Alan Michael Kane

Entrepreneur and Angel Investor in Boulder, Colorado

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Alan Michael Kane is a serial entrepreneur, active angel investor and obsessed with building businesses. Alan's experience ranges from recruiting founding teams, fundraising, leading M&A transactions to listing on the New York Stock Exchange (https://www.nyse.com/).

Alan is currently a co-founder and managing member of Pure USA, a management and operating company in the North American legal cannabis industry (http://thecannabisindustry.org/). Previously, he founded DealerHQ, an automotive software company, and, prior to that, co-founded Phunware (http://www.phunware.com/), an industry-leading mobile software company. Earlier experience included management consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton (http://www.boozallen.com/) and investment banking at Wells Fargo (https://www.wellsfargo.com/com/).

Further, as an investor, board member or advisor, Alan has been involved with dozens of technology companies. A list of some of these companies can be found on AngelList (https://angel.co/alan-michael-kane).

In addition to his operational and investing efforts, Alan is a mentor with CanopyBoulder (https://www.canopyboulder.com/), prior to that, a mentor with Techstars (http://www.techstars.com/) and currently Alan is a speaker and writer on the topics of angel capital investing and entrepreneurship.

Alan holds degrees in Bachelor of Science in Finance and Business Administration from the University of San Diego (http://www.sandiego.edu/) and Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Finance from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College (http://www.babson.edu/).

Alan Michael Kane lives in Boulder, Colorado (http://www.colorado.edu/) with his wife and two sons.

  • Education
    • University of San Diego
    • Babson College