Danny Gilligan - Co-Founder
Reinventure Group, Australia
As both a serial entrepreneur and experienced venture capitalist, Danny Gilligan is at the forefront of driving disruptive innovation in Australia’s financial services sector. Through Reinventure Group, co-founded with Simon Cant in 2013, he is pioneering a new model of corporate venture capital. With $100m of capital over two $50m funds, Reinventure is focused on backing proven entrepreneurs leading disruptive technology ventures within FinTech and adjacent areas, whose growth can be accelerated through a strategic relationship with Westpac, the fund's lead investor. 10 investments have been made in Reinventure’s Fund 1, and three from Fund 2 so far, across verticals such as data, payments, artificial intelligence, real estate, crime prevention and human resources.
Gilligan is also co-founder of Data Republic, a trust platform for secure data exchange between companies that is seeking to lead the transition to a data driven economy, and a founding director of Stone & Chalk, an independent not-for-profit Fintech hub whose overarching objective is to help foster and accelerate the development of world-leading Fintech start-ups in Australia.