Allan Tear

Allan Tear

Allan is managing partner of Betaspring, a mentor-centric startup accelerator that has launched 57 startups. Allan has founded three venture-funded startups: Elastic Networks, Incanta, and WhyData.

Personal blog: http://betaspring.com
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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Member since August 22, 2011
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Allan is a founder and managing partner of Betaspring. Allan has founded three venture-funded startups: Elastic Networks, Incanta, and WhyData. He has raised over $15M from angels, venture capital, and strategic partners, including Slater Fund, Intel Capital and AT&T. 

Allan is an active angel investor in early stage technology companies, and advises national, state, and local government on nurturing high-growth startup ecosystems. He was selected as an inaugural Innovation Fellow by the Rhode Island Foundation, with multi-year funding to catalyze new entrepreneurial communities.

Allan is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, with B.S. degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Public Policy.