• Startup Grind Hosts Brent Hoberman (LastMinute.com - LIVE streaming)

    THIS IS A PAID EVENT PURCHASE YOUR TICKET HERE (http://www.eventbrite.com/event/16585940996) Brent Hoberman, LastMinute.com - LIVE streaming Brent Hoberman is known as founder of industry disrupting companies LastMinute.com (sold for $900 million) andMade.com (http://www.made.com/)(worth $150M). Yet, his business journey does not end there. This is a live streamed talk online (webinar). Brent later started Founders Forum (http://startupgrind.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=12156196542eab95fd5328307&id=2579c0a334&e=9a5789abe5), a private network of world's best, brightest and most inspirational digital entrepreneurs. To join as a founder, you must have started a digital/technology business that is valued in excess of $500 million. Keynote speakers at Founders Forum were business legends like Richard Branson or chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt. Who wouldn't like to attend one of those strictly invite-only gatherings, right? Being a natural born entrepreneur, it didn't take long before Brent started PRO Founders Capital (http://www.profounderscapital.com/), a VC firm made of'entrepreneurs backing entrepreneurs'. Brent's partner is founder of Bebo, Michael Birch. If list of businesses that Brent founded is impressive, list of companies that he advises is equally impressive. Brent is on the board of Shazam, TalkTalk, EasyCar and The Guardian. Join is for this fireside chat. Brent Hoberman will talk to Marian Gazdik, Director of Startup Grind Europe. Location: Everywhere (LIVE-streaming) Date: 24th April, 2015 Time: 5pm GMT (6pm CET, 1pm in Sao Paulo, 12am EST, 11am in Mexico City, 9am PST) Agenda 4:55 Welcome 5:00 Fireside Chat 5:50 Q & A Hosted By Marian Gazdik, London Chapter Director Director of Startup Grind Europe. Marian mentors for Virgin Startup, Wayra UK, lectures at General Assembly (https://generalassemb.ly/instructors/marian-gazdik/2042) and speaks/lectures at leading digital and business conferences likeWeb Summit (http://websummit.net/workshops#tab-5th). He has an MBA from ESCP (oldest business school in the world) and contributes to Virgin.com (http://www.virgin.com/author/marian-gazdik). Email: [masked] | Twitter: @mgazdik (http://twitter.com/mgazdik) Global Partners Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Partners We are DWF. The legal business helping your business go further. Our team of technology sector experts represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to mature businesses, as well as the angels, venture funds, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. We work hard to understand your needs and help you to make smarter decisions. An integral part of City University London, Sir John Cass Business School is among the global elite of business schools that hold the gold standard of 'triple-crown' accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Consistently ranked amongst the best business schools and programmes in the world it has an established 40-year reputation for excellence in research and business education. What is Startup Grind? Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 150 cities and 65 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (http://startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (http://twitter.com/StartupGrind).