👋 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.
👌What We Need
Our incubator creates entirely new products from scratch and turns promising concepts into prototypes, and ultimately an MVP, validating decisions commercially along the way to attract a founding team that can spin out into a fully-fledged business. As our Concepting Business Analyst, you'll be working directly with our corporate investors to identify new business opportunities. You’ll tease out problems, map out market analysis, conceptualise solutions in the form of experience flows, and validate them with consumers. This involves deep research into trends, so we seek individuals who walk the line between product and business.
You have a curious and creative mind, eager to understand what makes people tick, but have the ability to look at things from a business point of view. You should love impacting the direction of product strategy and working across different projects with lots of competing priorities at rapid pace. You should thrive in a startup environment and subscribe to lean methodologies and principles of product development.
👟Our CultureLet’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. To Learn More, Check Out This Link.
💪 You'll Be Responsible For- Identifying market trends and opportunities - Taking big ideas and turning them into something that is tangible for stakeholders - Conducting early stage qualitative research using methods such as, ethnographic studies, qualitative interviews, and experience mapping - Workshopping solutions with the wider Factory team - Presenting new concepts to partners and other stakeholders
🎯 You'll Possess The Following Skills and Competencies- A proven track record of market analysis and trend forecasting - You're a strong communicator as you’ll be sharing insights and facilitating workshops with Factory team members and partners - You thrive in uncertainty
📈 BenefitsWe provide all the excitement and freedom of an early stage startup but with the stability and resources of a large organisation. This is your rare chance to contribute across the full business spectrum to become a founder in the future: - Growth: Work with and meet exceptional talent. Learn faster than you ever have before. Access our large network of investors and customers. - Autonomy: Freedom to execute, build businesses, not just products. - Support: marketing, legal, finance, fundraising, growth, business development and recruitment. - Health and Wellness: Comprehensive extended health care coverage from Vitality. - Office Space: Desk space in fully-serviced office on High Street Ken with table tennis table, scooters and breakout spaces. - Office Meals: Catered lunches 2 days a week, unlimited breakfast, healthy snacks, freshly ground coffee and Paul’s Irish Bar.
Salary range £45,000 — 60,000
Variable with equity
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