Person of the Week: Lauren Capelin, Reinventure Fund

May 30 2019

Lauren is a community strategist and disruptive innovation specialist passionate about the development and application of new business models, corporate social innovation, impact investment and fostering entrepreneurial capacity, particularly in women. She is currently Head of Venture Community at Reinventure Fund, an Australian venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services startups, with Westpac as its largest investor.

Prior to this role, she co-founded Collaborative Lab with author Rachel Botsman, working alongside leading thinkers, entrepreneurs and community champions to play an instrumental role in growing collaborative consumption into a global economy and movement over the last 5 years. She is also cofounder of Common Room co-working space with her husband Josh. Lauren is currently Curator of the Sydney Global Shapers, a community of the World Economic Forum, and acts as an Ambassador for B Lab ANZ, and Board Director of FinTech Australia.

On top of all this she is also a registered yoga teacher!