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In response to Australia’s growing startup culture, we decided to bring the country’s most talked about emerging companies together under one roof.

Vest is the place to discover and celebrate the best of Australia’s forward-thinking ideas. With the government’s renewed focus on innovation, it’s time to highlight the startups that are putting us on the map, making us leaders in our fields, and driving both economical and cultural growth.

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Data Republic
Data Republic
Founded 2015
Series A
The secure data exchange ecosystem.


Data Republic is a data exchange technology platform and marketplace where organisations can list, exchange and collaborate on data projects in a secure and privacy compliant environment. Founded in 2014 and with investment from Westpac Reinventure, NAB Ventures and Qantas Loyalty, Data Republic’s technology solves the complex legal barriers to data exchange, making it simpler and more secure for organisations to exchange data for insights.


The Team

Paul McCarney

Co-founder & CEO

Danny Gilligan

Co-founder & Director

Recent Press

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