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Primary Role
Chairman & Co-Founder @
Investments
7 Investments in 6 Companies
Born:
August 14, 1984
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.connect.com
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Person Details

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Ryan Allis is a technology entrepreneur and investor based in San Francisco and the Chairman of Connect (www.connect.com) and Hive (www.hive.org)

Ryan was the co-founder and CEO of iContact from 2003 until 2012. iContact grew to 300 employees, 70,000 customers, and $50M in annual sales before its Feb 2012 sale to Vocus (NASDAQ:VOCS) for $170M.

Ryan is a also an angel investor through his firm Connect Ventures and has invested in 25 firms including SpaceX, LendingClub, Change.org, Bento, and Off-Grid Electric.

Ryan served as a National Co-Chairperson for Tech for Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election along with Reid Hoffman and Marc Benioff and was a inaugural member of the United Nations Global Entrepreneur Council.

Ryan is the author of The Startup Guide: Building a Better World Through Entrepreneurship at www.startupguide.com and the book Zero to One Million (McGraw-Hill, 2008).

Ryan attended the University of North Carolina and Harvard Business School.

Jobs (3)

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Chairman & Co-Founder

May 22, 2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Founder & Chairman

Aug 1, 2000 - Current   (about 16 years)
Past
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Jul 2, 2003
Mar 21, 2012
Co-Founder/CEO

Investments (7)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2015$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2014$180k / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$400k / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$250k / AngelPersonal Investment
Apr, 2012$4.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2010$500k / AngelPersonal Investment

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