Danny Rimer OBE is an investor and partner at Index Ventures, a global venture capital firm. He opened the firm’s London and San Francisco offices and has been ranked by the Midas List as one of the world’s top investors for more than a decade.
Danny spearheaded Index’s investments in Figma, the design and collaboration platform; Patreon, the membership and monetisation platform for creators; and Discord, the global communication service. He also led Index’s investments in 1stdibs, Farfetch, Glossier and GOAT and has been a director at Dropbox, Etsy, King, Sky, MySQL and Skype. Danny joined Index after roles at The Barksdale Group and Hambrecht & Quist (now owned by JP Morgan), where he began the internet sector equity research group and took Amazon, Netscape and Verisign public.
Danny was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2017. He has sat on the board of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the cancer charity MAGGIE’S Centres.
- Appointed by: Prime Minister
- Appointment: 7 January 2022
- Term expires: 6 January 2026
- Chair of Tate Investment Committee
- Finance & Operations Committee
- Audit Committee