Monday, May 28, 2007

Brent and Martha: FriendsReunited in DIY

Brent Hoberman and Martha Lane Fox, founders of, have launched a new venture - a pseudo social networking site for DIY enthusiasts called

The Sunday Times story on the launch of says Hoberman has raised £5 million in capital for the project and will take the executive chairman position, with Lane Fox a non-executive director.

So the dynamic duo are back on the scene. [The pair were named amongst our Influential Ten list last September, a poll to recognise the movers and shakers of the past ten years in the online travel industry]

In true Hoberman style, an email said:

"Lots of good learnings from travel can be applied :-)"
Kevin May, editor, Travolution

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Zorba said...

I wonder if it is going to be like this ??

Travolution Blogger said...

Zorba: Hmmm. Very interesting... it looks and feels similar to what many will expect from MyDeco.

Zorba said...

And there's more...

IPC Southbank, publisher of Ideal Home, Homes & Gardens and Living etc, has launched its home interests portal, described as a one-stop-shop for DIY and interior design enthusiasts.

Interesting :)