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Allen Dines is a senior executive having spent three decades at the nexus of business, science and technology. His passion is the creation and growth of new ventures. He serves as an advisor to Merlin Mentors, gener8tor, Madworks Accelerator, and continues to advise several graduates of those programs.
Allen works and lives in Madison, Wisconsin.


MA in Natural Resources, University of Michigan MA Business Administration, University of Michigan BS, University of Michigan


Created and directed the New Ventures program at UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations Co-founder and president Midwest Research University Network Board member Global Midwest Alliance, MRUN and MERLIN Mentors Founded and took to acquisitions two biotechnology ventures Business lead of Agracetus, which was acquired by Monsanto