational due diligences for all of them INVEST
 Startups joining our program receive £30,000 cash and benefit from services worth £220,000 in exchange for equity SUPPORT
 60 people team in-house and full-time; offering the most complete expertise (business dev, corp. dev., growth, marketing, design, engineering, data science, HR, finance, legal) SCALE
 We deliver unfair advantages to our startups from our forward-thinking corporate investors
  • 12. — THE ACCELERATOR. 55 startups accelerated to date 6 month bespoke program 3,000 startups sourced and reviewed each year 30 startups accelerated each year, 5 in each vertical Specialise in facilitating pilots and direct integrations between our corporate partners and the startups
  • 13. — THE INCUBATOR. Startups we build from scratch FF + Investors come up with new startup concepts We spend 6 months building out a product and founding team Invest £150k into each startup once we decide to form a company 12 startups created each year RESTAURANT.ROBOT
  • 14. INCUBATOR 
 BUILDING TECH COMPANIES FROM SCRATCH TapTrip is a new travel booking app focused on reinventing the mobile flights booking process for frequent flyers and enterprises with managed travel solutions A hair salon booking platform that is helping small businesses go digital, eradicate paper and move away from cash to seamless mobile transactions Karakuri is a service design for the restaurant of the future using robots to prepare and cook food. OnCare is a platform for families to find, and carers to provide, amazing quality personalised care Chosen is an AI recruitment tool that helps recruiters find great talent quickly, unbiased, and beyond their own networks KARAKURI.
  • 15. — ATTRACTING WORLD CLASS TALENT. 2121 This 30-year-old quit his job running one of Google’s most fun divisions and took a huge pay cut to launch a Founders Factory Startup David Ripert, former Head of YouTube Spaces EMEA, now Founder of Poplar
  • 16. — ATTRACTING WORLD CLASS TALENT. 21 It’s incredibly challenging being a Founder, you are always on and there is always a new problem to solve. It’s fantastic having the Founders Factory support network around me to call upon. When you are just starting out it’s too expensive to access a top growth marketer, a recruiter or product specialist so combined with the commitment from L’Oreal I have a great launch pad for the business that would have taken a long time to replicate.” Steph Madgett, former fund manager for Schroders now Founder of Slick
  • 17. WITH CORPORATE INVESTORS LEVERAGING UNFAIR ADVANTAGE. In two years we have seen 60 pilots completed between our startups and our corporate partners Over 30% of those pilots have lead to enterprise contracts. A further 5 direct investments have been made by our corporates into the portfolio Startups from 15 nationalities
  • 18. — 21 $200k revenue a month Technology used in 9,000 schools and 2.55m pupils Raising £5m $120k monthly revenue WITH A CUMULATIVE PORTFOLIO VALUE ~£250M. *in total all periods, inc grants **excluding companies (i) not wanting to raise; (ii) yet to complete capital raise stream 21 £1m revenue a month 0 to 22,000 in salon bookings in first THREE months from launch. $300k revenue a month Raising $5m at $37m pre-money