About The Speaker
Based in San Francisco, Allen leads Endeavor’s efforts to connect its portfolio of 1,000+ high-growth companies with US-based mentors and investors. Since joining Endeavor in 2006, Allen has facilitated thousands of mentoring connections, and helped Endeavor companies raise more than $1B+ in equity capital.
Allen also serves as the Managing Director of Endeavor Catalyst, an innovative co-investment vehicle through which Endeavor can invest into its portfolio companies. Launched in 2012, Endeavor Catalyst has raised more than $120M+ across two funds and made 70+ investments to date in 20 different countries across Latin America, EMEA and Southeast Asia. Investments include Globant (NYSE: GLOB) in Argentina, Yemeksepeti.com (acquired by Delivery Hero $589M, 2015) in Turkey and Fetchr in the UAE.
A native Californian and travel enthusiast, Allen has studied, worked and travelled in over 75 countries. A graduate of Princeton University, he has been recognized as a Fulbright Scholar and a Kauffman Fellow.