Justin Brownhill is Partner, SenaHill Partners, LP., a boutique Fintech acceleration and venture capital firm.
Justin Brownhill brings the unique experience of both executive management and investment banking to the Capital Markets, Financial Services, FinTech and Software sectors.
Brownhill was the award-winning founder, CEO and Chairman of The Receivables Exchange (TRE), the first-to-market, real-time online institutional marketplace for the purchase and sale of working capital—a $17 trillion market. Named the most innovative e-commerce company in the world for 2010 by The Wall Street Journal, TRE launched a joint strategic initiative with the NYSE, with investors such as NYSE and Bain Capital. He earned accolades from major news outlets and business organizations, including Institutional Investor (as a “Top 50” financial technology disruptor in 2011 and a “Top 40” innovator in 2010), Business Insider’s “Coolest People in Tech” in NYC, Silicon Alley’s “Top 100” list, Silicon Bayou’s “Top 100” list, the American Business (“Stevie”) Awards, and Ernst & Young as a 2010 finalist for “Entrepreneur of the Year”.
Prior to founding TRE, he was a managing director at Citigroup’s Corporate & Investment Bank, involved with their global electronic trading, market structure, and exchange strategy teams. Before Citigroup, he was on the executive team at Lava Trading as head of all Corporate and Business units – from product management to sales & marketing for its core Sell-side product solution, and was also responsible for founding LavaFX (ECN), ColorPalette (OMS) and its Buy-side (Institutional) trading unit, and was instrumental to its acquisition by Citigroup in 2004.