Brent Hoberman

All Photos Twitter.com 18 hours ago
I will never stop being amazed by Heddy Lamar’s life and works. Born into a Jewish family in Austria, a film star in Hollywood and invented frequency-hopping technology, a precursor to the secure wi-fi, GPS and Bluetooth now used by billions of people around the world.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Really excited to see the commitment to new legislation for self-driving vehicles in the Queen’s Speech today. This is crucial to unlock the transformative potential of fully driverless AVs. We look forward to working with @transportgovuk to safely deploy this technology.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
I have been part of the Alan journey even before it officially started. It has been amazing to see them progressively transform access to health and mental well-being across Europe Congrats for the series E($193m) @jcsamuelian @Gorintic & @avec_alan team tcrn.ch/3kJPP2i
Hugely recommended to anyone thinking about how to develop their career! - and 30% updated since first edition twitter.com/reidhoffman/st…
Got to have a great chat with @brenthoberman today about dated barriers within the tech industry and how we can encourage those from different backgrounds to pursue a career in it. Thanks for meeting me, Brent!
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
talent density is often more important the absolute amount of talent. mediocre people are neutron absorbers!
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
#Techfugees was delighted to help facilitate Anita (left) to donate a laptop to Ukrainian refugee Diana (right) so that she could continue her graphic design work in the U.K.!
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
"Never let a good crisis go to waste." Read the latest My Working Day interview with @DafnaBonas, founder of @IndieBaySnacks #IWD22 #InternationalWomensDay2022 #BreakTheBias bit.ly/3HSxr0j
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
AJ Bell’s Russ Mould also has a neat Wilde analogy for the Twitter deal: “It isn’t a case of the unspeakable in pursuit of the uneatable-Oscar Wilde once described fox-hunting,but @elonmusk campaign to buy Twitter could be seen as the unpredictable chasing down the unprofitable.
Wow. One week in and Freezing Order is #3 on the Amazon Charts of bestsellers. Very honored that so many people are reading my book that explains why Putin is doing all the terrible things he does.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Twitter is a free university for startups. This week's best tweets on startups and entrepreneurship:
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
.@ericschmidt 'I honestly don't know how you build a great culture virtually' 💯 agree Yes there are of course some wonderful exceptions that prove the rule But so far noone has eloquently explained to me how virtual team culture trumps remote... Ideas? cnbc.com/2022/04/05/ex-…i
Good list for those looking for exciting roles twitter.com/patamiel/statu…
Our portfolio companies are leading the way on climate tech innovation 🌍 @solivuss Arc is a ‘portable’ solar sculpture made using ultra-thin organic solar film ☀️Learn more from BBC’s Click programme 📺 �bit.ly/37lSifY2pb More detailso4zz
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Uk based Secure messaging platform @element_hq gaining traction Used by governments (France/ germany) wanting to host secure comms and believing in open source model UK should adopt it faster.... Cc @firstminutecap thetimes.co.uk/article/safer-…
📢#GovStartt is back! 📢 TODAY applications open for the ne#GovStartrt: a free to use community & engagement platform designed to provid#startupsps with the vital knowledge and network needed to scale across the public sector. Apply by May 1st public.io/helping-you-sc…3niU
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Interesting Via @azeem Data on worst offender of disinformation om twitter Russia of course infoops.aspi.org.au/country/russia/
Read this story till the end. During WWII some children were making diaries from concentration camps & occupied cities by nazis. History is repeating. This is a diary of Katya, a 16 years old girl from Mariupol, whose mother died in the basement👇😢
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
“Universities need to see that 5% of a successful spinout is worth more than 30% of one that isn't” Shared my views on uni startups with @PitchBook. pitchbook.com/news/articles/…
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Great example of tech founder raising funds and using tech smarts for #ukraine Well done ⁦@irra_knews.sky.com/story/meet-the… Meet the Ukrainian tech entrepreneur who has raised £300,000 of humanitarian relief from London
JUST IN: The UK’s tech industry is worth $1 trillion, with: 🦄 Over 100 unicorns across the UK 👩🏿‍💻 13 decacorns each worth over $10 billion 📈 14 companies each worth between $5 billion - $10 bilTj0V4
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Science is a force for good in the world. So today I’m announcing £3m support for Ukrainian researchers fleeing the conflict (as well as those already in the UK but unable to return home): ℹ️ gov.uk/government/new… 👇 #StandWithUkrainee gov.uk/government/new…u
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Extraordinary letter in @FT from former UK defence attaché at Moscow embassy - we warned you about Putin but you listened to the City instead
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Need English/Ukrainian speaker near Krakow willing to go to Medyka border with me tomorrow. I'll drive, early start, late return Primary objective to beta test collateral we put together over weekend to combat human trafficking, will also deliver supplies DM pls 🇺🇦
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
As Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine, it's still able to sell oil and gas to Europe and the world — adding hundreds of millions of dollars (daily) to its war chest. At @Siftedeu we've been looking at the energy alternatives for Europe: Thread 👇#StayWithUkrainee
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
EXCLUSIVE: The Chicago Cubs-owning Ricketts family and the hedge fund multibillionaire Ken Griffin have joined forces to mount a blockbuster bid for Chelsea Football Club that will be tabled on Friday. First formal confirmation of their interest. Full story online shortly.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Today we are announcing the biggest ever Government budget allocation increase for R+D: £39.8bn over the next 3 years👇to fund our mission to move the UK from a service economy to a 🔬ScienceSuperpower🌏 ⚡️InnovationNation�#BritishScienceWeeke#BSW22BSW22 Follow here for detatwitter.com/beisgovuk/stat…IKgtt
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
This is not just war between Russia and Ukraine. It's a war between democracy and tyranny. Between future and past. Between innovation and backwardness. Between humanity and cruelty. For the sake of everything that is good in this world, for the sake of hope, Ukraine should win.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Consider sizes of countries where Putin waged his wars in chronological order: 1. Chechnya, 1999 - 1 million 2. Georgia, 2009 - 4 million 3. Syria, 2015 - 17 million 4. Ukraine, 2022 - 44 million He's scaling up and quickly. Each time he chooses a bigger prey. So far it worked
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
That’s a wrap from #TechfugeesLIVE today in London & on Zoom! Over 20+ pitches of humanitarian tech & scalable initiatives for Ukrainian refugees & refugee NGOs. We will be posting a summary & video recordings later this week!
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Timely deal…. Silent Eight (Singapore), AI-enhanced economic sanctions enforcement and financial crime prevention solutions: $40M B led by TYH Ventures, participation from HSBC Ventures, OTB Ventures, Wavemaker Partners, SC Ventures, et al
On 3/11, The 5th Directorate of the FSB (Operational Information and International Relations), in charge of foreign intelligence of the FSB, incl. in Ukraine, has been raided by the both FSO, Federal Protective Service of the Russian Federation ФСО – Putin’s own security service
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Here is an exclusive inside scoop on how we built Andy Warhol’s A.I. voice for narration in the new @netflix docu-series, using only 3 minutes of the audio recordings. To read more: resemble.ai/andy-warhol/ #TheAndyWarholDiaries
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
If you’re able to support Ukrainian refugees with job opportunities, you can advertise here or hire them accordingly (tech roles related). Set up in conjunction with the incredible @Techfugees, in partnership with @TechNation visa alum network 🇺🇦 remoteukraine.orgy4 🙏
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Main promo slot of App Store today Congrats ⁦@teamkukua#womenshistorymonth
The @TechChill conference team in Latvia created a platform over the weekend for Ukraine refugees that the Latvian gov is now using officially - ukraine-latvia.com - others can offer help there (also in english). #Techfugees
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Day 12. Russia has concentrated its efforts in South. Mariupol stands firm, but urgently needs humanitarian corridor and aid. Kherson is protesting against militaries. Mykolyiv has new repelled attack. UA sank RU warship. And destroyed ar.30 helicopters only near Kherson. 1/
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
I’ve been getting a lot of calls from my old acquaintances in the hedge fund industry asking if they should buy bombed out Russian equities and bonds. My answer: it’s like asking if you should buy German equities during the Holocaust. Have some decency bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
🧵My translation of the analysis of the current situation in Russia by an active FSB analyst. Buckle up for a long thread and definitely please share far & wide. The full text is over 2000 words. This is a highly insightful look behind the curtain - covers many subjects.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Our conditional deadline is June. Conditional because in June there will be no economy left in Russia – there will be nothing left.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
RT @meliarobin: I learned an embarrassing amount about venture capital reading journalist @scmallaby's #ThePowerLaw. Highly recommend to anyone who wants to understand how venture works, and the players who shaped it. Here are the highlights, as promi… businessinsider.com/the-power-law-…
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
All our coverage on how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is affecting the startup community in Europe is gathered here, along with resources about how to help. We'll keep this updated: sifted.eu/articles/russi…
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Icymi Google USA back to office 3/5 days cnbc.com/2022/03/02/goo…
Want to build the world’s first smart home organisation and refill system? We’re currently looking for a founder to lead Project Bundant… ⚡️ Wifi-enabled smart container system 💡 Identifying when you’re running low, and automatically reordering 🚫 Enabling zero plastic refillyB
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
💻 MFA of Ukraine has launched an information platform for foreign audiences concerning the war in Ukrainewar.ukraine.ua1 It provides verified information about the situation in 🇺🇦, shares specific ways to support Ukraine, shows the human dimension of the resistanXBj
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
⚡️Zelensky addresses Ukrainians: I admire each of you. The whole world admires you - from Hollywood stars to politicians. Today you, Ukrainians, are the symbol of invincibility. The symbol that people in any country can become the best people on earth at any moment.
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
Ro buys Dadi for $100 million. Proud of the work Tom and his team have done to drag male fertility care into the 21st century. Happy that Ro will now scale this across the US and beyond. twitter.com/ro/status/1498…
Retweeted by Brent Hoberman
If Camelot wins national lottery bid again despite scoring lower on bid quality then UK creates a monopoly that would give less to good causes. Risk factors should be about quality of team/funding not block new entrants thetimes.co.uk/article/camelo…
Twiends™ uses the Twitter™ API, displays it's logo & trademarks, and is not endorsed or certified by them. These items remain the property of Twitter. We do not sell followers, we only provide display advertising. Bots & fake accounts are not permitted on twiends. © 2009
Grow Your Twitter Free
Want To Grow Your Twitter?
We help other people find and follow you on Twitter.
Key Info:
Started in 2009
Over 6 million signups
Country targeting provided
We never auto tweet to your timeline
We never auto follow others
We actively moderate our community
Please Share
Please upgrade your browser  chrome