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Startup Manufactory

We start you up

Startup Manufactory

We start you up

Venture Development


Startup Manufactory are a venture development firm that specializes in developing startups, scaling SMEs and building accelerator programmes.

We create value through the convergence of startup business consulting, product development and venture capital.

Startup Manufactory is a one-stop shop for individuals looking to realise their internet technology based business idea.
By allowing our clients to remain in full-time employment whilst their business idea is being realised, we mitigate their down-side risk.
Once their business idea has received funding, our clients can transition from their job to being the CEO of their startup.

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Are you starting a business or running a business and may require our services? Please fill in the Business Assessment Form by clicking here, and we’ll get back to you in due course. Many thanks!

Accelerator Development

Startup Manufactory provides startup accelerator development services for organisations such as corporates and universities looking to set up their own branded startup accelerator.

Startup Manufactory adds value to your organisation by enabling you to incubate startups.
We optimise the visibility of your brand in the startup industry to attract high talent with an entrepreneurial mindset.
Start your own accelerator programme to start innovating, attract talent and upgrade your organisation.


Startup Manufactory’s dedicated team consists of startup building enthusiasts with a bad yen for complex yet scalable business models, aiming to succeed in an ever increasing competitive market.

We are seasoned entrepreneurs, finance experts, developers, investors and advisers with an extensive network and solid experience in starting and funding businesses of all kinds.

If you have been contemplating a business idea for some time, are looking to build a great product and are in search of advice, funding, development, route-to-market strategy, or simply want to leave your corporate job and become an entrepreneur then let’s talk business.


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CEO | Matt is the founder of Startup Manufactory. With a background in social sciences, venture capital and a two-times co-founder, he orchestrates the team and nurtures the firm’s growth. Matt also acts as startup adviser to top-tier business schools and startup accelerators. Matt used to be a PhD student at the London School of Economics, and read entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School, Oxford University.

Executive Director | Corporate Finance specialist with 8 years of Experience. Worked for PwC and Deloitte in Paris/London, was involved in more than 20 M&A transactions in Financial Services, TMT and Transport. Co-Founder of PwC’s Accelerator. Today, Christophe is Managing Partner of Pioneer Equity Partners a London based Corporate Finance advisory firm providing Fund Raising and M&A services to fast growing companies in Tech sector.

Business Strategy | Arnie is Venture Development Director at Rocket Internet UK and also advises the European Commission as Entrepreneur in Residence. Arnie co-founded The Global Enterprize, had engagements as Start-Up Consultant, graduated from the Teach First Graduate Leadership Programme and is a member of Tech London Advocates. BSc Exchange, Business Admin & Management from Imperial College Business School.

Advisory Board Member | Alex is a silicon valley veteran and also the Founder and CEO of Glocal Partners. Among a number of roles, he headed the EMEA Operations and Industry Solutions at SuccessFactors, advised leading technology clients at Oliver Wyman, and launched products at and Microsoft. Alex crushed 23 competitors, gone public twice, and retained a sense of humour about the whole thing. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and BSE and BA from University of Pennsylvania.

Advsisory Board Member | Rekha is the former Start-up Entrepreneur in Residence for the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills, helping to shape small business policy. She is passionate about supporting early-stage entrepreneurs, working on a number of projects and advisory boards within the start up eco-system and hosts workshops at the British Library to help them create value in their business.
Rekha is a former Buying Manager for Amazon and is also the founder of Pistachio Rose, a luxury Boutique Bakery for Indian-inspired cakes.

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Co-founder | Markus is the co-founder and startup advisor of Startup Manufactory. Being the COO of Startupbootcamp FinTech, he is an organisational genius. Markus also sources startups for corporate acquisitions through Venture Scout when not flying around the world fostering entrepreneurship. He holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from RWTH Aachen an also completed an MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship at University College London.



Hacker? Manager? Marketer? Designer? Sales? Send us your CV and get your startup dream job!



Startup Manufactory has established a network of powerful partnerships that allow us to provide high quality support at every stage of your startup journey.

If you are just starting out and need a micro loan from £500 to 25,000, coming from the British Government, looking to raise a seed investment rounds between £25,000 to £1m or seeking larger investment rounds in the region north of £10m, we get you in funds. We also partner with Paymill, a global online payment service, powering our clients making global online shop transactions easy.


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What you do

While we bring your prototype to life, you are free to focus on driving the business forward as the CEO of your newly founded startup


Are you starting a business or running a business and may require our services? Please fill in the Business Assessment Form by clicking here, and we’ll get back to you in due course. Many thanks!

info at startupmanufactory dot com