Billy Whalen

Billy leads market identification, analysis and development of early stage businesses within the venture studio at Anthemis. He joined Anthemis after working towards the formation of MEST Venture Partners, an early stage venture fund based in Accra, Ghana. Billy previously worked as an associate on BlackRock’s Manager Research Consultant team in New York, responsible for analyzing a wide range of traditional and alternative investment strategies, building relationships with the largest investment advisory firms, and performing due diligence.

Billy has a bachelor’s in political science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He began his career living out his childhood dream of becoming a professional golfer.


MEST Venture Partners


Product development
Startup consulting
Asset management
Business Analysis

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