FOCUSED. is a truly global startup incubator with the physical locations in New York and Amsterdam
We help entrepreneurs building the best-in-class companies.
We help investors deploying funds into well-prepared, pre-selected startups with best-in-class products.
I'M A STARTUP
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Startups who're raising now ????
Take a look at the first batch of our residents 4 startups from New York, London and Berlin who're going to disrupt the Fintech and Healthcare markets.
Ongoing
bitTrade
Location: New York, United Stats
Industry: Fintech / Blockchain
Round size: USD 1, 250,000
Days left: 50 days

Description

The US-based digital assets exchange founded by the team, who used to successfully manage a $10MM crypto hedge fund for three years. They developed an easy-to-use, customer-centric, 85% cheaper retail investor-focused app for buying and selling bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Highlights:

1. Relevant and robust team.

2. Fully-developed product.

3. 7,000 US-based accredited investors are already signed up and waiting for the launch. (without paid marketing).

4. Demand on buying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with low commissions and via simple mobile applications is rapidly growing in the US, but the supply is still quite weak.

5. They're seeking to raise $1.25MM for 25% of the company with the 5MM post-money valuation. (equity).

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Minimal investment starts from $100
Ongoing
MDW
Location: New York, United Stats
Industry: Healthcare / Blockchain
Round size: USD 1, 000,000
Days left: 50 days

Description

A decentralized platform connecting imaging facilities, radiologists, and AI companies to create a transparent, fair, and efficient radiology marketplace.

Highlights:

1. Working product with a steadily growing revenue.

2. Relevant team with experience in Healthcare as well as in startups. Founders previously sold their startup to Google.

3. Trillion-dollar market with the growing demand + comparatively low competition level.

4. They didn't raise funds from VCs before and have a reasonable valuation.

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Minimal investment starts from $100
Ongoing
Clear Factor
Location: London, United Kingdom.
Industry: Invoice financing / Fintech / Blockchain
Round size: USD 1, 500,000
Days left: 50 days

Description

London-based fintech startup founded by ex-bankers from Lloyds Banking Group, Bank of England, CHAPS, HSBC, and Deutsche Bank.
The company is developing the invoice financing marketplace for SMEs.

Highlights:

1. In August, 2020, the firm will roll out the solution to the first already onboarded 1,500 SMEs in the UK.

2. The company has been built on its strategic investor that is an existing 10-year-old lending-brokerage platform. Which owns data of 670,000 UK-based SMEs, and has obtained funding for over 1,000 of them.

3. The platforms' partner lenders include Lloyds Banking Group, Liberis, Funding Circle, IWOCA, Fleximise, Boost Capital, and many others.

4. The forecasted volume of invoices is more than $20MM /mo during year 1.

5. It's a trillion-dollar market; large banks are investing there and making M&A. But there's still a comparatively low competition level.

5. The company is seeking to raise $1.5-3 MM with the post-money valuation of $7 MM.

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Minimal investment starts from $100
About FCSD Incubator
We care about entrepreneurs. And our mission is simple - we find talented people from all over the world, help them to build up impactful projects and prosperous businesses. And after that we open an access to all investors from all over the world, we don't care are you a huge VCs with 10 unicorns in the portfolio or just a private guy / gal who has a status "Accredited investor". We work at principle "first come, first serve".
FCSD Platform
The truly global online startup incubator based on the proprietary platform where Startups and from all over the world can get incubated by the leading experts, meet investors and raise funds, attend virtual events and work with best-in-class mentors. Same as Y Combinator but fully-online, much cheaper for startups and accessible for all types of investors, you need to be accredited, and you can get the same hot deals as legendary Silicon Valley and NYC VCs.
FOR INVESTORS
Verified and accredited investors get an access to the platform and are able to track all startups development, compare their real results with their Road Maps and other public statements, find there all detailed information about the company in deal room, communicate with founders directly via chat, video calls, VR room or personal meetings. VCs are able to invest directly via the platform in a fully-compliant way, and get all paperowork signed and delivered in the same day. Also, VCs are able to track all their investments in a Portfolio section and send request to the founders any time. All investors are also able to attend at online Board meetings and earnings calls of their portfolio companies, all calls are recorded and kept in every investor personal account.
Startups
What you get if we select you.

1. Ultimate online platform where startups from all over the world get an access to knowledge base, training courses, advisors, events, legal documents paperwork templates, dozens of services such as legal consulting, PR and marketing, Business developement, HR, Product development consulting and many others.

2. All startups have their own assigned curators who work with them on a daily basis and the list of relevant mentors who work wit them on a monthly basis.

3. We guarantee that we launch a pilot fro you projects leveraging our resources and connections.

4. Also, all startups get access to the verified, accredited investors from all over the world (200+ VCs, family offices and UHNI from all over the world + dozens of thousands private investors).
We provide data room, online pitching opportunities, secure and fully-compliant fundraising in the platform, all agreements, contracts, other paperwork as well as high-profile legal support for startups.

5. Post-incubation support. We'll be helping all startups even after graduation. All our resources, mentors, curators, network and services are available for startups during next 3 years after graduation.
Why FCSD better than any other accelerators
We believe that the world is global and if you're a truly talented entrepreneur and you build a company that people really need, you shouldn't face with the limitations and barriers because of the place where you live, school you went, language that you speak and network you have. Our mission is to offer the equal opportunities to all startups and investors and eliminate the inequality in the VC space.

Online + Offline incubator for best-in-class blockchain fintech, healthcare and entertainment startups



20 startups per year with a maximum focus on every of them (approx. 30% US, 30% Asia, 30% Europe, 10% others).
6-months incubation / acceleration program + post-incubation support

Everything in a one platform: knowledge base, consulting sessions, demo days and events, fundraising, investor relations (virtual board meetings, reports, announcements, real time traction).




We aim to enable startups from all over the world get the access to our infrastructure and knowledge, succesfully raise funds, build relationships with investors / partners / clients.


At the same time we aim to offer to the accredited investors from all over the world to invest in high-quality companies who successfuly completed our acceleration / incubation program.


Meet our team and mentors
We have a huge background in venture business, startups and finance. And we're here to help startups grow and investors to get an access to the best deals
Max Holden
Founder & Art Director
Eva Stark
Customers Support
Julia Bush
Design Director
Carlos Lott
Marketing Director
More than 200 VCs participated in our past Demo Days (Pitch Showcases), for example those world-renowned Venture Funds:
So, if you're wondering how can we work together,
take a loot at the conditions
We're incredibly flexible. Really, just check it out
Equity
We invest
7% equity
  • We invest from $50k and up to 150k
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How it works
Get into FCSD
We are the leading firm by delivering quality and value. Our professionals have more than 5 years of experiences.
6 months of incubation program
Our managers are always ready to answer your questions. You can call us at the weekends and at night.
Demo Day
Our company works according to the principle of individual approach to every client.
Raise funds from VCs and scale the business
I am studying business at the University of North London, Manchester Business School
Launch the first commercial pilot with the assistance from FCSD
We are the leading firm by delivering quality and value. Our professionals have more than 5 years of experiences.
Enjoy endless post-incubation support from FCSD
Our managers are always ready to answer your questions. You can call us at the weekends and at night.
Raise the next round (series A,B,C) at the FCSD platform and with our assistance
Our company works according to the principle of individual approach to every client.
Scale your business and become a multi-billion dollar company ????????
I am studying business at the University of North London, Manchester Business School
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