B&P #24 Brent Hoberman: How to grow your Startup now & where to get the Money from


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One of Europe’s top Entrepreneurs, early stage Investors & Startup Mentors on how founders can thrive in uncertainty

In conversation with Bits & Pretzels' Britta Weddeling London-based top VC Brent Hoberman, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in European tech, shares his secrets of how founders can grow their startup during the current COVID-19 crisis, where to raise funds now as an early stage startup & what kind of companies & "founder DNA" he's looking for nowadays as an investor. Hoberman, who cofounded travel booking website Lastminute.com in 1998 and sold it seven years later for over $1 billion, also explained how he went from running the first European unicorn in the UK to becoming a mentor to the next generation of founders, as the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Founders Forum, an invite-only networking conference for top global disruptors, with Founders Factory, a global tech startup accelerator & UK-based Firstminute Capital, a unicorn-founder-backed seed fund with a 100 million global reach.

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Brent Hoberman, co-founder Foundersfactory, Founders Forum, lastminute.com, First Minute Cap


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