Brent is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of firstminute capital, Founders Factory and Founders Forum.
Brent previously co-founded Made.com in 2010, which went public in 2021 with a valuation of $1.1bn; and lastminute.com in 1998, where he was CEO from its inception and sold it in 2005 to Sabre for $1.1bn. Brent has backed 9 unicorns at Seed, and technology businesses Brent has co-founded have raised over $1bn.
Brent sits on the advisory boards of Google Cloud, The Royal Academy, the UK Government Digital Service and the WEF Digital Europe Group. He has also been an advisor to four UK prime ministers and in 2015 was awarded a CBE for his services to entrepreneurship.