Brent Hoberman

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Brent Hoberman is the founder and former CEO of


In 1998, with Baroness Lane-Fox, Hoberman founded online travel and leisure retailer and in 2005 sold the company to Travelocity for £577 in 2005.

Since the sale of Lastminute, he has focused on a number of start-ups including and PROfounders Capital.[1]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Hoberman was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.[2]



  1. James Quinn New Year Honours: Brent Hoberman and James Caan awarded CBEs Telegraph, 20 December 2014, accessed 2 April 2015.
  2. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 2 April 2015.
  3. PROfounders Capital Team, accessed 2 April 2015.
  4. Crunch Base Brent Hoberman, accessed 2 April 2015.