Launch It

A pre-accelerator for 18-24 year olds

FoundersDoor equips 18–24 year olds with the knowledge and experience needed to get their startup idea off the ground. Our focus is on teams who are just beginning their journey and can benefit from mentorship, tools, resources and funding to get them to the next level. FoundersDoor is the perfect training ground for very early founders to put their startup in order and prepare for a full-time accelerator or the first investment round

What's Involved


Saturday workshops to help you accelerate your startup growth

Office Space

Free office space at WeWork for three months in Shoreditch.


Travel and childcare expenses, and mental health wellbeing provided


Access to a broad network of mentors and champions from a range of sectors


Join an online community of  founders, operators, developers and more


End of programme celebration, with a chance to receive equity-free funding and prizes

Community Stories


FoundersDoor helped me develop my idea, connect with an amazing community and increase my confidence

 Matthew Festus, MyDysh

Maya Lingam, EcoSpot

I'm excited about what the future holds. Thanks to FoundersDoor I now have the tools and mentors to help me excel

Dama Sathianathan, BGV

FoundersDoor mission to support diverse founders launch starups is one I support and belive in


Your Startup, Your Story is a startup community for founders, developers, creatives, investors and more on a mission to make a difference. Our purpose is to equip diverse talent with the tools and resources to thrive within the startup ecosystem so that they can contribute to an equitable economy, which welcomes all individuals to participate.

© Your Startup, Your Story (YSYS) 2019

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