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 made.com, a direct-from-factory consumer crowd-sourced homewares retailer in the UK. He also co-founded lastminute.com 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 SmartUp.io, a new business in gamified mobile learning for entrepreneurs, which he co-founded and chairs. He served as an Entrepreneur Partner at Atomico.