Allen has been involved with 2 social ventures. He is an early investor and advisor in Roozt, a curated eCommerce platform that connects online shoppers with trendsetting cause-related brands. Allen also contributed as “Game Changer” at Crowdrise - a social charitable network co-founded by actor and philanthropist, Edward Norton.
Prior to Crowdrise, Allen co-founded PaySimple with @Eric Schillinger Remer, a SaaS solution to automate the collection of accounts receivables. Since inception in 2005, PaySimple has added thousands of clients fueled by a capital raise of over $30M in debt & equity.
Before PaySimple, Allen participated in more than a dozen private equity transactions representing more than $40M in invested capital during his tenure at SpaceVest, a $300M Venture Capital firm based in Washington, DC.