Allan Young, Venture Partner - Technology
Allan is the Founder of Runway, the largest technology incubator in San Francisco, and TopLine, a business accelerator in Richmond. Prior to Runway and TopLine, Allan built LaunchHear, a Y Combinator-backed press relations software venture. He has also worked as an associate at Sorenson Capital, a $1BN mid-market private equity fund, sourced and completed transactions in the industrial sector. Allan founded MediaForum, an advertising software venture acquired by Rakuten. While still at University Allan founded the University Venture Fund, a student-run venture fund with $20MM invested. University fund invested in 15 technology companies resulting in four IPOs. Allan is a native of the Bay Area.