Boris Aksenov is a Senior Associate at Pelican Ventures, a private investment fund focused on start-up and early stage investments in the (re)insurance industry. Boris is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of the firm.
Boris previously worked at 777 Partners from June 2019 to June 2021, where he was most recently an Investment Associate focusing on investing across the capital structure within the insurance vertical and supporting the operations of 777 portfolio companies. Boris also worked for 777 portfolio company Insurety Capital, where he was responsible for strategy, financial analysis, underwriting, industry research and client relations.
Prior to joining 777, Boris was an Investment Analyst at GATX from January 2019 to May 2020, where he valued large railcar, aircraft engine and marine portfolios. Boris has also worked for a fintech startup in Africa and at PowerPlan, a software consulting firm specializing in the energy and utilities space.
Boris received his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech, and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.