Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com / Made.com)

Apr 24, 2015, 4:00 – 7:00 PM

Wayra UK, Shropshire House, 2-10 Capper Street, London, WC1E 6JA

Brent founded Lastminute.com with Martha Lane Fox, as an online travel and gift business. It floated at the peak of the dot-com bubble and managed to survive the subsequent burst. Later Brent helped start other impressive businesses, like Made.com or Founders Forum.

In-person event

About this event

Brent Hoberman has founded Lastminute.com together with Martha Lane Fox. They founded LastMinute.com in 1998, an online travel and gift business that floated at the peak of the dot-com bubble. Despite the burst of the bubble, the company managed to survive and do well.

Brent was a survivor of the bubble and remained as CEO of Lastminute.com Ltd. The company was later acquired by Sabre who purchased the company’s equity and bond debt for £577 million. In 2006 he handed over the CEO position to Ian McCaig, but remained as Chairman and Chief Strategic officer of the company until 2007.

Later Brent started other impressive businesses, like Made.com and Founders Forum.

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Brent Hoberman

    Founders Forum, Firstminute, LastMinute

    Co-Founder

When

When

Friday, April 24, 2015
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Networking and Food
Fireside Chat
Networking

Organizers

  • Prem Sangeet Petar Savic

    Supreme Factory

    London Director

  • James Lethem

    Nascence

    Co-Director

  • Sam Adekunle

    Grone Collective

    Head of Special Projects & Initiatives

  • Gabriel Pizzolante

    UK GAP Consulting

    Ambassador

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