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Allen Taylor

Allen Taylor
Venture Capital in Emerging Markets
Endeavor Catalyst

Allen Taylor

Based in Northern California, I am part of the global leadership team at Endeavor, a mission-driven organization focused on supporting high-growth companies in emerging and under-served markets.

I lead Endeavor Catalyst, Endeavor’s innovative co-investment fund that has been recognized as one of the most active global venture investors in markets like Latin America and the Middle East. Since launching in 2012, Endeavor Catalyst has raised over $250M+ across three funds, made 170+ investments in 30+ different countries, and realized 12 exits.

Investments include Globant (NYSE:GLOB) and Rappi (valued at $3.5B+) in Latin America, Yemeksepeti.com (acq’d Delivery Hero $589M, 2015) and Peak Games (acq’d Zynga $1.8B, 2020) in Turkey, and Bukalapak (valued at $2.5B+) and RUMA (acq’d Go-JEK, 2017) in Indonesia.