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Brent Hoberman


Mr. Brent Hoberman was a Co-Founder of PROfounders Capital. Mr. Hoberman is also a Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Founders Factory. He is a Board Member of Luther Systems. He is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Karakuri and, a direct-from-factory consumer crowd-sourced homewares retailer in the UK. He also co-founded in April 1998. He served as CEO from its inception and the team took the company to profit and gross bookings of over $2bn. He sits on the Advisory board for LetterOne Technology (a $16bn investment fund), The Economist, the UK Government Digital Advisory Board, L1 Technology and Olvin. He served as a Non-Executive Board Director of TalkTalk PLC. He is a YGL and Prime Minister's Business Trade Ambassador. He was awarded a CBE in the 2015 New Year's Honor's List. He co-founded and chairs Founders Forum; a series of intimate annual global events for the leading entrepreneurs of today and the rising stars of tomorrow. Founders Forum also has an innovation consultancy for top corporates (Founders Intelligence) and a recruitment company (Future Founders). It has launched, a new business in gamified mobile learning for entrepreneurs, which he co-founded and chairs. He served as an Entrepreneur Partner at Atomico.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • London
  • England, United Kingdom

Brent Hoberman Investments (18)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Wayve 18-Nov-2019 Early Stage VC 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
000000 00000000000 20-Jun-2018 00000 00000 00.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000000 06-Jun-2018 00000 (00000 000 Other Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000000 0 07-Apr-2017 0000 00000 00000 Consulting Services (B2B) Startup 00000 00000000
00000 20-Nov-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000 16-Nov-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000 26-Jun-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000 01-Mar-2015 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Onfido 18-Dec-2014 Early Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
YPlan 28-Dec-2012 Seed Round 00.000 Application Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00000000
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Brent Hoberman Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Snips 14-Nov-2019 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Completed
0000 17-Jul-2019 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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0000 27-Jun-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000 000000000 00
000000000 0000 27-Jun-2017 000000000000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 0000000000 00000
00000 21-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 0000 000
WAYN 19-Sep-2016 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg Completed
Treatwell(UK) 01-May-2015 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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Brent Hoberman Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Brent Hoberman Angel Investor 00 0 00 London, United Kingdom