About Allen Lau is a serial entrepreneur with a laser sharp focus on consumer Internet and mobile opportunities. Allen is currently CEO and co-founder of Toronto-based Wattpad, where millions of readers and writers interact and share stories online and through mobile devices. Wattpad’s investors include Union Square Ventures, Golden Venture Partners and W Media Ventures.
Prior to co-founding Wattpad, Allen was CEO and co-founder of FeedM8, a mobile advertising company that was acquired by Upstream Systems. Before FeedM8, Allen was CTO and co-founder of Tira Wireless. Founded in 2001, Tira raised over $30M in VC funding and was a leader in mobile content publishing and deployment.