Stephen Allen

Europe Lead & Core Contributor at CryptoOracle Collective

Stephen Allen Bio

Stephen Allen is an accomplished engineer who transitioned his career to become a co-founder in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. He is deeply committed to unlocking the transformative potential of blockchain technology. Known for his proficiency in forging strategic partnerships, Allen combines organizational prowess and collaborative skills to foster innovation within and beyond the blockchain sector.

Leading CryptoOracle Collective: Web3 Incubation

Since March 2023, Allen has been the Europe Lead and Core Contributor at CryptoOracle Collective, a Web3-native incubation studio dedicated to scaling exceptional projects that are building the future of the ecosystem. In this capacity, he offers strategic guidance and support to the DAO and its clients, lays out client project roadmaps in alignment with their goals, and manages client projects, notably Trust Exchange.

Fellow at Circonomy: Empowering Circular Economics

Allen also serves as a Fellow at Circonomy, a Web3 cooperative focused on empowering circular economics and design projects. Here, he provides strategic guidance and leverages his extensive network for Circonomy’s growth. His roles include driving fundraising efforts, identifying and negotiating with investors, establishing impactful partnerships, and securing grants and funding. He also contributes to effective marketing strategies that enhance brand visibility and adoption in decentralized science (DeSci).

Co-Founder of Weave: Simplifying DeFi Investments

From August 2021 to July 2023, Allen co-founded Weave, a platform aimed at revolutionizing investing by integrating social trading with advanced DeFi capabilities. Under his leadership, the startup successfully raised $300,000 in pre-seed funding and secured over $50,000 in grants from multiple sources in the past year. Allen was instrumental in forming strategic collaborations with leading DeFi and Web3 platforms like Polygon, Fantom, Balancer, Quickswap, Biconomy, and Sushi. These partnerships have been vital in spurring innovation and collaboration in the community.

With his unique skill set and steadfast commitment to innovation, Stephen Allen stands as a notable figure in the ever-evolving worlds of DeFi and Web3.

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Stephen Allen Current Work

  • CryptoOracle Collective Europe Lead & Core Contributor
  • Circonomy Fellow

Stephen Allen Previous Work

  • Weave Co-Founder Aug 2021 - July 2023
  • AutoFarm.Network Community Specialist & Business Development Contributor Mar 2021 - Sep 2021
  • Rolls Royce Lifecycle Engineer Dec 2018 - Aug 2021
  • Rolls Royce Advanced Technical Apprentice Sep 2015 - Dec 2018

Stephen Allen Education

  • Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, ReFi Talents Program, Sep 2023 - Jan 2024
  • University of Derby, BEng Engineering Management, 2019 - 2021
  • University of Derby, FdSc Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, 2017 - 2019
  • Derby College, BTEC Level 3, Engineering, 2015 - 2017

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