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September 13 - 14, 2022
The Westin New York Time SquareNew York

Anika Penn
Investment Researcher at Baillie Gifford


Anika is a member of the Private Companies Team at Baillie Gifford, based in New York. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford, she was the cofounder and CEO of Frontier Health, a marketplace for innovative medical devices for the developing world. Active in the healthcare sector, she has worked within US, Asian, and sub-Saharan African health systems, at the apex of finance, regulation, research, and innovation. As the Entrepreneur-in-residence at the Conway Centre, she advised with over 30 start-up companies as they prepared to seek funding, from seed to Series-A. She holds an MA in International Relations with a concentration in International Economics and China Studies from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins, and a BA from Smith College.

Agenda Sessions

  • Venture on fire! Can you afford not to have venture in your portfolio?