Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (PRWEB) May 20, 2018
Vantage Network, the Contribution Tracking Platform that leverages blockchain technology to provide full transparency and traceability of contributions made to organizations and nonprofit entities, has added Allan Young, an entrepreneur with 15 years of leadership experience working in technology, venture capital, private equity, and asset management, to Vantage Network’s Board of Advisors.
Allan has successfully launched a number of ventures over the past 15 years. Most recently, Allan is the Co-founder and Chairman of Pavo IoT, a blockchain-enable IoT platform for the agricultural industry. He founded two large technology and business incubators, TopLine and Runway, both in the San Francisco Bay area. He is also venture partner at Piedmont Partners Group Ventures, where he sources and manages technology sector opportunities. Prior to that Allan co-founded an advertising technology company that was acquired by one of Japan’s biggest e-commerce companies, Rakuten. Allan got his start in technology and finance as part of the founding team that launched a $20M student-run venture fund which achieved 4 IPOs in a portfolio of 15 investments.
“Allan is a consummate entrepreneur, an expert in launching and monetizing new ideas and technologies,” said Jeff Hood, Co-Founder of Vantage Network. “Allan’s expertise as an investor and advisor to technology startup ventures will be invaluable as we scale operations, bring on international partners, and strive toward wide-spread adoption of our contribution tracking platform.”
“I think we’re going to see more and more companies leveraging blockchain as a key enabler of business models that create transparency and accountability in a number of business sectors,” said Allan Young, Co-founder and Chairman of Pavo IoT. “Vantage Network is an early mover and their focus on tracking charitable contributions will bring traceability and accountability to the nonprofit sector, in a way that could help the overall growth of charitable giving. I’m excited to help them capitalize on this opportunity.”
About Vantage Network
Vantage Network is a Contribution Tracking Platform that leverages blockchain technology to provide full transparency and traceability of contributions made to organizations and non-profit entities. Vantage Network will develop a utility token (“Vantage Token” or XVT) that will allow those who donate to nonprofits to see exactly where and how their funds are spent, down to the transaction level. To learn more, visit https://vantage.network/.