Allen Taylor

Managing Director, Endeavor Catalyst

Based in San Francisco, he leads Endeavor’s efforts to connect its portfolio of 700+ high-growth companies with US-based mentors and investors. Since joining Endeavor in 2006, Allen has facilitated thousands of mentoring connections, and helped Endeavor companies raise more than $1B+ in equity capital.

Allen also serves as the Managing Director of Endeavor Catalyst, an innovative co-investment vehicle through which Endeavor can invest into its portfolio companies. Launched in January 2012, Endeavor Catalyst has raised more than $100M+ across two funds and made 50+ investments to date in 20 different emerging markets across Latin America, EMEA and Southeast Asia. Investments include Globant (NYSE:GLOB) in Argentina, Yemeksepeti.com (acq’d Delivery Hero $589M, 2015) in Turkey and Fetchr in the UAE.

A native Californian and travel enthusiast, Allen has studied, worked and traveled in over 75 countries. A graduate of Princeton University, he has been recognized as a Fulbright Scholar, a Kauffman Fellow, and one of the “Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders.” He is married and lives in Woodside, California.

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