At 1648 Factory, we are a community of innovative and driven individuals dedicated to building successful ventures and helping companies with forward-thinking ideas grow.

Founded in 2020 by Sebastian Hanhues and Klaus Freiberg, our team brings together investors, founders, business experts, engineers, designers, and marketeers.

We prioritize quality over quantity when selecting the ideas and projects we invest in.

As a remote-first company spanning several countries, we tap into a global pool of talent and opportunities, bringing diverse skills, local networks, and cultural perspectives to our work.

We are committed to driving innovation and success in the business world, and we welcome you to join us on this journey.

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We don't hide behind fancy jargon or vague promises - we'll tell it to you straight. Whether it's about project timelines, costs, or any other aspect of our work, we're transparent in everything we do.

Quality Over Quantity

We focus on delivering high-quality results that meet our clients' needs. We take pride in our work, and we believe that the extra time and effort we put in is worth it in the end.


We're hands-on builders who aren't afraid to get our hands dirty. We roll up our sleeves and work alongside our clients to bring their ideas to life.

Our team

Meet the Builders

A diverse group of passionate experts collaborating to build innovative ventures and shape the future of business


Our World Map

We are a remote-first company. But love our hubs, too.

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New York, US
142 W 57th St
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Muenster, Germany
Hammer Strasse 165
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Lviv, Ukraine
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Our goal is to help you create sustainable value for your customers, investors, and team members. Our global talent network solves the most difficult part of building a great company - scaling your team.







Our departments

How Departments Work Together

Example process of how the departments of Product Design, Engineering, Marketing, and Ventures can work together from ideation to launch of a new venture

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Build a Venture

By involving Venture, Design, Engineering, and Marketing departments from the beginning to the end, the venture can benefit from diverse expertise and foster a holistic approach to its development and growth

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Create Design System

By involving both Design and Engineering teams in the creation of the design system, it becomes a powerful tool that promotes consistency, efficiency, and a cohesive user experience across various projects and products.

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Develop Custom Software

By involving Design, Engineering, and Marketing departments throughout the process of developing custom software, the final product is not only technically robust but also well-aligned with user needs, market demands, and promotional efforts, resulting in a successful and well-received software solution.

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Implement a
Go-to-Market Strategy

By involving both Design and Marketing departments in the implementation of the Go-to-Market strategy, the company can present a compelling and cohesive message to the target audience, drive customer engagement, and achieve successful product adoption in the market.

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