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University of Pennsylvania, MBA 2007
Duke University, BE 2000

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SVP, ABB Technology Ventures
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Grant Allen

Grant Allen is Senior Vice President of ABB Technology Ventures (ATV), the venture capital arm of ABB. Headquartered in Zurich, with offices in Silicon Valley and Washington, DC, ATV invests in disruptive power, automation and green technology companies. Grant has led investments in Validus DC Systems (acquired 19 months after investment), Scotrenewables, TaKaDu and Industrial Defender.

Previously, Grant was with Core Capital Partners, a $350 million venture fund; Microsoft; Jingle Networks (sold for $63 million); and several start-ups including a web services firm he started when he was 19. He is an active angel investor, a founding member of NextGen Angels and an advisor to Uppidy, Aquicore and Melon (acquired by WegoWise).

Grant holds degrees from Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering and The Wharton School.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
Encore Alert 3/2014Seed$390k8



  1. Angels put $390,000 in social analytics startup Encore Alert ( [edit]
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