Daniel Liebau

Daniel Liebau

Founder at Lightbulb Capital

Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore Mentor


Dan Liebau is the founder of Lightbulb Capital and has a passion for Innovation, Finance and Technology.

Before starting Lightbulb Capital Dan was COO and on the board of HSBC Securities (Singapore) Pte Limited – the entity to provide access to the Singapore Stock Market (SGX) for the Global Equities Business within HSBC.

Dan was previously also the IT Head of HSBC’s Investment Bank in Singapore and Japan.

His work experience spans ca. 15 years in Investment Banking Technology working for companies like UBS in Germany and the UK, Barclays Capital in Singapore and Tokyo as well as Close Brothers in his hometown Frankfurt.

For most of the time he was the “glue” between Technology and the various business departments.

He graduated from the Master of Science in Innovation program at Singapore Management University (SMU) in Singapore
and holds a Master in Finance degree from IE business school in Madrid, Spain.