EVENT HELD IN ITALIAN (MAY BE IN ENGLISH DEPENDING ON THE AUDIENCE)
We are thrilled to host Anna Boffetta from Balderton Capital as our top-notch speaker for our Startup Grind Female Month. Balderton is Europe's leading Venture Capital fund focused on early-stage investments. Anna is part of Balderton’s team, which is globally recognized for its deep operational experience and international scope. Balderton have founded companies; grown companies from one to thousands of employees; taken companies public in the US and in Europe; and bought, sold and merged companies. They manage approx US$2.2bn in committed venture capital while their investment size range goes from 1M to 25M. Just to mention one of their top investments and just to “keep it Italian”, Balderton is one of the first investors in YOOX, which still is the only Italian unicorn to date.
Prior to joining Balderton Capital, Anna worked with a business angel investing and advising early-stage UK startups. Before moving to London, Anna spent three years in New York, where she worked as data product analyst at YipitData, building operational skills while growing the data team, and as an associate in the investment team at Global Infrastructure Partners, investing in the energy sector. She started her career in telco M&A at Barclays, working on deals across Europe and the USA.
Anna holds two masters degrees in International Business from HEC and the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, and a Bachelor in Management from HEC.