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The London Founder Institute, the local chapter of the world's largest pre-seed startup accelerator, is proud to announce the newest Alumni from the London Virtual Fall 2021 program.

Two hundred fifty people applied to the program, and after an intense four months of aggressive business-building sprints and constant evaluation and feedback from investors and mentors, just ten companies were able to make it through. 

Each of these Founders have demonstrated a high level of perseverance and creativity, and their businesses have been thoroughly vetted and supported by a panel of London's top startup experts and investors

The new London portfolio Alumni invite members of the public startup community to join them for an online cohort Graduation event on Thursday, 3 February 2022, featuring special guest StyleSwap CEO Josephine Waddington. 

And now, without further ado, we proudly present the newest Alumni of the London Founder Institute Fall 2021 accelerator: 

The London Virtual Fall 2021 program would not have been possible without help, because it truly takes a city to raise a startup. We would first like to thank the Local Leaders of the London Founder Institute: Dan Nguyen, Mercedes Bankston, Osman Haneef, Paul Weeden, and Richard Cristina. Our Local Leaders play an incredibly important role in building the local Founder Institute program, and creating an environment and network in London that is conducive to building to great companies.

In addition, the London Virtual Fall 2021 program was supported by some of London's top technology organizations, including:

Some of London’s top startup mentors helped our founders in the program, including:

  • Aaron Johnston: Co-Founder and CEO, Kintell Limited
  • Adam Spector: Co-Founder, AbstractOps
  • Adam Winograd: Senior Brand Marketing Manager, Fiverr
  • Adam Barlow: Head of Operations, Landscape Investments
  • Adeo Ressi: Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
  • Afzaal Mauthoor: Senior Partner, Profoundly
  • Ajit Jain: Senior Manager , OWN
  • Alex Canning: Solicitor, Russell Cooke
  • Alex Tzukerman: CPO, eConsult Health
  • Alexandra Di Nella: Partner, Productwise Talent
  • Alexandra Hamilton: Associate Solicitor, Russell Cooke
  • Ali Jehangir Siddiqui: Investor, and Entrepreneur
  • Aline Hemmo: Consultant, Pilsoft
  • Alon David: Product Group Director at Fiverr, Fiverr
  • Amelia Santos: Co-Founder, Innuos
  • Ana Iorga: CEO, Buyer Brain
  • Ana Bakalinova: Head of International Product , BBC
  • Andrea Ramoino: Chief Strategy Officer, Solaris
  • Andrew Lockley: Investor and Strategy Consultant, Andrew Lockley
  • Andrew Osipov: Founder & CEO, Visual Craft
  • Andrew Davidson: Angel Investor, Self
  • Andrew Sears: Senior Associate, Seedrs
  • Andrii Seleznov: Founder, Petiole
  • Andy Willers: Co-Founder, fulfat
  • Andy Cox: Principal Consultant, Digital Gurus
  • Angela Bradbury: Founder, Chime Advisors
  • Anishka Prasad: Head of Strategy & Operations. , Future VC
  • Anjali Westwood: Founder, Maternia Care
  • Anthony Rose: Founder & CEO, SeedLegals
  • Antony Kagoo: Head of Innovation, Communications, Media and Information Services Industry - UK, I & EU, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
  • Arnaud Saint Paul: Founder, Give Labs
  • Ash Ali: CMO- Angel Investor- Mentor - Advisor- I Care (about founders), CO-founder of Uhubs - Author of "The Unfair Advantage"
  • Ashish Dhanda: Co Founder, Alexander Rosse
  • Assim Ishaque: Co-Director, Founder Institute Midlands, Director, The Entrepreneurs Trust
  • Aveem Alvi
  • Azita O'Shaughnessy: Managing Director, Accounts Haven Ltd
  • Bernadine Bröcker: CEO , Arcual
  • Bernard Chanliau: Growth Strategist / Business Coach , BC Team Coaching Ltd
  • Brian Proffitt: Partner, Disruptive Capital Finance
  • Callum Quirk: Campaigns Associate, Seedrs
  • Can Cihan: Mr, Telefonica
  • Caroline Mcqueen: FI Grad, Syntillate Ltd
  • Charles Goguet: Managing Director, Dybaw Venture Capital SA
  • Charles Frank: Partner/Co Founder, Keystone Law/Founder Catalyst
  • Charlie Foot: CEO, Bili Ltd
  • Charlie Cliff: CTO
  • Charlie Regis: Co-Founder, Styliff Tech
  • Chintan Oza: Founder, Anantam Ecosystems
  • Chris Thomas: CEO, Sports Fusion Limited
  • Chris Clark: Chris Clark, Sportsfusion
  • Chris Chapman: Managing Partner, Numitas
  • Chris Foltz: Entrepreneur In Residence, Founder Institute + Responsible Solutions Ltd + IRG 100 CMO's & Change Agents
  • Chris Ware: Co-Founder | Marketing Leader | D&I champion, IfNotYou
  • Christina Trampota: Managing Director, Innovate :: Grow :: Scale
  • Colin Howes: Founder, Series-A
  • Dan D'souza: Intrapreneurship and Venture Building Manager, L Marks
  • David Bell: Director, Hampleton Partners
  • David De Min: Founder, Velapp
  • David Bernatowicz: Investment Professional, RoundShield Partners
  • David Murray-Hundley "The Grumpy Entrepreneur": Chairman / None Exec Director/Investor, E Fundamentals, Brabham, The Bunch, endInSight VC, Pario Ventures, Fleet-e, Overlande
  • David Knowles: CTO, Big Bus Tours
  • David Luck: Co-founder and CEO, Capital on Tap
  • Dennis Kirpensteijn: Managing Director, Faraday Ventures
  • Dimitris Polychronopoulos: Oslo Chapter Director, FI Mentor
  • Dr. Raashid Saiyed: Founder, R&A Advisory, Centre for Research in Human Nature
  • Eduard Steimle: Associate, Campaign Development Team Seedrs , Seedrs
  • Eline Van Der Velden: CEO, Particle 6 Productions
  • Ella Rauen Prestes: Founder and CEO, Fitbakes
  • Emilie Vanpoperinghe: Founder, OddBox
  • Emilie Vanpoperinghe: Co-Founder, OddBox
  • Emin Can Turan: Award-Winning Marketing Strategist | Go-to-Market Consultant | Lecturer at GA, Various
  • Emma Clark: CEO & Co-Founder, The Sauce
  • Fabian Geyrhalter: Founder and Principal, Finien
  • Femi Opaneye: Founder & CEO, Pane Ventures
  • Francesco Perticarari: Founder & Managing Partner, Silicon Roundabout Ventures
  • Francois Paillier: CEO, Circagene
  • Gabriel Isserlis: Founder , Tutti
  • Gabriel Barcaru: Managing Partner, BRIDCON Business and Management Consulting
  • Gali Arnon: CMO, Fiverr
  • Galina Markova: Angel Investor, Angel Investor
  • George Sharpe: Co-Founder, fullfat
  • Georgina Owens: CTO, Liberis
  • Georgios Kolovos: Global Lead Strategic Partnerships, PayPal
  • Greg Smyth: CTO, Urban Jungle
  • Gunes Erturk: Director, ex-Barclays
  • Guy Wilmot: Partner, Russell Cooke
  • Haris Kiani: Mr , Bubl Venture Studios
  • Hasan Kubba: Founder, The Unfair Advantage
  • Hok Him Poon: Co Founder & CTO, Pirical
  • Hugh Richards: Head of Products and Solutions, LSEG
  • Huw Thomas: Co-Founder, Counterfactual Ventures
  • Ian Watson: Managing Director, c
  • Ian Kerr
  • Idowu Akinde: Founder, Boolean Labs
  • Irfran Khalil: Founder, Accounting Contact Ltd.
  • Jacobo Hachuel: Mr, Pangaia
  • Jade Bouhmouch: Managing Partner, Ambo Ventures
  • James Church: Co Founder, Robot Mascot
  • Janne Saarikko: Director, Food Ecosystems Accelerator, Founder Institute
  • Jason Ricks: Founder, Managing Director, Vidify
  • Jeff Hancock: Founder & CEO,
  • Jeremy Glassenberg: Product Management, APIs, Developer Experiences, Marketplaces, API Strategist
  • Jessica Richards: UX & Product Design Research Consultant, Creative Product Consulting
  • Jim Brenner: Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
  • Jing Zhao: Senior Operations Manager, Amazon
  • Jo Frears: Leader in IP/Technology Law, future law, Lionheads Law LTD
  • John Mushriqui: Entrepreneur in Residence, Microsoft
  • John Wong: Senior Manager, Moove
  • Johnny Thwaites: Founder & Director
  • Jonathan Greechan: Co-Founder & CEO, Founder Institute
  • Jonathan Okanlawon: Co-Founder/Board Executive , Global Croft Ltd
  • Jonathan Lin
  • Jonny Rose: Head of Content, Idio
  • Jordan Stephanou: Senior Fundraising at Crowdcube, Crowdcube
  • Josephine Waddington: CEO & Founder, London Style Network (trading as StyleSwap)
  • Josh Nathan: Business Strategy and Operations Analyst, Palantir
  • Jules Buker: Business Development Manager at Crowdcube, Crowdcube
  • Julien Lancha: CCO and Co-founder, Advizzo
  • Kamal Hassan: Founding Partner, Loyal VC
  • Karl Shaikh: Founder , Interpreters-On-Call
  • Karl Thomas: MD / NED / Consultant, NA (Portfolio Career)
  • Kasia Cheng: Raise Investment Associate. , Seedrs
  • Katherine Gilroy: Associate, Campaign Development Team Seedrs, Seedrs
  • Katie Booth: Equity Fundraising Manager, Crowdcuube
  • Ken Cheung: Co-Founder & President, Our Happy Company
  • Kenneth Winther: Founder & CEO, Moonwalk
  • Kevin Edwards: Managing Director - European Credit Sales & Trading, BTIG
  • Kimberly Ofori: Founder , Growth Republic & GV Studio
  • Lance Cottrell: Founder, Feel the Boot
  • Larry Goddard: Test Automation Architect | Speaker | Mentor , KlassiTech
  • Laura Tran: VC Analyst, The Craftory
  • Lauren Chan Lee: Senior Director of Product Management,
  • Laurence Krieger: COO and CPO , Tide
  • Lavina Ramkissoon: Africa's Voice - Chairperson and Director #aiMom, Founder Institute
  • Liam Morris: UX Designer / Founder, Liam Morris Design
  • Linda Carlberg: CEO/Founder/CCO, SpotSyt Inc.
  • Liron Smadja: Marketing, Global expansion, Fiverr
  • Louise Doyle, Needi
  • Lucia Cerchlan: Co-Founder, Lumus Investment
  • Luis Losada Ferreira: CEO & Founder, Beth Thouin Consulting
  • Mahati Kumar: Staff Software Engineer , Meta
  • Mara Rada: CEO & Chief of Strategy, Feral (
  • Marco Del Carlo: Managing Director, Tempo Underwriting
  • Marco Scotti: Founder, Figaroo
  • Marco Poliafico: Mr, N/A
  • Marie Kyle
  • Mark Little: Co-founder & CMO , Pynk
  • Mark Kleyner: Co-Founder, Dream VC
  • Mark Stanbury: Co-Founder , VenuBox
  • Mark Yearwood: Head of Commercial and Sponsorship, Adlabs
  • Mark Rogers: Advisor, Investor, Ditch Carbon
  • Martin Prendergast: ex-CEO, Concorde
  • Martynas Pranckevicius: FI Alumni, Habu Technologies
  • Mathieu Flamini: Former professional Athlete, and Entrepreneur
  • Matt Milligan: EY Startup Network Lead & Business Design at EY-Seren, Deephound, Match Maker Ventures
  • Matthew Roberts: Senior Equity Campaign Manager//Portfolio Manager, Crowdcube
  • Matthew Jefferies: Partner, Marks & Clerk
  • Max Bergman: CEO and Co-founder, fram^
  • Meraj Qazi: Director of Product Management, SensorFlow
  • Mercedes Bankston: Founder, Funderstar LTD
  • Michael Jackson: Founder , Elderstreet Investments Limited
  • Michael Barrett: Partner, Marks & Clerk
  • Mike Suprovici: Head of Acceleration, VC Lab
  • Milan Amin: Head of Growth Hacking, EBO AI
  • Moheeth Rehman: Lead Product Manager, Coinbase
  • Nadine Campbell: Founder, ACE Entrepreneurs, The Digital Helpdesk
  • Naveen Lakkur: Founder & Chief Innovation Coach, Institute of Inspiring Innovation
  • Neciah Dorh: CEO and Co-Founder, FluoretiQ Ltd.
  • Neil Patel: CEO / Founder, Kabuni
  • Newton Paskin: President & CEO, Explorer Technologies
  • Nicholas Devas: Equity Fundraising Manager , Crowdcuube
  • Nina Tumanishvili: Founding Member, Odin
  • Olivia Higgs: Co-Founder, Rassa
  • Omar Haneef: CIO, Small Ventures
  • Omer Ozener: CEO and Co-founder, Hello Klean
  • Onyekachi Onwudike-Jumbo: Dr, JASHConnect
  • Osman Haneef: UK Director, Founder Institute
  • Ozana Giusca: CEO & Founder, Tooliers
  • Ozgur Dogan: CTO, Dogantech Ltd
  • Patrick M. Powers: Founder, Acceleration Mastermind
  • Paul Sulyok: Founder and CEO, Green Man Gaming
  • Paul Dinulescu: Founder, Codica / Silicon Roundabout Community
  • Phil Mc Sweeney
  • Phillip Hunt: CEO, Mobikats
  • Phnam Bagley: Partner and Creative Director, Nonfiction Design
  • Pietro Invernizi: Deal Flow and Fundraising, The Family
  • Pilar Fernandez Hermida: Founder i-Expand (We help Health Tech companies go global), i-expand
  • Pouria Kay: Mentor, Founder Institute
  • Pranav Bhanot: Solicitor and Founder, Wyn Legal
  • Puay Lim Yeoh: Commercial Director, Glints
  • Rachel Sheppard: Digital Strategist & Startup Mentor - Helping Female Founders Launch & Grow Their Businesses Around the Globe, Founder Institute HQ
  • Rachna Bhonsle: Senior Vice President, AlixPartners
  • Raid Naim: Head Of Digital Transformation, Futurice GmbH
  • Raj Sahu: Founder and CEO at , Utobo Inc.
  • Ramona Liberoff: COO Innogy Innovation Hub, Unreasonable Group
  • Rashesh Joshi: Co Founder & MD, Alexander Rosse
  • Reisa Matsuda: Community Manager, Google Japan
  • Rhea Singhal: Founder and CEO, Ecoware
  • Richard Cristina: Founder (Bloom), Director (Founder Institute)
  • Richard Codron: Co-Founder & Startup Mentor, Localiiz
  • Richard Blakesley, Capital Pilot
  • Roberto Rudie: CEO, AIX Capital
  • Roei Samuel: CEO & Co-Founder, Connectd
  • Roland Whitehead: CEO, Quru Limited
  • Ron Benegbi: CEO, Uplinq Financial Technologies
  • Ross Kelly: Associate, Campaigns, Seedrs
  • Russell Brand: CEO & Founder, Responsible Solutions Limited
  • Ry Morgan: Co-Founder, COO & Product Strategy, Unmind
  • Ryan Micheletti: Head of Global Operations, Founder Institute
  • Ryan Brodie: Founder , muzmatch
  • Saalim Chowdhury: Managing Director, Techstars
  • Sacha Waters: Senior Equity Fundraising Manager, Crowdcube
  • Sally Johnstone: Senior Associate, Russell Cooke
  • Sam Merullo: CEO, ScootFleet Group
  • Sam Simpson: Co Founder, FounderCatalyst
  • Sameer Sortur: Founder & CEO , SquareCircle Global
  • Sandeep Dama: Founder & Partner, Lotus Partners
  • Satish Gaekwad: Advisor, Mentor & Founder's Friend, Psyon Ltd
  • Scott Collen: Accelerator Lead | Investor, Outlier Ventures
  • Scott Simpkin: Senior Campaigns Associate, Seedrs
  • Scott Lever: FI Alumni , Zobi
  • Sean Casey: Managing Director, Silicon Valley Space Center
  • Seckin Uysal: Founder & Agency Director, Curious Brand
  • Seetal Fatania: Founder & CEO , J'adore adorn
  • Serhat Aydogdu: Investor, D4 Ventures
  • Seven Jacobs: Start-Up and VC Leader, Colourintech
  • Shahryar Barati, Capital Pilot
  • Sharon Handy: VP People , Exclaimer
  • Shaun Sharkey: Senior Equity Fundraising Manager , Crowdcuube
  • Shib Matthew: Founder & Executive Chairman, YunoJuno
  • Shreyas Deshmukh: Product Manager, Google UK
  • Simon Portman, Marks & Clerk
  • Slava Oganezov: CEO & Founder, Finverity
  • Stacy Carlson: X, X
  • Stefano Tresca: General Partner, Purplehat Capital
  • Stephan Gasteyger: co-Founder, Wonego
  • Steven Hess: CEO and Founder , WhiteCap
  • Suhas Ghante: Entrepreneur, SVEthos
  • Susan Daker: CEO, FI Graduate , BAMBINISTA
  • Svetlana Hoffmann
  • Tessa Bryant: PR Manager, Seedrs
  • Thierry Clarke: Founder & CEO, Investor Connected
  • Tilda Molho: Growth Coach, Marketplace and eCommerce Expert, Digital Growth
  • Tim Lewis: Non-executive Director, Storemates, Linkd & Gigride
  • Tim Barker: CEO, Datasift
  • Tim Seears: General Partner, Fourth State Ventures
  • Tom Charman: Co-Founder/CEO, Rassa
  • Tom Edwards: Senior Digital Director, Archetype PR
  • Tomas Zalatoris: CEO, Clouder
  • Torben Friehe: Director, HelloHub
  • Torrey Smith: Co-Founder & CEO, Endiatx
  • Trevor Longino: Chief Marketing Officer, Unito
  • Victoria Cameron: Investment Associate , Ceniarth LLC
  • Vik Bhatia: Founder,
  • Vik Li: Investment Director, Ericsson Ventures
  • Zach Dioneda: Director of Brand Marketing at Fiverr, Fiverr
  • Zaya Kadyrova: Principal, EBRD Technology Venture Capital

In the Founder Institute's pre-seed accelerator program, early-stage entrepreneurs and teams build their business alongside a critical support network of local startup experts that share equity in their success, and through a structured and challenging business-building process that has helped alumni raise over $1.75BN. 

After Graduation, the new London Founder Institute Portfolio Companies now have a fast-growing company that has been fully validated by experienced startup founders, with access to the Founder Institute's global network and post-graduate support programs to continue building their business. 

Leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to raise funding, building a co-founding team, get into seed-accelerators, generate traction, recruit a team, build a product, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 200+ cities and 95+ countries, the Founder Institute’s mission is to Globalize Silicon Valley and empower talented and motivated entrepreneurs to build companies that will create one million new jobs.

The next London Founder Institute program is being planned now. If you are interested in being notified when applications open, visit


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