• Famed tech investor Brent Hoberman on why he loves dysfunctional leaders - and the deal that got away

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Lastminute.com cofounder Brent Hoberman is one of the best connected and most well-known investors and entrepreneurs in the UK.
    He runs Founders Factory, among other ventures, a corporate-backed incubator and accelerator that aims to create 200 British startups.
    Hoberman said strong entrepreneurs needed to be obsessive about their company, a convincing leader, and "a little bit dysfunctional."
    He spoke to Business Insider after being named in the UK Tech 100, a ranking of the 100 coolest people in the UK tech industry.
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