Alan Curtis

Venture Partner

Alan is currently the CEO of Rio Development Inc, a portfolio company, as well as a Venture Partner at Blockchain Capital advising on post-investment Founder support.

He joined BCAP in November of 2022 to lead the firm’s Platform effort. In that role, Alan leveraged eight years of experience advising and supporting hundreds of startups and partnered directly with our founders to tackle strategic, operational, and tactical challenges.

Alan transitioned to CEO of Rio Development Inc, the development company behind Rio Network, and Venture Partner at Blockchain Capital in late 2024. Rio is a network for issuing Liquid Restaking Tokens, with a mission to provide the best risk-managed access to restaking rewards.

Prior to joining Blockchain Capital, Alan was the Chief Technology Office of Core Scientific and helped take the company public on NASDAQ ($CORZ). Previously, he co-founded and sold two companies, including RADAR (acquired), where he built category defining products, including one of the first decentralized exchanges. Before founding RADAR, Alan was the Program Director at Innosphere, a technology incubator working with “hard tech” science and engineering companies.

In his spare time, Alan enjoys spending time in nature in his home base of Colorado.