Allan is co-founder and managing partner of Betaspring. Through Betaspring, Allan has worked with 89 high-growth startups and managed a portfolio of companies that has raised more than $50M+ in follow-on funding. As a technology entrepreneur, Allan has founded three venture-funded startups. Allan is an active angel investor in early stage technology companies and advises national, state, and local government on nurturing high-growth startup ecosystems. Allan has been active with the IEEE Entrepreneurship Exchange since 2015 and is the 2017 Chair of the IEEE Entrepreneurship Steering Committee.